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Position Title
Staff Therapist

Pacific University

Student Counseling Center

Salary Range
$34,000 - $35,500 (0.8 FTE/32 hours per week or equiv)

Position Description
The Staff Therapist is a 32 hour per week (0.80 FTE) benefits eligible professional position reporting to the Director of the Student Counseling Center. The Student Counseling Center seeks a dynamic individual who is committed to a developmental philosophy of counseling which includes consultation and outreach activities.
•Offer direct psychotherapy services to undergraduate and graduate/professional student clients including intake, urgent walk-in, individual, group and couples counseling
•Secondary clinical supervision of advanced doctoral level practicum trainees (PsyD)
•Maintenance of appropriate clinical documentation and scheduling within Titanium Scheduler
•Participate in weekly staff meetings and clinical consultation meetings
•Develop collaborative relationships with various campus organizations (e.g. Student Health, Intercollegiate Athletics, Residence Life, Graduate Student Services, Learning Support Services, International Programs)
•Offer consultation to faculty, staff, and family members regarding students in emotional distress
•Development and implementation of outreach programs and workshops designed to foster students’ academic and life success
•Participate in collection of accurate client data and provide assistance to Director in the preparation of statistical reports
•Work with Director in development/review of agency policy and procedures, and protocols for client and emergency management
•Must be able to provide routine evening and occasional weekend services. Schedule established collaboratively, but primary consideration is clinic service delivery and adequate coverage which requires flexibility and episodic changes to schedule.

Minimum Qualifications
Must be licensed as an LCSW, LPC or Psychologist in the State of Oregon (if licensed in anonther state,must transfer/establish license in Oregon within first year of employment to retain position)
• Master’s in Social Work, Master’s in Counseling, Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology or related advanced clinical degree
* University/College Counseling Center experience

Desired Qualifications
Expertise in one or more of the following treatment areas: anxiety management, substance abuse, anger management, eating disorders, provision of services to population with diverse needs, experience working with clients exhibiting persistent mental illness.

Evidence of skill in addressing psychiatric emergencies

Evidence of skill in offering consultation to faculty, staff and students

Demonstrable experience in and commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, and commitment to ongoing development of multicultural competence

University Description
Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore., is one of the West’s first chartered higher education institutions. From its founding in 1849 as a pioneer-era school for orphans, Pacific University has always been about making a difference in people’s lives. Today as one of the finest liberal arts, education and health professions universities in the country, that spirit of caring and service still pervades every aspect of campus life. Engaging classes, professors who love to teach and a personal, welcoming atmosphere combine to create a place where exceptional students become outstanding citizens of the world. Pacific is proud of its 3,400 students and over 18,000 alumni.

Region Description
30 miles west of downtown Portland, Oregon.

Required Application Materials
Include cover letter, resume/CV and names and phone numbers of three professional references. Please send materials electronically to BOTH counselingcenter@pacificu.edu and humanres@pacificu.edu

Application Deadline
Priority given to applications received by January 8, 2014. Position will remain open until filled.

Starting Date
current opening, immediate start date

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