Psychologist/Multicultural Specialist

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Title: Psychologist/Multicultural Specialist

Position ID: #6655


The Psychologist/Multicultural Specialist will be responsible for providing age specific, developmentally appropriate clinical counseling and mental health services to students and other members of the university community within an integrated healthcare and wellness model. Provide outreach, consultation and support for wellness and health promotion to diverse, historically marginalized, and under-represented populations at the university.


  1. Provide direct counseling and mental health services to students presenting with a range of mental health and wellness needs within the established, short-term counseling model. Services include walk-in initial contact sessions, walk-in crisis management sessions, and ongoing individual and group counseling sessions. (60%)
  2. Provide and coordinate multicultural outreach, training and consultation to University students, faculty, staff on mental health and wellness issues, with particular focus on serving the needs of diverse, historically marginalized, and underrepresented student populations, including, but not limited to African-American, Asian-American, Latino/Hispanic, International, and LGBT students. (20%)
  3. Provide regularly scheduled clinical supervision and didactic training of pre-professional graduate trainees, including the development and maintenance of cultural competency in clinical service delivery as assigned by the Associate Director of Training. (10%)
  4. Provide training and consultation to UH&CS staff to further develop and promote cultural competency in clinical service delivery. (5%)


  1. Participate in University committees and in other University activities, as assigned (2.5%)
  2. Perform other duties as assigned. (2.5%)


Department: Continuous contact with professional and support staff of the UH&CS for scheduling, clinical consultation and collaborative work in an integrated model.

University: Frequent contact with University deans, faculty, staff and administrators to establish and coordinate support for students dealing with mental health and academic issues. Frequent contact with departments serving under-represented minority students, including the Office of Multicultural Affairs, The LGBT Center, The Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity, and The Flora Stone Mather Center for Women.

External: Moderate contact with care providers outside the University to assist in the coordination of care for students being treated in the community.

Students: Continuous contact with students to provide direct counseling and mental health services to students presenting with a range of mental health and wellness needs. Interact with student leaders and groups for outreach and multicultural wellness programming.


This position has no direct administrative supervisory responsibility. This position includes clinical supervision of selected, pre-professional graduate trainees as assigned by the Associate Director of Training.


Education/Licensing: Doctorate (PhD or PsyD) in psychology (clinical or counseling) with license or license eligible in the state of Ohio. License eligible applicants are expected to be licensed in the state of Ohio within six months of employment.

Experience: 1 year experience beyond postdoctoral training in mental health care, experience with adolescent and young adult populations, and/or experience within a university setting preferred.


  1. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including: respect for all aspects of an individual’s identity, ability to resolve conflict, clear personal and professional boundaries, and ability to work collegially and collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team process.
  2. Dependability and good work habits.
  3. Demonstrated commitment to cultural competence and multicultural counseling and consultation.
  4. Experience using an electronic health record to document all clinical encounters. Maintain accurate and complete records; document patient condition, problems, treatments, and outcomes promptly.
  5. Knowledge of and adherence to relevant laws and professional standards regarding professional ethics and privacy.


Typical health and counseling clinic environment on a university campus. Full-time professional staff are exempt from overtime. UH&CS professional staff will participate in crisis response, outreach or psychoeducational programming outside of the usual counseling center schedule on occasion.



In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.


CWRU offers a flexible benefits package including tuition waiver for employees and dependents; Respond in confidence, including salary history:, human resources job code #6655.




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Job No: 6655
Posted: 2/2/2018
Application Due: 4/3/2018
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