Western Connecticut State
Western Connecticut State University is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for a tenure track Assistant Counselor (12-month) position in the Counseling Center.
WCSU's Counseling Center offers students free, confidential individual and group counseling. Other services include educational workshops, outreach activities, and a training program for advanced graduate students. The Counseling Center staff is dedicated to on-going learning as well as excellence in client service. Additional information is available at www.wcsu.edu/counseling
Position Summary: Provides individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, assessment, consultation and psycho-educational outreach to a diverse student population, faculty, and administration. Case conferences and in-service training are regular activities. As a member of AAUP (union), engagement in ongoing research that benefits the profession is expected.
Qualifications: Master's degree or higher in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or related field is required; a Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) is preferred. Must hold or have met the criteria to hold appropriate licensure as required by the State of Connecticut. Experience in a college mental health setting counseling students is highly desirable. Experience supervising mental health trainees is also desirable. Strong clinical skills, flexibility, and the ability to be a team player are required. Previous experience with clinical and outreach areas related to LGBTQ issues, men's issues, multicultural issues or veteran's issues is preferred. WCSU is committed to enhancing our diverse university community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.
Salary & Benefits: The salary range is $59,668 – $80,030 and is commensurate upon candidates' experience. WCSU offers a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information on benefits can be found at www.wcsu.edu/hr/benefits/. There are grant opportunities to support research and conference attendance.
Application Process: Interested applicants must submit a letter of application, which outlines interest in, and qualifications for, the position; a current resume, and the names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references to email@example.com. In the Email Subject Line Reference Search #700-551. All materials should be submitted as PDF files. Applications must be received by Friday, August 3, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted.
State and Federal requirements expect that organizations with 100 or more employees invite applicants to self-identify gender and race. We kindly request all applicants to complete the Affirmative Action Data Questionnaire and to please return the completed form to Ms. Keisha Stokes in the WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity at firstname.lastname@example.org. Completion of this data will not affect your opportunity for employment, or terms or conditions of employment. This form will be used for reporting purposes only and will be kept separate from all search records and only accessed by the Office of Diversity and Equity. The Affirmative Action Data Questionnaire, can be found on the following link: http://wcsu.edu/hr/employment/AA_Data_Questionnaire_FillableForm.pdf.
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