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Part Time Counselor

Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, CT

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Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Part Time Counselor

Application Due: Open Until Filled

Position: Part-Time Counselor, 17 hours/week

Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s public liberal arts university serving approximately 5,000 students, offers a wide range of undergraduate majors in the arts and science and professional studies, as well as selected graduate programs.

Position Description: Part-time staff position in the office of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). The Center provides services that include individual and group counseling; crisis intervention; consultation to staff and faculty members; outreach services; and training of Master’s and Doctoral-level practicum students.

Counselor will provide individual and group counseling/psychotherapy; complete intake evaluations; crisis intervention; supervise graduate level practicum students; provide training and community outreach services. Participate in university committees and activities. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services.

We invite applications from candidates who have a strong commitment to providing mental health services to college students. Candidates from marginalized groups historically or groups historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged to apply. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Requires a master’s degree in clinical or counseling psychology or social work and Connecticut state licensure or Doctoral Degree in clinical or counseling psychology and Connecticut state licensure as a psychologist or other related field. Candidates must be licensed to practice independently in CT at date of hire. Experience in working in a college counseling service, knowledge of developmental issues of college students and demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to multicultural and disability issues required.

Preferred – Three years of experience in a college counseling center is strongly preferred. Effective therapist with generalist clinical skills and demonstrated experience assessing and interviewing with a range of clinical and mental health issues. Well-developed administrative and clinical supervision skills. Strong assessment and diagnostic experience. Strong interpersonal skills, including strong oral, written, and listening communication capabilities. Interest and expertise in working with students with disabilities, including physical, social and developmental (including autism-spectrum disorders). Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the lived experience BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ young adults or students, particularly in predominantly white institutions. Experience providing culturally proficient clinical services to diverse and underrepresented populations, reflecting an understanding of the ways in which race, ethnic identity, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, privilege, and oppression affect therapeutic service delivery.

Respond to: For consideration, please send Curriculum Vitae or resume, cover letter and three professional references via email to CAPS Administrative Assistant, Monica O’Connor at Only completed applications will be considered.

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