Hamilton is a national leader in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves. Founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy; chartered in 1812 as Hamilton College, Hamilton is the third oldest college established in New York State. Our mission is to provide an educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence and the development of students as human beings, as we prepare them to make choices and accept the responsibilities of citizenship in a democratic world of intellect and diversity.
The Counseling Center staff is searching for a new colleague to be part of our Center as we expand our staff. We are looking for a strong generalist who values being a psychotherapist and wants to work as part of a team that values a good sense of humor. We take a collaborative team-based approach where flexible and focused supervision is a priority and taking one’s self lightly and having fun is important. We are also looking for a colleague who is interested in integrating into the campus community and participating in a collaborative approach to wellness. Our office values approaching ourselves and our students in ways that reflect the complexity of being human. We also value providing excellent care to traditionally underserved and/or underrepresented students; experience with African American and/or Latinx students is desired.
Responsibilities include: providing individual psychotherapy to undergraduate students, keeping timely records of clinical and other activities, participating in a backup (to Protocall) rotation within a staff of five, and participating in outreach activities in areas such as RA training, first-year student programming, suicide prevention/gatekeeper training, sexual assault prevention and response, and alcohol and other drug education/prevention. Additionally, we encourage all of our staff to identify and explore specific areas of interest that coincide with personal and professional development. Supervision and hours to meet NY State Licensure requirements will be provided. This is a 10 month position.
Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology and at least one year of experience in a college or university counseling center (can include internship year; pre-licensure applicants accepted).
Experience working with African American and/or Latinx students; passion for and interest in outreach programming; experience with or interest in group therapy, experience with eating disorders, sexual assault, or AOD concerns; and/or a history of working in higher education settings are all a plus. The ability to provide connected, compassionate, and sensitive therapy while responding efficiently and effectively to emergent needs is strongly desired. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply, as are licensed applicants.