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Staff Psychologist

Gettysburg College

Counseling Services

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Position Description
Gettysburg College, in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is seeking an experienced Staff Psychologist. Gettysburg College is a residential undergraduate liberal arts college, which enrolls approximately 2,600 students.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: provision of individual and group therapy to students; consultation to staff, faculty, parents, associated care providers, and students; crisis intervention; and education/outreach. This position reports directly to the Executive Director of Health and Counseling Services. The successful candidate will be joining a staff of 4 other providers, an administrative assistant, and a consulting psychiatrist.

Doctorate in clinical psychology (APA accredited program) or a closely related field is required. Completion of an APA-approved internship is preferred. Must be licensed in Pennsylvania or obtain Pennsylvania licensure within approximately one year of hire. The optimal candidate will have experience working with individuals experiencing significant psychopathology and with crisis intervention/management, and will have an understanding of the challenges associated specifically with working in a college setting. Must be an excellent communicator, collaborative, professional, energetic, and able to manage a heavy caseload plus competing demands. Interest in working with typically under-served populations is desirable. Some evening and weekend work is necessary as well as summer on-call duty.

This is a full-time, regular, 10-month/year administrative position. Salary is very competitive and is complemented by an excellent benefits package that includes same-sex partner benefits.

Please visit our website to submit application materials through our new on-line system: http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/505. For full consideration, application materials must be received by Friday, February 8, 2013.

The College assures equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, and disability. Gettysburg College is committed to creating a more diverse community; as part of that process, the College encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

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University Description
Gettysburg College has earned its strong academic reputation. Since its founding in 1832, the College has upheld a rigorous commitment to the liberal arts in all their breadth and depth.

On a beautiful campus in a world-famous town, 2,600 students discover their intellectual passion through more than 67 majors, minors, and programs.

Students prepare for leadership through experiential learning opportunities, an extensive career network, and countless co-curricular, service, and off-campus study activities.

Accessible professors: 10 to 1 student-faculty ratio; average class size of 18.

Academic clout: Our students come from more than 40 states and 35 countries. Recent grads earned Rhodes, Fulbright, and many other prestigious fellowships.

Small campus feel, big campus resources: music conservatory, professional performing arts center, state-of-the-art science center, Eisenhower public policy institute, Garthwait Leadership Center, and brand-new Center for Athletics, Recreation, and Fitness.

Historic setting near urban centers: an hour to Baltimore, 90 minutes to Washington, D.C., two hours to Philadelphia

Gettysburg College has been named one of the "2011 Great Colleges to Work For" by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Gettysburg was recognized for its programs that encourage employee wellness, maternity and paternity-leave benefits, on-campus childcare center, and collegial atmosphere between faculty and staff.

For the ninth consecutive year, Gettysburg College has been named one of the top 50 Best Places to Work In Pennsylvania. We are officially ranked #30.

Last year, the division in which Counseling Services resides won the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award from PA Psychological Association.

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Application Deadline
2/8/13 for full consideration

Starting Date
August 2013

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