POSITION: Graduate Assistant in Clinical-Community Psychology - Two half-time assistantships available
REPORTS TO: Graduate Program Director, Clinical-Community Psychology
REQUIREMENTS: B.A. in Psychology or related field, acceptance to Clinical-Community Graduate Program at Point Park University
PRIMARY FUNCTION: Assistants will be responsible for multiple duties, including: (1) assisting faculty with undergraduate recruitment; (2) planning of the 3/2017 SHP Conference being held at Point Park; (3) assisting faculty with ongoing research projects; (4) working in the university counseling center. Duties in the counseling center include: providing intake assessments, consultation, and on- call crisis intervention and/or hospitalization as needed. Assistants will also conduct individual and group psychotherapy sessions, as well as offer outreach and psycho-educational programming for the larger university community. Ability to pass background clearances required.
- Assisting faculty with undergraduate recruitment
- Planning of the 3/2017 SHP Conference being held at Point Park
- Assisting faculty with ongoing research projects
Counseling Center duties include:
- Intake assessments
- On-call crisis intervention and/or hospitalization as needed=
- Individual psychotherapy
- Group psychotherapy
- Outreach to campus community
- Psycho-educational programming
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
The Graduate Assistantship award is equivalent to ½ time tuition plus a monthly stipend of $400 (September through April). Room and board, additional tuition charges, books and incidental costs are not included. Graduate Assistantships are awarded for a one academic year period and may be renewable for a second year. The graduate assistant must be enrolled full-time in graduate courses within the Clinical-Community Graduate Program at Point Park University.
Interested students should submit a letter of interest, official undergraduate transcripts (graduate if available) and letters of recommendation by July 15, 2016 to:
Dr. Matthew Allen
Department of Humanities and Human Sciences
Point Park University
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Applications are due by July 15, 2016.
Point Park University is an equal opportunity employer.