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Psychologist/Mental Health Professional

Company:
Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Category:
Counseling and Psychological Services

Job Description

The Thomas E. Cook Counseling Center of Virginia Tech is actively recruiting mental health professionals as we continue to grow and develop a diverse and vibrant group of professionals to serve our student body of 38,000. In the spirit of Ut Prosim (that I may serve) and InclusiveVT, the Center is committed to a model of diversity, inclusion, and equity in all aspects of its services. The multidisciplinary staff of counselors, marriage and family therapists, nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers works to deliver services that maintain the highest standards of professional and ethical care. We are looking for active and engaged colleagues who wish to contribute their energies to our team of hardworking and competent professionals. |The Cook Counseling Center is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services and its internship program is accredited by the American Psychological Association.|The mental health professional responsibilities include the following: providing individual services to students including initial assessment, diagnosis, and determination of treatment needs; conducting individual, couples, and group psychotherapy with students; conducting crisis interventions as needed during after-hours emergency on-call rotation; providing outreach services to the university community; supervising graduate students in training. Occasional travel may be necessary to attend seminars, retreats, continuing education and professional development opportunities.

Required Qualifications

Terminal degree in a mental health field;||Eligibility for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia.||Supervised experience in a mental health setting. Supervision may be provided with a goal of licensure within two years of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

Interest and experience in working with underrepresented students.||Experience in working in a college counseling center.||Experience in providing group psychotherapy.

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

January 15, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

About Student Affairs:

Student Affairs' Aspirations for Student Learning serve as a framework for our roles as educators as we work alongside students to encapsulate their learning into a strengths-based discovery of their talent so they may: commit to unwavering curiositypursue self-understanding and integritypractice civilityprepare for a life of courageous leadership; and ultimatelyembrace Ut Prosim as a way of life. We operationalize these aspirations through ExperienceVT whereby we work alongside undergraduate, graduate and professional students to create a customized plan for their experience designed to accomplish their individual goals. We measure our success by the success of our students. To that end, we will do whatever it takes to support the individual well-being and success of every student at Virginia Tech

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Laura Miller at miller2@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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