Counselor - Diversity Specialist

Job description

Category:: Staff and Administrators
Department:: 3170 (CPG-Counseling and Personal Grow)
Locations:: Worcester, MA
Posted:: Sep 28, 2020
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time - Exempt
Ref. No.:: Counselor - Diversity Specialist

About Clark University:

Founded in 1887, Clark was one of the first all-graduate institutions in the United States. Today the University is a highly-ranked, student-centered institution educating approximately 2,350 undergraduate and 1,150 graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. This commitment to scholarship and inquiry reflects the University's commitment to "challenge convention and change our world" and to address issues of critical importance to society. It is also reflected by Clark's many national and international distinctions, including recognition for its diversity and inclusion efforts, innovation, community engagement and impact, as a top green campus, and for having a distinguished geography and international development program. Clark has also been included in the groundbreaking Colleges that Change Lives guide since it was first published in 1996.

Clark is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a dynamic, diverse city "on the rise." The second largest city in New England, Worcester is home to 11 institutions of higher learning and is increasingly recognized for its growing healthcare and biotechnology communities, its thriving cultural scene, and as a vibrant food hub

Job Description:

Clark University

Counselor - Diversity Specialist

Full-time/ 10-month position

The Clark University Center for Counseling and Personal Growth seeks a 10-month Counselor/Diversity Specialist to provide individual and group counseling to the ALANA student population; outreach programming on concerns related to cultural adjustment and diversity; case management; crisis intervention; training/supervision of graduate trainees; and consultation for the counseling staff and graduate trainees in the area of multicultural training. The candidate will also participate on committees, collaborate and consult with administrators, faculty and students on issues/programs related to diversity awareness on campus.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Provide individual and group counseling to the ALANA student population
  • Outreach programming on concerns related to cultural adjustment and diversity
  • Training / supervision of graduate trainees and staff
  • Crisis management
  • Participate on committees as well as collaborate and consult with administrators, faculty and students on issues/programs related to diversity awareness on campus
  • Case management
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Candidates must have a master's or doctoral degree in psychology or social work, preferably with past training experience at a college counseling center.
  • Must have independent licensure (LMHC, LICSW, PsyD/PhD) within the state of Massachusetts (or is license eligible).
  • Prior experience working with and contributing to a diverse workplace with the ability to interact effectively with a broad range of constituents on campus

Additional Information:

Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Clark University Careers Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

This is a full-time position, 10-month position, August - May, with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks' vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more.

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  • Cover letter

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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.




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Posted: 9/29/2020
Application Due: 12/28/2020
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