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Position Information

Position Information

Job Posting Number S00472
Position Title Psychotherapist
Department Counseling Center-1068
Job Category Staff Posting
Position Type Part-Time
Position Details

Wesleyan University has approximately 2,900 undergraduate and 100 graduate students. The office of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) operates on a weekday schedule of 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM with limited evening availability as well as 24/7 access through an on-call rotation. Outreach is included in the services provided and is essential to the CAPS program. CAPS provides education, consultation, and training services to student groups, faculty, and administrators.

Reporting to the director of CAPS, the part-time psychotherapist will provide individual and group psychotherapy for students presenting with a wide range of diagnoses, as well as consultation to students, administrators, faculty, and staff.

Responsibilities include:

Provide individual and group psychotherapy for students presenting with a wide range of mental health concerns, as well as consultation to students, administrators, faculty, and staff.

Provide education, outreach, and training services to student groups, faculty, and administrators (deans, residence life, public safety, etc).

Work with student groups (and others) helping to effectively develop programs of interest.

Provide supervision to trainees.

Participate in on-call rotation.

Maintain clinical case files in accordance with legal, ethical, and professional standards.

Work one evening per week to meet the limited evening availability CAPS offers.

Complete special projects and other duties as assigned.

This position works 20 hours per week for 34 weeks per year.

Minimum Qualifications

Licensed Clinical or Counseling Psychologist (LP) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in CT, or eligible for immediate licensure in CT

Two years working with late adolescent/emerging adult population.

Demonstrated experience working with clients presenting with an array of psychiatric issues.

Experience and comfort working with clients from diverse backgrounds.

Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact openly with individuals of different backgrounds.

Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to work a flexible schedule including some evenings.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in a university counseling setting.

Demonstrated experience working with clients from traditionally marginalized communities.

Management Competencies Not Applicable
Competencies Flexible/receptive to change, Interpersonal skills/savvy, Integrity and trust, Listening skills, Peer relationships, Respects diversity, Teamwork/collaboration
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information

Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe an area of special clinical interest to you. Please tell us what activities and expertise have you developed in this area.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have experience with eating disorder treatment? If yes, please describe your experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please tell us how you specifically heard about this position? ( e.g CareerBuilder, LinkedIn, Higher Ed, InsideHigher Ed, CT.Jobs etc.)

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents