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Job ID: 127038

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 1, 2019
Title Counselor
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Counseling Services
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Counseling Services

Position Summary
The Department of Counseling Services at The University at Buffalo is seeking a generalist with specific interest & experience in providing counseling to college students who are experiencing personal and academic concerns.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performing individual, group and couples counseling.
  • Providing consultations with faculty and staff on student issues.
  • Facilitating presentations on mental health topics for a diverse student population.
  • Providing on-call and crisis intervention.
  • May provide supervision of graduate students in psychology, social work, and mental health counseling.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Social Work or in Mental Health Counseling. Candidates must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the State of New York within one year of hire. Candidates must have demonstrated skills and experience in individual, couples, group therapy, consultations, psychoeducational programming, and crisis intervention. Experience in proving process and psychoeducational groups.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will have a minimum of 3 years post-masters, professional experience demonstrating competency in diagnosing and treating clients with severe and persistent mental health issues. In addition, the experience will allow the incumbent to provide professional and robust clinical supervision to interns.
-Expertise in counseling racially and ethnical diverse populations and experience in diversity outreach and programming particularly with African Americans and Latinx populations.
-Fluency in Spanish.

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