Lehman College is the only senior college of The City University of New York (CUNY) located in theBronx. A federally-designatedHispanic Serving Institution, Lehman serves a diverse population of morethan 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Reporting to the Director of Counseling at LehmanCollege, this position will:
-Provide time-limited psychological counseling, including intakes andassessments, to full-time and parttime day/evening students on the campus using a cultural humility
perspective and evidence basedpractices.
-Perform crisis intervention for emergency situations andprovide counseling services during triage hours.
-Provide Consultation Services for instructional andadministrative staff regarding students with psychological and academic difficulties.
-Plan, develop,coordinate, and present outreach initiatives and workshops including preparation materials, flyers, andhandouts.
-Participate in the development of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Programmingincluding Safe Zone training, as well as well as collaborate with the Director of Wellness Program andFaculty and Staff in this initiative.
-Collaborate with the Urban Male Program, Herbert H. LehmanLeadership Program, Wellness Center, and other Lehman departments to develop programs aimed at
maintaining psychological wellness with cultural competence.
-Participate in the development oftrainingand supervision of clinical trainees, Peer Educators, and CUNY CAP. Give clinical andadministrative support to them and all staff members in Director???s absence.
-Participate in Open House,Orientations, and Leadership Retreats.
A Doctoral degree in Psychology to include Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs is preferred or a Master's degree in an appropriate discipline for personal or psychological counseling is required.
A New York State License as a mental health practitioner (social work, psychology, or mental health counseling) is also required.
Five+ years of related experience in social work, psychology, or mental health counseling. To meet the supervised experience requirement as a licensed Mental Health Counselor, you must have completed at least 3,000 clock hours providing Mental Health Counseling. The supervised experience must be obtained after completion of the master???s degree program required for licensure.
This postion is required to work two evenings a week during late hours.
A Doctoral degree in Psychology to include Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs OR A Master's degree in anappropriate discipline for personal or psychological counseling and a New York State license asa mentalhealth practitioner (social work, psychology, or mental health counseling). In addition, six years'professional experience is required for all candidates.
-Experience andknowledge of student development and higher education systems
-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Knowledge of Windows based programs and other computer programs. The ability to communicate inwriting is an important job-related competency. All candidates will draft a writing sample as part of theinterview process to demonstrate their ability to write memos and letters that are grammatically correct.
and express information clearly.
Provides student counseling services as a member of a team.
-Provides psychological counseling toindividuals and groups ofstudents
-Performs crisis intervention for emergency situations
-Performsintake and assessment for personal counseling services
-Consults with instructional and administrativestaff regarding student mental health issues; may prepare and present outreach initiatives and
-Participates in recommending improvements that will impact the counseling center'seffectiveness
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
Salary commensurate with education and experience, $73,227-$82,928
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.
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
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Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).
Open until filled with review of applications to begin immediately.
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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.
The Lehman College campus is located in Bronx, New York and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is the only senior college of The City University of New York (CUNY) located in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Lehman serves a diverse population of more than 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The College serves mainly undergraduate students preparing them for employment, the professions and further study. Service to the college, university and community is part of the mission as is a clear commitment to student engagement including advisement. Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards. Lehman College and CUNY funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship and professional development support.