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Oberlin College

Counseling Center

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Position Description
We seek a well-trained clinician who has demonstrated training and employment experience in providing psychological assessment and diagnosis, time-limited individual and group therapy, on-call crisis intervention, psychological testing, supervision, and specialized skills or strong interest in one or more of the following areas:

• post traumatic stress (including sexual assault)
• substance abuse
• lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues
• eating disorders
• multicultural issues

We are looking for an individual who, in addition to providing direct clinical service, is enthusiastically committed to presenting psychological perspectives in programs, training, and settings throughout the college community. The appropriate candidate will provide consultation and facilitate support for programs focused on the needs of specific populations, including ethnic minorities, men, women, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, students with disabilities, and campus groups and organizations such as Sexual Information Center (SIC), HIV peer counselors, resident advisors (RAs), and other student groups.

Minimum Qualifications
Supervised training and experience in a college or university counseling center. A doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology, and licensed or license eligible as a psychologist in the state of Ohio. Holding a license in another state and eligibility for licensure in Ohio will also meet this requirement.

Desired Qualifications
Preferred qualities of the candidate include an APA accredited internship; a collaborative spirit of warmth, acceptance, respect, and trust towards colleagues; the energy to flexibly manage the professional demands of a challenging caseload while maintaining positive and healthy perspectives and relationships; a self-motivated, self-directed commitment to high professional ideals; an appreciation for and experience working with students of color and issues supportive of diversity; excellent oral and written communication skills; a sense of humor is helpful and appreciated.

University Description
One of the nation’s most esteemed co-educational, liberal arts colleges, Oberlin is unique among its peers because in addition to a superior academic program, it boasts a music conservatory that is one of the most prestigious schools of music in the country. The first college in the country to admit women, Oberlin also was an early leader in the education of African-Americans.

Region Description
Abolitionists played a major role in Oberlin’s early history, and students at Oberlin, which was once a stop on the Underground Railroad, retain a concern for social justice. The campus is located in the heart of a small community (pop. 8,000), 35 miles southwest of Cleveland.

Required Application Materials
Applications must include a cover letter detailing the training and experiences which qualify the applicant for the position, current curriculum vitae, and at least three letters of reference.

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin on March 1st, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Starting Date
August 15th, 2013

Send Applications To:
John Harshbarger, PhD

Mailing Address
247 West Lorain Street, Suite D
Oberlin, OH 44074

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