Binghamton University Senior Counselor in Binghamton, New York
Posted:May 17, '18
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Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.
Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.
Budget Title: Senior Counselor (SL-4)
Salary: $43,000 - 47,000 (College-Year)
Binghamton University's Counseling Center offers a full-time 10-month renewable position with benefits for a counselor providing mental health counseling services to a culturally diverse student population. This is a generalist position serving students with a wide range of issues with strong preference given to applicants with interest and experience in multicultural counseling, and in particular with interest and experience in working with students with historically underrepresented backgrounds. Early career applicants are welcome. Duties of the position include short-term individual and group counseling, crisis work, assessment, consultation or outreach outside of core business hours; availability to flex time into the evening is preferred but not required. All clinical staff positions involve some administrative duties and roles.
Master's degree in mental health or related field
Licensure or eligibility for licensure to practice in New York eligible (i.e., meeting all criteria for licensure except supervision hours and/or licensing exam; or licensed in another state with clearly comparable licensing requirements)
Broad "generalist" clinical competence in assessing and intervening with a wide range of disorders, concerns, and degrees of pathology
Experience or interest in providing group therapy
Willingness to utilize a time-limited model of care
Ability to handle a busy caseload in a dynamic environment, demonstrating a strong work ethic and a willingness to collaborate
Multicultural awareness, knowledge, understanding, responsiveness, and skills to work with culturally diverse populations
Proficiency in oral and written communication skills, public speaking, and leading group discussions
Ability to handle spontaneous work demands while undertaking projects that require advance planning
Commitment to a proactive student development perspective involving an active relationship with the campus community
Team-oriented, "user-friendly" to students and university staff
The position will at times require consultation or outreach outside of core business hours; availability to flex time into the evening is preferred but not required
Strong preference may be given to applicants with interest and experience in multicultural counseling, and in particular with interest and experience in working with students with historically underrepresented backgrounds
LCSW credential, LMHC, or Doctorate in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or related field. ABD's will be considered; post-doctoral supervision for licensure can be provided. These credentials are not required but may be given consideration. Again, early career professionals are welcome to apply
Preferred experience in a higher education counseling center and/or with young adults in a clinical setting
Active participation in relevant professional organizations
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.
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Deadline for Internal Applicants: June 4, 2018
Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled. For questions about start date or position details, contact search co-chair Emily Panigrosso at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As required by title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.