Roger Williams University, located on the coast of Bristol, RI, is a forward-thinking private university with 45 undergraduate majors and more than a dozen graduate programs spanning the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. With small classes, direct access to faculty and boundless opportunities for real-world projects, RWU students develop the ability to think critically while simultaneously building the practical skills that today’s employers demand. In addition to its 4,000 undergraduates and 300 graduate students, RWU is home to a thriving University College based in Providence as well as Rhode Island’s only law school.
Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of its growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.
The Psychologist will provide a coordinated and comprehensive system of psychological services aimed at maximizing students’ emotional development and student success while promoting respect for self, others, property, and diversity within the Roger Williams University community.
Provide individual and group counseling with students experiencing personal/social/family and related concerns while adhering to legal and ethical standards. Some after-hours crisis management as assigned by Director.
Consult with family members, faculty, staff, and administrators on matters related to the Counseling Center.
Train, supervise, and evaluate interns and post-doctorate fellows in order for them to meet their licensing requirements to be independent mental health providers.
Coordinate with one or more other departments on a regular basis.
Be involved in outreach programming as requested by administrators, faculty, staff, and student organizations.
Coordinate and assess Counseling Center efforts in a particular area (e.g., substance use, sports psychology, diversity).
Extended hours required on infrequent occasions for outreach, campus events, or emergency situations.
Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy.
Perform additional duties as assigned by supervisor or supervisor’s designee.
This position will begin August 2019.
Must be licensed or license eligible in the State of Rhode Island within one year of start date.
Ph.D. or Psy.D. in counseling or clinical psychology from an A.P.A. approved program.
Individual and group clinical skills with experience in crisis intervention and consultation.
Possess sensitivity to and appreciation of cultural differences.
Adherence to legal and ethical standards.
Experience in one of the following areas: substance use, sports psychology, diversity, Title IX, and/or eating disorders.
Experience in coordinating campus-wide mental health education programs.
Pre-doctoral internship and/or post-doctoral fellowship in a university or college counseling center.
As an institution committed to strengthening society through engaged teaching and learning as well as building the university that the world needs now, Roger Williams University values inclusion, seeks to reflect the diversity of the region and create access to higher education and career success.
The University seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, and teaching or research, can contribute to our diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.
Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law.
For information on our Non-discrimination and Title IX policy, visit: rwu.edu/NDT9
Salaries for new hires at Roger Williams University usually fall between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range.
Minimum 25th Midpoint 75th Maximum
$47,324 $52,352 $57,378 $62,406 $67,433
Please attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references. In your cover letter/letter of interest, in addition to listing how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position, please include information about how you would be able to contribute to RWU’s diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.