Counseling & Wellness Services is a fast-paced, dynamic operation committed to the provision of quality clinical services, training, and education. The Student Psychological Counselor will report to the Director of Counseling & Wellness Services. In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the Student Psychological Counselor will be responsible for the following duties:
Conducts comprehensive intake assessments in order to formulate appropriate treatment recommendations
Conducts initial triage assessments for students who present in immediate crisis
Provides short-term counseling services addressing a wide array of presenting problems and symptom presentations
Engages in weekly individual and group supervision of graduate level trainees from various graduate clinical programs: Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, and Psychology
Evaluates trainee counseling sessions via live supervision and review of audio/ video recordings
Plans, develops, and conducts outreach events and workshops addressing a wide range of topics related to mental health and emotional wellness
Consults with faculty and staff with the goal of helping to assess emergent student crises and provides guidance on how to identify and engage students in distress
Consults and collaborates with Students Affairs staff with the goal of helping students access and utilize the multiple services available to them through the Division of Student Affairs, as well as to plan collaborative outreach initiatives
Participates in the assessment of clinical services, including the analysis of specified clinical outcome measures, with the goal of promoting Quality Assurance practices and to aid in strategic planning of future CWS policies, procedures, and outreach initiatives
Participates in intern/extern application and selection process and liaises with appropriate faculty from the trainees??? academic program
Participates in weekly CWS team meetings: case conference, disposition meetings, staff meeting, and peer supervision meeting
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.
The preferred candidate offers solid clinical, assessment, crisis intervention, supervisory, and collaborative skills, coupled with demonstrated experience functioning as a member of a team.
Experience in outpatient mental health services and/or college-based mental health desirable.
Overall flexibility, and the ability to successfully negotiate multiple demands and competing priorities, are crucial.
Knowledge of the DSM and short-term counseling modalities required
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 ($79,188 - $93,491) .
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.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website www.cuny.edu/employment. To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 27909
Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts;. New users should follow the instructions to set up an account.
Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters ??? also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (??, ??, (??, ?? or ??), ??, ??, ?? , ???, \_ or ??)).
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please include:
Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests
Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
Names and contact information of 3 references
Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred
The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on February 16, 2024. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
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