Part Time Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor

Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 21, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

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 full-time tenure-track non-classroom faculty position serving as a Part-Time Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor.  



Job Description:

The FIT/UCE Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a jointly sponsored labor - management program, is seeking a Part Time EAP Counselor reporting to the EAP Coordinator to work with employees, their family members, and retirees of the college. Bi-weekly phone coverage on the weekends and responding to calls if necessary. Responsible for coverage of the EAP program when Coordinator is out of the office.

  • Conduct client sessions including assessment, providing information, short term counseling, referrals, and recommendations (included in this are supervisory, departmental & HR consultations)
  • Locate referrals for clients
  • Prepare and present workshops
  • Discuss and inform Coordinator on current cases
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Masters Degree in Social Work (MSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PhD) required
  • At least 10 years clinical experience and 5 years in an EAP setting working with diverse population.
  • More than 5 years in the EAP field. Post Masters training in addictions, different treatment modalities and specific problem areas - i.e., trauma, and 5 years of clinical supervision by licensed professional.
  • Extensive experience in assessment, treatment planning, crisis intervention, knowledge of community resources, and locating and providing referrals.
  • Experience working with wide range of problems/pathologies.
  • Ability to work with senior level management to problem solve, and work with mandated referrals.
  • Strong clinical, analytical, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Skills in developing and presenting workshops.  
  • Excellent judgement and ability to work under pressure. 


Additional Information:

5 hours per week on Tuesdays from 10:00am - 3:00pm

Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the Department. This is an in-person position.


Read Comprehend- Frequent; Perform Calculations- Frequent; Communicate Orally- Frequent; Reason & Analyze- Frequent; Write- Frequent




Sit- Frequent; Stand-Occasional; Bend- Occasional; Walk- Occasional; Climb- Occasional; Pull- Occasional; Push- Occasional; Lift<10- Occasional; Lift 10-20- Occasional; Lift over 50- Occasional; Reach- Occasional

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, 212 217.3360,



Application Instructions:

In order to be considered for the position, you must submit the following documents online:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • (3) Reference email addresses

Returning Applicants - Login to your FITNYC Careers Account to check your submitted application material.

Please note that due to the anticipated volume of applications, we are unable to contact each applicant about his or her application status.

For more information about us, 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

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