Part-time Staff Counselor, Counseling Center

Chatham University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Health Services, Other Student Affairs
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Part Time

Chatham University

Part-time Staff Counselor, Counseling Center

Chatham University has an immediate opening for a part-time Staff Counselor in the University's Counseling Center. The position reports to the Director of Counseling Center.

The Candidate will support the Counseling Center's mission to provide both services and training to students and support the mission of the Division of Student Affairs, specifically by providing services to the Chatham community through the Counseling Center.

This vacant position will add to Chatham's mission "to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect the diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably." Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community. Learn more at: .

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Adhere to and train practicum trainees to adhere to Counseling Center policies and procedures
  • Provide consultation, education, and outreach services to faculty, staff, and students on developmental, mental health and wellness, and harm-reduction issues
  • Participate in Counseling Services emergency and crisis response procedures, including an "on-call" rotation, with full-time staff counselors in a regular rotation and part-time staff taking "on-call" if other Counseling Services staff are out of the office
  • Provide assessment and psychological evaluations for students, including psychodiagnostic evaluation when clinically appropriate
  • Consult with mental health professionals (physicians/psychiatrists/other providers) regarding students' needs for referrals and/or to providing appropriate care or continuity of care, including medication
  • Licensed Professional Psychologist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology/Clinical Psychology
  • Minimum of three years experience of counseling and administrative work in higher education (may include postdoctoral work; work in Counseling Centers preferred)
  • Experience with diverse populations, specifically with knowledge, awareness, and skills to serve BIPOC students, LGBTQ+ students, and queer students of color
  • Experience in:
    • Psychological Assessments and Evaluations
    • Psychological and Brief therapeutic treatments
    • Crisis Intervention/referrals
    • Management and supervision of graduate counseling practicum program
    • Office Management skills (Microsoft Office and knowledge of Titanium, Teams, Zoom, and/or other platforms as needed)
Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences, and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a "Best College" by U.S. News & World Report, and--as the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of '29)--is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review.

Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.

Located in Pittsburgh, PA--one of the country's most livable cities and great college towns--Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world's most sustainable campuses.

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To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, professional resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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