FWS Saybrook Graduate Student Peer Lead

Job Details

Job location: Remote

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-06-28
Req: R0006242

Job Description:

Saybrook University is seeking a Graduate Student Peer Lead to join its College of Humanistic and Clinical Psychology.

Under the direction of the Faculty Co-Chairs for the Department of Humanistic and Clinical Psychology, the Graduate Student Peer Lead (GSPL) is responsible for assisting the HCP co-chairs and Specialization/Faculty Leads, and serving as a peer mentor and liaison for students.

A. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assist Specialization and Faculty Leads in Specialization Community shells and /or Graduate Colloquium course shells o Partner with faculty

leadership in facilitating communication o Review students’

individual program plan

o Support the development of newsletter and/or other relevant social or print media o

Partner with faculty in reviewing course syllabi prior to publishing

  • Serve as a liaison to student leadership/government, advisor, faculty, and administration as needed
  • Support students during the school year as a peer mentor and a liaison between students and faculty
  • Assist the admission’s team where possible (e.g., speaking with potential applicants)
  • Work collaboratively with faculty and academic advisor(s)as needed
  • Where possible, attend Residential Orientation and assist faculty in orienting incoming students

B. Position Requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge in area in which student is serving (e.g., specialization, clinical)
  • Effective communication and mature interpersonal skills
  • Competent leadership skills and professionalism
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Attend meetings during the school year
  • Able to work within a range of 10 - 20 hours per week during academic calendar

C. Position Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in the Saybrook Clinical Psychology degree program
  • Academically in good standing (at least 4 semesters or more)
  • Qualify for Federal Work Study (FWS)
  • Successfully complete FERPA training and other required training
  • Clinical experience and/or training either during matriculation or before (CP Peer Leads)

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Saybrook University:

Saybrook University was founded over 40 years ago by some of the greatest minds of the 20th century in progressive Western psychology and continues to inspire a new generation of innovative thinkers and practitioners. A non-profit regionally accredited university known for its commitment to humanistic studies and rigorous research, Saybrook University’s academic model puts the student at the center of everything we do to provide a unique, transformational, learning experience. Saybrook offers advanced degrees in organizational systems, psychology, mind-body medicine, and counseling, all in flexible learning formats to help students continue to be active contributors to the fields they work in while they advance their education. Saybrook University is proud to be a community of creative, compassionate innovators dedicated to pursing new ways of thinking and doing for our professions, organizations, and communities.

For more information, visit www.saybrook.edu.

Saybrook University offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Working at Saybrook University 

Saybrook University is the world’s premier institution for humanistic studies. It is a rigorous and unique learner-centered educational institution offering advanced degrees in psychology, mind-body medicine, and organizational systems. Saybrook’s programs are deeply rooted in the humanistic tradition and a commitment to help students develop as whole people – mind, body, and spirit – in order to achieve their full potential. Experiential learning and professional training are integral components of the transformative education offered through Saybrook’s programs.

Saybrook University is growing to bring together new disciplines and apply its humanistic perspective to a broad spectrum of practical fields.

The University comprises graduate programs divided into four cohesive schools focused on specific disciplines and career and professional outcomes:

·  School of Organizational Leadership and Transformation (OLT)

·  School of Mind-Body Medicine

·  School of Clinical Psychology

·  School of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Our global community of scholars and practitioners is dedicated to advancing human potential to create a humane and sustainable world. We accomplish this by providing our students with the skills to achieve and make a difference, empowering them to pursue their passions and their life’s work. Our scholars and practitioners are creative, compassionate innovators pursuing new ways of thinking and doing for their professions, organizations, and communities.

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