Apr 29, 2019
Lafayette College Counseling Center
Staff Counselor, 10 month position
- Providing short-term individual, couples, and group counseling
- Evaluating and responding to students in crisis during and after business hours
- Consulting with faculty, staff, parents, and health care providers
- Delivering outreach programs to the community on topics related to counseling and mental health
- Training student leaders
- Providing clinical supervision to practicum trainees
- Participating in meetings and committees of the Division of Campus Life
About the Center: The Counseling Center provides high quality counseling and educational programs designed to help students learn how to identify and meet their intellectual, interpersonal, and developmental goals and to promote a healthy, equitable, and positive campus community. The Center also provides crisis intervention andconsultation to faculty, staff, and parents to assist them in their efforts to promote student learning and well-being.
Lafayette College is a highly selective private undergraduate college of over 2,500 students. The College is distinguished by a strong curriculum in the liberal arts, the sciences, and engineering. Lafayette’s 110-acre campus is located ninety minutes from both New York City and Philadelphia. Situated on a hill overlooking the Delaware River, the College is easily accessible by air travel, being only twenty minutes from Lehigh Valley International Airport and one hour from Newark International Airport.
Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be licensed as a Psychologist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, hold a doctoral degree in counseling/clinical psychology from an accredited institution, and have experience working with young adults. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in a college or university counseling center and who have experience and demonstrated commitment to providing culturally-aware counseling to persons of color, members of the GLBTQ community, low income individuals, first generation college students and/or international students. Candidates should be dedicated to ongoing professional development and to working collaboratively with colleagues in and out of the Counseling Center. Individuals who are eligible to become licensed as psychologists within one year may be considered.
Submit a vita, detailed cover letter, and names and phone numbers of three references.
Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff.
All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.
All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of sex); the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of disability); Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin); and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin); and other applicable laws and College policies.
Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. The College seeks to promote diversity in its many manifestations. These include but are not limited to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability, and place of origin.