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Position Title
Staff Psychologist

Villanova University

University Counseling Center

Salary Range
Competive, with a full range of benefits

Position Description
Primary job responsibilities involve the provision of counseling services for students, faculty and staff. These services include individual and group counseling, emergency assessment, crisis intervention, and outreach presentations. The psychologist will maintain all clinical records using the standard database (Titanium), and will attend clinical/administrative meetings, as scheduled. All work is performed under the supervision of senior staff in keeping with the requirements of Pennsylvania law and professional ethics. The psychologist also will be part of the on-call rotation, responding to mental health concerns after hours.

Minimum Qualifications
The candiate should be ABD or have a completed doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology. Additionally, the candidate should be able to be license eligible in Pennsylvania within fourteen months of being hired.

Desired Qualifications
A completed intership and a postdoctoral fellowship in a counseling center setting is strongly preferred but not required.

University Description
Villanova University is a private, Roman Catholic, Augustinian University with an emphasis on academic excellence, service and a caring community environment. There are more than 6300 undergraduates in four undergraduate colleges, with more than 90% ranked in the top 30 percent of their high school classes. Graduate programs include a law school and various programs in business, nursing, engineering and liberal arts. The current staff tends to view case material from a generally psychodynamic perspective, although clinical services are offered on a short term basis only.

Region Description
The picturesque campus is located about 25 minutes by car from Center City, Philadelphia, in the beautiful, suburban area of the "Main Line" and is close to a number of other distinguished colleges and universities.

Required Application Materials
Applicants need to apply online at the university HR website and will be required to provide a cover letter, vita and three letters of recommendation. Letters of reference are listed as optional, however, it is required that three letters of reference be sent directly to Norman W. Pitt, Ph.D. at the address listed below.

Application Deadline
On-going, until position is filled

Starting Date
August 26, 2013

Send Applications To:
Norman W. Pitt, Ph.D., Chair, Search Committee

Mailing Address
Counseling Center, Villanova University
Villanova, PA 19085

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