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University Counseling and Psychological Services
Competitive. Lehigh University offers an equitable & competitive benefits package including partner benefits.
This is an opportunity to join a high energy, multiculturally attuned, “willing to try out new ideas” staff, well integrated with and much appreciated by others on campus. The senior staff is relatively small but several pre- and post-docs along with a number of other doctoral level trainees help create a vibrancy in the center that makes work highly enjoyable. The Assistant Director’s purpose is to help undergraduate and graduate students flourish, develop essential life skills and effectively integrate academic and student life along with maintaining or enhancing psychological and interpersonal health within an inclusive, equitable campus environment. This is enacted through administrative, supervisory, educational, consultative, and psychotherapeutic involvement and intervention. The assistant director will have opportunity to coordinate functional areas such as doctoral training, outreach, and or research/evaluation in addition to being engaged in the clinical work. While the primary constituency served is the Lehigh student body, the purpose is achieved through collaboration and consultation with faculty, staff, parents, and appropriate others in addition to the direct service provided to students.
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Ph.D./Psy.D in Clinical or Counseling Psychology.
Licensed and license eligible in Pennsylvania.
Experience working in a university counseling center.
Successful completion of background checks required
Successful candidate is likely to be interested in leadership in multiple domains - - with primary skills in the administration and delivery of doctoral training programs; liaison skills in connecting to campus constituents; and skills in promoting a campus climate of multicultural respect and appreciation for diversity.
Other desired qualifications include: administrative interest and relational skills in coordinating and delivering outreach activities; an aficionado of group psychotherapy; a deep appreciation of clinical supervision; and perhaps have a special interest in coordinating alcohol and other drug services.
Finally, persons who are somewhat playful, have a sense of humor, appreciate thinking outside the box, and have a continuing passion for learning are most likely to fit into the organization.
Lehigh University is a private, highly selective co-educational university located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1865 by Asa Packer as a four-year technical school, but has grown to include studies in a wide variety of disciplines. As of 2012, the university was comprised of 4,883 undergraduate students, 2,197 graduate students, 493 professors, and a staff of 1,251.
The university has four colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Economics, the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, and the College of Education. The university offers a variety of degrees, including Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Engineering, Master of Education, and Doctor of Philosophy.
The city of Bethlehem is a part of the picturesque Lehigh Valley - - semi rural, semi urban - - with great restaurants, running/biking paths, and art venues. It is ideally located 75 miles from New York and 50 miles from Philadelphia, as well as having proximity to major East Coast cities, including Boston and Washington, D.C.
Required Application Materials
• Cover Letter • Curriculum Vitae • Three letters of recommendation/names of references. For more information and/or to apply please visit https://lehigh.hiretouch.com/position-details?jobID=5100&job=staff-psychologist. EOE
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For more information and/or to apply please visit https://lehigh.hiretouch.com/position-details?jobID=5100&job=staff-psychologist. EOE
August 1, 2013
Send Applications To:
Dr. Ian Birky
36 University Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015
610 758 3880
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