The Intercultural Counseling Specialist reports to the Director of Counseling Services and is committed to multiculturalism and inclusivity and can integrate that perspective into all their work. The Intercultural Counseling Specialist is responsible for providing counseling services, short-term therapy, consultation, evaluation, and risk assessment for students. In addition to counseling, this position will initiate and facilitate programs and outreach intended to increase inclusivity and accessibility for/to students of color and international students. The Intercultural Counseling Specialist will collaborate with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion and provide trainings or groups, programming, and outreach efforts to lower stigma, and improve access for historically under-represented students.
This position’s office may be imbedded in a satellite office of the student center, or the Center for Diversity and Inclusion for some of their days of the week on campus.
This is full-time ten-month position with benefits.
1. Provide counseling, short-term therapy, referrals, and evaluation and risk assessment services to the University student population.
2. Provide effective consultation services to students, faculty, staff, and families.
3. Increase the quantity and quality of services provided by Counseling Services to historically underrepresented populations on campus, specifically those who identify as ethnic or racial minorities or who may otherwise belong to historically marginalized populations.
4. Develop and implement outreach/prevention and psycho-educational groups/programs in collaboration with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, and other student groups as needed.
5. Attend open houses and orientation programs, outside normal business hours as needed.
6. Public Speaking and presentations on mental health and other topics as requested, to various university partners.
7. Perform other duties as directed.
Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
This position is best served by an individual with:
- A Master’s Degree in Counseling or Psychology
- Licensed in RI or licensed eligible.
- Experience with college mental health services on a college campus; expertise in the areas of suicide risk assessment, anxiety, depression, sexuality, substance abuse, and eating disorders preferred.
- Excellent skills in psychological evaluation and diagnosis are also required.
Qualities and Characteristics:
- Demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion with the ability to positively work with and support diverse groups.
- Strong interpersonal skills to develop credibility and trust with a wide range of constituent groups in order to be a successful resource to the Bryant community.
- Ability to work autonomously, take initiative, use sound judgement, and decision making skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively with others and to lead programs and initiatives that include a wide range of constituent groups.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrate flexibility and the ability to handle multiple priorities.
- High degree of professionalism and ability to accurately maintain confidential information.
- Open and responsive to direction and feedback.