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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Residence Hall Director
Reporting to the Director of Housing and Residential Life, the Hall Director is responsible for providing a supportive living and learning environment for students of the University while working cooperatively in the selection, training, supervision and evaluation of student staff members. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate success working with college students with a progressive and educational focus. This is a 10 month live-in position. Starting salary for this position will be $35,081.
A Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of relevant Residential Life or Student Affairs experience is required along with the ability to relate effectively to resident college students and staff. A Master's Degree is preferred. These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience. When applying for the position please email a cover letter, resume and names/contact information for three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Priority will be given to applications received by Thursday, March 27, 2014.
Eastern Connecticut State University
Wood SSC, Room 241
83 Windham Street
Willimantic, CT 06226
Please see below for the detailed job description.
POSITION TITLE: ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR OF HOUSING/
RESIDENCE HALL DIRECTOR
RANK: ADMINISTRATOR 2
Under the general direction of the Vice President of Student Affairs and the immediate direction of the Director of Housing and Residential Life, the Hall Director is responsible for providing a satisfactory living and learning environment for students of the University while working cooperatively in the selection, training, supervision and evaluation of student staff members. This is a 10-month live-in position.
I. Student Development
A. Through direct interaction and involvement; works to enhance the development of students in all aspects of residential life.
B. Acts as a general resources person who provides and refers students for additional services as needed.
C. Provides academic support under the supervision of the Office of Student Affairs.
D. Works cooperatively with the Offices of Housing and Residential Life and Judicial Affairs to enforce University rules and regulations.
E. Works with the Office of Judicial Affairs in reporting Code of Conduct violations and adjudicating assigned cases while also preparing records for the judicial system as required.
F. Acts as advisor to the Residence Hall Association as assigned building(s) and assists association with monitoring their budget.
G. Plans, promotes, and implements residence hall programs and initiatives that aid in the academic and personal success of students.
H. Provides residential students with appropriate academic, vocational, personal, social, and disciplinary counseling.
A. Is aware of the physical condition of the area, reports property damage and physical plan problems and informs the Housing Office whether routine custodial work is being performed satisfactorily.
B. Supervises student staff in routine room inspection and performs an inspection of entire area physical plant prior to Thanksgiving Vacation, Spring Vacation, and before the last week of classes in each semester. The Hall Director, in cooperation with the Director of Housing and Residential Life, will perform a final inspection of the physical plant subsequent to departure of all residents.
C. Maintains inventory of all furniture and equipment assigned to the residential area and reports any missing or damaged equipment immediately. The Hall Director will direct and assist the R.A. Staff and other University Staff in maintaining the facilities in an orderly fashion.
D. Is responsible for changes in room assignments within the hall, during the semester.
E. Shall provide assigned office hours and scheduled after-hours/weekend coverage as assigned by the Director of Housing and Residential Life.
F. Works with the Office of Student Activities to promote residential and campus-wide events within the residential area.
G. Handles other administrative duties such as: key assignments, ordering new keys, requesting rekeying of rooms, door access control, etc.
H. Supervises distribution of campus information and distribution of mail to residents.
I. Prepares housing registration and assignment information for billing.
J. Develops work schedules for Resident Assistants, Office Assistants, and Duty Assistants within guidelines established.
K. Administers and monitors assigned Residential Life budgets.
L. Prepares reports as needed.
M. Represents Housing & Residential Life, the Division of Student Affairs and the University by serving on committees and by attending conferences, workshops and meetings on or off-campus as needed.
N. Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those enumerated above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.
Qualifications: Ability to relate effectively to resident college students and staff. A Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of relevant Residential Life or Student Affairs experience is required. A Master’s Degree is preferred. These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience.
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EASTERN is an AA/EEO employer. Women, members of protected classes and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.