Clinician, Diversity and Inclusion Focus

Fairfax, VA
Salary starting in the mid $70k's; commensurate with years of experience and degree.
Sep 27, 2022
Dec 02, 2022
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Clinician, Diversity and Inclusion FocusGeorge Mason University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) invites applicants for the position of full time (1.0 FTE) Clinician, Diversity and Inclusion Focus. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.CAPS supports students through ethical and responsive care and prevention. We foster the well-being of the diverse Mason community through psychological, outreach, and consultation services. We provide high-quality training to emerging mental health professionals. We are committed to excellence in psychological services by promoting student safety, enhancing emotional growth, and supporting academic success.The Staff Clinician, Diversity and Inclusion Focus has clinical, outreach, and training experience serving diverse populations, with a professional focus on the needs of students of color. This individual provides psychological programs and mental health services to Mason students, with a focus on meeting the needs of marginalized student populations.Responsibilities:Provide a range of clinical services including individual and group counseling, intakes, crisis intervention including after-hours consultation, and case management services; primarily focused on supporting students from AAPI, BIPOC, Latinx and/or LGBTQIA+ populations;Provide community education and outreach programming to marginalized student groups;Provide support for the Diversity Committee of CAPS;Provide consultation services to students/faculty/staff/family/others;Participate in training activities such as providing individual supervision, co-leading and supervising therapy groups, providing trainee seminars, and contributing in the trainee selection processes;Work collaboratively and cooperatively with other mental health professionals on CAPS' multidisciplinary staff and other university departments and organizations;Maintain current, accurate and timely clinical documentation in accordance with state and federal law, professional ethics, and CAPS policies; and Participate on CAPS and university committees as assigned.Required Qualifications:Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology (obtained prior to start of employment); or Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling;Current independent licensure in Virginia (or ability to obtain licensure within 4 months of hire) as a psychologist, social worker, or counselor (PLEASE NOTE: Virginia does not require post-doctoral hours to obtain licensure as a Psychologist);At least one year of experience working in a university counseling center;Experience working in a fast-paced, high-volume clinical setting with clients presenting in acute distress;Experience with brief psychotherapy and group psychotherapy; andEvidence of cultural awareness, and commitment to working with diverse populations.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA76JZ at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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