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Position Title
Psychologist (LGBTQ specialist)

Georgetown University

Counseling and Psychiatric Service

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Position Description
Georgetown University has an opening for a full-time position for an LBGTQ specialist in its college mental health service, commencing August 2013. The position entails assessment, individual and group psychotherapy, referrals where needed, and outreach and consultation to the campus community. We are interested in finding a clinical or counseling psychologist who is skilled in dealing with sexual minority issues, competent in identifying and addressing related health concerns, who can help enhance the relationship between our counseling service and the LGBTQ Resource Office (as well as other student affairs departments), and who can also function as a generalist.

We are looking for someone who shows flexibility to adapt to changing work demands, comfort with a fast-paced environment, a strong work ethic, a congenial and collaborative working style, a readiness to address multicultural issues, and a strong capacity for outreach.

Minimum Qualifications
Doctorate in psychology (or related field) and licensure or eligibility for licensure in the District of Columbia, plus demonstrated experience in the area of sexual minority issues (lesbian, gay, bisexual, questioning, and transgender concerns).

Desired Qualifications
Previous college mental health experience.

University Description
Georgetown University, founded in 1789, is the oldest Catholic and Jesuit university in the nation. There are 17,357 students in the Universityís five undergraduate schools (Georgetown College, the School of Foreign Service, Nursing and Health Studies, the McDonough School of Business, and the School of Continuing Studies), and four graduate divisions (Law, Medicine, Business, and the Graduate School). The University also offers a bachelorís degree in Foreign Service at its campus in Doha, Qatar.

Region Description
Washington, D.C., the nationís capital, is the center of governmental and political activity in the United States and an architecturally distinguished city with world class museums, readily identifiable national monuments and government buildings, and corporate and trade association headquarters. It has an excellent public transportation system.

The Georgetown area is a bustling center of activity with substantial shopping opportunities, restaurants, clubs, and an active waterfront. The residential area near the University retains an 18th and 19th century charm with old-fashioned townhouses and brick sidewalks.

Historically, Georgetown was a thriving Maryland tobacco port in the 1700ís. When the District of Columbia was carved out of Maryland and Virginia, Georgetown was included within the Districtís boundaries. The City of Washington, a separate village within the District, grew into and annexed Georgetown in the 1800ís.

Washington, D.C., is less than two hours from Atlantic coast beaches and about two hours from the mountains in Virginia and West Virginia.

Required Application Materials
Cover letter, vita, and at least three letters of reference. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we will be unable to address email or telephone inquiries regarding the status of particular applications. We will contact directly those applicants in whom we have further interest.

Application Deadline
Position remains open until a successful candidate is identified.

Starting Date
August 2013

Send Applications To:
Search Committee

Mailing Address
Counseling and Psychiatric Service, One Darnall Hall, Georgetown University, 37th and O Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20057

Phone Number
202 687-6985

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