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Licensed Clinician (part-time, hourly)

Dean College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jul 21, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Company Description:

Dean College is a private, residential New England college grounded in a culture and tradition that all students deserve the opportunity to discover and exceed their greatest aspirations. A personal and transformative community since 1865, Dean tirelessly inspires our students to unimagined heights through personalized support and integrated delivery of academic, co-curricular and experiential learning. Our graduates are lifelong learners who thrive in their careers, embrace social responsibility and demonstrate leadership.

Recognized as a Top Regional College by U.S. News & World Report for eleven consecutive years and named a College of Distinction for six consecutive years, Dean serves approximately 1,200 full-time students and 400 part-time students and offers more than 50 combined bachelor's and associate degree programs and specializations, as well as a robust schedule of continuing studies, EMT and certificate programs throughout the year.

Dean College is perfectly situated in Franklin, Massachusetts, which is conveniently located between Boston and Providence, Rhode Island and is accessible to Boston by commuter rail. The Dean College/Franklin station is only a five-minute walk from campus. Approximately 87 percent of the College's student population lives on campus.

Dean provides a supportive academic environment that thrives on hands-on engagement and exceptional teaching. This community-wide commitment of always going the extra mile for students is known as The Dean Difference.  Outside of the classroom, students participate in 16 athletic teams and more than 30 on-campus groups and organizations.

Ninety-six percent of our bachelor's degree students are employed or enrolled in graduate school within 12 months of graduation. Alumni are hard at work in top-ranked graduate programs and are employed by organizations such as Universal Studios, Dell Technologies, Liberty Mutual, Kraft Sports + Entertainment, the Boston Ballet, and more.

What is The Dean Difference?
The Dean Difference isn't any one thing. It's not a program or a professor. It's not a single class or a club. It's the way our academics support networks and community overlap, interweave and magnify each other. Our difference unites us. It's our secret formula. It's the nucleus around which we orbit. It isn't one thing, it's everything

Job Description:

Dean College Counseling Services seeks a part-time licensed clinician. The ideal candidate will be collaborative in nature, possess strong clinical skills, a solid understanding of college age development, mental health and experience working with a diverse population.


This is a part-time, nine-month position which follows the academic calendar (late August-early May) 24 hours per week - Monday, Wednesday, Friday - Specific hours to be determined

Hours include serving as part of an on-call rotation, evening office hours, occasional nights, and weekends 


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide therapeutic services to students including solution focused individual counseling and group support
  • Develop and implement educational programs/workshops for the student population
  • Provide risk assessments and crisis counseling when necessary
  • Other duties assigned by the Director of Counseling Services
  • Develop and assist with wellness initiatives, outreach and prevention education programs associated with the counseling office.


  • The candidate will hold a master's degree, preferably M. Ed or MA in counseling, a current Massachusetts State License, LMHC or LICSW,
  • A minimum of two-three years clinical experience
  • Experience working in a college counseling center or related work with college age students
  • Experience developing and implementing wellness programs and outreach efforts
  • Experience working with a diverse population, including students with learning challenges
  • COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster required.


Personal Qualities

The ideal candidate will have strong clinical skills, a solid understanding of college age development, and prevalent mental health issues which can hinder a student's academic success. This candidate will be a self-starter, possess excellent interpersonal skills, and have enthusiasm for program development as well as ability to work collaboratively in a work environment.

Additional Information:

Dean College is an equal-opportunity, Title IX institution and pledges to recruit, select and promote diversity by providing equality of opportunity in higher education for all persons, including faculty and staff with respect to hiring, continuation, promotion, and applicants for admission, enrolled students and graduates without discrimination or segregation.

The College is interested in candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students, faculty, and community members. All employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis.

Dean College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law.

This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in College programs, services, and activities. A pre-employment background screen is required for all employees.

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