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Staff Psychologist

Apply now Job no: 494325
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: Interprofessional Health Sciences
Categories: Administrator

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) has an opening for a full-time, twelve-month Staff Psychologist who will provide mental health services for students on Seton Hall University’s Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) campus in Nutley, NJ as well as on the main campus in South Orange, NJ. The position will have offices on both campuses and time allocation on each campus will vary based on needs. CAPS is accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling Services (IACS) and provides a full range of multiculturally sensitive counseling services to all university students.

The Staff Psychologist works as a member of a collaborative team providing both group and time-limited individual counseling, intake assessments, and mental health programming to undergraduate and graduate students. The position also involves providing crisis intervention services during regular business hours as well as frequent consultation with faculty and administrators regarding the well-being of students. The Staff Psychologist participates in the department’s doctoral training program as a collaborator and supervisor. The Staff Psychologist is a critical part of the department’s services delivery and fully participates in a comprehensive program that is designed to enhance student development, foster responsible decision-making, facilitate the sense of campus community and assure equitable, accessible and quality clinical care to meet the psychological and developmental needs of students.

The position requires possession of strong clinical skills, a demonstrated commitment to working effectively from a multicultural framework, the ability to manage a full client caseload, the ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Intake assessments
  • Individual and group counseling/therapy
  • Telemental health services
  • 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 relevant
    experience, or a Master’s degree in Social Work with 3-5 years of relevant experience;
  • Licensed or license-eligible in New Jersey;
  • Demonstrated competence in time-limited individual psychotherapy as well as group counseling with diverse populations;
  • Proven ability to work within a multi-culturally responsive and inclusive counseling framework;
  • Demonstrated competence in outreach and prevention program planning and implementation;
  • Excellent 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;
  • Specific areas of expertise and experience relevant to a diverse college student population (e.g., multicultural issues);
  • Experience in providing clinical services to students in the medical and allied health fields.

Licenses and Certificates:

  • Licensed or license-eligible in New Jersey;

Salary Grade:

  • AD180 - Administrative


  • Exempt

Physical Demands:

  • General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • List of 3 references

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

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