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Position Title
Sexual Assault/Trauma Staff Psychologist

Virginia Commonwealth University

University Counseling Services

Salary Range
Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Position Description
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) seeks a Staff Psychologist with experience and interest in sexual assault/trauma concerns to join the staff of University Counseling Services in the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services at our Monroe Park Campus location. This position entails a strong emphasis on developing and implementing various outreach programs for the university community. General duties also include intake assessment, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, crisis work, trainee supervision, and consultation with university faculty and staff. This position includes conducting some presentations during the evening.

Strong preference will be given to professionals who have an interest and/or experience with sexual assault and domestic violence.

Minimum Qualifications
Experience and interest in working with issues related to sexual assault/trauma. Doctorate degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology. ABD in psychology also permitted with expectation of completed degree within one year of hire date. Completion of a supervised APA accredited internship, excellent communication skills, both oral and written, strong interpersonal skills, experience with brief psychotherapy, evidence of multicultural competence, and licensed or license eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Desired Qualifications

University Description
University Counseling Services has an APA-accredited pre-doctoral intern training program. The multidisciplinary staff of UCS includes twelve full-time clinicians and a graduate training staff drawing from the disciplines of psychology, social work, and psychiatry. VCU is a growing urban university of 30,000 students located on two campuses in the capital city of Richmond, VA.

Region Description

Required Application Materials
To apply, send a letter of interest, three letters of reference and current vita to: Sydney McDonald, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, University Counseling Services, P.O. Box 842525, University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave., Room 238, Richmond, VA 23284-2525.

Application Deadline
Position is open until filled and initial application review will begin March 8, 2013.

Starting Date
July 1, 2013

Send Applications To:
Dr. Sydney McDonald

Mailing Address
Virginia Commonwealth University, University Counseling Services, P.O. Box 842525, University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave.,
Richmond, VA 23284-2525

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