Senior Psychologist

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Aug 09, 2017
Temple University
Faculty Jobs
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Reporting to the Senior Director, Student Services, the Senior Psychologist/Coordinator of Eating Disorders Services, is a licensed psychologist who provides individual, group, and couples counseling and family consultation as needed to Temple students with a concentration in Eating Disorders treatment and referral, as well as supervision to staff and trainees. The Senior Psychologist/ Coordinator of Eating Disorders Services, leads a walk-in clinic team for one day per week and provides consultation on mental health issues for faculty, staff, students, and their families. This position also provides crisis intervention services including participation in an urgent care rotation with other clinicians to provide immediate services to at-risk students. In addition, the Senior Psychologist, Coordinator of Eating Disorders Services assists with trauma response protocols using Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) and other interventions when members of the university community have been traumatized. The Senior Psychologist, Coordinator of Eating Disorders Services provides education to Temple Counseling Services staff as well as to trainees in areas of expertise and serves as a resource to the division of student affairs and the university. The Senior Psychologist, Coordinator of Eating Disorders Services assists in prevention efforts, committees, and outreach initiatives that advance the mission of the department and the division of student affairs. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Education and Experience:
Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology and licensure in the state of Pennsylvania as a psychologist and at least three years of directly related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Required Skills and Abilities:
*Demonstrated competence in the treatment of eating disorders, preferably in a college counseling center setting.
*Proven ability to provide individual, group, and couples counseling.
*Demonstrated skill to provide clinical supervision and training and the ability to lead a walk-in clinic team one day per week which includes providing triage assessments and signing off on the triage assessments of staff and trainees.
*Ability and willingness to carry the departmental on-call cell phone for one week approximately every six weeks to consult with Campus Safety Services, University Housing and Residential Life, and other university administration after hours.
*Evident ability to assist on one of the departmental trauma response teams using Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Protocols, which requires occasional after hours interventions.
*Demonstrated capacity to participate in the department's prevention and intervention efforts through support of campus wide outreach initiatives.
*Established skills in keeping client records and program data reports.
*Ability to work one evening (Tuesday or Wednesday) and occasional Saturday morning hours as required.

*Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team and sensitivity to cross cultural issues, with a supportive approach to colleagues.
*Experience providing counseling and supervision post licensure.
*Experience working in a college counseling center and/or with young adults.
*Experience using Dialectical Behavior Therapy and group counseling. Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University's Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.

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