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Position Title
Staff Psychologist/Counselor

Bucknell University

Psychological Services

Salary Range
Competitive and commensurate with experience

Position Description
Bucknell University’s Psychological Services invites applications for a Staff Psychologist/Counselor position. The position is a full-time, 12 month position with university benefits. Responsibilities include providing individual and group counseling/psychotherapy for students with personal, academic and/or vocational concerns. Providing crisis intervention services as well as clinical consultation services to students, faculty and staff as well as family members with concerns about students. Developing and presenting psycho-educational outreach programs. Engaging in assessment and outcome research. Upholding ethical principles and promote best practice standards of the profession.

Minimum Qualifications
Terminal degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Counselor Education, or Social Work. Licensed or license eligible in Pennsylvania. Experience working with college-age students. Demonstrated competency in counseling and working with diverse populations.

Desired Qualifications
Preferred qualities of the candidate include: (1) demonstrated expertise in working with student athletes, outreach programming and consultation services, men’s issues, or with victims of sexual violence, (2) demonstrated skill in prioritizing and managing multiple clinical situations and coordinating these efforts as a part of a multidisciplinary team, (3) demonstrated knowledge and skill in addressing multicultural issues and proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups.

University Description
Bucknell University is a highly selective, private, nonsectarian, co-educational university offering both liberal arts and professional programs. Founded in 1846 Bucknell has a long tradition of providing students with a personalized, student-centered education and supportive residential learning experience. Located in Lewisburg, PA the 450 acre campus includes more 100 facilities, including a performing arts center, fitness center and 18-hole golf course. The student body of 3,500 undergraduates and 100 graduate students represent all states and some 60 foreign countries. Spousal and partner employment is a vital consideration in attracting and retaining the best faculty and staff and Bucknell provides informational assistance to those seeking employment.

Psychological Services has been a key service on campus for over 50 years and provides a full range mental health and personal development services. The center is staffed by 7.5 FTE clinicians, psychologists, counselors and social workers. A psychiatrist is on contract with the center to provide in-house medication services. The center works closely with the other offices within the division of Student Affairs and with colleagues in Academic Affairs.

Region Description
Bucknell University is located in Lewisburg, PA, situated along the banks of the Susquehanna River, in the rolling hills of central PA. Historic Lewisburg (population 5,600) is often cited as one of the top 100 small towns in the U.S. The borough of Lewisburg, one of the best-preserved Victorian-era districts in the country, appears on the U.S. Register of Historic Places. The town’s business district features a variety of small shops and boutiques, cafes, restaurants and galleries. Lewisburg is within driving distance of Philadelphia, New York and Washington DC.

Required Application Materials
Applications should include a letter of interest, vita/resume and names of at least three references. Apply on-line at the following link: https://jobs.bucknell.edu/

Application Deadline
Open until filled

Starting Date
July - August 2012

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Lewisburg, PA 

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