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Staff Psychologist - Law School

Apply now Job no: 494776
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: Newark
Categories: Administrator

The Staff Psychologist will be the primary clinician responsible for addressing mental health and wellness with the University’s law school population. The Staff Psychologist functions as a member of a collaborative team and will provide intake assessments, both group and time-limited individual counseling, crisis intervention services and mental health programming to university students. The position involves frequent consultation with faculty and administrators regarding the well-being of students. While the principal focus of the position will be on providing direct services to law students, the Staff Psychologist will also be an essential part of the larger CAPS team. The Staff Psychologist participates in the department’s doctoral training program as a collaborator and supervisor, will engage in ongoing professional development and participate in weekly case conference/consultation meetings with the CAPS staff at the main campus. The Staff Psychologist is a critical part of the department’s services delivery and of the academic success of the many university’s law students who seek CAPS services.

The position supports the department’s and the University’s strategic initiative and commitment to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for all community members. The role requires possession of strong clinical skills, ability to work independently, a demonstrated commitment to working effectively from a multicultural framework, the ability to manage a full client caseload, and the ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Intake assessments
  • Individual and Group Counseling/Therapy
  • Consultation with staff, faculty and students
  • Case Management
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Outreach and Prevention Programming
  • Participation in Doctoral graduate training program

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology with 1-3 years of post-doctorate relevant clinical experience.
  • Licensed or license eligible as a psychologist in the state of New Jersey;
  • Demonstrated competence in time-limited individual psychotherapy as well as group counseling with diverse populations;
  • Proven ability and commitment to working within a multiculturally responsive and inclusive counseling lens and successful experience in provision of psychological services to underrepresented and marginalized groups;
  • Demonstrated competence in outreach and prevention program planning and implementation;
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and ability to function independently;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the challenges and stressors facing graduate and professional students;
  • Understanding of and willingness to support the Seton Hall University Catholic Mission.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in college/university counseling specifically providing clinical services to graduate students;
  • Prior experience or training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy;
  • Specific areas of expertise and experience relevant to a diverse college student population;

Licenses and Certificates:

  • Licensed or license eligible as a Psychologist in the state of New Jersey

Salary Grade:

  • AD180 - Administrative


  • Exempt

Physical Demands:

  • General office environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • List of three (3) references required

Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

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