Queensborough Community College invites applications for the position of Director of Counseling.
CUNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from members of protected groups including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional perspectives to the university’s mission. Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are also encouraged to apply. One of the Queensborough Community College’s greatest strengths, and a necessary element of excellence, is the diversity of our community. We strive to attract and nurture a talented and diverse faculty and staff that proudly reflect the unique character of the local Queens community, the most diverse county in the United States.
Reporting to the Senior Director of the Counseling Center, the Director of Counseling will provide counseling services to Queensborough Community College students: develop, conduct and manage multiple student functions and projects including personal counseling, campus workshops, facilitate a required non-credit college success seminar, and manage the operations of the Counseling Center.
-Direct the daily operations of the center including creating policies and procedures, creating and overseeing schedules for utilization of offices, adjunct assignment, college orientation course, walk-in, and front office staff.
-Provide crisis intervention, personal, academic, and career counseling to students, and make referrals to campus and community offices, and maintain records of student contacts.
-Facilitate a non-credit college success seminar in a classroom setting and on-line including lessons on: Academic Standards, Time Management, Study Skills, Career Exploration, Expectations in a College Classroom, Navigating the QCC website, On-line services, and Stress Management
-Execute campus outreach initiatives, trainings, and workshops for psycho-educational, social, and academic issues to increase the visibility, accessibility and utilization of the Counseling Center by the campus community. Represent the Counseling Center at major college-wide events such as Orientation and Open House, and serves as the liaison to the college community in the absence of the Senior Director of Counseling.
-Assist with evaluating and assessing the Counseling Center in order to improve services, and maintains communications and marketing materials for the Counseling Center.
-Supervise and develop counseling and front office staff, including clinical supervision to counselors, classroom observations and staff evaluations.
-Serve on campus-wide/Student Affairs committees and attend on-campus and off-campus meetings as they relate to the Counseling Center
-Perform related duties as assigned.
Evening/weekend hours are required.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Directs a college counseling center, integrating counseling services into a comprehensive student development experience.
- Manages a counseling center providing a variety of services such as individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, workshops, classroom instruction, and academic intervention
- Supervises and develops counseling faculty and staff
- Develops department budget and manages fiscal affairs
- Directs planning, evaluation, assessment and marketing of counseling services
- Interfaces with academic departments, other College offices, and student groups to assess program needs and develop appropriate responses
- Participates in inter-divisional programs to increase student success and retention
- Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Student Counseling Director
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COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
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Candidates must provide a resume and cover letter.
November 30, 2018. Review of resumes to begin November 17, 2018
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience required; and
A Doctoral degree in Psychology to include Ph.D and Psy.D, programs, and a New York State license as a mental health practitioner (psychology, social work, or mental health counseling) OR,
Master’s degree in an appropriate discipline for personal or psychological counseling and a New York State license as a mental health practitioner (psychology, social work, or mental health counseling).
Additional preferred qualifications:
Professional experience in a college or university counseling setting, with specialized knowledge of current issues and best practices in the field of collegiate mental health and student wellness;
Previous supervisory experience;
Skills in working with diverse students: Skills, knowledge, and experience specifically focused on the needs of military veterans, students of color, LGBTQ students, international students, students from diverse religious affiliations, undocumented students, or first generation college students on a college campus, and an understanding of how social and cultural factors impact the mental health of a diverse student community;
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a variety of staff and others in a number of settings; excellent communication skills with colleagues and students.