Coordinator, Multicultural Outreach and Prevention (47 views)

Fairfax, Virginia
February 8, 2019

Coordinator, Multicultural Outreach and Prevention

George Mason University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) seeks a full-time, experienced psychologist (1.0 FTE, with benefits) to serve as Coordinator, Multicultural Outreach and Prevention. 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.

Counseling and Psychological Services promotes the emotional growth, well-being, and academic success for a diverse student body. CAPS provides culturally sensitive mental health and learning services, prevention programming and outreach, and training for emerging mental health professionals.


  • Provide inclusive outreach and prevention programming to Mason faculty, staff and students with a special focus on serving historically marginalized students, and provide leadership and management to the unit’s outreach and prevention programming;
  • Provide full range of clinical services including initial consultation, assessment, case management services, individual and group therapy.
  • Provide crisis assessment/intervention through daytime and after hours on-call systems, and provide consultation services to parents, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Participate in training activities such as providing individual supervision, co-leading and supervising therapy groups, providing trainee seminars, and contributing in the trainee selection processes;
  • Maintain current, accurate and timely clinical documentation in accordance with state and federal law, professional ethics, and CAPS policies. Review client records to determine the progress, effectiveness, and appropriateness of treatment services offered;
  • Participate in internal unit committees and meetings, as well as University Life/and or University committees as assigned;
  • Engage in continuing education and professional development to provide clinically sound and multiculturally competent services to a diverse student population;
  • Additional duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude supervisor from assigning specific duties not listed above if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.
  • The position may require working at least one evening per week.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D in Clinical or Counseling Psychology;
  • Licensed as a psychologist in Virginia or license-eligible within one year of appointment;
  • Experience with brief psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, and evidence of multicultural competence and experience working with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an APA accredited doctoral program and completion of APA accredited internship;
  • Demonstrated experience providing mental health services to college students or late adolescents;
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, high-volume clinical setting with clients presenting in acute distress.
  • Experience providing clinical consultation with campus and/or key stakeholders;
  • Experience providing clinical supervision.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA006Z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter that identifies your interest and qualifications for this position, a resume/CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information. This position will remain open until filled. For questions, candidates may contact Nina Joshi, Office Manager, at 703-993-2380.

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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