Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellowship
The Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellowship a full-time 11-month appointment with salary and benefits. (August through June.) It is our intent to provide an entry-level professional with the post-degree supervision and experience necessary for licensure as a psychologist in Pennsylvania. (Note: Pennsylvania requires 1500 hours.)
The fellow will gain further experience providing the following services:
• individual, and possibly group and couples counseling
• crisis intervention/urgent counseling, after hours on-call
• assessment (Primarily for learning disabilities and ADHD)
• consultation to the college community
• outreach programming
• supervision and training for graduate students
• additional administrative duties or other assignments as appropriate for the trainee’s interests and the needs of the College and Center
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Offer direct psychotherapy services to student clients including intake, urgent walk-in, individual, group and couples counseling
• Routine evening and occasional weekend hours required. After hours on-call every other week
• Secondary clinical supervision of advanced doctoral level practicum trainees
• Maintain appropriate clinical documentation and schedule within Titanium Schedule
• Participate in weekly staff meetings
• Develop collaborative relationships with various campus organizations (e.g. Student Health, Athletics, Residence Life, Disability Support Services, and Global Education Programs)
• Offer consultation to faculty, staff, and family members
• Develop and implement outreach programs and workshops designed to foster students’ academic and life success
• Participate in collection of accurate client data
• Participate in college-wide or division-wide meetings as appropriate
• Completed Doctoral Degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program prior to the start date
• Completed accredited pre-doctoral internship, ideally in a college or university counseling center
• No post-doctoral or post degree experience required
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & BEHAVIORS:
• Experience in a university/college counseling center
• Evidence of skill in addressing psychiatric emergencies
• Evidence of interest or experience in offering consultation to faculty, staff and students
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Positive and collaborative interpersonal skills
• Demonstrable experience in and commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, and commitment to ongoing development of multicultural competence
• Interest and knowledge in alcohol and other drug treatment, education and outreach
• A self-motivated and self-directed commitment to high professional ideals, and knowledge of/adherence to legal guidelines and APA Ethical standards.
• Demonstrated professional commitment and interest in university counseling center work and college student development
Expertise in one or more of the following treatment areas: anxiety management, alcohol and other substance abuse, anger management, eating disorders, provision of services to population with diverse needs.
Founded in 1781 and located about 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Washington & Jefferson College is one of the nation's oldest and most distinguished co-ed, four-year liberal arts colleges for undergraduate students. Washington & Jefferson is a small College and generally has an enrollment of approximately 1500 students.
W&J is located in the city of Washington, Washington County, in Southwestern Pennsylvania at the crossroads of Interstates 70 and 79 and Route 19. The surrounding area is rural, while the city of Pittsburgh is easily accessible.
Required Application Materials
Please send application materials electronically. A completed application will include:
• a cover letter stating your interest, goals, and experience specifically relevant to the Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellowship
• current CV
• letter of readiness from your academic program, including statement of likely date degree will be conferred (if not yet completed.)
• student (unofficial) copies of graduate transcripts
• two letters of recommendation from recent supervisors or training director of internship or other qualified referee with contact information.
Priority will be given to applications received by March 14, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Send Applications To:
Please send application materials to HR@washjeff.edu or by using the Apply Now button.
Week of August 1, 2014
Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, W&J complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.