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Position Title
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Gonzaga University

Counseling Center

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Position Description

The Gonzaga Counseling Center invites applications for a one-year full-time Post-Doctoral Fellowship position.
The Counseling Center has the following essential roles in serving the Gonzaga University community:
1. Providing counseling to students experiencing personal adjustment and/or psychological problems that require professional attention.
2. Assisting students in identifying and learning skills which will assist them in effectively meeting their educational and life goals and contributing to a campus environment that facilitates the healthy growth and development of students.

Essential Functions:
• Applicant must meet the required qualifications and be able to explain or demonstrate how they can perform the essential functions of the position, with our without reasonable accommodation
• The post-doctoral fellowship is designed for a doctoral graduate of a psychology program who is seeking licensure and is interested in combining clinical work with supervision, consultation and outreach. Assessment of learning disabilities will be an emphasis of this post-doctoral fellowship. The majority of the Fellow’s time will be spent delivering clinical services with the remaining time spent in a combination of receiving and providing supervision, consultation, crisis on-call, prevention programming and other center activities. The position is for 12 months.
• Adhere to best practices, applicable state and federal statutes, local health and safety laws and regulations, student affairs risk management and professional code of ethics.
• Values clinical excellence, swift and time-sensitive counseling, collaboration and cooperation across campus divisions and departments to support the goals and mission of the center and the university.
• Participate in developing programs and department materials.
• Individual and Group Counseling.
• Crisis Intervention/Emergency Services.
• Outreach Programming.
• Consultation Services are provided routinely to parents, faculty and staff.
• Expected to function in the same capacity as a fully trained and licensed individual.

Minimum Qualifications
Completed doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology by start date.

College counseling center experience.

Experience with assessment of learning disabilities and ADHD in college populations.

Ability to utilize computer-based records system (Titanium) as well as computer applications in the Microsoft Office package.

Desired Qualifications
It is preferred that applicants have completed a doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology prior to the program starting date. Applicants who are all completed but dissertation (ABD) will be considered but preference will be given to those who have completed their doctoral degree. A completed internship is also required. Qualified candidates should have strong clinical skills in differing lengths of treatment, assessment and crisis intervention.

Doctoral program and internship approved and accredited by the American Psychological Association.

Expertise working with emerging adult development.

Preference will be given to applicants who have experience with assessment, testing, or evaluation of learning disabilities, ADHD, and/or conduct issues.

Ability to work clinically with diverse populations.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Ability to work collaboratively with other Counseling Center and Campus members.

University Description
Deeply rooted in the four hundred fifty year tradition of Jesuit education, Gonzaga University aspires to develop the whole person through intellectual dialogue within a vibrant Jesuit, Catholic, and humanistic learning community. Gonzaga University considers its fundamental mission to be the education of men and women who will be leaders whose actions reflect a faith that does justice, pursues truth, is dedicated to service and committed to ethics and the common good. The work of the Counseling Center is an integral part of Gonzaga University’s educational Mission.

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Required Application Materials
FOR A FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION AND TO APPLY: please visit our website at https://gonzaga.peopleadmin.com to apply on-line. Position closes 3/15/2013 at midnight. Questions? Call 509-313-5996. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline

Starting Date
July 2013

Send Applications To:
Fernando A. Ortiz, Ph.D., ABPP

Mailing Address
502 E. Boone Ave, AD 94
Spokane , WA 99258-0094

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