The full-time Student Psychological Counselor assists in the clinical, administrative, training, and outreach activities of the Counseling Center at The City College of New York, functioning as a primary provider of direct clinical services. The Counseling Center provides evaluation, consultation, and time-limited counseling/psychotherapy to individuals and groups, as well as academic support services (consultations to faculty and related programs) to the 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students at the College. The Counseling Center is a training site for pre-doctoral clinical and counseling externs. The Student Psychological Counselor will report to the Director of the Counseling Center. In addition to the CUNY title overview duties, tasks include but are not limited to:
Provide clinical supervision for graduate student externs and didactic/clinical training seminars to Counseling Center staff
Make and track appropriate referrals to outside resources
Identify areas of need (regarding mental health and wellness) on campus and creatively strategize ways to meet those needs
Create and promote counseling groups that focus on the development of various coping skills
Professionally support campus Health and Wellness campaigns through outreach and workshop development and implementation
Advise, participate in, and develop campus responses to tragic world events that might affect students
A Doctoral degree in Psychology to include Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs
A Master's degree in an appropriate discipline for personal or psychological counseling
A New York State license as a mental health practitioner (psychology, social work, mental health counseling).
In addition, six years of related, postbaccalaureate, professional experience are required for all candidates.
Proficient understanding of student needs and behavior in higher education systems
Experience with diverse populations and competence in multicultural issues and their relation to counseling undergraduate and graduate students
Knowledge and experience with time-limited, solution focused therapy, and coping skills development
Knowledge of residential college life
Experience with and openness to therapeutic case management
Experience supervising doctoral-level students and administrative staff
Experience dealing with issues related to academic success and completion
Experience with more severe psychopathology
Excellent interpersonal skills
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Provides student counseling services as a member of a team.
Provides psychological counseling to individuals and groups of students
Performs crisis intervention for emergency situations
Performs intake and assessment for personal counseling services
Consults with instructional and administrative staff regarding student mental health issues; may prepare and present outreach initiatives and workshops
Participates in recommending improvements that will impact the counseling center's effectiveness
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Student Psychological Counselor
Higher Education Associate
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary Range: $82,928 - $93,491 - Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.
After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.
If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.
Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
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