New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degrees in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies.
The mission of the Counseling Services Center is to support the educational, emotional and career development of City Tech students by providing opportunities for skill development, counseling and referrals that address obstacles to success. Counseling Services provides consultation and time-limited mental health counseling, as well as academic and career support services to all matriculated students. This office also provides supervision and support to the Veterans Support Services Office. In addition, the center now offers clinical supervision to a select group of master???s level City Tech employees who wish to earn hours towards their NY State license in mental health counseling by providing counseling services to students.
We are seeking a Student Psychological Counselor/Crisis Services to join our team on a temporary full-time basis. The Student Psychological Counselor (Substitute) will support the functioning of counseling and veterans support services by facilitating access to mental health and community-based services. They will provide direct mental health and college student adjustment services.
Reporting to the Director/Associate Director of Counseling Services, the Student Psychological Counselor (Substitute) will:
Work collaboratively with both Counseling and Veterans Support Services
Provide short-term psychological and crisis counseling to the general student population as well as military connected students (student veterans, servicemembers, and military dependents).
Serve as a resource to faculty and administrative staff who teach students, providing insight into the impact of mental health issues and college success.
Provide clinical supervision to select City Tech employees earning practical hours towards a NY State license in a mental health profession.
Maintain records of student contacts.
Engage students who are not connecting with campus services.
Provide student advocacy in relation to college offices and community agencies.
Conduct student development workshops.
Perform administrative responsibilities as needed.
Participate in assessing and recommending improvements that will impact the Counseling and Veterans Support Services Office effectiveness.
Participate actively in outreach initiatives regarding mental health and wellness.
A Doctoral degree in Psychology to include Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs
A Master's degree in an appropriate discipline for personal 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' of related post-baccaulaureate professional experience is required for all candidates.
Experience in serving the general college student population and the mental health needs of student veterans.
Ability to coordinate programming and liaison services with both campus and community resources.
Ability to provide clinical supervision to City Tech employees seeking NY license in a mental health counseling profession.
Cultural competency and experience providing counseling services to a diverse student body in a higher education setting.
Experience dealing with issues related to personal, academic and career development
Excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects
Proficiency in using computers and standard MS Office programs (e.g. Word and Excel)
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
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
Higher Education Associate
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
$73,227-$82,928. Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
I MPORTANT NOTICE
Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.
After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period. If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day. Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period.
An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.
Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).
Open until filled with review of resumes to begin immediately.
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
New York City College of Technology is a baccalaureate and associate degree-granting institution committed to providing broad access to high quality technological and professional education for a diverse urban population. City Tech’s distinctive emphasis on applied skills and place-based learning built upon a vibrant general education foundation equips students with both problem-solving skills and an understanding of the social contexts of technology that make its graduates competitive. A multi- disciplinary approach and creative collaboration are hallmarks of the academic programs. As a community City Tech nurtures an atmosphere of inclusion, respect, and open-mindedness in which all members can flourish.