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Position Title
Counseling Psychologist/Staff Clinician

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Center for Counseling and Psychological Services

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Position Description
The Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (C-CAPS) is seeking an experienced, clinically astute and skilled, multiculturally competent, energetic clinician for a full-time Counseling Psychologist position. The clinician must be flexible, adaptable and able to function in a quick-paced environment with changing demands and crisis situations and able to work cooperatively with others as part of a team. The clinician is expected to provide direct psychological counseling services to students; develop community-level programming in order to foster University-wide mental wellness and education that supports the aims, objectives, and missions of C-CAPS and the University; and collaborate with the Director and other C-CAPS staff in the operation of the department.

Responsibilities include: The provision of clinical/mental health services with an emphasis on short-term individual counseling/psychotherapy; crisis intervention; group counseling; referral to off-campus resources. The clinician will also develop and provide outreach programming, and/or training for students around one or more of the following areas: mental health issues, wellness, substance abuse, eating disorders, sexual assault/relationship violence, stress management, GLBTQ and cultural diversity, academic adjustment, sports psychology, and personal growth and develop formal and informal lines of communication with faculty and staff and provide consultation to faculty and staff around student issues.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates should possess a doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, or terminal degree in Clinical Social Work; have completed a supervised internship, be licensed or license-eligible in New Jersey; and have strong diagnostic and clinical skills and experience working with a broad range of psychological, emotional and developmental concerns with diverse populations.

Desired Qualifications
A minimum of 2 years professional clinical experience which includes intake assessments, crisis intervention, psychotherapy, group counseling and workshop presentations is desired. Professional experience in a college or university counseling/mental health center is preferred with background/interest in one or more of the following areas: substance abuse prevention/treatment, LGBTQ issues, eating disorders, anxiety disorders/stress management, sexual assault/relationship violence prevention/treatment, sports psychology. Experience and certification/licensure in treatment of alcohol and other drugs is preferred.

University Description
NJIT is New Jersey’s public technological research university. With a population of approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, NJIT offers a range of majors and degrees in 92 programs in six schools (Newark College of Engineering, College of Architecture and Design, School of Management, College of Computing Sciences, College of Science and Liberal Arts, Albert Dorman Honors College). NJIT is a university rich in cultural diversity and is ranked among national universities for campus diversity.

Region Description
NJIT is located in northern New Jersey in the metropolitan New York area just 20 minutes from Manhattan. For additional information see NJIT’s website at: http://www.njit.edu/admissions/whatssospecial/whynewark.php

Required Application Materials
Applicants interested in the position should review the job description and must apply online at: http://www.njit.edu/humanresources/divisions/employment/job-opportunities.php (Click on Staff Positions) to search for the position. Applicants must submit a cover letter and current vita/resume. Letters of recommendation and other documents may also be required

Application Deadline
Application review will continue until the position is filled

Starting Date

Send Applications To:
Phyllis Bolling, Ph.D.

Mailing Address
University Heights
Newark, NJ  07102

Phone Number
(973) 596-3414

Email Address

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