Counselor-Specialized in Servicing BIPOC Students (Remote
Susquehanna University is the future-ready institution for today,
invested in cultivating intellectual grounding, active learning and
global citizenship for all students. Renowned as one of the finest
U.S. national liberal arts colleges, Susquehanna inspires and
challenges 2,200 enterprising, bright-minded students studying the
arts, business, humanities and sciences. Our students seize
opportunities through exceptional worldwide internships,
expert-guided research and an acclaimed study-abroad program,
leading to a transformative education that empowers each graduate
to realize their unique potential and lead a successful and
meaningful life.The Susquehanna River Valley with its fresh air and
overall pleasant year-round climate, provides four distinct seasons
amidst a backdrop of vibrant autumn foliage, occasional winter
snowfalls, flower-filled springs and warm summer evenings
illuminated by fireflies. Nearby outdoor recreational areas for
hiking, kayaking, fishing and skiing — and the bustling cultural
and commerce hubs of New York City, Washington D.C., Baltimore and
Philadelphia within a three-hour drive — present abundant
opportunities for learning and discovery.
The Counselor-Specialized in Servicing
BIPOC Students provides clinical, emergency, consultation, and
outreach services to the Susquehanna University community,
specifically, students of color and other marginalized groups,
virtually. This is a hybrid position with 1-2 days of remote work.
This position is defined as a non-exempt position under FLSA
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Serve as a liaison for the Counseling Center to Black
Indigenous and People of Color Communities
- Provide in-person and remote individual and group clinical
services to students, primarily but not exclusively, brief
individual therapy to address personal and interpersonal concerns
along with race-based stress, racism, marginalization, oppression,
and racial trauma.
- Participate in outreach with Students of Color and other
- Consult with psychiatrists, medical providers, and other mental
health professionals as appropriate.
- Consult with students, parents, faculty and staff regarding
mental health and developmental needs of students as needed and
- Evening hours may be required.
- Maintain relevant paperwork and documentation.
- Knowledge of the English language including the meaning and
spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Skilled at written and verbal communication.
- Ability to use an EMR system (Titanium) and HIPPA-compliant
- Knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Word and
A master’s degree in psychology,
counseling, or social work is required. Appropriate licensure or
license-eligible in Pennsylvania is required. For social workers:
LSW is required, for counselors: LPC is required, for
psychologists: license eligibility is required.
3 years of demonstrated experience
and/or expertise in working with Black, Indigenous, and People of
Color on issues of race-based stress, trauma, and racism and in
providing therapy/counseling with Ethnic Minority people
This role is identified as
one that includes significant interaction with students and/or
campus activities, and/or has oversight for disciplinary
procedures. Therefore, you are considered a Campus Security
Authority (CSA) and required to report any Clery Act crime
disclosed to you and remain compliant with annual CSA training
- Position requires the ability to stand or sit for extended
periods of time.
- Position requires the ability to talk and hear
- Position requires occasional manual dexterity and the ability
to use fingers, hands, and arms to feel, handle, and reach.
- Working conditions are on campus, remote.
A doctorate degree in clinical or counseling psychology is
preferred. Postdoctoral supervision for psychologists can be
Experience working within a college or university counseling center
and experience working in a virtual environment including tele
mental health preferred.
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Number of Months:
Other Number of Months:
Work Schedule/Hours per Week:
Open Until Filled:
Anticipated Start Date:
To apply, visit https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/3709