Temporary Contract Staff Clinician - Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs New York

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Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, New York

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Skidmore College is a highly regarded, selective, independent, coeducational, residential, liberal arts College. Located in beautiful Saratoga Springs, New York, Skidmore sits on a pristine campus of over 750 acres near the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. Saratoga Springs is a not-so-well-guarded secret of rich tradition accented with an abounding youthful feeling. The college's unique location makes it the perfect place for those who desire the peace of country-like living as well as the excitement and activity accessible in nearby larger cities. Skidmore College offers its employees opportunities for professional and personal growth, a very competitive benefits package, and the ability to positively impact the community.

The Skidmore College community awaits your arrival, so if you welcome challenges and are interested in making a difference, come join us!

Job Summary

The Skidmore College Counseling Center is looking for a part-time (between 15-25 hours/week) temporary contract clinician for the 2015-2016 academic year, beginning midSeptember and extending through May 2016. Job duties will include a mix of short-term psychotherapy with college students, crisis intervention, consultation, and participation in the Center's multidisciplinary treatment team.

Candidates should possess a doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or a Master's in Social Work; have completed a supervised internship; be licensed or license-eligible within 2 years as a psychologist or L.C.S.W. in New York State. Candidates who are not fully licensed will be considered if they have strong diagnostic and clinical skills and a demonstrated history of quality clinical work within a short term focus in outpatient settings.

All candidates must possess strong diagnostic and culturally competent clinical skills as well as experience in working with a broad array of psychological, emotional, and developmental concerns; have experience in working with a traditional college-aged population; and a demonstrated ability to work successfully with diverse populations including students of color, international students, and GLBTQ students. Expertise in working with eating disorders or substance abuse is not required, but would be desirable. Applicants must provide proof of current professional liability insurance.

Hourly salary will be commensurate with experience.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled

Minimum Qualifications

M.S.W. in social work or a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in counseling or clinical psychology. Candidates who are close to attaining a final degree and who require clinical supervision may also be considered.  

Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
List of Three References

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: See Job Description