Eckerd College
  • - Counseling and Health Services
  • St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Part Time

Eckerd College

Position Description
Staff Psychotherapist

Job Title: Staff Psychotherapist
FSLA Status: Non-Exempt (Part-time, 20 hours/week minimum)
Department: Counseling Services / Student Affairs Division
Immediate Supervisor: Director of Counseling Services
Supervises: N/A

The Staff Psychotherapist works with the Director of Counseling Services to facilitate and support the curricular and co-curricular development and retention of Eckerd students. The Staff Psychotherapist provides clinical mental health services, crisis intervention and psychoeducational programs to students. Additionally, consultation and support services may be provided to members of the Eckerd community with particular focus on student life and student development.

(Include but not limited to:)
1. Provide high quality psychological/mental health services to students – including prevention, consultation and treatment – for the full range of psychological and psychiatric problems, from developmental difficulties to life-threatening and psychotic disorders.
2. Develop workshops and programs that meet the needs of current campus concerns. These programs may include guest lecturing for Eckerd faculty or the local community.
3. Assist in the maintenance of effective systems for monitoring and assessing service quality and outcome.
4. Provide supportive and consultative services to professional staff, faculty, students, and families regarding the mental health of the individual students and the factors affecting the adjustment and mental health of the student population.
5. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Counseling Services.

1. The ability to maintain confidentiality, professionalism, and maturity in handling sensitive information, student interaction, and community relations.
2. A commitment to student development within the context of a population inclusive of racial, ethnic, cultural, and sexual difference.
3. A commitment to liberal arts education and student development through an integrated approach to student life.
4. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
5. Excellent interpersonal skills; a collaborative, team-oriented approach.
6. Excellent computer and organizational skills.

1. Master's degree in counseling or a related field. Licensed as a Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida.
2. At least two years experience working with young adults in a college counseling center, community mental health agency, or comparable setting, preferred.
3. Experience in treating difficult psychological issues, including alcohol/other drug use, eating disorders, sexual trauma, anxiety, depression and school adjustment issues.
4. Expertise in a wide variety of intervention modalities, including individual and group psychotherapy, consultation and outreach.
5. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
6. Ability to relate to a diverse community.

Eckerd College is committed to fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and an inclusive campus community. Eckerd is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Eckerd College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups.


This position has been closed and is no longer available.
Eckerd College


  • Sign Up For Job Alerts

  • Follow Us On Social Media

  • Follow Our Jobs On Facebook Follow Our Jobs On Twitter