Position: Counselor, 10-month position,
Department: Counseling and Psychological
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Eastern Connecticut State University, the state's public liberal
arts university serving over 4000 students, offers a wide range of
undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences and professional
studies, as well as selected graduate programs.
Position Description: Full-time staff 10-month
position in the office of Counseling and Psychological Services
(CAPS). The Center provides services that include individual and
group counseling; crisis intervention; consultation to staff and
faculty members; outreach services; and training of Master's and
Doctoral-level practicum students.
Counselor will provide individual and group counseling/
psychotherapy; complete intake evaluations; crisis intervention;
supervise graduate level practicum students; provide training and
community outreach services. Participate in university committees
and activities. Perform other related duties as assigned by the
Director of Counseling and Psychological Services.
We invite applications from candidates who have a strong
commitment to providing mental health services to college students.
Candidates from marginalized groups or groups historically
underrepresented in higher education are encouraged to apply. The
University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff.
People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are
strongly encouraged to apply.
Qualifications: Requires a master's degree in
clinical or counseling psychology or social work and Connecticut
state licensure or Doctoral Degree in clinical or counseling
psychology and Connecticut state licensure as a psychologist or
other related field. Candidates must be licensed to practice
independently in CT at date of hire. Experience working with
college-aged population, knowledge of developmental issues of
college students and demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to
multicultural and disability issues required.
Preferred - Three years of experience in a college counseling
center is strongly preferred. Effective therapist with generalist
clinical skills and demonstrated experience assessing and
intervening with a range of clinical and mental health issues.
Well-developed administrative and clinical supervision skills.
Strong assessment and diagnostic experience. Strong interpersonal
skills, including strong oral, written and listening communication
capabilities. Interest and expertise in working with students with
disabilities, including physical, social and developmental
(including autism-spectrum disorders).
Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the lived
experience BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ young adults or students,
particularly in predominantly white institutions. Experience
providing culturally proficient clinical services to diverse and
underrepresented populations, reflecting an understanding of the
ways in which race, ethnic identity, gender identity, sexual
orientation, disability, privilege and oppression affect
therapeutic service delivery.
Respond to: For consideration, please send
Curriculum Vitae or resume, cover letter and names and contacts of
three to five professional references via email to CAPS
Administrative Assistant, Monica O'Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Only
completed applications will be considered.
Eastern Connecticut State University does not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender
identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry,
present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or
physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic
information or criminal record. The following person has been
designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination
policies: LaMar Coleman, Vice President for Equity and Diversity,
(860) 465-5112, email@example.com.