Clinical Psychologist

Liberty University Lynchburg , VA 24501

Posted 3 months ago

Posting Summary

Posting Number S01696P Classification Title Benefited Salary Position Type Staff Disclaimer

Liberty University's hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the "religion" component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

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A Clinical Psychologist is directly responsible to and assists the Executive Director of Student Counseling Services in whatever areas deemed necessary. The Clinical Psychologist will oversee crisis related cases including, but not limited to, leading daily disposition meetings and providing direction to the weekly on-call counselor, as needed.

The Clinical Psychologist must have an understanding of the mental health issues within a diverse student body and the complexities of leading counseling services in a higher education setting. This position requires the individual to be able to promote the social, emotional, spiritual, and cognitive growth of the student body. Moreover, the Clinical Psychologist will administer psychological testing, as needed, and maintain a caseload of students with high acuity.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctoral degree (Ph.D./Ed.D.) or professional degree (Psy.D.) in clinical psychology or counseling psychology is required. Must hold licensure in the commonwealth of Virginia as an LCP.

Must have at least three to five years of experience in a counseling setting. The Clinical Psychologist will have experience in crisis counseling and knowledge of the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders).

Preferred Qualifications

Strong working knowledge of student issues and educational trends, as they relate to higher education. Three to five years of experience in a university setting is preferred.

Experience working with substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders is preferred. Knowledge of counseling theory/practice and ethical/legal issues uniquely affecting college campuses and community resources is preferred.

Work Hours
8am-5pm M-F

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Clinical Psychologist

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