Staff Clinician I, Counseling and Career Services - Oxford College of Emory University

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Regular Full-Time
Oxford College
Campus Life-Personnel
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Not Applicable
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Business Operations
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Oxford College

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Oxford College invites applications for a full-time Staff Clinician to join our team at Counseling and Career Services. We are looking for an experienced clinician to serve our students, typically highly motivated for therapy, presenting with issues ranging from developmentally expected challenges of college life to more significant impairment and distress. We are a small two-year campus that is part of Emory University, located in Oxford, Georgia. This is a regular 10-month position, aligned with the August - May academic year, with vacation, health insurance and retirement benefits. Salary is competitive. The anticipated start date for this position is August 1, 2023.



  • Provides culturally competent intake assessments, triage appointments, crisis intervention, case management, individual therapy, group therapy, outreach services, consultation, community referrals, and participation in a multidisciplinary approach to the clinical care of Oxford College students at the Counseling and Career Services (CCS) center.
  • Serves as a professional resource providing outreach and consultation to the Oxford community.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • For immediate consideration, send cover letter and resume, along with any questions about the position, to oxfordcounseling@emory.edu, with Fulltime Staff Clinician Position in the subject line. (This would be in addition to submitting your application on the HR platform referenced, below.)
  • All applicants must submit an application for this position to our Human Resources platform at https://staff-emory.icims.com/jobs/109820/job. A resume and a cover letter that articulates your interest and qualifications in applying for this particular position is required.
  • Candidates must show demonstrated experience and skill in delivering culturally informed clinical and outreach services to a diverse student body.
  • Clinical responsibilities of the position include conducting intake assessments, providing short-term counseling services, and occasional crisis intervention/triage assessments.
  • Additionally, this involves maintaining accurate and current clinical documentation of clinical interventions, aligned with legal and ethical requirements.
  • This position also involves occasional consultation to parents, faculty, staff, or fellow students regarding struggling students.
  • As we prioritize a community-level approach to campus well-being, this position also involves developing and fostering relationships and programming with faculty, staff, administrators, and student leaders toward promotion of a supportive campus culture.


  • A master's degree in an applied mental health field (e.g., Social Work, Counseling, Psychology) from an accredited institution, and one year of prior counseling experience, preferably within a college counseling center, or experience providing mental health services to a young adult, diverse population.
  • Current licensure in the state of Georgia in your discipline (i.e., as a LCSW, LPC or LP), or within one year of licensure may be considered.
  • Demonstrated engagement in serving a diverse community with a solid foundation in identity development and expertise in providing mental health services to under-served and or marginalized client populations.


  • Current licensure or license eligible in the state of Georgia to practice independently in your discipline (i.e., as a Licensed Psychologist, LCSW, or LPC).
  • A master's degree or higher in an applied mental health field (e.g., Social Work, Counseling, Psychology) from an accredited institution,
  • Two years of prior counseling experience, including working with a diverse population.
  • Demonstrated engagement in serving a diverse community with a solid foundation in identity development and experience in providing mental health services to students representing a variety of populations and communities, with respect and sensitivity to the unique needs of those from marginalized communities.
  • Experience working in a college or university counseling center or in an educational setting attending to the needs of emerging adults.
  • Interest and/or experience providing group therapy or support group facilitation
  • Experience and expertise in substance abuse treatment, challenges facing neuro-diverse students, and/or sexual assault prevention and response
  • Training and qualifications to employ EMDR or other somatic therapy approaches.
  • Interest and/or experience in developing and delivering workshops and programs for the campus community on student development and mental health topics.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.



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