Western Washington University, with over 16,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master's-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
About the Department
The Counseling Center supports Western's mission, which states that together with our students, staff, and faculty, we are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.
About the Position
The Assistant Director and Coordinator of Training oversees the administration, coordination, and development of the pre-professional training program. The AD provides direct clinical services to students through assessment, psychological counseling, crisis intervention, and group counseling. They serve as a member of the management team with the Director and Assistant Director to Clinical Services to address issues pertinent to the functioning of the Counseling Center. This is a permanent, full-time, 12 months.
Ph.D./Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology.
Licensed as a Psychologist at the time of application (please specify state and date psychologist license was granted).
Eligible for licensure as a psychologist in the State of Washington and gain licensure within 6 months of beginning position (see Washington Administrative Code 246-924-043).
Two years experience working in a college or university counseling center as a licensed psychologist.
Two years experience providing supervision and training to doctoral trainees.
Experience facilitating counseling groups.
Experience working as a part of a collaborative, team-based approach to clinical services in a fast-paced work setting.
Demonstrated competency working with multicultural and other diverse populations.
Prior experience in administration of a training program in a college or university counseling center.
Graduate of an APA-accredited doctoral program and/or completed an APA-accredited internship.
Experience providing outreach and consultation in a university or college counseling center.
Experience providing services to historically underrepresented or under-served students.
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Complete applications require: (1) a letter of application that must specifically address the listed job qualifications, (2) a current vita, and (3) three references (2 references must be able to speak in some detail about the applicant’s clinical skills and expertise).
Closing Date Notes
Application review begins June 26, 2019; position is open until filled.
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With 15,000 students, 160 academic programs, and an energized campus community, Western offers the focus on students and the faculty access of a smaller college and the academic choice, resources, multicultural diversity, and room to grow of a large university. Western is located in beautiful Bellingham, a scenic coastal city of approximately 80,000 situated between Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. With easy access to both the Cascade mountain range and the Pacific coast, the region is rich in cultural events and attractions as well as many recreational activities. Western is known nationally for its successes, including being named the top public master’s granting university in the Pacific Northwest by U. S. News and World Report and one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by the Chronicle of Higher Education.