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Postdoctoral Fellow
Yeshiva University in New York City, New York
Date Posted 01/11/2021
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Summary:      

The Counselor will work in the Yeshiva University Counseling Center and will provide individual therapy, crisis intervention and group therapy to undergraduate and graduate students. The Counselor will also participate in outreach programs at the University, as well as in staff meetings and workshops. This is a one year post-doctoral position and the incumbent will receive supervision toward licensure.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct clinical services including individual psychotherapy, group therapy, referrals and crisis intervention
  • Provide consultation services to faculty and staff as needed
  • Assist with outreach programs to students on campus
  • Maintain an assigned caseload of patients
  • Will receive at least one hour a week individual and one hour a week group supervision toward licensure
  • Maintain clinical records in compliance with State and Federal regulatory agency requirements and program policies and procedures
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Experience & Educational Background:

  • Pre-doctoral internship completed prior to start date, and should have completed all coursework towards degree in counseling or clinical psychology
  • Applicants working on the completion of a doctoral dissertation will be considered
  • Prior experience working in college counseling centers, with interest and experience in an area of specialty, such as eating disorders, substance abuse, women’s issues or trauma preferred
  • Interest in positive psychology and interest in designing and implementing programs on campus

Skills & Competencies:

  • Candidate is required to have skills necessary to complete intakes, create treatment plans, and implement short term psychotherapy and group therapy with undergraduate students and graduate students
  • Candidate should have the skills to complete a suicide assessment and to be involved in crisis intervention
  • Candidate should have proficiency in the treatment model they use, and preferably have familiarity with more than one treatment modality, such as CBT, DBT and psychodynamic therapy

About Us:       

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. 

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:           

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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