Provide direct psychological services to Rider students; crisis triage and intervention; professional consultation to Rider students and staff; assist with office operations and functioning as needed. This position is a temp position with a strong possibility to perm. Telecommuting options are available.

The start date is as soon as possible.

There is an evident heightened concern of student mental well-being, the prioritization of which directly associates with student retention and persistence to graduation. The last several years have seen a higher proportion of students entering the university with preexisting psychological and psychiatric conditions and greater mental health needs. Complicating the situations faced by current students has been the ongoing pandemic, social unrest, economic stressors, and the need for students to overhaul their expectations of the college experience.


The successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to supporting students across a broad range of identities and experiences such as underrepresented, marginalized, and/or under-resourced students inclusive of economic background, education level, ethnicity, gender identity, and expression, immigration status, political views, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and veteran status.

Experience in clinical mental health counseling; experience with a variety of mental health issues, psychiatric disorders, and adjustment issues
Skill in case conceptualization and treatment planning; excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills.

Flexible to work 8:30-5:00 Monday – Friday, occasional evenings and weekends

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
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Contact Information
Clarissa Gilliam
[email protected]
Rider University
2083 Lawrenceville Road Human Resources
Lawrenceville, 07601