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Counselor

Employer
Eastern Connecticut State University
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jan 27, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position: Counselor, 10-month position, Tenure-track

Department: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

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 oconnorm@easternct.edu. 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, colemanla@easternct.edu.

 

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