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The Student Counseling Center is searching for a Diversity-Focused Counselor

Position Description

The Texas Tech University Student Counseling Center invites applications for a diversity-focused full-time Staff Psychologist/Counselor position (TTU job title: Counseling Psychologist). The position has a specific focus on consultation, therapy, and advocacy to Black/African American and Latinx students, as well as other students with multiple, intersecting identities. The successful candidate will join a cohesive team of dedicated professionals committed to fostering a multiculturally supportive environment. Responsibilities include providing culturally sensitive counseling and psychological services to students; supervision of graduate student trainees (doctoral psychology interns and/or graduate practicum students); outreach programming to campus community. 

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in related area. Thorough knowledge of the application and evaluation of testing and counseling techniques. Ability to conceptualize and prioritize goals and objectives. Ability to relate to people from all walks of life and communicate effectively with them.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree in the related area. State license to practice Psychology and supervise trainees at all levels. 

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Diversity Statement

At the Student Counseling Center, we celebrate and affirm the differences among people from all walks of life. We embrace a definition of diversity that includes ethnic/racial identity, sexual orientation, age, sex, religious beliefs, socioeconomic status, gender identity, nationality, body shape/size and ability differences.

Our commitment to serve students and the campus community is built on the framework of our values as a multicultural agency that affirms the uniqueness and potential of individuals and that strives towards promoting social justice for all persons.

We have an ongoing commitment to hiring and retaining counselors whose identities align with underserved and vulnerable student populations including but not limited to race, sexual orientation, gender identity, relationship orientation, and ability differences.

Mission Statement

The Student Counseling Center provides psychological care and educational experiences for TTU
students to help maximize their overall wellbeing and academic success.

Vision Statement

The Student Counseling Center (SCC) aspires to professional mental health association (e.g., American Psychological Association, American Counseling Association, National Association of Social Workers, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy) standards of excellence in practice for its provision of student psychological services and accreditation standards for clinical supervision of professionals-in-training.

Values Statement

• Respect for diversity and individuality;
• The importance of balancing academic, personal, and social pursuits;
• The integrity and responsibility of individual choice;
• Self-knowledge and self-efficacy; and
• Advocating for social justice and human dignity.

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