Staff Psychologist/Area Coordinator

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Staff Psychologist/Area Coordinator - (180000QU)
Job Purpose
The Towson University Counseling Center seeks to fill a Staff Psychologist / Area Coordinator position. The position will provide psychological services to the university and its students, including clinical, training, outreach and other modalities. Provides collaborative leadership to promote a well-functioning Counseling Center and a healthy campus.


Provides psychological services to students, faculty, and staff on both a regular and emergency basis, and when necessary during non-traditional hours, including, but not limited to crisis-intervention, assessment, counseling, treatment, and clinical consultation in individual and group formats. Provides clinical consultation to students and their families, and to the campus in support of the mental health of the campus. Collaborates in Counseling Center efforts to provide services in new and creative ways. Adheres to agency standards regarding case management, documentation, and parameters of service.

Provides leadership in the designated areas of coordination (as Coordinator of Anxiety and Depression Issues or in a different Area Coordinator topic area), including developing and implementing appropriate policies and procedures in the coordinated area, tracking utilization and evaluating programs and services, and serving as a psycho-educational and clinical resource to Counseling Center staff and to the campus. Develops collaborations and liaisons as appropriate in the coordinated area on campus. Develops and maintains, if assigned, peer educator programs within the coordinated area. Maintains current standards, appropriate accreditations and program licensure for the coordinated area.

Collaborates activities with Counseling Center leadership in the management of the coordinated area. Serves as a member of the appropriate Counseling Center management team or teams. Administratively supervises other Counseling Center staff as assigned. Serves as acting director of the Counseling Center when delegated, to provide leadership when higher-ranking senior staff members are temporarily unavailable. Participates in various agency maintenance activities, such as accreditations and team-building.

Contributes to the training of doctoral interns by conducting seminars and other training activities. Participates in the range of activities necessary to maintain Counseling Center training programs. When assigned, supervises doctoral interns, externs, and/or unlicensed staff members in their provision of psychological services, in professional development, and in support of the Counseling Center training program. Provides outreach programming as assigned, including psycho-education, health-education, and consultation in the Counseling Center Outreach Program, and assisting with recorded and online forms of programs and applications, including self-help resources, and Counseling Center web pages. Participates in the Student Affairs Division and the University mission in a variety of ways, such as collaborating with other departments on campus, attending university functions, and serving on task forces and committees as assigned. Perform other duties as assigned.


At least one year of training or experience in a college or University Counseling Center, Doctoral degree in psychology (ABD may be considered); licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist in Maryland, and expertise in one of the areas outlined above. After-hours and weekend coverage may be required for psychological crises and emergencies, performance of outreach, and consultation programs and services.

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Send three letters of recommendation to Joyce Clark at [email protected]

Salary and Benefits Competitive salary and full university benefits that include excellent health, life insurance, and retirement plans; tuition remission; and 22 days of annual leave, 14 holidays, personal and sick days. To learn more about our benefits, please click here. To view the ad and apply, use the following link:

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.

Organization : Student Affairs Division
Primary Location : Main Campus
Job Posting : Oct 3, 2018




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Posted: 10/25/2018
Application Due: 12/24/2018
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