Psychologist & Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator
University of Puget Sound
Job ID: 4283
Provide counseling service to college students: counseling (individual, group and couples), intake assessments, crisis intervention, referrals, treatment planning, and documentation. Present educational programs and trainings that contribute to student learning objectives of division of student affairs; provide consultation with campus community; advise student groups. Work collaboratively with medical providers in multi-disciplinary setting. Participate as a member of an APA doctoral internship training team by supervising trainees and participating in the selection process.
Provide leadership for university's substance abuse prevention efforts: coordinate a comprehensive substance abuse prevention program, informed by professionally-accepted and empirically-supported best practices; present and evaluate prevention programs; conduct substance abuse assessments; provide workshops for at-risk students; collaborate with student conduct and other student affairs departments; and conduct campus climate research to support ongoing prevention and education efforts specific to the institution.
Clinical and Other Services Responsibilities (55%)
- Individual, couples and group therapy
- Assessment: intake, mandated suicide and self-harm risk assessment, walk-in triage, crisis
- Crisis intervention: during and after hours as needed
- Develop and provide educational outreach and training programs
Training Responsibilities (20%)
- Participate in all aspects of our APA accredited Doctoral Psychology Internship, including intern selection, training, supervision, and oversee the substance abuse prevention rotation
- Provide and elicit regular evaluative feedback about intern performance and progress
Substance Abuse Prevention (15%)
- Provide leadership for University substance abuse prevention efforts
- Assess campus needs and current practices
- Develop and implement educational programs that contribute to student learning objectives
- Supervise one or more student employees
- Provide structured educational workshops for sanctioned students and collaborate with student conduct staff on program administration
- Provide substance use assessments , including those mandated through student conduct
- Manage Substance Abuse Prevention program budget
- Engage in continuing professional education, including representing the University in regional or national substance abuse prevention organizations
Meetings (department, division, committees; 5%)
Other duties as assigned (5%)
- Clinical supervision of trainees, supervision of student employee(s)
Substance Abuse Prevention program.
- Doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an accredited program
- Licensed to practice psychology in WA within one year of start date
- Experience teaching, training and/or supervising psychology graduate students
- Well-developed clinical and diagnostic skills
- Well-developed organizational and interpersonal skills
- Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
- Willingness to function as an integral team member within the department (Counseling, Health, & Wellness Services) and the division (Student Affairs)
- Competency with and commitment to multicultural counseling and professional ethics
- Commitment to equal opportunity/affirmative action and to creating and sustaining an environment supporting full inclusion for a diverse student population
- Ability to respectfully work, communicate and provide leadership within a diverse campus community
- University counseling center experience as a trainee and/or psychologist
- Completion of APA or CPA accredited doctoral internship
- Completion of APA or CPA accredited doctoral program in Counseling or Clinical Psychology
- Two or more years post-license (psychology) experience
- Demonstrated commitment to liberal arts education
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.
We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.
We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.
Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. To learn more please visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/diversity-at-puget-sound/
Compensation and Benefits:
Decisions about starting salaries are made based on the extent and relatedness of the candidate's education and experience and on internal equity and market considerations.
This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package. For more information, visit:http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/offices--services/human-resources/overview-of-university-benefit/.
Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit application materials no later than July 16, 2018 to ensure consideration.
Applications submitted without the required attachments will not be considered.
- Letter of Interest
- Diversity Statement (see details below)*
- Your lived experiences and/or identities that speak to the department and university's commitment to inclusion and diversity
- Demonstration of your awareness of inequities for underrepresented student populations in education, research experience, and other opportunities
- Brief insights on why diversity is important at institutions like the University of Puget Sound
- Infusion of diversity and diversity-related issues into your research, pedagogy, and/or service
- Previous and/or current activities involving mentoring underrepresented student populations
- Creative ideas or strategies you could enact as a member of the University of Puget Sound campus community to support the university's DSP
- Brief insights on how cultural competency increases one's effectiveness as an educator and department/university colleague
*Candidate's Diversity Statement As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, and working environment for all. In the candidate's diversity statement, applicants should comment on their ability to contribute meaningfully to our on-going commitment to be informed and competent with regard to issues of diversity, equity, and individual differences. We encourage applicants to reference the University of Puget Sound's current Diversity Strategic Plan (DSP) prior to writing this statement. While not an exhaustive list, the following are some ways candidates can express their qualification:
All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry and if applicable for the position, drug screen, physical test and functional assessment.
The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.
How to Apply
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About Puget Sound
Puget Sound is a selective national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's most prestigious academic honorary society. Visit "About Puget Sound" (http://www.pugetsound.edu/about) to learn more about the college.
As a strategic goal and through our core values, University of Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. EOE/AA
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