Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s public liberal arts university serving approximately 5500 students, offers a wide range of undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences and professional studies, as well as selected graduate programs. Located in historic Windham County in the heart of eastern Connecticut, the University is midway between New York City and Boston and only a short drive from Hartford, the state capital.
We invite applications from candidates who have a strong commitment to providing mental health services to college students and who will provide university and community service.
Department: Student Affairs
Position: Counselor, 12-month position, Tenure-track
Qualifications: Minimum – Requires a master’s degree in clinical or counseling psychology and Connecticut state licensure. Experience working in a college counseling service, knowledge of developmental issues of college students and demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to multicultural and disability issues required.
Desired: 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). Furthermore, this position will require knowledge of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act and the 1987 amendments to the Act.
Position Description: Full-time staff 12-month position at Eastern Connecticut State University in the Counseling and Psychological Services. 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 psychotherapy; complete intake evaluations; crisis intervention; supervise student support staff; 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 service.
Respond to: For consideration, please send Curriculum Vitae, letter of interest, copies of all graduate transcripts, copy of state license, and three current letters of reference via email to email@example.com Mrs. Kathleen Parmalee, Counseling and Psychological Services Administrative Assistant.
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