Provides clinical counseling services including psychological assessment and crisis management for Colby-Sawyer College students within a context of an integrated health and counseling setting. This position works under the clinical supervision of a licensed mental health counselor and reports to the Director of Baird Health and Counseling Center. Interactions with all College constituencies require diplomacy, judgment, and an understanding of the College's culture and vision. This a 9-month, 30 hours/week, exempt position.
- Clinically assess and provide counselling services to students who present themselves or are referred. Ensure students confidentiality and accurate record keeping.
- Effectively formulate, both orally and in writing, individualized assessments and treatment plans and guide the process of therapy towards treatment goals.
- Keep abreast of current developments in the field and stay aware of the changing needs and issues of college students. Keep current with state and federal regulations affecting the counseling field.
- Share reasonable after-hour on-call duties, proportional to work schedule, for student psychological assessment and crisis management.
- Consult with outside health care professionals, parents/families and refer as needed to appropriate health care providers.
- Serve as a liaison and consultant to other departments in facilitating an integrated approach to student care. May include collaboration with Citizenship Education, Residential Education, Campus Safety, Academic Development Center, Athletic Training and/or other faculty/staff.
- Supervise counseling interns including assisting in hiring, training, and evaluating.
- Be prepared to present specific cases on weekly basis to counseling staff in group supervision.
- Master's degree in counseling psychology, social work or related discipline or psychiatric nurse practitioner training with relevant license.
- Two or more years' experience in direct clinical services for adolescents, young adults, and adults.
- Broad base of technical knowledge related to counseling theories and techniques.
- References which corroborate proficient skills in evaluating and treating psychological problems and in crisis intervention.
- Flexibility to be available as arranged on call after hours for student psychological emergencies.
- General computer skills with working knowledge MS Office Software
- Effective oral and written communication skills
The essential functions of this job require an individual who is able to adequately:
- Communicate well enough to be understood by others
- Operate a personal computer
- Use a telephone
In the course of the typical workday, one may be required to transport oneself short distances in order to attend campus meetings and events. These distances will generally not exceed three standard city blocks.
E-mail your cover letter and résumé to CSCjobs@colby-sawyer.edu or stop by the Human Resources office in Colgate Hall room 230 to complete an application.
Colby-Sawyer College is committed to being an inclusive and diverse campus community, which celebrates multiple perspectives. Under institutional policy, as well as under state and federal law (including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the Age Discrimination Act), Colby-Sawyer College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices or its admission practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, mental or physical disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or gender identity.