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
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:
Other Essential Responsibilities:
- 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
- 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.
Line of Report:
- 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.
This position reports to the Director of
counseling & psychological services, and has no direct
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
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
- 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
- Pushing (to draw an object toward oneself to move or
change its direction):Never
- Carrying (to hold objects while moving entire
- Reaching or working above shoulder (to extend arms
upward or outward away from body):Never
- Walking (to move entire body in erect
- Standing (to maintain body in erect posture in
- 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
- Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor,
- Exposure Limitation (i.e., cold water, dust, gas, fumes,
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.
: 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.