Senior Counselor

SUNY at Binghamton  |  Binghamton, NY

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Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Senior Counselor

Job Type: Counseling Services
Location: Binghamton, NY
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 15,000 Students
Employer ID: 12242
Application Deadline: 07/13/2018

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Position Description

Senior Counselor

Position Description:
Binghamton University's Counseling Center offers a full-time 10-month renewable position with benefits for a counselor providing mental health counseling services to a culturally diverse student population. This is a generalist position serving students with a wide range of issues. Developed or developing areas of clinical interest are preferred, and should be outlined in application materials; preference may be given to applicants with interest and experience working with LGBTQ+ population, international students, or trauma. Early career applicants are welcome. Duties of this position include short-term individual and group counseling, crisis work, assessment, consultation, outreach, psycho-educational workshops, liaison/consultant relationships, and possible clinical supervision and training. The position will at times require consultation or outreach outside of core business hours; availability to flex time into the evening is preferred but not required. All clinical staff positions involve some administrative duties and roles.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in mental health or related field
  • Licensure or eligibility for licensure to practice in New York eligible (i.e., meeting all criteria for licensure except supervision hours and/or licensing exam; or licensed in another state with clearly comparable licensing requirements)
  • Broad "generalist" clinical competence in assessing and intervening with a wide range of disorders, concerns, and degrees of pathology
  • Experience or interest in providing group therapy
  • Willingness to utilize a time-limited model of care
  • Ability to handle a busy caseload in a dynamic environment, demonstrating a strong work ethic and a willingness to collaborate
  • Multicultural awareness, knowledge, understanding, responsiveness, and skills to work with culturally diverse populations
  • Proficiency in oral and written communication skills, public speaking, and leading group discussions
  • Ability to handle spontaneous work demands while undertaking projects that require advance planning
  • Commitment to a proactive student development perspective involving an active relationship with the campus community
  • Team-oriented, "user-friendly" to students and university staff
  • The position will at times require consultation or outreach outside of core business hours; availability to flex time into the evening is preferred but not required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Developed or developing areas of clinical interest are preferred, and should be outlined in application materials; preference may be given to applicants with interests in LGBTQ+ people, international students, or trauma
  • LCSW credential, LMHC, or Doctorate in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or related field. ABD's will be considered; post-doctoral supervision for licensure can be provided. Their credentials are not required but may be given consideration. Again, early career professionals are welcome to apply
  • Preferred experience in a higher education counseling center and/or with young adults in a clinical setting
  • Active participation in relevant professional organizations

For More Information or to Apply:

Please visit https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=97984

Application deadline: Open until filled.

Starting Date: August 1 preferred, but flexible

For questions contact:
Tracy Lord, PsyD
Senior Counselor
Search Chair
Binghamton University Counseling Center (UCC)
607-777-2772
tlord@binghamton.edu

Questions about the position can be directed to this email address, but please do NOT submit applications to this email address. Applications should be submitted online as described above. Questions about the application process can be directed to Human Resources at 607-777-3321.

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

 

 


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