Student Counseling Director - Counseling : York College/ CUNY
York College of the City University of New York
Location: Queens, NY, 11415, USA
Internal Number: 24747
Student Counseling Director - Counseling : York College/ CUNY
York College, founded in 1967, is a center of academic excellence in the heart of Jamaica, Queens. One of the eleven senior colleges in the City University of New York, the college???s mission is to enrich students' lives by fostering an environment where they???ll grow into passionate and engaged learners.
York???s academic programs are housed in three schools: The School of Arts & Sciences, The School of Business and Information Systems, and The School of Health Sciences and Professional Studies. Over sixty baccalaureate programs from across a variety of disciplines, including accounting, aviation management, business, computer science, journalism, social work, teacher education, a dual BS/MS degree in Occupational Therapy, and one of the top-ranked nursing programs in New York State, provide students with opportunities to study liberal arts, sciences, and professional programs. The college also offers five graduate programs: Aviation Management, Clinical Trials Management, Pharmaceutical Science and Business, Physician Assistant, and Social Work.
Located in Queens, the most ethnically diverse county in New York State, the college enrolls7,000 students from over 95 nations. Nine out of ten students are members of a racial/ethnic minority group, and more than half of undergraduates are the first in their families to pursue higher education.
The 50-acre campus encompasses seven buildings, including science and computer labs, music and television studios, a Performing Arts Center, and a Physical Education Center. It recently completed seven major constructions projects, with more scheduled for the future. In addition, its neighborhood is at the center of a renaissance fueled by economic revitalization.
York College is committed to fostering integrity, diversity, intellectual discovery, and civic engagement to benefit its students, the community, and the world.
Reporting to the Assistant Dean fo Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, the incumbent has an overall responsibility for the administration of mental health care services to the student community and consultative services to the entire college community. The incumbent manages development of departmental budget and fiscal affairs, assessment records, and support for specialized students groups; This role interfaces with academic departments, other college offices, and student groups to assess program needs and develop appropriate responses, with an expectation to participate in inter-divisional programs to increase student success and retention, and collaboration with the Center staff in planning and carrying out outreach and wellness activities. In addition to administrative tasks, the incumbent also provides short-term individual psychotherapy, as well as weekly supervision in compliance with the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Commission on Accreditation to support MSW Scholars with practicum placements.
In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, duties will include:
Manage day-to-day operations of the Center.
Conducts initial evaluations and provides individual short-term psychotherapy to students and conducts medical leave evaluations.
Supervises the student Psychological Counselors, Administrative Assistant, and MSW interns.
Sets and executes mental health policies and procedures.
In collaboration with the Director of the Center for Students with Disabilities, manages students??? psychological crises.
Oversees the referral process for connecting students to off campus mental health care, including establishing connections with outside agencies and community providers
Within the guidelines of confidentiality, consults with faculty and administrators regarding specific students??? needs and mental health issues
Create and manage external partnerships to provide students with additional resources to support their mental health and overall wellbeing.
Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience required.
Master's degree from a CSWE accredited program, New York State (NYS) License Clinical Social Work (LCSW) strongly preferred.
Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Directs a college counseling center, integrating counseling services into a comprehensive student development experience.
Manages a counseling center providing a variety of services such as individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, workshops, classroom instruction, and academic intervention
Supervises and develops counseling faculty and staff
Develops department budget and manages fiscal affairs
Directs planning, evaluation, assessment and marketing of counseling services
Interfaces with academic departments, other College offices, and student groups to assess program needs and develop appropriate responses
Participates in inter-divisional programs to increase student success and retention
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Student Counseling Director
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COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
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.
The salary range for this position is $82,233 to $139,076.
HOW TO APPLY
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (email and telephone). Please upload all materials as ONE DOCUMENT in doc, pdf, or rtf format.
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October 9, 2022
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About York College of the City University of New York
"York College provides students with a one-of-a-kind educational experience. It offers many qualities of a major university, including a distinguished faculty and strong pre-professional programs. At the same time, students benefit from individualized attention and a strong sense of community.
Centrally located in Queens, York College is accessible by car, bus, subway, and the Long Island Railroad. Easy access to the rest o Queens and New York City enables students to pursue community service and internships as part of their curriculum."