Per-Diem Staff Counselor/Staff Psychologist

Madison, NJ

Drew University's Counseling and Psychological Services seeks per-diem, 10-month Staff Counselors/Psychologists. The per-diem staff will be expected to cover multiple clinical areas dependent on need; including but not limited to: intake, assessment, crisis intervention, short-term individual counseling, group facilitation as well as educational outreach to the campus community. 


  • Provide psychological services (intake/assessment, short-term individual therapy, crisis intervention, and facilitate group therapy) to a diverse student population whose presenting issues may vary from general developmental concerns to more severe psychological disturbances. A background in substance use counseling and harm reduction a plus. Provide referrals when appropriate.
  • Counseling experience in higher education environment preferred.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in direct psychological service delivery preferred.
  • Knowledge of evidence based interventions.
  • Aptitude to handle a caseload while managing various tasks at the same time, including maintaining timely clinical records. 
  • Demonstrated computer competency and electronic records and other relevant computer systems preferred.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and multicultural competency in working with students of color, students from all economic classes, first generation students, LGBTQ students, and international students.


  • Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology; Master's in psychology, counseling or social work, with appropriate NJ license. 


To apply, submit the following materials:

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Contact information of 3 professional references

Please apply by October 15, 2021. Application review will be on a rolling basis as applications are submitted; early applications are encouraged.

About Drew University:

Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School, and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture& Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.