Psychologist/Asian American Specialist

May 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Psychologist/Asian American Specialist

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Job Title: Psychologist/Asian American Specialist

Primary Location: Vice Provost for Student Affairs Business Title: Psychologist/Asian American Specialist

Job Family/Series: Mental Health Professionals Job Code: 4601 Salary Level: I Exemption: Exempt Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description

If you are ready to work for an organization that nurtures diversity, respect, professional development and a comfortable work-life fit, we invite you to explore this opportunity and apply online for the position of Psychologist/Asian American Specialist for the Vaden Health Center, a unit of the Division of Student Affairs.

Provide individual, couples, and/or group counseling and psychotherapy, crisis intervention, clinical consultation, outreach programming, and supervision of pre-doctoral interns, post-doctoral fellows, and psychiatry residents.


  • Provide a wide range of direct clinical services to students, and work with faculty and administrators in consultation, outreach, and other collaborative initiatives.
  • Participate as liaison to community centers, in particular the Asian American Activities Center (A3C) including; attendance at meetings, development of activities and programming in collaboration with center staff, and facilitation of student workshops and discussions.
  • Provide comprehensive outpatient mental health services and programs to a diverse student population with a specific focus on clinical and outreach services to the Asian American communities.
  • Conduct phone triage and schedule students for intake, medical evaluation, or referral to outside provider.
  • Provide intake evaluations, individual brief therapy, couples and group therapy, and psycho-educational groups.
  • Provide crisis assessment, intervention, and management to students of concern or in crisis; assess need for higher level care.
  • Evaluate and respond to emergency situations; provide consultation to campus for urgent/crisis situations.
  • Track students of concern or requiring higher levels of care, participate in discharge planning, and manage referrals.
  • Develop campus outreach to student groups and community centers and participate in educational programming and additional program development.
  • Participate in center meetings and development activities; complete special projects as assigned
  • Conduct seminar/rotation training.
  • Supervise pre/post-doctoral and/or psychiatry residents.

* - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

  • PhD or PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology field from an APA accredited institution and one year post-degree experience required. APA internship preferred.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Expertise working with Asian American Student populations and knowledge of how the Asian American experience can impact student mental health and well-being.
  • Demonstrated clinical competence with Asian American student populations
  • Demonstrated competence in a community based mental health setting
  • Expertise in clinical skills in evaluation, crisis intervention, and case management.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and experience in working with diverse communities
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills (verbal and written).

Certifications and Licenses:
  • Licensed Psychologist in California.
  • Frequently sit and perform desk based computer tasks.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, and write by hand.
  • Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully; sort/file paperwork or parts, scrub/sweep/mop/chop/mix, operate foot and/or hand controls, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job


  • Job requires night, overnight or on-call availability, weekends and holidays.

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,
Experience a culture of excellence.
Stanford University, located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions for the betterment of humanity and for preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

To foster the talents and aspirations of our 10,000 staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.

Stanford University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Finalist candidate must successfully pass a preemployment background check.

Job: Health Care Services

Location: Vice Provost for Student Affairs
Schedule: Part-time
Classification Level:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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