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Temporary Part Time Mental Health Counselor or Psychologist

Apply now Work type: Temporary Staff Pool
Location: Bellingham, WA
Categories: Enrollment & Student Services

Position Title Temporary Part Time Mental Health Counselor or Psychologist
About the University Western Washington University, with over 15,000 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 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
About the Department

The Enrollment & Student Services Division and the Counseling Center support 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 This position will provide culturally responsive individual and group consultation services to university students with specific focus on working with Black and African American students; as well as, provide consultation and outreach to faculty, staff, parents, and student organizations.
Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in clinical or counseling psychology, clinical social work, or related mental health field OR Ph.D./Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology
  • Evidence of sustained pursuit of knowledge and experience working with Black/African American populations
  • Demonstrated understanding of the impact that inequality, prejudice, and marginalization can have on Black/African American populations
  • Demonstrated competency working with multicultural and other diverse populations
  • Experience providing risk assessment and crisis response
Preferred Qualifications
  • Certified to facilitate Emotional Emancipation Circles
  • Experience facilitating Talking Circles
  • Experience working as part of a collaborative, team-based approach to clinical services in a fast-paced work setting
  • Experience working in a college or university counseling center (practicum/internship may be included)
  • Experience and skills providing services to other populations who typically under-utilize services, such as Latinx, Asian and Native American communities
  • Experience and skills providing Trans-affirming services
  • Experience and skills with use of technology to enhance services (such as electronic health records, web-based applications, etc.)
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Application Instructions

A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications.

Please include the names and contact information of three professional references.

Closing Date Notes Open continuously

Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU’s Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); eoo@wwu.edu

WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: This report is provided pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (“The Clery Act”). It includes statistics for the previous three calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on Western’s campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Western; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report in printed or alternate formats by contacting the Office of the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services at vpsa.office@wwu.edu. The report can be found at: Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.

All new employees must comply with the immunization policy and show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service before beginning work at WWU. A thorough background check will be conducted on all new hires.

Job no: 498123
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