Associate Director, Counseling & Wellness

Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/30/2018 10:45 AM)
Job ID
2018-1430
Division
Counseling & Wellness
# of Openings
1
Position Type
Staff
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Counseling

Overview

 

Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.

 

New York Institute of Technology Counseling and Wellness department seeks an Associate Director to provide short term mental health counseling and crisis intervention to students.

Responsibilities

  • Provide short term mental health counseling: individual, group, crisis intervention
  • Oversees the of Old Westbury Office of Counseling and Wellness in the absence of the Director
  • Assist director in campus-wide outreach and special projects
  • Provide training workshops for student leaders and residential advisors
  • Provide consultation services and trainings for campus personnel
  • Create referral network for out-patient services
  • Attain educational client brochures and resources
  • Serve on college-wide committees
  • Organize and facilitate wellness programming for students

Qualifications

 

  • Master’s degree in counseling or related field
  • NYS License: LCSW, LMHC, Psychologist
  • 3-5 years of direct counseling experience in a clinical setting; preferred college counseling center
  • Prior experience with short term counseling techniques, crisis management and risk assessment
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication and administrative skills required.
  • Excellent computer skills: Microsoft suite, Excel, Electronic medical records
  • Ability to work with a diverse student body
  • Excellent crisis management skills
  • On call responsibilities
  • Strong ability to collaborate between departments

 

 

 

 

 

 Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration

 

 

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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