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Post-Doc Psychology Resident

George Fox University

Job Description

George Fox University's Health and Counseling Center is looking for a highly motivated, Post-Doc Psychology Resident to join their team and provide direct counseling services, assessment services, and supervise the practicum students in the Graduate School of Clinical Psychology.

About the Job:

The Post-Doc Psychology Resident's main focus is to engage the resident in all aspects of the services provided in the Health and Counseling Center (HCC) and Behavioral Health Center (BCC) to prepare for independent work as a licensed psychologist. The residency consists of supervised professional psychological activities, and meets the postdoctoral supervised experience requirements for licensure in Oregon. The majority of the resident's training includes individual psychotherapy with undergraduate and graduate students (HCC) and the broader Newberg community (BHC), supervision of doctoral practicum students, crisis assessments, psychological assessments, administrative duties, training, and consultation/outreach.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting individual, couples, and group psychotherapy along with psychological assessments.
  • Supervising practicum students in the Graduate School of Clinical Psychology which includes reviewing the notes and taped sessions conducted by the students.
  • Provide crisis intervention and emergency services.
  • Fulfilling necessary administrative duties which could include, but is not limited, to the responsibility of all paperwork, such as notes and reports, in a timely fashion.
  • Joining weekly didactics training(s) to discuss issues pertinent to the training of practicum students and helping to facilitate didactics on an as-needed basis.
  • Providing consultation and outreach to the University's community which could include, but is not limited to, participating in the planning and delivery of psycho-educational workshops for students, faculty, staff, and parents.
  • Attending any and all staff meetings as well as participating in the provided one hour of supervision per week.
  • Communicating effectively and courteously with others, including employees, students, and the public, in a spirit of teamwork, respect and customer service.
  • By actions, words, and lifestyle, be a Christian role model to students, whether through casual contact or in a formal supervisory role.
  • Demonstrating awareness, respect, and appreciation for diversity of culture, background, race, sex, political views, expressions of faith, etc. and works well with a variety of people.
  • Other duties as assigned.

We're looking for candidates who have:

  • A Doctoral degree
  • The demonstrated interest in and commitment to university counseling center work and college student development
  • A collaborative spirit of warmth, acceptance, respect, and trust towards colleagues and students
  • The energy to flexibly manage the professional demands of a challenging caseload while maintaining positive and healthy perspectives and relationships
  • The innate ability to be self-motivated, self-directed, and commitment to high professional ideals
  • An appreciation for and experience with working with a diverse student population.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively in English, orally and in writing, including on telephone, and to understand and follow instructions.
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office).
  • A personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a church. In addition, employees agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.

Preference will be given to those who have the following attribute:

  • Previous training and experience in a college or University counseling center.

Job information:

  • Hours Per Week - 40 hours
    • Typical schedule is from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday
  • Duration - This is a limited-term position and will conclude within 12 months.
  • Work Location - Newberg Campus
  • Working Conditions - Physical requirements are those of a normal office environment.

George Fox University has been transforming student's lives for over 125 years. We are a Christ-centered community that prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Our vision is to be the Christian university of choice known for empowering students to achieve exceptional life outcomes. We put students first, with Christ at the center of our work, embracing change in order to improve. We are looking for enthusiastic candidates to join us in creating transformational experiences for our students.

Being a part of our community means a commitment to faith and to a lifestyle that is consistent with the university's mission as described in the Statement of Faith and Community Lifestyle Statement on our website.

As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented in our community.

What is most appealing about working at George Fox University?

  • Faith-friendly: Our culture is unique for higher education. At George Fox you can pursue academic excellence while integrating scriptures, praying with staff members and students at work, and helping to make an impact on the world in a way that promotes Christian values.
  • Unapologetically Christian: As a university, we have an enduring commitment to Christ, his kingdom and the truth of God's Word.
  • Live out your calling: You are able to use your God-given talents and abilities while having a profound influence on students as they deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Equip students for kingdom work: You can be a part of helping students discover their callings, at which they will be able to glorify the kingdom of God just as they have seen you do.

For your personal well-being we offer:

  • A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions.
  • Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population.
  • A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by.
  • Free Fitness Center membership.
  • Free parking.
  • Rich employee benefit package.

Application Procedures - kindly apply only through this website

When completing the online application, please upload the following as Word or .pdf documents in the section marked Letter of Interest and Curriculum Vitae or Resume:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume
  • Other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's largest private and nationally recognized Christian University!

**This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.
**Have questions or need assistance with our application process? Contact

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