Job Number: REQ_0000016625
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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
The Pennsylvania State University, Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), University Park has openings for multiple part-time Associate Staff positions available beginning August 6, 2021. Hours worked are negotiable and can range from 16 to 24 hours per week with limited periods of up to 40 hours per week.
Penn State and CAPS are committed to advancing the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion by fostering a professional culture of self-reflective inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverages the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engages all individuals to help them thrive. CAPS is committed to the development of a safe and inclusive community that fosters academic, social, cultural, and personal growth.
Responsibilities include providing phone screenings, urgent services, and short-term individual therapy.
A minimum of a Master's degree in Social Work or a related discipline is required. Licensed eligible as a Clinical Social Worker, Professional Counselor, or Psychologist is required. Current licensure as a Professional Counselor, Clinical Social Worker, or Psychologist is preferred.
State College, PA, a university town, with a population of 105,000 (which includes the State College borough and surrounding townships) was recently cited as one of the top university towns in the United States. Pittsburgh and Philadelphia are 3 to 4 hours from State College and Baltimore is about 3 hours. State College and the university provide the major intellectual, cultural and recreational resources for central Pennsylvania. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Benefits are not provided. Hourly rate compensation is dependent upon experience.
Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.