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Part Time Psychological Counselor

Haverford College
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 16, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Part Time
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Haverford College invites applications to our available part-time (32 hours per week/39 weeks), exempt, benefit-eligible licensed, or license-eligible psychological counselor (LSW, or LCSW).

The ideal candidate should have a demonstrated special interest in working with late adolescents and young adults, as well as an interest in the promotion of inclusivity and social justice in their practice.

In addition to being someone with a commitment to working as a team member with CAPS staff and other student services colleagues, clinicians listen carefully, are interested in subtext, can articulate psychological complexity capably, and appreciate different views of the "good life."

Majority Primary Function:
  • Provide weekly ongoing psychotherapy to students presenting with a range of mood and anxiety disorders, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia, as well as character and personality disorders. Help students to navigate interpersonal difficulties related to conflict, romance, and academic performance.
  • Maintain records and responsibly manage the files of the students. Write weekly clinical notes and formulate thorough understandings of students presenting problems.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development in capacities to complement and expand current CAPS services.
  • Oversee and coordinate CAPS outreach efforts.
Other Essential Responsibilities:
  • Work as a part of a team in the management of their cases. This includes providing two hours of individual supervision to two different social work trainees (including Interns and Postgraduate Fellows), participating in a weekly reading group, and two hours of a weekly clinical case conference.
  • Act as a resource for the college to provide consultation with student services personnel. Possibilities for running groups or conducting workshops in accordance with the interest and needs of the student population.
Line of Report: This position reports to the Director of counseling & psychological services, and has no direct reports.

Education, Training, & Experience:

This position requires an advanced clinical degree (LSW, or LCSW) to adequately perform the job.

Applicants will have demonstrated interest in working with young adults.

Demonstrated experience accessing and intervening with a range of clinical and mental health issues.

Well-developed professional and clinical skills

Strong interpersonal skills, including strong oral, written, and listening communication abilities required

Demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to multicultural and disability issues required.

Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required for this Position
  • Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):
    • Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds)Never
    • Light Lifting (10-20 pounds):Never
    • Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds):Never
    • Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): Never
  • Pulling (to exert force upon an abject to move or change its direction:Never
  • Pushing (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction):Never
  • Carrying (to hold objects while moving entire body):Never
  • Reaching or working above shoulder (to extend arms upward or outward away from body):Never
  • Walking (to move entire body in erect position):Never
  • Standing (to maintain body in erect posture in stationary position):Never
  • Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees):Six to eight hours
  • Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees):Never
  • Kneeling (to maintain upper body in erect position while resting knees on ground):Never
  • Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, inclined surfaces):Never
  • Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary):Never
  • Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.):Never
  • Exposure Limitation (i.e., cold water, dust, gas, fumes, extreme temperatures):Never
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To Apply : Interested applicants are invited to submit an application to include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) references as a single Word document or pdf by visiting . The application deadline is May 27, 2022. Failure to provide the required documents may result in a lack of consideration. Haverford College does not sponsor work visas.

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Women, non-binary and transgender individuals, people of color, Indigenous people, and those with other or multiple historically marginalized and/or underrepresented identities are especially encouraged to apply. Haverford College and our consortial partners are located on Lenape lands.

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