Job Description

Posting Date Job Number Job Title Revision Date Category Type Status
9/21/2017 991-17 TMP Student Psychological Counselor, Part-Time Staff Part-Time Closed to Further Applications

Please submit a resume with Job No. 991-17 TMP. Instructions to complete the application are provided in a PDF format at the bottom of the recruitment posting. A link to upload a resume and/or other support documents is provided within the body of the online application. Please note that application materials must be completed in its entirety in order to be considered for the recruitment pool.

The Student Psychological Counselor position is a non-exempt, part-time temporary staff position which reports to the Director of Student Psychological Counseling Services.

This is a temporary position working up to 16 hours per week. The duration of this temporary assignment is anticipated to work up to nine (9) months.

The Student Psychological Counselor, with a specialization in alcohol and drug assessment and programs, will provide individual and group therapy to students and their families.  Write case notes and psychological reports when necessary.  Administer scores and interprets psychological testing and will provide workshops and educational forums when needed.  Maintains client records according to legal and ethical guidelines and standards and will consult with psychiatrists and administration when appropriate. Other duties as assigned.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the Student Psychological Counselor.

Specific Job Requirements: Master’s degree in related field. Minimum of one year experience as licensed psychologist, MFT, LCSW or LPC with specialization and certification in alcohol and drug treatment.

General Job Requirements: Provides short-term individual and group counseling to students and their families for a variety of concerns.  Strong communication and interpersonal skills to relate to university students.  Organizational skills in creating programs for students with AOD issues. Technical and writing skills to learn and use departmental database system required for legally required case notes and reports.  Ability to demonstrate diplomacy and maintain confidentiality in working with staff, faculty and administration as well as off-campus professionals.  Ability to demonstrate initiative in creating programs and completing tasks and work well with team members.

Desired: Strong skills in working with diverse population.  Experience with speaking to groups and creating educational programs around drug and alcohol use and abuse.

Notice to Applicants: This position will be posted for a minimum of 5 business days and may close at any time after that without prior notice.

The offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion and outcomes of a criminal background screening, and returning to the Office of Human Resources a signed original acceptance of the Chapman University Agreement to Arbitrate.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.
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