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Position Title
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Psychology

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Counseling Services--Wellness Center

Salary Range
$27,000 plus benefits

Position Description
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) Counseling Services has received funding for an additional Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psychology position for the 2013-2014 academic year with the goal of a September 1st start date.

The post-doctoral fellow will gain experience in the primary functions of a college or university mental health professional. Primary responsibilities include serving as staff psychotherapist for undergraduate and graduate students, offering assessments, crisis intervention, brief psychotherapy, and referral linkage to outside mental health providers. Responsibilities include supervision of graduate student externs. Also provides outreach programs or workshops to students and staff on topics of interest, and is available for consultation with faculty, staff and the larger SAIC community. Supervision, mentoring, and professional development experiences for this position will be provided by senior staff, and hours will qualify toward obtaining licensure as a clinical psychologist. This is a 12-month position, offering a salary of $27,000 and benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

Desired Qualifications
Must have PhD, PsyD, or ABD status from an accredited (APA) program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology. A completed psychology internship is required. Must have strong clinical skills in treatment, assessment and crisis intervention. College or university counseling center experience and an understanding of outreach and consultation activities is preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and high level of attention to detail are essential.

University Description
SAIC is one of the largest accredited independent schools of art and design in the country. Providing degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels, SAIC has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top graduate art programs in the nation, and also serves as a national resource for issues related to the position and importance of the arts in society.

The mission of the Counseling Service at SAIC is to assist students in meeting their emotional, psychological, and mental health needs and to contribute to a campus environment that facilitates the healthy growth and development of students. The Counseling Service is staffed by four full-time, doctoral-level psychologists.

Region Description

Required Application Materials
Please forward a cover letter describing your experience and interest in the position, CV/resume, and three (3) letters of recommendation to: Nancy Easton, Psy.D., Training Director, Counseling Services, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Email: neaston@saic.edu, Phone: 312-499-4271, Fax: 312-499-4290. Email or fax is acceptable for application materials and/or letters of recommendation.

Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Starting Date
September 1, 2013

Send Applications To:
Nancy Easton, Psy.D.

Mailing Address
SAIC--Counseling Services, 116 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60603

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