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Part-Time Eating Disorders Specialist

Northeastern University
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 7, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Part-Time Eating Disorders Specialist

About the Opportunity

About the Opportunity:

The Counseling and Psychological Services Eating Disorders Specialist provides a variety of mental health services with an emphasis on supporting students with eating disorders at Mills College at Northeastern. This position has three key functions: 1) assessment and direct intervention for students with concerns around eating and/or eating disorders, including crisis intervention and short term psychotherapy 2) consultation to and providing training for medical and mental health staff on campus relating to supporting students with concerns around eating and/or eating disorders 3) supporting Counseling, Health and Wellness staff in developing interdisciplinary protocols and practices for supporting students with concerns around eating and/or eating disorders, including collaboration with the Student Health Center and Counseling and Psychological Services. This position will also make appropriate referrals for students on and off campus.
In addition, there may be opportunities for this position to be engaged in supporting our clinical training program in helping to prepare the next generation of therapists to provide individualized treatment through a social justice lens, particularly teaching didactics related to concerns around eating and/or eating disorders. The position may also involve outreach activities to the Mills College at Northeastern University community and collaboration with various support services within the University. Time spent amongst the various clinical service activities may shift in proportion to changes in service demands at any given time of the year.

This position will work 5-10 hours/week, primarily during the fall and spring semesters.


We are seeking a clinician who is committed to social justice and passionate about providing services to a diverse, primarily young adult population. Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, LCSW, LMFT, or LPCC is required. Active California license to provide psychotherapy in California at time of application is strongly preferred; however, license eligible clinicians will be considered if the candidate has significant experience/training around eating disorders, will be licensed in fall of 2022 and can provide a clear timeline of their anticipated date of licensure. That timeline should be provided in the cover letter. 2+ years experience and specialized training in treatment of eating disorders is required. Strongly prefer 2+ years experience with crisis assessment and treatment and short-term psychotherapy, working with adolescents and college-aged clientele, demonstrated success in working effectively in an interdisciplinary team setting, and supervisory experience. We are also looking for clinicians who center body positivity and principles of Health At Every Size (HAES) in their practice.

Must have a commitment to and work exceptionally well with students identifying as BIPOC, in particular Black and Latinx identified students, LGBTQIA+, transgender and non-binary students, international students, students of all abilities and other under-represented communities on campus. Must have a sophisticated understanding of how intersectionality, privilege, and socioeconomic status relate to the mental health of a global student community and a personal commitment to anti-racism work. Clinicians of diverse backgrounds including: clinicians of color, first generation college graduates, and clinicians who identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community including genderqueer/gender non-conforming clinicians strongly encouraged to apply

Please submit a resume/CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. Cover letter should indicate 1) Interest working specifically at Mills College at Northeastern and interest in working at a center with a social justice focused mission
2) Candidate's experience and training supporting clients with eating disorders
The expected hiring range for this position is USD $73,535 to USD $93,755, based upon the position's scope and responsibilities.

Position Type

General Administration

Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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