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Pre-Licensure Psychologist

CUIMC Student Health Services

Pre-Licensure Psychologist

  • 533436
  • Medical Center
  • CUIMC Student Health Services
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Jan 25 2023
  • Grade 103
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • End Date if Temporary: 09/30/2024
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $58,500 - $58,500
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Position Summary

As a member of the Counseling Services, the Pre-Licensure Psychologist provides assessment and clinical care to a diverse population of Columbia University Irving Medical Center students and their dependents.


  • Facilitation of the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, consultation, and referral of students for appropriate care in the support of academic success and retention.
  • Provision of care in an interpersonally and culturally sensitive manner.
  • Documentation of care as prescribed by law and in accordance with best practices.
  • Counseling and providing outreach and education to students.
  • Participation on committees and in team meetings within Counseling Services
  • Performance of a variety of other job-related responsibilities as requested
  • Participation in weekly supervision

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology, or in a related field, from American Psychological Association (APA)-approved doctoral programs is required. All requirements for a Ph.D. or PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology must be met and degree must be conferred prior to the start date. Completion of APA-approved clinical internship is also required.
  • Demonstrated competence in crisis intervention, assessing need for psychiatric hospitalization, handling psychiatric emergencies, and supervising referral for inpatient care is required.
  • Demonstrated excellence in using an evidence-based approach to psycho-diagnosis and treatment, including mastery of DSM-5/ICD10 nomenclature, and in understanding best practices in diagnostic evaluations and time-limited psychotherapy is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience working in a university mental health service or a comparable healthcare system.
  • Prior experience in urgent care coordination and high-risk psychological evaluations.
  • Prior experience with and/or additional training in the psychological care of late adolescents and young adults with the following subspecialties: eating disorders, DBT, group therapy, campus outreach, multicultural psychology and substance abuse.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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