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Staff Psychologist or Social Worker

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Counseling and Psychological Services
Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.

Job Description

Staff Psychologists, Senior Staff Psychologists, or Social Workers

University Counseling Services of Boston College has an opening for two full time Staff or Senior Staff Psychologists or Social Workers (Staff Clinicians). These are full-time, 12-month positions. Benefits are excellent and the salary range is competitive with peer institutions. We are seeking clinicians with demonstrated skills and investment in working with diverse student populations, and in providing effective time limited individual and group therapy.

University Counseling Services (UCS) is a vibrant and well respected member of the university community. The mission of UCS is to address the mental health needs of the Boston College community, assisting students in the integration of the intellectual, emotional and spiritual dimensions of their lives. The staff of UCS provides a wide range of direct clinical services to a diverse group of undergraduate and graduate students. The UCS staff also works with faculty, staff, and administrators in consultation, outreach and numerous collaborative initiatives.

University Counseling Services is highly utilized with over 1,800 students receiving individual services each year. Counseling Services maintains close connections with the academic units of the university as well as with Student Affairs. The department enjoys strong working relationships with faculty, staff and administrators, as well as with various student groups. We work to be a welcoming and supportive resource to all students and the broader campus community.

Diversity is highly valued by University Counseling Services, evidenced by the guiding work of our Diversity Committee and ongoing attention to themes of culturally responsible clinical practice. We recognize and honor diversity among our staff, and intentionally attend to issues of diversity and inclusion in our work with students. Boston College welcomes approximately 35% students of color in its freshman class. University Counseling Services has a strong commitment to working with students of color and other underrepresented populations of students.

Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:


For Senior Staff Psychologist:$83,680 -$104,600

  • Completed doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology; licensure as a psychologist in
  • Minimum of 5 years of post-licensure experience providing psychotherapy in a university mental
    health setting or similar setting
  • Demonstrated skill and investment in working with BIPOC client populations
  • Experience with clinical supervision of junior staff.

For Staff Psychologist:$75,840 -$94,800

  • Completed doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology
  • Licensure as a psychologist in Massachusetts within 3 months of starting.
  • Demonstrated skill and investment in working with BIPOC client populations

For Staff Clinician:$74,080 -$88,100

  • MSW from a CSWE-accredited program or a Board-approved doctoral degree in social work
  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Massachusetts
  • Demonstrated skill and investment in working with BIPOC client populations
  • Minimum of 3 years of post-licensure experience providing psychotherapy in a university mental
    health setting or similar setting
Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees
  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Low-Cost Life Insurance
  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored403bRetirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sickand Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

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