Northfield Mount Hermon seeks a committed professional to provide short and longer-term individual and group counseling to adolescent students anchored in multicultural frameworks and treatment modalities. This is a full-time 10 month position. As a member of NMH Health Services, the position works collaboratively and consults with the Health Center’s other mental health counselors, NMH’s consulting psychiatrist, and Health Services staff to support faculty, deans, and other professional staff in their work with students. Together, we work to promote community understanding of the social-emotional well-being and intersectionality of the identity of students. The counselor will hold a caseload of students and participate in a regular on-call shift for off-hour emergencies. Other responsibilities may include leading training for student leaders, occasional dorm-based or faculty discussions on adolescent issues and serving as a member of the mental health crisis response team.
The successful candidate must be licensed or licensed eligible by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and will preferably have a master's in clinical social work or an advanced degree in clinical psychology or counseling psychology. Additional qualifications include: at least five years of previous counseling experience; strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse populations.
Candidates are expected to have experience in equity and inclusion work that supports a diverse community in a boarding school environment. They should also have a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescents.
Send cover letter, resume, transcripts and two letters of recommendation to:
Office of the Assistant Head of School for Academic Programs - Dean of Faculty Northfield Mount Hermon One Lamplighter Way, Mt. Hermon, MA 01354 Phone: (413) 498-3432 [email protected] Northfield Mount Hermon School is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Northfield Mount Hermon
Our primary goal is to join capable, motivated students with experienced, dedicated teachers and interns to enrich the educational and personal development of all. Through academic work, physical exercise, and social and cultural activities, the community discovers together the excitement and joy of learning and growing. Students may earn credit if they make arrangements with their school, although many come simply for enrichment.
NMH Summer Session has qualities that transcend individual academic pursuits. We are a warm, friendly community; we bring together students from all over the world; and we attempt, through our course offerings and the sharing of ideas among students from widely varied backgrounds, to heighten people’s awareness of the global nature of the problems we face.