Clinical Counselor

Dryden, New York
Nov 06, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

POSITION OFFERED: Clinical Counselor

EMPLOYMENT DATE: December 2018

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time, Renewable, 10-Month


JOB DESCRIPTION:  Clinical Counselors employed in the Office of Mental Health Services provide vital mental health services to residential and commuter students. Clinical Counselors are responsible for evaluation, diagnosis, brief treatment, consultation, crisis intervention, and referral of students in the support of academic success and retention in accordance with the College’s mission and values. They are at once mental health experts and higher education professionals, addressing the unique challenges that affect college students and campus communities. The Office of Mental Health Services emphasizes mental health outreach and interventions with students who identify from historically marginalized and underrepresented groups, including but not limited to first generation students, students of color, non-traditional age students, students with disabilities, and international students.


QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s degree in psychology, social work, or related clinical counseling field and 2 years of related experience. NY State licensure/certification or license eligible within two years of initial hire date. Experience working with issues encountered in late adolescence, including new onset psychological symptoms/diagnoses, trauma issues, identity, transgender identity, men’s issues, sexual trauma, eating disorders, and substance use disorders. Multicultural competency in working with students of color, students from all economic classes, first generation students, LGBTQ students, and international students.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working in higher education. Expertise in short-term treatment, including brief psychotherapy, stabilization and referral of serious mental illness, suicide assessment, and crisis intervention. Competency in one or more of the following areas: diversity and multicultural issues, suicidality, eating disorders, substance abuse, and sexual assault trauma. Ability to adapt to emerging technologies.


EXPECTED HIRING SALARY RANGE:  $47,267 - $59,085 - Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Review of applicants to begin December 3, 2018 and continue until position is filled.


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Tompkins Cortland Community College is a culturally diverse campus with over two decades of strong partnerships with international colleges and universities and a commitment to preparing our students for citizenship in a global society. Tompkins Cortland Community College is accredited by the Board of Regents of the State of New York and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and awards associate degrees in career-oriented and liberal arts/sciences programs of study. Enrollment is approximately 3,500 students. To learn more about the College, visit our website at Visa sponsorship not available. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. AA/EOE


Location: Tompkins Cortland Community College is located in the naturally beautiful and culturally rich Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, near Syracuse, Rochester, Ithaca, and Binghamton. The area is host to many colleges, including Cornell University, as well as excellent healthcare, museums, festivals, and business enterprises.