St. Mary's University
  • 17-Dec-2018 to 31-May-2019 (CST)
  • Student Counseling Center
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • TBD
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Competitive Pay; Generous vacation, sick, & holiday benefits; Excellent health & welfare benefits with 100% tuition assistance available.

This is a 12-month, full time position for a licensed or license-eligible psychologist. The psychologist will have completed a counseling or clinical psychology doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.), including a pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral year. The psychologist will provide individual psychotherapy, manage his or her own case load, see intake appointments; manage crises by seeing walk in emergencies and by serving as the 24-hour Counselor on Duty (COD) on a rotating basis with other counseling staff. The successful candidate will conduct and support outreach and prevention activities including, but not limited to, participation in campus health fairs, services fairs, student leader trainings, and presentations to student groups. The ideal candidate for this role will be able to apply solution-focused principles to improve student's mental and physical health.


The psychologist will be experienced in faculty and staff consultations and must be able to function effectively as part of a collaborative treatment team including student counseling, disability services, and student health clinic staff. The ideal candidate will have experience working with students in an educational setting and will actively support the delivery of programs and services within the framework of the Catholic and Marianist mission of the University of: educating for formation of faith; providing an integral, quality education; educating in family spirit; educating for service justice and peace; and educating for adaptation and change. A candidate who is bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred.



  • Conduct individual psychotherapy for psychiatric, and other mental-health related issues to promote good mental health and increase levels of self-reliance.
  • Maintain a full case load during academic year and be prepared for additional students during peak times.
  • Develops, implements and evaluates prevention and outreach presentations in consultation with Director.
  • Serves as the 24-hour Counselor on Duty for one week on a rotating basis with staff clinicians, from Friday noon until Friday noon. During the on-call rotation, the Counselor on Duty will be accessible by telephone 24 hours a day and, in emergencies, be able to be on campus within 45 minutes.
  • Maintains two to three intake slots per week for new clients.
  • Supervises practicum students or post doctoral fellow, as needed.
  • Attends weekly staff meetings, case conferences, and collaborative-care team meetings with Student Counseling, Disability Services, and Student Health Center staff.
  • Manages cases, including staying current with case notes; writing intakes and terminations.
  • Attends and participate in University and divisional programs and events, to include serving on committees.
  • Responsible for serving as an Instructor and participating in all faculty development programs for the freshman success course, ND 0101 Personal and Academic Development. 


QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed or license-eligible in the state of Texas (licensed strongly preferred). License-eligible psychologists will obtain licensure within one year of hire date. A candidate who is bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred.


EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Doctoral degree in counseling psychology or clinical psychology through an APA accredited program.


EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Pre-doctoral experience as an intern or practicum student in college counseling center is highly desirable. Strong preference will be given to individuals with experience working with college age populations and Hispanic students. Thorough knowledge of psychoeducational assessment and report-writing strongly preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat required. Experience with client-management software is preferred


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   The job requires the ability to listen and sit for long periods of time. The person must be able to physically be able to have sleep interrupted during on call week. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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