Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Staff Psychologist (Part-time)

The Catholic University of America (CUA)

Counseling Center

Salary Range
Competitive and commensurate with experience

Position Description
Part-time (3-4 days = 28 hours per week), 9 month (40 weeks per year) ongoing benefits-eligible position in an IACS-accredited counseling center. The Staff Psychologist is a generalist who provides professional mental health services (i.e., counseling and psychotherapy) to the CUA student community, and supervision and training for graduate student psychology interns in our APA-accredited internship program, and externs selected from a variety of DC-area universitiesí graduate programs. The Staff Psychologist also participates in the Counseling Centerís learning assistance, consultative, educational, assessment/referral, outreach, and emergency response programs and services.

Minimum Qualifications
Required doctorate in counseling psychology, clinical psychology or related discipline from an APA-accredited program. Licensure as a Psychologist in the District of Columbia is strongly preferred but not required.

Desired Qualifications
Licensure (or immediate license eligibility) preferred, or demonstrated eligibility (within one year) for licensure in the District of Columbia. Previous training or professional experience in a university counseling center is preferred but not required. The candidate must be able to work well in a team-oriented, collegial atmosphere characterized by: mutual respect for colleagues, commitment to maintaining the highest standards in the delivery of clinical and consultative services, as well as dedication to providing excellent supervision and training. The ideal candidate will also be flexible, self-motivated, responsive, dependable, and conscientious about performance in all facets of the position.

University Description
The Catholic University of America, a thriving center of scholarship and academic life, is unique as the national university of the Catholic Church and the only higher education institution founded by the U.S. bishops. Established in 1887 as a graduate and research center, the university began offering undergraduate education in 1904. Private and coeducational, The Catholic University of America has 12 schools, all of which offer graduate degrees and/or professional degrees. Seventy-three undergraduate degrees are awarded by seven schools ó architecture and planning, arts and sciences, engineering, music, nursing, philosophy, and professional studies. A dual degree program is also available in architecture and civil engineering. All undergraduates combine a base curriculum in the liberal arts with more in-depth courses from their major fields of study.

Accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools as well as many disciplinary accrediting organizations, CUA enjoys a distinguished history and has filled an important niche: doctoral programs in philosophy and social work that are among the nationís oldest; the only university library science and music schools in Washington, D.C.; the largest architecture school in the area; a law school that is a pioneer in clinical education; and a drama department that has been the educational incubator for acclaimed playwrights, directors and actors.

Region Description
Students at Catholic University enjoy the best of both worlds: they study and live on the largest campus in Washington, D.C., where they can enjoy a complete collegiate experience, but they are also located in the heart of the nationís capital. Traveling by Metrorail, which is located near the edge of campus, students are only a five-minute ride away from Union Station, Capitol Hill and the Library of Congress, and within easy reach of the abundant array of educational, cultural, social, political and professional opportunities that Washington has to offer. Many first-time visitors to campus are captivated by the universityís expansive setting among tree-lined rolling hills where the skyline is dominated by the adjacent, majestic Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the largest church in the United States.

Required Application Materials
Details about applying for a job at The Catholic University of America can be found online at http://humanresources.cua.edu/positions/. The official position listing is posted to: http://humanresources.cua.edu/positions/current.cfm. Application materials include a completed CUA Application for Employment as well as a cover letter, curriculum vitae, salary requirements, and the names and telephone numbers of 2 professional references sent to: The Catholic University of America, Office of Human Resources, ATTN Tania Draghi, Washington, D.C. 20064. You may also apply by e-mail to: recruiterb@lists.cua.edu or by fax to: (202) 319-5802. The Catholic University of America is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will be open until July 31, 2013.

Starting Date
Mid-August, 2013

Send Applications To:
Tania Draghi

Mailing Address
The Catholic University of America, Office of Human Resources, 620 Michigan Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20064

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