College Mental Health Professional

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

ID: 7084341
Posted: August 31, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

College Mental Health Professional
Job Profile Title

Counseling Psychologist B
Job Description Summary

Counseling Services, a member of the Wellness Center, seeks a generalist clinician with experience in college counseling and/or equivalent settings. Counseling Services is a multidisciplinary setting embedded in the Wellness Center and collaborates with Student Health, Campus Health and to offer a range of services to the University of Pennsylvania student community. Clinical responsibilities include initial assessments, crisis intervention, individual psychotherapy, group facilitation, collaboration with the Center’s multidisciplinary staff as well as partnership offices across campus. Counseling Services is seeking a candidate with a solid understanding of the impact of marginalization, inequality, and identity on students.
Job Description

Counseling Services is seeking candidates with a solid understanding of how marginalization, inequality, and identity impact students. Foundation in multicultural counseling is strongly preferred. Experience with BIPOC, LGBTQ, and faith-based student concerns, eating-related concerns, and substance use is highly desirable. Expected to adopt some flexible hours during the week to cover evening shifts. Some Saturdays, 10 am to 3 pm may be required.

Principal Responsibilities and Duties:

Assessment of incoming students

Individual psychotherapy

Group facilitation

Crisis evaluation and management

Outreach and Prevention initiatives

Alignment with values of equity and inclusion

Cooperation and collaboration with professionals within the center and in key partnership office

Position Qualifications:

Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree required in Psychology or Social Work, Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling with 3 to 5 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Must be licensed in the State of Pennsylvania.

Application Requirement:

A Cover Letter and Resume/CV are required to be considered for this position. Please upload your Cover Letter where it asks you to upload your Resume/CV; multiple documents are allowed.


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