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 invites applications for a Staff Psychologist/Social Worker position. We have one available position, with a start date by mid-August (although earlier would be preferable). The position is a full-time, 11 month appointment. The position involves providing short-term therapy; crisis intervention, including rotation in after-hours on-call coverage; psycho-educational programming; consultation to faculty, staff, and parents; leading at least one psychotherapy or support group per year; and participation in the Center's multidisciplinary treatment team, as well as the larger division of Student Affairs. The successful applicant will also be involved in training the college's Residential Life staff as well as other student leadership training.

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 LCSW in New York State; have strong diagnostic and 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 have a demonstrated ability to work successfully with diverse populations including students of color, international students, and LGBTQ students. Expertise in working with eating disorders or substance abuse is not required, but would be a plus.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or a Master's degree in Social work. Completion of a supervision and accredited internship. Licensed or license eligible within 2 years as NYS psychologist or LCSW.

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

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