Student Affairs

Staff Psychologist

Towson University

Towson, MD United States

Job Purpose Towson University is seeking qualified applicants to fill multiple Staff Psychologist positions at the Counseling Center. In a multidisciplinary setting, we provide psychological services to undergraduate and graduate students. Clinical responsibilities include the provision of initial assessments, crisis intervention, individual therapy, group therapy, group facilitation, workshops, training and supervision, consultation, liaise with campus partners and communities, and outreach and prevention. We are seeking candidates who are generalist clinicians and have brief psychotherapy expertise with adults and young adults in addition to specialty expertise relevant to university counseling center work. 

We are a strong, vibrant Counseling Center that values diversity and inclusion and works to provide a safe, welcoming, and affirming campus environment for all. Preferred applicants shall demonstrate strong cultural competence credentials and a comprehensive understanding of the impact of marginalization, inequality, and identity of students. 

Start date is negotiable, from ASAP through mid-August 2020.


Provide a range of psychological services to TU students on both a regular and urgent basis and when necessary during non-traditional hours. Adhere to agency standards regarding our scope of service, case management, and documentation. Participate in providing training and supervision in our APA-Approved Doctoral Internship in Health Service Psychology to our four doctoral interns, and four advanced masters level externs. Provide outreach programming in one or more of the following topics, or other mental health topics relevant to University Counseling Center work. 
* Sexual assault and domestic violence
* Anxiety & depression
* Life-skills & resilience
* Grief and loss
* Digital and online mental health resources
* Creative new approaches to support student mental health 

Option to provide leadership and management of a group of student peer educators and/or supervision of graduate assistants in an outreach area above.
Participate in the Student Affairs Division and the University mission in a variety of ways, such as collaborating with other departments on campus, attending university functions, and serving on task forces and committees as assigned.
 At least one semester of training or experience in a college or University Counseling Center or 4-5 months experience in brief treatment & outreach-providing settings, a Doctoral Degree or ABD in Psychology, currently licensed or will be license-eligible as a Psychologist in Maryland, and expertise in one or more of the specialty areas outlined above or another relevant specialty area. After-hours and weekend coverage occasionally may be required for campus emergencies, and for providing scheduled outreach programs and services. 

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Salary and Benefits Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.

Three letters of recommendation are required. Please forward letters directly to Sherrie-Lee Nunally -

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.


  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Doctorate Required
  • Work Experience: 0 - 2 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

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