Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Postdoctoral Fellow

Roosevelt University

Counseling Center

Salary Range

Position Description
The Roosevelt University Counseling Center Postdoctoral Fellowship is designed for a psychology doctoral graduate who is seeking advanced training in university or college counseling center work. The position is full time (40 hours/week) for one calendar year. The start date is in early August. The clinical duties include: providing individual (both short-term and long-term), couples and group counseling; initial intake interviews; crisis intervention; case management; consultation and outreach with students, faculty, staff and parents; possible supervision of practicum students; and other duties as assigned. The Fellow will spend at least 60% of her or his time providing clinical services.

In addition, the Fellow will be provide other non-clinical services such as outreach programming and consultation to the Roosevelt University student, staff, and faculty community on a regular basis. Outreach and consultation are a critical educational and networking component of The Counseling Center program and postdoctoral experience. These responsibilities vary widely throughout the year, but may include presentations to the Roosevelt community, writing articles for the Illuminations Newsletter, and assisting with outreach events as well as planning and implementing your own outreach events.

The Fellowship is designed to provide both generalist training and specialized experience working with a diverse population of university students regarding a range of mental health and developmental concerns. In addition, the Fellow will have the opportunity to act in a leadership role in one or more areas of service, specifically outreach, training, and/or general Center administration.

For more information, please see our Training Program webpage at http://www.roosevelt.edu/Counseling/Training.aspx

Minimum Qualifications
Completed doctorate in psychology at time of employment; desire for a specialized experience in university counseling center work

Desired Qualifications
APA-accredited graduate program and internship; Prior experience in university counseling

University Description
These are exciting times of transformation at Roosevelt University, true to our heritage. Roosevelt was founded on principle: Higher education should be available to all academically qualified students, regardless of demographics. This 1945 “experiment” has been a success from the start. Today, Roosevelt is the fourth most ethnically diverse college in the Midwest (U.S. News and World Report, 2011), and a national leader in preparing students to assume meaningful, purposeful roles in the world community.

Region Description
The postdoctoral fellow is housed at the downtown Chicago campus of Roosevelt University. Chicago is a world-class city, replete with diverse cultural and entertainment options. For example, the lakefront, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Millennium Park are all within an easy walk of the Counseling Center.

Required Application Materials
To apply, please visit the Human Resources webpage at https://jobs.roosevelt.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1355179700193

Application Deadline
January 28, 2013

Starting Date
early August

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