• Senior Psychologist/Senior Therapist

    Posting Date 6 months ago(6/6/2018 12:28 PM)
    Job ID
    Employee Classification
    Student Affairs
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Campus : Location
    US-NY-Beren- Lexington & 33rd St

    Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.  


    We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.


    The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.


    The Position:

    The Counselor will work in the Yeshiva University Counseling Center and will provide individual therapy, crisis intervention and group therapy to undergraduate and graduate students. The Counselor will also coordinate, organize and deliver outreach programs for students on campus. 


    • Provide direct clinical services including individual psychotherapy, group therapy, referrals and crisis intervention
    • Provide consultation services to faculty and staff as needed
    • Supervise interns/post doc and other therapists
    • Assist with outreach programs to students on campus
    • Maintain an assigned caseload of patients
    • Actively participate in individual and group supervision
    • Maintain clinical records in compliance with State and Federal regulatory agency requirements and program policies and procedures
    • Perform other related duties as assigned
    • Coordinate continuing education curriculum for interns and staff
    • Build and organize referral network for  Counseling Center


    Experience and Educational Background:


    • The individual should have completed all coursework to be a licensed or certified psychologist, social worker or mental health counselor
    • Prior experience working in college counseling centers, with interest and experience in an area of specialty, such as eating disorders, substance abuse, or trauma preferred
    • Interest in outreach to our student community to run psycho-educational programs

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Candidate is required to have skills necessary to complete intakes, create treatment plans, and implement short term psychotherapy and group therapy with undergraduate students and graduate students
    • Candidate should have the skills to complete a suicide assessment and to be involved in crisis intervention
    • Candidate should have proficiency in the treatment model they use, and preferably have familiarity with more than one treatment modality, such as CBT, DBT and psychodynamic therapy 


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