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Position Title
Staff Psychologist/Counselor

Lafayette College

Counseling Center

Salary Range
Competitive, based on qualifications and experience

Position Description
The staff psychologist/counselor provides short-term (< 15 sessions annually) individual, couples, and group counseling, conducts psychological assessments, provides outreach and training to students, faculty, and staff, conducts interventions with students who violate the College’s alcohol policy, and participates in after-hours crisis intervention. Staff members are expected to use the Partners for Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) to gather continuous feedback about client outcomes and to maintain electronic records through the Titanium Schedule system.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s in clinical or counseling psychology or related field (e.g., MSW, LPC, etc). Must be licensed or licensed eligible in the state of PA.

Desired Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have completed a Ph.D., Psy.D, or DSW in counseling or clinical psychology or social work from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, completed an internship or have previous work experience in a college or university counseling center, demonstrated a commitment to multi-culturally competent practice, and be dedicated to ongoing professional development and to working collaboratively with colleagues in and out of the Center. Individuals who are committed to using a client-directed, outcome informed approach are strongly encouraged to apply.

University Description
Lafayette College is a highly selective private undergraduate college of over 2,400 students. The College is distinguished by a strong curriculum in the liberal arts, the sciences, and engineering.

Lafayette College assures equal employment opportunity in all its personnel policies, which will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age or disability; and further that no employee shall be subjected to harassment by any other employee because of these factors. (Policy adopted by Board of Trustees April 1983, revised by the Board of Trustees 1999 and 2012)

Region Description
Lafayette’s 110-acre campus is located ninety minutes from both New York City and Philadelphia. Situated on a hill overlooking the Delaware River, the College is easily accessible by air travel, being only twenty minutes from Lehigh Valley International Airport and one hour from Newark International Airport.

Required Application Materials
Cover letter, resume and three professional references must be included.

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search is completed.

Starting Date
Fall 2013

Send Applications To:
Karen J. Forbes, PhD

Mailing Address
Lafayette College Counseling Center, 607 High St.
Easton, PA 18042

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