Psychological Counselor - Part time

Arlington, VA
Jul 04, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Category Staff and Administrator

Posting Number M00788

Department Counseling Center

Reports To Director, Counseling Center

Point of Contact Meg Telfair


This is a Part time position. Working 20 hours per week.

- Provide direct psychological counseling services to students, including crisis management;

- Develop community-level programming in order to foster University-wide mental wellness and education that supports the aims, objectives, and missions of the Counseling Center and the University;

- Collaborate with the Director and other Counseling Center staff in operation of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

- Master's degree in Counseling, or Social Work, or doctoral degree in Psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D.)

- Licensed or license-eligible (within 12 months of appointment) in Virginia is required.

- Knowledge of university counseling center operations.

- Knowledge of college student development and counseling of college students.

- Ability to think symbolically and analytically about a variety of human behaviors and experiences.

- Short and long term planning skills.

- Attention to detail.

- Time management and organizational skills.

- Delegation and supervision skills.

- Crisis management and referral skills.

- Policy development and implementation skills.

- Training skills.

- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

- Ability to exercise human relations/interpersonal skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with university community.

- Ability to exercise tact, discretion, and leadership when dealing with highly sensitive and confidential matters.

Preferred Qualifications

Special Notes to Applicants

Please include a list of 3 references, including phone number and email address.

Application materials must be received by

Open Until Filled Yes

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university founded by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary. The university emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation's capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Job Duties

Percent of total time 50

Responsibility / Duty

Conduct psychological evaluations/intakes and provide short-term therapy in individual and group settings for Marymount students.

Percent of total time 15

Responsibility / Duty

Maintain clinical records and necessary statistics of psychotherapeutic and other client contacts in Titanium Electronic Record System, in accordance with ethical standards and guidelines.

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

Supervise and participate in training experiences for masters and doctoral level graduate trainees. Provide case management and consultation to trainees, as assigned. Provide crisis management, supervision to trainees, as requested.

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

Manage outreach requests and scheduling and development of new outreach activities. Conduct outreach and psychoeducational programming, including orientation sessions for new students and parents, classroom presentations, and mental health events (i.e. national depression screening day) to the campus community. Participate in Student Development department and other university committees, as assigned by the Director.

Percent of total time 5

Responsibility / Duty

Provide crisis management, triage, daytime walk-in emergency service, and assume after-hours on-call responsibilities for daytime and evening emergency psychological services.

Percent of total time 5

Responsibility / Duty

Consult with parents, physicians, faculty, academic deans, residence life staff, off-campus counseling services, other campus offices and students in order to provide quality care to students. Consult with psychiatrists in conjunction with prescribing and monitoring psychotropic medication for psychotherapy clients.

Percent of total time 5

Responsibility / Duty

Provide mental health and risk management training to University staff, including campus safety, residence life staff, orientation staff, and other University faculty/staff as appropriate.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you hold a Master's degree in Counseling or Social Work, or a doctoral degree in Psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D.)?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents