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Temple University
  • Position Number: 4118431
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Position Type: Counseling

Staff Psychologist

Temple University

Job Description

Staff Psychologist - (23000783)



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Tuttleman Counseling Services (TCS) has a deep commitment to promoting inclusion and the affirmation of diverse identities and provides excellent service to Temple student users of counseling services, and administrative support to a large professional staff of physicians, psychologists, social workers, and professionals in training. TCS provides culturally sensitive mental health services that support the psychological health of the diverse community of Temple students and thereby their academic success. This role contributes to a positive university experience for every student.

The Staff Psychologist at Tuttleman Counseling Services is a generalist clinical position who reports to the Associate Director for Administration. As part of their clinical responsibilities at TCS, the Staff Psychologist provides initial consultation assessments for students to assess the level of acuity of student presenting concerns and the type of services that can support the student. They provide individual, group, and couples counseling, as well as family consultation, as needed, to Temple students, as well as provides referrals to appropriate on and off-campus resources. The Staff Psychologist also participates on the counselor-on-duty rotation providing urgent assessment and consultation to Temple University students, staff, and faculty. The Staff Psychologist also assists TCS in providing crisis intervention services that may include participation in critical incident stress management interventions after traumatic incidents impacting the University community. Provides supervision to graduate level clinical trainees and other unlicensed TCS staff members and conducts didactic seminars as part of the counseling center's training program. In addition, the Staff Psychologist leads psycho-education programming for students, conducts orientations to the counseling center for incoming and other students, and provides consultation to counseling center staff, students, parents, and various other offices and staff throughout the University; and may serve on divisional or University-wide committees. The Staff Psychologist assists in the recruitment, selection, and training of clinical practicum students, interns, and post-graduate fellows, as well as full-time staff members when vacancies occur. The Staff Psychologist may need to work one evening per week in the fall and spring semesters and will ensure adequate in-person office coverage for the department.. Performs other duties as assigned.

This is a full-time, 12-month position.

This is a hybrid position (on-campus and remote).

Required Education & Experience:

Doctoral degree in psychology and license to practice in the state of Pennsylvania. Candidates who have accumulated the required hours of experience and are eligible for licensure may be considered. Demonstrated experience supervising, developing, mentoring, and motivating a diverse staff team. Experience supervising in a union work environment. Experience providing clinical supervision, participation in outreach activities, orientation, and educational initiatives. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

*Demonstrated ability to provide group, individual, couples, and family counseling.
*Ability to provide consultation to TCS staff, TCS trainees, administration, faculty, staff, students, and families regarding mental health issues.
*Willingness to provide Critical Incident Stress management debriefing and other interventions for traumatized community members.
*Ability to provide clinical supervision to trainees and other staff, as needed.
*Ability to provide training in areas of expertise for the department's didactic seminar for doctoral interns and other forums.
*Ability to assist in the hiring of new staff and the selection of trainees.
*Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, along with the ability to work independently and efficiently.
*Ability to participate as part of a counselor-on-duty rotation providing urgent assessments and consultation to students, staff, and faculty.
*Ability to facilitate transports for emergency psychiatric evaluations to local emergency facilities.
*Ability to assist in the orientation of new and transfer students and their parents to Temple University and to counseling center services.
*Ability to manage multiple collaborative projects and systems in a fast-paced environment.
*Established commitment to multicultural competencies and cultural humility.
*Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team and sensitivity to cross cultural issues, with a supportive approach to colleagues.
*Experience providing time-limited and/or short-term clinical services.
*Experience with content areas and treatment modalities common to a college counseling center setting, including eating disorders, trauma informed care, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
*Previous experience with the use of electronic medical records (e.g. Titanium)

This position requires a background check.

Temple University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations, including employment, service, and educational programs. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status.

In accordance with the City of Philadelphia's COVID-19 mandate, all Temple University students, faculty, staff, and contractors must be fully vaccinated before receiving authorization to work unless they have a medical or religious exemption approved by the University. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two (2) weeks following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two (2) weeks following a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who do not meet the University's vaccination or exemption requirement will be prohibited from working until proof of full vaccination or an exemption is requested and approved. For more information, visit the University's Vaccines web page at

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-1700 N Broad Street
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular

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