Part-time Staff Psychologist, Rhode Island School of Design
Rhode Island School of Design
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Internal Number: R-00777
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) seeks a temporary part-time Staff Psychologist to serve as a clinical staff member within Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). This role provides psychological and counseling services of a preventative and developmental nature to a diverse population of students in individual and group formats and is responsible for crisis intervention and assessing suicidal and homicidal risk. The Staff Psychologist may provide consultation to parents, administrators, faculty, and staff.
Provides counseling services in the form of initial assessments; crisis appointments; and individual, group, and couples psychotherapy to students.
Using RISD's EMR system, prepares documentation of services provided. Ensures record-keeping and clinical services are in regulatory and ethical compliance and meet accreditation standards.
May participate in case conferences, psychiatric case conferences, and staff meetings in Counseling Services.
Doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in counseling, psychology, or a related field.
Licensed in the State of Rhode Island as a Psychologist
Three plus years postgraduate experience required.
Ability to work with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds and a commitment to social justice.
Demonstrated competency providing clinical services for diverse clients, including international populations and clients along the gender and sexual orientation spectra.
Demonstrated experience providing clinical services for the wide range of presenting issues seen in college students, including assessing and managing risk and the treatment of serious concerns.
Demonstrated ability to actively engage in clinical practice with students in ongoing counseling (with individuals and groups), in crisis intervention, and in outreach programs.
Ability to manage a caseload within a time-limited clinical setting.
Experience in the use of electronic/medical records systems; must be computer literate.
In-depth knowledge of college student development theories and practice.
Ability and commitment to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and college counseling experience with a diverse student population.
Experience in a college or university counseling center working with international students.
Training or experience with issues impacting international students.
Prior experience working with developing artists and designers in an artistic environment is a plus.
Documents Needed to Apply:
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please upload all required documents.
The successful candidate will be required to meet our pre-employment background screening requirements.
RISD recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. RISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), founded in 1877, is a fine arts and design college located in Providence, Rhode Island. Enrolling about 2000 undergraduates and 400 graduate students from across the United States and 55 other countries, RISD offers 16 undergraduate majors and 16 graduate majors, and is ranked annually by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top art and design schools in the United States. RISD’s rigorous education encourages creative experimentation and intellectual risk-taking, challenging students to question their approach to art making through critical thinking. There are over 90,000 works of art in the RISD Museum, which houses a collection of fine and decorative art objects. The first public galleries opened in 1893. The RISD Library is one of the oldest independent art college libraries in the country with more than 150,000 volumes and 380 periodical subscriptions which offer unusual depth and richness in the areas of architecture, art, design, and photography. The RISD campus is contiguous with the campus of Brown University and the two institutions share social, academic, and community resources.RISD recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundament...al to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. RISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.