Location: Worcester, MA Category: Staff and Administrators Posted On: Mon Sep 28 2020 Job Description:
Counselor - Diversity Specialist
Full-time/ 10-month position
The Clark University Center for Counseling and Personal Growth seeks a 10-month Counselor/Diversity Specialist to provide individual and group counseling to the ALANA student population; outreach programming on concerns related to cultural adjustment and diversity; case management; crisis intervention; training/supervision of graduate trainees; and consultation for the counseling staff and graduate trainees in the area of multicultural training. The candidate will also participate on committees, collaborate and consult with administrators, faculty and students on issues/programs related to diversity awareness on campus.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
Provide individual and group counseling to the ALANA student population
Outreach programming on concerns related to cultural adjustment and diversity
Training / supervision of graduate trainees and staff
Participate on committees as well as collaborate and consult with administrators, faculty and students on issues/programs related to diversity awareness on campus
Other duties as assigned
Candidates must have a master's or doctoral degree in psychology or social work, preferably with past training experience at a college counseling center.
Must have independent licensure (LMHC, LICSW, PsyD/PhD) within the state of Massachusetts (or is license eligible).
Prior experience working with and contributing to a diverse workplace with the ability to interact effectively with a broad range of constituents on campus
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university committed toscholarship and inquiry that addresses social and human imperatives on a global basis. It is the place where Robert Goddard invented the modern rocket, where Sigmund Freud delivered his only lectures in the United States, and where current students stake their claim to the Clark motto, “Challenge Convention, Change Our World,” which is the rallying cry that inspires our community every day. Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University educates its undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. The University’s engages students in such areas as biology, chemistry, economics, geography, psychology, urban education, management, environmental science and policy, Holocaust and genocide studies, and international development and social change. Clark University’s pioneering model of higher education, LEEP (Liberation Education and Effective Practice) compels undergraduate students to thrive in authentic world and workplace settings, and prepares them for lives and careers of consequence.