Georgia Tech Counseling Center: Psychology Postdoctoral Position

Georgia Tech Counseling Center: Psychology Postdoctoral Position

Georgia Tech Counseling Center

Psychology Postdoctoral Position

Atlanta, Georgia

The Georgia Tech Counseling Center invites applications for a full-time (12-month) psychology postdoctoral position to provide psychoeducational assessments of Learning Disorders and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders.  This position will be responsible for providing psychoeducational assessments to Counseling Center clients and student-athletes as well as providing direct counseling services (e.g., individual, group counseling).  This position is contingent on funding and will work closely with the Office of Disability Services for Students (ADAPTS-Access Disabled Assistance Program for Tech Students) and the Athletic Association.

The Counseling Center provides individual, group, and couples counseling as well as outreach and consultation to the Georgia Tech campus. The Center is staffed by licensed psychologists and counselors.  The Center serves as a pre-doctoral internship and practicum training site for graduate students in counseling and psychology.  The Center is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS) and the internship program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) and a member of the Association of Postdoctoral and Psychology Internship Centers (APPIC).

Qualifications:              

1.            Doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology from an APA accredited program.

2.            Experience and competency in conducting pscyhoeducational assessments, including assessment for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Learning Disorders.

3.            Understanding of laws and documentation requirements related to disability and accommodations in a higher education setting.

4.            Ability to work collaboratively with others and with other departments within the Division of Student Affairs as well as other campus/academic departments.

5.            Demonstrated cultural competence in working with a diverse student population (e.g., race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical ability).

Responsibilities:

1.            Provide psychoeducational assessments of learning disorders and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders.

2.            Liaison with Office of Disability Services for Students and Athletic Association

3.            Provide initial screenings/intakes, provide individual, group, and couples counseling.

4.            Provide crisis intervention and after-hours emergency on-call coverage.

5.            Provide outreach and consultation to campus community.

6.            Establish liaisons with various campus organizations/groups.

7.            Provide supervision and training for graduate practicum students and pre-doctoral interns.

8.            Other duties as assigned.

Application Process:

Application deadline is May 31, 2014.  Anticipated starting date for the position is September 1, 2014, contingent upon funding and background check.  Interested persons must submit their application online.  To submit an application, submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, three (3) letters of reference and official transcripts to the address below:

Ruperto M. Perez, PhD

Search Committee Chair

Counseling Center

Georgia Institute of Technology

353 Ferst Drive

Atlanta, GA  30332