Company Name:

East Stroudsburg University


East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:


Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Master's Degree

Date Posted:

June 24, 2019

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Counselor - ReqId#3042

East Stroudsburg University's Department of Counseling and Psychological Services invites applications for a full-time, non-classroom continuing faculty position. The Counselor position will report to Health and Wellness Services within the Division of Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence. This a nine-month Tenure-Track/Instructor-level position.

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide a full-range of counseling and psychological services to ESU students presenting complex psychological social, personal and family problems using a short term brief therapy model of treatment. Duties include completing intake assessments, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, outreach programming, referral, timely completion of clinical documentation, and related duties within the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services. CAPS faculty also engage in activities of service to the University and the surrounding community, and maintain ongoing Professional Development activities in accordance with requirements of licensure and other scholarly endeavors. Responsibilities include consultation and providing academic guidance/assistance to student and administrative duties not contractually assigned to the department chair. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the director of CAPS.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an accredited institution. A minimum of two years’ experience in a college-counseling center. Licensed as a Psychologist or Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania or license eligible within one year of employment in the State of Pennsylvania. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations including traditional and non-traditional college students. Strong understanding of college student development. Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience in crisis intervention. Three years of experience providing psychological counseling to college-age and non-traditional college students in a university setting. Experience in use of short-term (6-8 sessions), non- weekly, and stepped-care therapy model (s). Experience in group therapy or group therapy program development; experience in developing and presenting educational and outreach programs. Demonstrated experience in addressing the needs of special populations: racially and ethnically diverse students, women’s issues, gender and sexuality issues. Experience in the use of Electronic Heath Records.

Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified.

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Applicants are to apply through and are required to attach a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts required before appointment), and contact information including e-mail addresses for three professional references.

Final selection will be based on excellence in scholastic achievement, professional activity, a review of the candidate’s vita and a successful interview. A teaching demonstration and portfolio review might be requested. For confidential reference letters submissions and transcripts through an agency, institution and/or an individual please mail directly to Lauren Worrell, Human Resources at East Stroudsburg University, PO Box 447, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

All candidates must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States and official transcripts at the time of employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Annual Clery Crime and Fire statistics report:

East Stroudsburg University (ESU) has made a commitment to ensure the safety of its students, employees and visitors. The annual security and fire safety compliance document is available on the ESU website here: If you would like to receive a paper copy of the “East Stroudsburg University Police Annual Clery Crime and Fire Statistics Publication” which contains this information, you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (570) 422-3064. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by ESU; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

About ESU:

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania in the scenic Pocono Mountains and adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Founded in 1893, ESU is one of 14 university members of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and has a current enrollment of 6,742. The University offers 55 undergraduate degree programs and 22 graduate degree programs and one doctoral program, the university is poised for continued growth. The surrounding community offers options for suburban, small city, or country living all within a less than two-hour drive to both New York City and Philadelphia.

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