The Counseling Center at Oberlin College invites applications for two Post-Doctoral Residencies.  These are full-time, 10-month (August 1, 2014 through May 31, 2015) positions, reporting to the Director of Student Health and the Counseling Center.

Responsibilities The Post-Doctoral Residents will have general responsibility for the following: provide individual and group counseling; psychological assessment; conduct crisis intervention and participate in evening and weekend on-call duties; conduct psychoeducational programs and assist students in their personal and educational goals; provide training/ consultation with faculty and staff.

Residents are provided a minimum of 2 hours of individual supervision weekly.  They participate in weekly group case conferences and consultation to the college community.

As members of the Administrative and Professional Staff, residents are expected to work a minimum of 40 hours per week, with approximately 50-60% of their time devoted to direct clinical service.  The remainder of time is distributed among the areas of outreach and consultation.

Requirements The positions require a doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology (or nearly completed doctorate) with completion of a counseling or clinical internship.  All candidates must have excellent communication and presentation skills in addition to a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with counseling and student health team members.  Candidates should also have a strong commitment to, and experiences working with, people of diverse populations.

General Information The Counseling Center at Oberlin College consists of four psychologists, a half-time psychiatrist, two advanced practicum students and one Administrative Assistant.  Licensed psychologists will provide supervision.  We are looking for a competent clinician who will enjoy energetic, enthusiastic staff for the 2014-2015 school year.

Compensation Salary is $30,000 for the 10-month appointment.  Benefits include participation in medical and life insurance plans, paid vacation, and tuition remission for one course per semester.

To Apply Submit a current résumé, a letter of application along with letters from three current professional references by email to: John Harshbarger, Ph.D., Director of Oberlin College Student Health and The Counseling Center at: by February 11, 2014.  Late applications may be accepted until the position is filled.

APS14-228-229  /  January 15, 2014