Date: July 3, 2019
Description: The Counselor is responsible for conducting psychotherapy, crisis management, educational programming, and referral to community agencies. This is a full-time, 9-month appointment. Responsibilities include providing individual therapy to students and providing occasional emergency on-call crisis intervention services. Maintain confidential files of students and compete paperwork. Provide training for area coordinators, resident advisors, faculty, staff, and others as needed. Serve on various committees and attend meetings with other departments on campus. Receive referrals from students, parents, faculty, staff, and others. Maintain good customer service standards.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in one of the helping professions is required. New York State licensure as a counselor is preferred at the time of hire but must be obtained within 3 years from the date of hire.
Must have demonstrated effectiveness in addressing the mental health issues of late adolescents/early adults. Requires the ability to handle confidential data and other job related stress. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills, as well as a high level of communication across multiple disciplines and age groups.