The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), an internationally
renowned college of art and design, business and technology, of the
State University of New York, invites nominations and applications
for a position serving as a Part-Time Employee Assistance
Program (EAP) Coordinator.
The Fashion Institute of Technology, a part of the State
University of New York, has been a leader in career education in
art, design, business, and technology for nearly 70 years. With a
curriculum that provides a singular blend of hands-on, practical
experience, classroom study, and a firm grounding in the liberal
arts, FIT offers a wide range of outstanding programs that are
relevant to today's rapidly changing industries. Internationally
renowned, FIT draws on its New York City location to provide a
vibrant, creative community in which to learn. The college offers
more than 45 majors and grants AAS, BFA, BS, MA, MFA, and MPS
degrees, preparing students for professional success and leadership
in the global marketplace.
With close ties to industry, FIT draws faculty from the city's
art, business, and design elite, and from the rich academic
community of the region. The college continually seeks creative
faculty members who are passionate about their field and
demonstrate exceptional professional capability in the core
competencies of instruction design, learning enrichment, globalism,
and use of technology, as well as mastery of established and
emerging industry practices.
The FIT/UCE Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a jointly
sponsored labor-management program is seeking an EAP Coordinator to
manage and provide direct services for this long-standing program
which provides information, assessment, short term counseling (1-3
sessions), and referral services to the employees, their family
members, and retirees, of the college.
The EAP Coordinator consults with various stakeholders in the
college to assist in dealing with employees whose personal problems
are interfering with their ability to perform their job
responsibilities. This position also includes supervision of EAP
staff, development, and presentation of seminars, instituting
electronic record-keeping into the program, and converting the
present system into this modality. Additional responsibilities
include biweekly weekend phone coverage, shared with the EAP
Counselor, on alternating weekends, and checking and responding to
emails and calls within 24-48 hours. As well as, maintain quarterly
and annual reports of utilization, develop workshops, prepare
bi-weekly newsletter for employees and program promotion.
The EAP Coordinator reports to a six-person Committee,
consisting of equal representation from administration and the UCE,
the Union, of the college, and the successful candidate needs to be
able to work effectively with both labor and management.
- Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW), Licensed Clinical Social
Work, or Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) required.
- At least ten years of clinical experience and one year in an
EAP setting with a diverse population.
- Minimum of two to five years of experience in a supervisory
- Post Masters training in at least one or more of the following
areas: addictions, different treatment modalities, some specific
problem area- i.e., trauma., and five years of clinical supervision
by licensed professional.
- Experience in developing and presenting seminars and
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Excellent ability to provide assessment, differential
diagnosis, treatment planning and crisis intervention, and
extensive knowledge of community resources.
- Excellent judgment, and ability to work under pressure.
- Strong clinical, analytical, interpersonal, oral, and written
skills are essential.
- Ability to work with multiple parties at the same time - i.e.,
Employees, Human Resources & the Union.
- Ability to work with senior-level management to problem solve
and work with mandated referrals.
Read Comprehend- Constant; Perform Calculations- Occasional;
Communicate Orally- Constant; Reason & Analyze- Constant;
The position is on campus, primarily in an office
Sit- Frequent; Stand-Occasional; Bend- Occasional; Walk-
Occasional; Climb- N/A; Pull- Occasional; Push- Occasional;
Lift<10- Occasional; Lift 10-20- Occasional; Lift over 50-
Occasional; Reach- Occasional
Days/Hours: M-F, in person (18 hours per week), some evenings
and weekends; work schedule subject to change based on needs of the
Hiring Rate: $115.00 per hour
Review of applications will begin immediately until the position
Successful completion of a background check is required for
appointment to this position once an offer has been made.
In order to be considered for the position, you must submit the
following documents online:
- Cover letter
- Unofficial Transcript
- A list of three references with telephone numbers and email
Returning Applicants - Login to your FITNYC Careers
Account to check your submitted application material.
Please note that due to the high volume of applications we
receive, we are unable to contact each applicant
individually regarding his or her application status.
For more information about FIT, please visit FIT's website at:
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the
Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that
an applicant for employment provide his or her current
compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as
the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with
compensation. If such information has been requested from you
before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee
Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at email@example.com.
EEO/ Affirmative Action Statement
FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will
attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural
backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that
encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression
of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its
mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT
is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race,
color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, religion,
ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual
orientation, military service status, genetic information,
pregnancy, familial status, citizenship status (except as required
to comply with law), or any other criterion prohibited by
applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to
providing equal opportunity in employment, including the
opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified
individuals. Applications from minorities, women,
veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged.
Inquiries regarding FIT's non-discrimination policies may be
directed to the Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator,
The Fashion Institute of Technology is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is strongly and
actively committed to diversity within the community.