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AUNY Mental Health Counseling Field Placement Coordinator

Alfred University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 20, 2022
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The School of Graduate & Continuing Studies at Alfred University is delighted to announce a search for a Mental Health Counseling Field Placement Coordinator for our New York City metro-area based mental health counseling programs (MS Ed/ CAS), beginning in October 2022 (or earlier).


The AUNY Mental Health Counseling Field Placement Coordinator is a 12-month, part-time (20 hours/ week) position that will assist the Dean in the oversight of field experiences of the Alfred University graduate mental health counseling program in the NYC-metro area. This includes required practicum and internship experiences for master's degree and advanced certificate students. Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Assisting students in identifying appropriate practicum and internship placements.
  • Developing new mental health counseling practicum and internship sites that will meet program training needs.
  • Conducting visits (in-person &/or virtual) of new mental health internship sites to determine compliance with State Education regulations (approximately 40 per year).
  • Tracking practicum and internship hours and reporting progress to the dean
  • Tracking and reporting on students' academic progress during internship and reporting on the number of students who have completed internship or who need internship continuation.
  • Overseeing mental health counseling field experiences regarding compliance with licensing regulations.
  • Making regular phone and email contacts with field supervisors.
  • Conducting orientation programming for field experiences and exit programming for graduates.
  • Certifying completion of field experiences as part of the degree conferral process.
  • Teaching mental health counseling field experience seminars.
  • The position will be based in Brooklyn.
  • A minimum of a master's degree in mental health counseling, or an equivalent licensable degree, and a current active New Yark State license as a mental health professional.
  • Appropriate mental health licenses include LMHC, LCSW, LCSW-R, or Licensed Psychologist.
  • Knowledge of the mental health counseling field and some mental health experience in agency or private practice settings required.
  • The successful applicant must be familiar with Microsoft Office and capable of learning and managing specialty software used for field experience documentation and NYS licensing agencies.
  • Must be comfortable with travel throughout the five boroughs, Long Island, Westchester, and the lower Hudson Valley.
  • Must be comfortable with extensive online interactions with students, faculty, administrative offices, and other stakeholders.
  • Excellent trouble shooting and conflict resolutions skills, as well as the capacity to work independently and be self-directed are essential to this position.
  • This is a 12- month, part-time position requiring approximately 20 hours per week, $33.50-$38.50/hour DOE, including some weekends.
Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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