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Job ID: 231860

Counselor/Staff Psychologist
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 29, 2024
Title Counselor/Staff Psychologist
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
  • Professional Staff
  • Counseling Services

Position Summary

The Counseling Services department at the University at Buffalo is seeking a generalist Counselor/Psychologist with specific interest & experience in providing counseling to college students who are experiencing personal and academic concerns. Depending upon the needs of the campus, this counselor may extend our mission by being embedded in an academic unit in one of our 13 Schools and Colleges 2-3 days per week. The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in serving college student populations, operating in multidisciplinary systems, and working independently.

This is a multi-vacancy posting; the department is seeking to fill several positions.

As a Counselor/Psychologist, your 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 supervise graduate students in psychology, social work, and mental health counseling.


We recognize the advantages diverse perspectives and backgrounds bring to the workplace. We are particularly interested in candidates who share this value and will work to achieve the university’s goals of inclusive excellence.

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 Student Life
As a member of Student Life, you will join service professionals, all driven by one shared set of values designed to help ensure students’ well-being, create a safe and supportive environment and promote student success. In Student Life, growth is a shared passion. We aim for excellence, thinking big and going bold. We pursue our goals tenaciously while stewarding the student experience. We build communities and advance diversity in all forms. We encourage discovery and celebrate success.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

    • Candidate must currently have or will attain a New York State psychology license or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) status , or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) status within 18 months of the date of hire.
    • Experience required: Two years of clinical experience working with young adults (18-25 years) or adults (25+ years).



Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of University Counseling Center experience.
  • Significant experience working with individuals with persistent mental illness.

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