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Staff Counselor/Psychologist

Merrimack College

Counseling & Health Services

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Position Description
Reporting to the Director of Counseling and Health Services, the Staff Counselor or Psychologist is responsible for the provision of assessment, crisis intervention, short-term counseling, group work, referral and outreach to undergraduate and graduate students in an integrated counseling and health center.

The Staff Counselor/Psychologist will work closely with the Director to incorporate best practice models in college mental health, collaborate with campus departments, and participate in the on call rotation. She/he will develop services and programs specific to athletes and the athletic department. The Staff Counselor/Psychologist will assist the Director in developing an accredited clinical training program for counselors, social workers and/or psychologists and provide training and clinical supervision to trainees.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in counseling or social work required; Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology preferred. Licensed or license-eligible in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts within one year as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker or Psychologist. A minimum of two years post-licensure clinical experience is required. Experience with older adolescent/young adult/college population required. Ability to work with complex clinical presentations and experience with two or more of the following issues: anger management, anxiety, eating disorders, men’s issues, substance abuse, trauma. Strong presentation skills and outreach experience preferred. Must be able to work effectively in a culturally diverse environment and appreciate the values of a Catholic college.

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University Description
The only Catholic Augustinian College in New England, Merrimack College is a selective, independent, co-educational institution with 2,000 full-time students from 22 states and 20 countries. Merrimack’s beautiful 220-acre campus is situated 20 minutes north of Boston in North Andover, Massachusetts. Featuring rigorous academics, small classes, and a close-knit residential community, Merrimack offers a wide range of business, education, engineering, liberal arts, science and engineering programs. Our reputation for inspiring excellence is exemplified through our 22,000 alumni—accomplished professionals who are committed to serving the greater good.

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Required Application Materials
Please apply online at www.merrimack.edu/jobs with cover letter and resume. Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Open until filled.

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