Student Psychological Counselor

Location
New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Posted
Apr 25, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 9949

Regular/Temporary: Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

Provides student counseling services as a member of a team.

- Provides psychological counseling to individuals and groups of students

- Performs crisis intervention for emergency situations

- Performs intake and assessment for personal counseling services

- Consults with instructional and administrative staff regarding student mental health issues; may prepare and present outreach initiatives and workshops

- Participates in recommending improvements that will impact the counseling center's effectiveness

- Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Student Psychological Counselor

CONTRACT TITLE

Higher Education Associate

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

- Identify areas of need (regarding mental health and wellness) on campus and recommend ways to meet those needs.
- Create and promote counseling groups that focus on the development of various coping skills.
- Professionally support campus Wellness and Counseling Campaigns through outreach and workshop development and implementation.
- Advise, participate in, and assist with developing campus responses to tragic world events that might affect CCNY students.
- Provide clinical supervision for graduate student externs.
- Make and track appropriate referrals to outside resources.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Doctoral degree in Psychology to include Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs
OR
A Master's degree in an appropriate discipline for person or psychological counseling and a New York State license as a mental health practitioner (social work, psychology, or mental health counseling). 

In addition, six years' professional experience is required for all candidates.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or closely related field and six years professional experience required.  Doctoral degree preferred.  Candidate must be licensed in the State of New York.  Proficient understanding of student needs and behavior in higher education systems, experience with diverse populations, knowledge of residential college life and excellent interpersonal skills required as well as attention to detail and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects.  Clinical orientations that focus on short-term, solution focused, coping skills development strongly preferred.  Experience with and openness to therapeutic case management highly valued.  Spanish Speaking/Bilingual preferred.

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

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CLOSING DATE

Reopened - 2/22/2014

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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