Position Description: Binghamton University's Counseling Center offers a full-time 10-month renewable position with benefits for a counselor providing mental health counseling services to a culturally diverse student population. This is a generalist position serving students with a wide range of issues. Developed or developing areas of clinical interest are preferred, and should be outlined in application materials; preference may be given to applicants with interest and experience working with LGBTQ+ population, international students, or trauma. Early career applicants are welcome. Duties of this position include short-term individual and group counseling, crisis work, assessment, consultation, outreach, psycho-educational workshops, liaison/consultant relationships, and possible clinical supervision and training. The position will at times require consultation or outreach outside of core business hours; availability to flex time into the evening is preferred but not required. All clinical staff positions involve some administrative duties and roles.
Master's degree in mental health or related field
Licensure or eligibility for licensure to practice in New York eligible (i.e., meeting all criteria for licensure except supervision hours and/or licensing exam; or licensed in another state with clearly comparable licensing requirements)
Broad "generalist" clinical competence in assessing and intervening with a wide range of disorders, concerns, and degrees of pathology
Experience or interest in providing group therapy
Willingness to utilize a time-limited model of care
Ability to handle a busy caseload in a dynamic environment, demonstrating a strong work ethic and a willingness to collaborate
Multicultural awareness, knowledge, understanding, responsiveness, and skills to work with culturally diverse populations
Proficiency in oral and written communication skills, public speaking, and leading group discussions
Ability to handle spontaneous work demands while undertaking projects that require advance planning
Commitment to a proactive student development perspective involving an active relationship with the campus community
Team-oriented, "user-friendly" to students and university staff
The position will at times require consultation or outreach outside of core business hours; availability to flex time into the evening is preferred but not required
Developed or developing areas of clinical interest are preferred, and should be outlined in application materials; preference may be given to applicants with interests in LGBTQ+ people, international students, or trauma
LCSW credential, LMHC, or Doctorate in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or related field. ABD's will be considered; post-doctoral supervision for licensure can be provided. Their credentials are not required but may be given consideration. Again, early career professionals are welcome to apply
Preferred experience in a higher education counseling center and/or with young adults in a clinical setting
Active participation in relevant professional organizations
For questions contact: Tracy Lord, PsyD Senior Counselor Search Chair Binghamton University Counseling Center (UCC) 607-777-2772 email@example.com
Questions about the position can be directed to this email address, but please do NOT submit applications to this email address. Applications should be submitted online as described above. Questions about the application process can be directed to Human Resources at 607-777-3321.
The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.