Supervising Counselor/Coordinator for Diversity, Equity and Social Justice Initiatives
Location: Bronx, New York
Internal Number: 4443
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.
The University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; life insurance; short and long-term disability; employee assistance program (EAP); tuition remission; and generous time off.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
Department: Counseling and Psychological Services LC
Campus: Lincoln Center (LC) - NYC
The Supervising Counselor/Coordinator for Diversity, Equity and Social Justice Initiatives position will contribute to Fordham's DEI and anti-racism strategic initiatives since it focuses on engaging, collaborating with and providing direct clinical services to students who have historically been underserved and underrepresented in higher education.
Coordinates and oversees outreach and wellness services to engage and support students from historically marginalized and underrepresented groups.
Liaises and collaborates with student organizations, academic departments, and administrative offices that attend to and serve historically marginalized and underrepresented students.
Develops and coordinates psychoeducational programs that focus on promoting identity based equity in student mental health and wellness.
Provides direct clinical services, including triages, brief psychotherapy, group counseling and crisis intervention, to a diverse undergraduate and graduate student population.
Provides clinical supervision and training for pre-doctoral externs, post-doctoral fellows, psychiatric residents, and mental health counseling and social work interns.
Provides consultation to faculty, administrators, families and community providers about students of concern and campus wide mental health issues.
Participates in multidisciplinary and administrative team meetings.
Performs administrative duties as assigned.
Advanced degree in a mental health related field (clinical or counseling psychology, social work, mental health counseling) from an accredited program.
Licensed or license eligible as a mental health provider in New York State.
Significant experience with providing short term counseling and therapy in a university/college mental health setting.
Demonstrated interest and experience with promoting social justice and working with marginalized and underrepresented students.
Commitment to providing multicultural counseling and conceptualizing from a psychodynamic framework.
Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse university community of students, faculty, administrators and families.
Dedication to learning about, understanding and supporting the care of students and the vocation of student affairs in the context of Fordham University's Jesuit tradition.
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.