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Post Doc/Post MSW Fellowship in College Counseling

Vassar College
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 9, 2023

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Vassar College

Post Doc/Post MSW Fellowship in College Counseling

Department: Counseling Services
Duration of Position: Academic year / Full time
Work Schedule:
Employee Type: Administrator
Posting Date: 05/08/2023
Union Representation: Not Applicable
Posting Number: AS368P
Pay Rate:

About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar stands upon the homelands of the Munsee Lenape.Vassar College is deeply committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. The College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and especially welcomes applications from veterans, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of racial, ethnic, and other historically underrepresented groups.Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.Note: Vassar College has a universal vaccination policy requiring a COVID-19 vaccination, including a booster, for all employees except for those exempt for medical or religious reasons.

Position Summary and Responsibilities
The Vassar College Counseling Service offers a 10 month fellowship in college counseling for a Post-Doctoral or Post-MSW candidate. The fellowship provides an opportunity to gain experience working with a diverse student population at Vassar College, a residential, coeducational liberal arts college in Dutchess County, NY. We seek a fellow who is committed to providing creative, collaborative, multi-cultural clinical service in a diverse college environment. The fellow will receive hours and supervision to meet New York State licensure requirements.
Clinical Experience:The fellow will build knowledge, sensitivity, and ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds and will gain supervised experience in each of the following areas: Brief individual psychotherapy, group therapy, intake assessment, case management, crisis intervention and emergency services, consultation, and inclusive outreach programming. The Vassar College Counseling Service has a strong group therapy program and typically offers 8-10 groups per semester. The fellow will be expected to co-facilitate two therapy groups with staff. Some evening and weekend hours should be expected, especially involving crisis intervention and outreach activities.
Supervision:Both individual and group supervision will be provided by licensed psychologists and social workers who are staff members in the Counseling Service.
This is a full-time position for 10 months, available August 15, 2023 through June 15, 2024. The salary is $46,200 plus benefits.

Applications are invited from persons who expect to complete their PHD or MSW degree prior to the fellowship start date. The successful applicant should demonstrate a professional commitment and interest in multi-culturalism and social justice, college counseling center work, and student development.

Special Instructions to Applicants
To complete your application, you will be required to attach a letter of interest, current vita, and official graduate transcript or letter from PHD or MSW program (Word or PDF format required for all attachments) as well as contact information for 3 professional references.

For full consideration applicants should apply by:

All applicants must apply online at:


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