Counseling Center - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20000765)
The University of Pittsburgh Counseling Center is seeking a qualified Counselor.
The Counselor is responsible for providing direct clinical services to a diverse student body within the oversight of the University's Counseling Center, including assessment, individual, couples, and group counseling as well as crisis intervention.
This position will be embedded in one of the University's residence halls providing counseling services predominately to students living in those facilities. The incumbent will also be involved in providing supervision and training to practicum students, predoctoral interns, and postdoctoral fellows.
This position will also provide outreach and consultation to staff, faculty, parents, and students as needed and participate actively in staff, committee, and professional development activities. This position will require the incumbent to provide on-call emergency coverage, as assigned.
Must be committed to and experienced in working with students of diverse backgrounds and a range of presenting concerns.
Excellent communication and demonstrated supervisory skills are also highly important.
Expertise/Interest in at least one of the following areas: International students, group psychotherapy, training/supervision, sports psychology, body image/eating disorders, psychological assessment, research. Experience in training and supervision of pre-doctoral interns and practicum students. Experience with an APA-approved pre-doctoral training program in Counseling Psychology.
Master's degree in relevant field including counseling, psychology, or Social Work. Licensed or license eligible as Counselor or Social Worker in PA. Interest and experience in providing clinical services to a multicultural population.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Department Details: The Counselor will be responsible for providing direct clinical services to a diverse student body within the oversight of the University Counseling Center. This includes assessment, individual, couples and group counseling and crisis intervention. This position will be embedded in one of the University's residence halls providing counseling services predominantly to students living in those facilities. This position will also provide outreach and consultation to staff, faculty, parents and students as needed. The candidate will also provide on-call emergency coverage as assigned. Must be committed to and experienced in working with students of diverse backgrounds and a range of presenting concerns. Excellent communication skills are required.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Student Services.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, rotate one evening/week
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 20000765
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.