Postdoctoral Fellow, Counseling Center

Mar 08, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Summary: The Roosevelt University Counseling Center Postdoctoral Fellowship is for a psychology doctoral graduate who is seeking advanced clinical training in university counseling center work with an urban, multicultural, undergraduate and graduate student population. The position is full time (40 hours/week) for one calendar year at the downtown Chicago campus. The residency begins on August 1, 2017, and will be completed on July 31, 2018. The duties include: providing individual (both short-term and long-term), couples and group counseling; initial intake interviews; crisis intervention; case management; consultation and outreach with students, faculty, staff and parents; supervision of practicum students; and other duties as assigned. The Fellow will spend at least 60% of their time providing clinical services. The Fellow will also provide non-clinical services such as outreach programming and consultation to the Roosevelt University student, staff, and faculty community on a regular basis. Outreach and consultation are a critical educational and networking component of The Counseling Center program and postdoctoral experience. The responsibilities vary widely throughout the year. The Fellowship is designed to provide both generalist training and specialized experience working with a diverse population of university students regarding a range of mental health and developmental concerns. The Fellow will participate in a clinical training seminar, staff meetings, and intake disposition team meetings. In addition, the Fellow will have the opportunity to take an active role in supervision of the advanced practicum trainee supervision through leadership in their group supervision and multicultural seminar. The Fellow will receive two hours of individual supervision from a primary supervisor, and supervision of supervision and professional development in a joint seminar for the cohort. In addition, they may also receive additional supervision on special projects, outreach or group therapy as needed. All supervisors are licensed clinical psychologists in the state of Illinois.

Minimum Qualifications: Please refer to knowledge, skills, and abilities required.

Job Type: Full-Time

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Applicants must have a completed Ph.D or Psy.D in counseling or clinical psychology at the time of employment. Candidates must complete their degree requirements by the August 1, 2017, to be considered. Excellent organizational, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal skills and attention to detail. Ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining good working relationships. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to service excellence by embodying Roosevelt's core values, mission, and vision in every aspect of the role working with students, faculty, staff, and visitors. A positive and professional demeanor is a must. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook. #CB

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates from APA-accredited academic programs who have completed APA-accredited internships. The strongest applicants will demonstrate a professional commitment and interest in university or college counseling centers and student development.

Roosevelt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes women, LGBTQ, disabled, veterans, international and minority-classified individuals as applicants for all positions.