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Position Title
Staff Therapist

Carnegie Mellon University

Counseling and Psychological Services

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience; Benefits eligible

Position Description
Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for the position of Staff Therapist with Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) with the Division of Student Affairs. In addition to providing high quality clinical services for its clients, CAPS is committed to promoting the psychological development and mental health of all members of the campus community through referral, consultation and educational outreach to members of the community.

The Staff Therapist position is a full-time, eleven-month position with an ideal starting date of mid-August 2013. Reporting to the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, this position is responsible for providing individual psychotherapy and a range of clinical services for students; participating in on-call rotation and back-up triage; supervising graduate trainees; assisting in trainee professional development; assisting in the training of students and staff functioning in support roles; and providing outreach programming and consultation to the campus community.

The position requires a doctoral degree in psychology or related field plus a minimum of three years experience in a mental health care environment. Must be licensed or license eligible in PA. Demonstrated ability in diagnostic assessment, crisis intervention and brief psychotherapy is required along with the ability to effectively communicate with students from a wide variety of social, ethnic and economic backgrounds. Experience in a university counseling center as well as capacity with public speaking, programming and educational outreach strongly preferred. Frequent evening and weekend hours and on-call rotation will be required.

Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified candidates who can contribute through their work/life experiences to the diversity and excellence of the academic community are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral degree in psychology or related field; license eligible; three or more years experience in a mental health care environment.

Desired Qualifications
Licensed Psychologist; two + years experience in university counseling center maintaining a full psychotherapy case load; facility with public speaking, group therapy, programming and educational outreach.

University Description
Carnegie Mellon is a highly selective university with 6,204 undergraduate and 6,290 graduate students in the colleges of Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Public Policy & Information Systems, and Science. The university community is comprised of highly motivated students, faculty and staff that share a commitment to intellectual and artistic excellence, rigor, and personal aspiration. For more information about Carnegie Mellon University and Counseling & Psychological Services, visit our websites at http://www.cmu.edu and http://www.studentaffairs.cmu.edu/counseling/.

Region Description
The Greater Pittsburgh region is comprised of 1.3 million people situated at the confluence of two major river systems in Western Pennsylvania. Ranked America’s Most Liveable City by The Economist (2011), Pittsburgh is a vibrant and diverse community that has evolved from its industrial past to become a focus of culture for the region. It retains its character and history, while emerging as a leader in cultural and intellectual innovation.

Required Application Materials
Visit Careers@CarnegieMellon: www.cmu.edu/jobs to apply for Job #100025. Application materials should include a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references (including name, title, address, phone number, and email address).

Application Deadline
Priority consideration will be given to applications received before May 30th.

Starting Date
mid August, 2013

Send Applications To:
Kurt Kumler, Ph.D.

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