Senior Psychologist

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Salary starting in the low to mid $80k's; commensurate with years of experience.
Posted
Jan 21, 2022
Closes
Mar 23, 2022
Ref
FAC8597
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Senior PsychologistGeorge Mason University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) invites applicants for the position of full time (1.0 FTE) Senior Psychologist. 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 successful candidate for the Senior Psychologist position will have an understanding of the dynamics of privilege and oppression, and the impact these have on mental health. This will be combined with a comprehensive understanding of intersectionality and the lived experiences of diverse students. Responsibilities: Provide clinical supervision of psychology interns and psychology externs, as assigned, in psychology training program;Provide administrative supervision of licensed CAPS clinicians;Provide leadership in CAPS as needed for complex clinical cases;Provide individual and group therapy, consultation, assessment, and case management services, to Mason students. Complete documentation of services within CAPS guidelines; Provide crisis assessment/intervention through day time and after hours on-call systems, and provide consultation services to parents, faculty, staff, and students;Provide community education programs to Mason community;Participate in internal CAPS committees and meetings as needed; andParticipate in University Life and/or University committees or activities related to position responsibilities. Required Qualifications: Earned doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology; Licensed as a psychologist in Virginia or ability to obtain licensure in Virginia within 4 months of hire (please note: Virginia does not require post-doctoral hours for licensure); Minimum of 5 years' post-degree experience, of which 2 years' experience is as a licensed psychologist;Prior experience providing clinical supervision;Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume clinical setting with clients presenting in acute distress; andEvidence of multicultural awareness and experience working with diverse populations. Preferred Qualifications: At least one year of experience providing mental health services to college students or late adolescents.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; 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 jobs.gmu.edu/! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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