Staff Clinician (34 views)

Saratoga Springs, NY
April 27, 2022

The Skidmore College Counseling Center invites applications for two open Staff Clinician position. This is the first of two available positions; this position has a flexible start date (no later than August 1st; a start date earlier in the summer would be preferred). The position is a full-time, 11 month appointment. This position involves providing short-term therapy, including single session work; crisis intervention, including rotation in after-hours on-call coverage in support of our contracted on-call service (ProtoCall); psycho-educational programming; consultation to faculty, staff, and parents; leading a skill-building workshop series and a support group each semester; serving as a liaison to our Opportunity Programs Office; and participation in the Center’s multidisciplinary treatment team, as well as the larger division of Student Affairs.


The successful applicant will also be involved in training the college’s Residential Life staff as well as other student leadership training. Candidates should possess a doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or a Master’s in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling; have completed a supervised internship; be licensed or license-eligible within one year as a psychologist or license eligible immediately as an LMHC, LMSW, or LCSW in New York State; have strong diagnostic and clinical skills as well as experience in working with a broad array of psychological, emotional, and developmental concerns; have experience in working with a traditional college-aged population; and have a demonstrated ability to work successfully with diverse populations including students of color, international students, and LGBTQA+ students. Expertise in providing short-term therapy and skilled risk assessment/risk management are essential. Experience with single-session therapy and/or a stepped care model would be a plus.

Required documents needed to apply:

  • On-line application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • List of Three References

Pay Range:  Commensurate with experience

In order to prevent or significantly reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission at Skidmore College and protect all members of the College community from infection, successful candidates will be required to submit proof of full vaccination as a condition of employment, unless exempted as a reasonable accommodation of a medical condition or sincerely religious belief or practice.


Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


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