Coordinator, Multicultural Outreach and Prevention

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Fairfax, VA
Salary starting in the upper $70k's; commensurate with education and experience
Nov 03, 2021
Dec 16, 2021
Program Manager
Full Time
Coordinator, Multicultural Outreach and Prevention

George Mason University's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) seeks a full-time, experienced clinician (1.0 FTE, with benefits) to serve as Coordinator, Multicultural Outreach and Prevention. 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.

About the Department:

Counseling and Psychological Services supports students through ethical and responsive care and prevention. We foster the well-being of the diverse Mason community through psychological, learning, outreach, and consultation services. We provide high-quality training to emerging mental health professionals. We are committed to excellence in psychological and learning services by promoting student safety, enhancing emotional growth, and supporting academic success.

About the Position:

The Coordinator, Multicultural Outreach and Prevention, will provide leadership in the ongoing development and implementation of culturally inclusive and innovative mental health outreach to meet the needs of our undergraduate and graduate students, with a focus on reaching historically marginalized students. The successful candidate will have an understanding of the dynamics of privilege and oppression, and the impact these have on equity, access, and opportunity in higher education and the workplace. This will be combined with a comprehensive understanding of intersectionality and the lived experiences of diverse students.


  • Provide inclusive outreach and prevention programming to Mason faculty, staff and students with a special focus on serving historically marginalized students, including responding to campus requests and providing leadership and management to the unit's outreach and prevention programming;
  • Provide oversight of outreach requests and assignment of outreach events to other staff members as needed;
  • Provide clinical services including initial consultation, assessment, case management services, individual and group therapy as needed;
  • Provide crisis assessment/intervention through daytime and after hours on-call systems, and provide consultation services to parents, faculty, staff, and students as needed;
  • Participate in training activities such as leading the Outreach Seminar for trainees, providing individual supervision, co-leading and supervising therapy groups, providing other related trainee seminars, and contributing to the trainee selection processes;
  • Maintain current, accurate and timely clinical documentation in accordance with state and federal law, professional ethics, and CAPS policies. Review client records to determine the progress, effectiveness, and appropriateness of treatment services offered;
  • Participate in internal unit committees and meetings, as well as University Life/and or University committees as assigned;
  • Engage in continuing education and professional development to provide clinically sound and culturally appropriate services to a diverse student population;
  • Additional duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude supervisor from assigning specific duties not listed above if such duties are a logical assignment to the position;
  • The position may require working at least one evening per week.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D in Clinical or Counseling Psychology; or Master's Degree in Social Work or Counseling;
  • Current independent licensure in Virginia (or ability to obtain licensure within 3 months of hire) as a psychologist, licensed 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 providing outreach to a diverse university campus community;
  • 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;
  • Evidence of cultural fluency and experience working with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing clinical consultation with campus and/or key stakeholders;
  • Experience providing clinical supervision.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position FA006z 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!

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New hires starting after August 15, 2021, must have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date, be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date, and submit documentary proof unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date. For updated George Mason University COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please visit George Mason University Vaccination Requirements .

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