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Staff Counselor/Psychologist

Merrimack College

Hamel Health & Counseling Center

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Position Description
Reporting to the Director, the Staff Counselor or Psychologist is responsible for the provision of assessment, crisis intervention, short-term counseling, group work, referral and outreach to undergraduate and graduate students in an integrated counseling and health center. The Staff Counselor/Psychologist will work closely with the Director and Counseling Staff to incorporate best practice models in college mental health, collaborate with campus departments, and participate in the on call rotation. She or he will develop services and programs specific to men and menís issues including: anger management, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, trauma, and violence prevention. The Staff Counselor/Psychologist will assist the Director in developing an accredited clinical training program for counselors, social workers and/or psychologists and provide training and clinical supervision to trainees.

Minimum Qualifications

Desired Qualifications
Masterís degree in counseling or social work required; Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology preferred. Licensed or license-eligible in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts within one year as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker or Psychologist. A minimum of 2 years post-licensure clinical experience is required. Experience with older adolescent/young adult/college population required. Ability to work with complex clinical presentations and experience with working with men and menís issues required. Interest in building an active men-against-violence student group on campus preferred. Strong presentation skills and outreach experience preferred. Must be able to work effectively in a culturally diverse environment and appreciate the values of a Catholic college.

University Description
Founded in 1947 by the Order of St. Augustine, Merrimack College is a private, selective college located just minutes from Boston in North Andover, Massachusetts. The College offers more than 40 undergraduate majors in liberal arts, science and engineering, business, and education and graduate programs in education, business, and engineering and part-time degree completion and certificate programs. Its 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students come from 20 states and 19 countries to form an engaged community of thinkers, learners and achievers integrated in an academic culture of excellence, diversity and stature. The recent implementation of the Collegeís ten-year strategic plan, The Agenda for Distinction, has led to renewed energy and sense of community, combined with growth of our faculty, and student body.

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Please apply online at www.merrimack.edu/jobs with resume and cover letter. Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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