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Position Title
Psychology Post-Doctoral Resident

Oberlin College

Counseling Center

Salary Range
$30,000 for 10 month position

Position Description
The Post-Doctoral Resident will have general responsibility for the following: provide individual and group counseling; psychological assessment; conduct crisis intervention and participate in evening and weekend on-call duties; conduct psychoeducational programs and assist students in their personal and educational goals; provide training/consultation with faculty and staff.
Residents are provided a minimum of 2 hours of individual supervision weekly. They participate in weekly group case conferences and consultation to the college community.
As members of the Administrative and Professional Staff, residents are expected to work a minimum of 40 hours per week, with approximately 50 - 60% of their time devoted to direct clinical service. The remainder of time is distributed among the areas of outreach and consultation.

Minimum Qualifications
The position requires a doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology (or nearly completed doctorate) with completion of a counseling or clinical internship. All candidates must have excellent communication and presentation skills in addition to a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with counseling and student health team members. Candidates should also have a strong commitment to, and experiences working with, people of diverse populations.

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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
Submit a current résumé, a letter of application along with letters from three current professional references by email to: John Harshbarger, Ph.D., Director of Oberlin College Student Health and The Counseling Center at: john.harshbarger@oberlin.edu

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

Starting Date
August 1st, 2013

Send Applications To:
John Harshbarger, Ph.D.

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

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