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Licensed Clinician/Wellness Education Coordinator

Dean College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 11, 2021

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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.

This is The Dean Difference.

Consistently recognized as a Top Regional College and a Best Value School by U.S. News & World Report and named a College of Distinction for four consecutive years, Dean serves approximately 1,200 full-time students and 300 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 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 90 percent of the College's student population lives on campus.

Dean provides a supportive academic environment that thrives on student engagement and exceptional teaching. The Dean Difference is exemplified through each student's commitment to their professional futures, social responsibility and leadership. 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.

Job Description:

Dean College Counseling Services is seeking a licensed clinician to provide counseling services, as well as develop and implement educational programs to assist students with advancing their personal, emotional, and academic growth. 

This is a full-time, 10-month, exempt, benefits eligible position (typical contract late August to early June).  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.

Position Details:

Position includes day and evening office hours (specific hours/schedule TBD), occasional summer hours for campus wide events, training and planning purposes.

Position responsibilities include:

  • Providing short-term solution focused individual counseling, group support, crisis intervention and assessment, when necessary, follow through with record keeping/case management and other duties assigned by the Director of Counseling Services.

Wellness Education:

  • Develop, coordinate, and implement wellness initiatives and prevention education programs for Counseling Services.

On-call Responsibilities:

  • Serving as part of an after-hours, counselor on-call rotation (approx.1-2 weeks per month). The on-call clinician provides phone consultation for administrators on-call, managing student mental health concerns. The role does not require in person response.


  • Master's degree from an accredited program in Mental Health Counseling, and/or Social Work required;
  • Current Massachusetts State Licensure (e.g., LMHC, LICSW) required;
  • Two-three years clinical experience, preferably working in a college counseling center or related work with college age students, experience working with a diverse population, including students with learning challenges required;
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office (EMR system, Word, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint);
  • COVID-19 vaccine required.

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.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your Resume/CV, Cover Letter, all unofficial transcripts; and contact information of three references. (PLEASE NOTE: Applications that are incomplete will not be considered).

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