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Post-Doctoral Fellow
University of San Francisco

  • Jan. 5, 2017
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • N/A
  • University of San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    United States
  • 3/3/2017
  • Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Psychology - Clinical
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Post-Doctoral Fellow

University of San Francisco

Job Summary:

Reporting directly to the Senior Director and Training Director of the CAPS, the Postdoctoral Fellow provides brief psychotherapy related to issues of personal, academic and social adjustment to a culturally diverse student population while under the supervision of licensed psychologists. The Postdoctoral Fellow is also responsible for crisis intervention, referral, outreach, and scheduled 24 hour emergency consultation.

Job Responsibilities:

As part of the larger staff in Student Life, the Post-Doctoral Fellow collaborates and cooperates across divisions and departments to create a supportive University community which encourages student learning and development in the Jesuit Catholic tradition and commits to:
Promoting a common good that includes the needs of all students
Engaging differences in a manner that allows students to learn from the diversity of perspectives, experiences and traditions that exist within the University community
Providing experiences that challenge students to develop spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, physically, socially, culturally, and morally in order to prepare them to contribute to the University community
Drawing out the leadership qualities inherent in every individual, and to providing opportunities for students to apply knowledge and skills
Creating an environment that supports a socially responsible way of being together in a community
Recognizing and celebrating the achievements and contributions of all students
Brief individual psychotherapy and counseling, approximately 20-22 client hours per week
Crisis intervention
Designing and implementation of outreach programs and facilitation of support groups
Supervision of practicum trainee (USF Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs program-HESA or Clinical Practicum 2 )
Evening/Weekend on-call duty, approximately 4 weeks
Consultation to University community (students/faculty/staff/family)
University committee involvement
Represent center at campus functions
CAPS administrative and training program duties as assigned
Participation in In-service Didactic seminar and other training program activities
Participation in weekly Case Conference meeting
4.5 hours/week of direct supervision with primary and/or delegated supervisor(s)
1 hour staff meeting

Minimum Requirements:

Must have an interest in working within the context of a diverse, Jesuit Catholic university located in an urban, multicultural area; completion of doctorate degree in clinical or counseling psychology from a graduate program accredited by the American Psychological Association (by the start date of the fellowship); able to begin accumulating supervised postdoctoral hours toward licensure; previous university counseling center experience; completion of Doctoral level psychology internship(s).

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

For information on how to apply, please visit the following link:

EEO Policy

The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individuals race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.


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