Reporting to the Director of Student Psychological Services, the Therapist – Per Diem will provide clinical and consultation services, outreach and programming.
The Therapist – Per Diem will provide psychological services (assessment, psychotherapy, crisis and disaster management) to a diverse clientele of individuals, couples, and groups with students whose problems may vary from general developmental concerns to more severe psychological disturbances. Provide referrals when appropriate. Collaborate with the consulting psychiatrist, Student Health Center staff and other Student Affairs personnel to provide coordinated comprehensive psychological and treatment to students. The Therapist – Per Diem will provide consultation and guidance to Student Affairs staff, academic departments, and other University entities regarding individual student cases, community issues, and emergency situations. Communicate effectively and with sensitivity to a broad spectrum of individuals, students, faculty, staff and parents. Demonstrate personal, professional and ethical qualities consistent with the standards of the Student Psychological Service center and California licensure requirements. Demonstrate ability to promote collaborative working relationships. Perform other duties as assigned or requested.
Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state and local law. We invite all persons in the full diversity of their being, life experiences, and beliefs to apply. Please read more about our commitments and our efforts at (https://resources.lmu.edu/officeofinterculturalaffairs/).
We seek candidates who typically possess a Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or a Masters in Family Therapy, Clinical Social Work, or Professional Counseling. Counseling experience in higher education environment preferred. Minimum of two years experience in direct psychological service delivery preferred. Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse socioeconomic, cultural, religious, ethnic and academic backgrounds of college students required. Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of clinical or counseling psychology. Knowledge of evidence based interventions. Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by background in preparing comprehensive reports and summaries. Ability to work collegially on a broad range of projects with the faculty, staff and students in work that leads to quality improvement and promotes excellence. Strong work ethic. Highly developed organizational and leadership skills. Demonstrated computer competency and knowledgeable about social media, electronic records and other relevant computer systems preferred.