Postdoctoral Fellowship

The University Counseling Center now offers one postdoctoral fellowship each academic year. This full-time, 11-month position is designed for individuals seeking to fulfill Supervised Professional Experience requirements for licensure as a psychologist in the state of California through providing a spectrum of counseling and outreach services to the Azusa Pacific University student community.

Applications will be accepted beginning in January. Visit "Staff Job Opportunities” on the employment page to learn more. If you have any questions, please contact Grace Kim, Ph.D., training director, at

Required Experience / Education

  • Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology or related field from an accredited institution
  • Understanding of and commitment to the spiritual mission of Azusa Pacific University

Desired Experience / Qualifications

  • Completed internship within a university counseling setting preferred
  • Applicant should be a generalist with experience in at least some of the following: brief, time-limited therapy; crisis management and consultation; providing counseling, prevention and outreach services to diverse populations; use of electronic and social media for outreach and marketing purposes; faith and spiritual issues; supervision of practicum level trainees

Primary Duties

  • Provides individual, couples, and group counseling for a culturally diverse student population.
  • Provides crisis intervention and management, which may include nights and weekends.
  • Responsible for outreach and training, including educational workshops on various mental health topics.
  • Designs and manages social media outreach efforts.
  • Supports the university by attending various functions that are deemed appropriate by the supervisor.
  • Provides supervision for practicum level trainees.
  • Attends and participates in individual supervision, clinical supervision group and staff meetings.
  • Performs other duties related to job as directed by the supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of relevant ethical and legal parameters of psychological practice.
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong command of grammar and writing skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office products, including Word, Excel, and Outlook desirable; familiarity with electronic health record keeping systems desirable.
  • Able to work independently and with little supervision, be proactive and take initiative. Actively seeks out opportunities for growth and professional development.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity and commitment to the unique needs of students experiencing mental health concerns.
  • Demonstrates respect, professionalism and consideration when dealing with students, faculty and staff.
  • Is in agreement with the Christian purpose of APU , demonstrates a mature Christian faith, and is in agreement with the APU Positional Statements.