Posted On: September 13, 2019
Hours: Part Time
The Counselor is a part-time, 20 hours per week, 10-month position in the Office of Student Affairs under the supervision of the Associate Dean for Student Affairs. Responsibilities include providing short-term scheduled individual therapy and walk-in sessions, crisis intervention, after-hours emergency consultations, and general consultation to the Cooper Union community. The Counselor must be comfortable working independently as a clinician as well as collaborating with other student affairs staff regarding student care. Clinical supervision and hours towards licensure are not available in this position.
- Conduct intake interviews with students in order to develop appropriate treatment plans.
- Provide limited-term individual therapy to students and/or make referrals to the network of affiliated off-campus counselors, as appropriate.
- Hold set walk-in counseling hours on a weekly basis.
- Conduct crisis intervention – including suicide risk evaluations – and follow-up care; and provide emergency consultations to students, faculty, staff, and parents as appropriate.
- Support outreach and training coordinated by the Student Care Coordinator and Counselor.
- Maintain accurate records in a timely fashion.
- Participates in data collection and analysis of Counseling program.
- Performs all other related duties as assigned within the scope of this position.
Education: Master's degree, or higher, in a mental health discipline (e.g., clinical or counseling psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or counselor education).
License: A license to practice in the State of New York.
Experience: Minimum of 2- years full-time, clinical experience. Prior psychotherapy experience with college-age students in settings such as community mental health, inpatient/outpatient psychiatry, and/or University/College counseling centers strongly preferred.
- Demonstrated ability in crisis intervention, including with students at risk for self-harm.
- Experience in any of the following areas of specialization is desirable: eating disorders, women’s/men’s issues, LGBTQ issues, substance abuse, and anxiety.
This is a non-union position.
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Submit resume and cover letter to:
30 Cooper Square, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003
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