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Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is an award-winning, comprehensive urban college serving one of the most historic and ethnically diverse areas of the United States. HCCC students were born in 119 countries and speak 29 different languages. The diversity and the multitude of our community’s cultures, life experiences, skills and aspirations, are the very values and traits that empower us to be productive and caring members of our society.
HCCC embodies an unwavering commitment to student success and an intentional focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. In 2019, the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (PACDEI) was instituted to develop new levels of understanding and access and advance the College’s commitment to transparency and inclusion. We are proud of the differences we share, which are the foundation for the life changing and transformational education we offer and the social mobility we provide to the communities we serve.
HCCC has three campuses located just minutes from Manhattan: the Journal Square campus in Jersey City and North Hudson Campus in Union City are adjacent to vital transportation hubs; the Secaucus Center has abundant parking. Fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the College offers courses and classes in a wide variety of disciplines to the people and businesses of Hudson County, one of the most ethnically diverse areas of the United States. The College was recently recognized with the 2021 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Northeast Regional Equity Award, and the 2021 INSIGHT Into Diversity’s Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. In 2016 the Gabert Library was one of three academic libraries in the United States to receive the Excellence in Academic Libraries Award from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), and in 2019 the HCCC Tutoring Center received the Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award for Two-Year Institutions. In 2019, the College joined Achieving the Dream, a network of high achieving community colleges, part of its expanding effort toward continuous improvement in student success.
HCCC has partnerships with every major four-year college and university in the greater New Jersey-New York area and beyond, accommodating seamless transfer of credits for further undergraduate and graduate education. Hudson County Community College is proud of its culture of care and invites applications from those wishing to join a community dedicated to promoting student success in all forms.
Department / Division Introduction
The College is looking for a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker with supervisory experience. Reporting to the Director of Mental Health Counseling and Wellness, the Social Worker will provide crisis intervention, assessment, short-term counseling, referrals, group work, and a caseload of students.
Additionally, the Social Worker will supervise Masters Social Work Interns, providing individual and group supervision as required by the Council on Social Work Education, the State of New Jersey and the specific universities’ guidelines.
The Social Worker will work with the Director to enhance mental health services to all students, engage the local community, and partner with city, county, and state agencies to provide further opportunities for Hudson County Community College.
Required / Minimum Qualifications
Minimum of a Master’s degree in Social Work, with a current LCSW in the State of New Jersey. Dual licensure in NJ and NY would be helpful. The candidate should have at least 3-5 years of experience. SIFI and Supervisor certification is required or eligibility for credentialing within 6 months of hire. Superior verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills are required. Experience working with a culturally and socioeconomically diverse student population is highly desirable. Proficiency with various computer software programs, including Microsoft Office suite, Ellucian-Colleague, Titanium, or another Medical Records software. The role requires the ability to integrate data-informed decision-making and evidence-based practices into daily work. Ability to speak Arabic or Spanish preferred, but not required. Demonstrated ability to interact with a culturally diverse population and to effectively and respectfully function and communicate within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities, and cultural backgrounds.
Review of applications to begin
Open until filled.
For full consideration please send resume, cover letter, salary expectations, and a list of three professional references to dpontiusFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.
HCCC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment. Decisions on employment are made on the basis of the qualifications of an individual for the particular position being filled. Women, veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.