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Job Req ID:  19283

Staff Psychologist


General Summary:

The Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center (CC) provides services to students in full-time graduate and undergraduate academic programs in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering, as well as the Peabody Institute of Music. 


As with all Counseling Center clinical staff, this person will operate as a generalist who provides a full range of clinical services including initial clinical assessments, individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, outreach, consultation, supervision, and training.  This staff psychologist position will also focus specifically on providing services for students who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community.  These services may be provided at more than one location within JHU.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides clinical services, including initial consultations, individual counseling, group counseling, couples counseling and crisis intervention to JHU students, with a special emphasis on services for students who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Provides outreach, and consultation services to the university community, particularly regarding those challenges faced by students who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Works collaboratively with other offices on campus to develop and provide supportive services for students who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Provides afterhours (as backup to ProtoCall) on-call shifts, in rotation with the rest of the clinical staff.
  • Shares expertise and provides training regarding students who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community to CC staff, including CC doctoral interns.
  • Works to remain up-to-date regarding the literature on gender identity, sexuality, and the needs of individuals who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community.


  • Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology required.
  • Must be eligible to be licensed as a psychologist in Maryland and obtain licensure within 2 years of hire.


  • Experience providing services to individuals who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Experience providing services to college students.


Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:

  • Possess the ability to work with a wide range of college students in individual and group counseling, with special expertise and experience working with individuals who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, campus departments, and student groups.
  • Ability to effectively engage audiences during presentations.
  • Commitment to actively engage in practice with diverse populations.
  • Commitment to one’s own ongoing development of multicultural competence as a psychologist.


Application Deadline: 

  • Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 


Starting Date: 

  • February 2020.


Classified Title: Staff Psychologist 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME 
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday through Thursday- 8:30-6:00 PM; Fri- 8:30-5:00 PM 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus 
Department name: 10001408-Counseling Center 
Personnel area: Homewood Student Affairs


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.


During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.


The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.


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