Poughkeepsie, NY
Aug 02, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Community College

This position provides individual and group counseling support to the student population. The Counselor reports to the Director of Counseling. The Counselor will:

  • Provide short-term personal counseling.
  • Provide appropriate referrals and arrange for linkage with local hospitals when necessary.
  • Provide “crisis intervention” for students self-referred or faculty referred to help resolve issues of a more immediate emotional or academic nature.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate workshops, seminars and other activities which focus on the personal growth and development needs of the campus community.
  • Develop and implement retention related programs/initiatives especially where such programs focus on the needs of the academically under-prepared, women, and minority students.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with faculty, staff and administrators to address students emotional and wellness issues.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with off campus agencies and professionals to support the mental health needs of students.
  • Coordinate with other faculty and staff special events for student's wellness.
  • Participate in department, division, and institutional assessment activities as required.
  • Assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Counseling.

Starting salary $30 per hour

Required Qualifications:

Education: Master's degree required in mental health counseling, counseling / clinical psychology, social work or equivalent.

Licensure: Must be licensed or license-eligible in the State of New York.

Experience: One to three years of related experience required. Knowledge of current counseling theories, applications, and practices is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Expertise in one or more of the following areas preferred:

  • Psycho-educational assessments and report writing
  • Sexual Assault
  • Women's Issues
  • Diversity/Multicultural Counseling

Application Instructions:

Applicants for this position should submit a current resume and a cover letter

To apply, go to

DCC is committed to the principle of diversity and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, the disabled and all others (AA/EOE).

Posted 8/1/17- open until filled