Staff Associate/ Counselor, Multicultural Outreach & Mental Health Education
Worcester State University
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 134797
OFFICIAL TITLE: Staff Associate / Counselor, Multicultural Outreach & Mental Health Education, Counseling Services (10-month position)
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Associate Dean for Health & Wellness
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise student-employees, as assigned
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Staff Associate /Counselor is part of a team of professionals responsible for administering and delivering mental health services to students of Worcester State University. This is a ten-month position, paid over twelve months, with 9 weeks off between June and August each year.
(E) = Essential
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Dean / Director of Counseling Services, the person holding this position must:
(E) Provide individual and group counseling services to a diverse population of students. (E) Provide case management services. (E) Provide consultations to the faculty, staff and parents as needed. (E) Provide training in mental health response to paraprofessional staff, to include RA's, orientation leaders, peer mentors and tutors. (E) Assist in the implementation of mental health outreach to the university community to include classroom presentations, faculty training, as well as other innovative outreach activities. (E) Provide academic advising as it relates to student mental health needs and facilitate on campus referral to academic support service. (E) Establish liaison with on and off campus support services for referral purposes. (E) Assist in the planning and implementation of new student orientation programs. (E) Participate in committees, professional development and research. (E) Coordinate and implement mental outreach to support multicultural student populations. (E) Develop and foster relationships across campus to support a multicultural student population. (E) Implement and incorporate multicultural mental health components into all mental health trainings. (E) Demonstrates civility and professional, customer-service oriented behavior, worthy of emulation by other staff and students. (E) Responsible for contributing to the WSU Strategic Plan. (E) Responsible for contributing to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action objectives. Performs other duties as assigned.
Worcester State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer which seeks to reflect the diversity of its community.
It is the policy of Worcester State University that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by WSU, to be verified after an offer of employment has been made, and as part of the background check process. Prospective employees may submit a request for exemption based on a religious and/or medical basis, to Human Resources.
The firm annual salary range for this full-time (10-month), exempt, benefited APA position is: $50,000 - $58,000.
All applicants must apply online at worcester.interviewexchange.com
Expected documents for submission include a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Applicants must complete the National Student Clearinghouse Authorization form or submit the official transcript of highest degree.
All information that can be uploaded to one's e-account should be done so by the applicant; information which cannot may be faxed to 508-929-8169 or emailed to [email protected], or may be sent to the following address:
Director of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity
WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a vibrant public university located in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts, the second largest city in New England and home to 38,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Situated on a compact 58-acre campus, the University offers 50 undergraduate and graduate academic programs to more than 6,400 students annually. The Princeton Review ranks us as one of the 75 "Best Value" public colleges in the country, as well as a "Best in the Northeast" college.