Part-Time Therapist- Black Student Focus

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7070272 (Ref.No. 2008815)
Posted: September 24, 2020
Application Deadline: October 7, 2020

Job Description

Part-Time Therapist- Black Student Focus


Job Type: 9 months, Part-time

Job Number: 2015-1602651

Location: CA 94556, CA

Department: Counseling

10/7/2020 11:59 PM Pacific

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

Reporting to the ED of Wellness/Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, this position provides psychological services (assessment, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling) students. While this position will support all Saint Mary's students, the focus of this position is to provide services to students black students.

1. CLINICAL SERVICES: Provides direct counseling services to full time undergraduate and graduate students including individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, intake evaluation, urgent care evaluation and crisis intervention. Specifically this position will conduct needs assessments and implement specific programming to enhance access to and the provision of culturally affirming services for Black students on campus. Duties also include providing individual therapy for Black Students and facilitating community healing spaces such as the Black Healing Circle.

2. ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES: Attend staff meetings, various professional development training, and weekly supervision. Complete administrative paperwork (e.g., timesheets, performance evaluations.

Experience and Qualifications
Education: REQUIRED: Ph.D., Psy.D., or Ed.D. in counseling psychology or related field. PREFERRED: Ph.D., Psy.D., Ed.D.

Experience: Minimum 2 years experience in College Mental Health setting.

Skills/Abilities: Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint. Excellent communication, interpersonal, verbal and written. Ability to initiate new programming with multiple departments. Experience working with Black students, and who is knowledgeable and sensitive to the impact of white supremacy,systemic anti-Black racism, oppression and violence" on black students.Thoroughly understands and practices within CA state laws governing the practice of professional psychology.

Licenses & Certifications: REQUIRED: Licensed for license eligible by the California Board of Psychology

Other Requirements: Shares responsibilities for after hours on-call, some evening and week-end activities

Supplemental Information
Application Instructions: Please apply online at
Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College

• A resume
• The name and contact information for three (3) professional references.
• In applying for a position, candidates sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third party background check.Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.
College policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, gender stereotyping, and gender identity, taking a protected leave (e.g. family medical or pregnancy leave), or on any other basis protected by applicable laws.

Saint Mary's College annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Saint Mary's College Report, please go to the Public Safety website at To request a paper copy please call Public Safety at (925) 631-4284. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

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