State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh: Counselor

State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh: Counselor

State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh

 The Center for Student Health and Psychological Services at the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Counselor. This full-time position is a renewable ten-month appointment expected to begin August 15, 2014.  The annual obligation will be from August 15 through June 15.

Responsibilities include: Providing individual, couples, and group counseling for a wide variety of clinical issues; consulting with other health care professionals, faculty, staff, and/or families; providing daily and after-hours crisis intervention and crisis assessments on a rotating basis; and providing/participating in outreach activities on campus.  This position may require some work on evenings and weekends.

Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work or related field; three years of experience and possession of, or eligibility for, NY State licensure are required. Individuals with doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or Mental Health Counseling are also encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong clinical skills in assessment, diagnosis, brief solution-focused therapy, and crisis intervention; experience working in a college counseling center; interest in multicultural and men’s issues; ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and groups, including multidisciplinary staff; knowledge of Titanium Schedule; and/or knowledge of DBT will be highly regarded.

SUNY Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity.

Salary: $38,000 minimum, plus excellent benefits. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Application materials received by March 31, 2014 will be guaranteed full consideration.  To be considered for the position you must provide a complete application and materials. Please apply to and include a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for at least three (3) professional references. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.