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Position Information

Position Title Counselor
Classification Title Counselor
Posting Number P1700242
Employer State
Position Type
Appointment Term Term
Salary Grade SL3

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

A generalist with specific interest & experience in providing counseling to college students who are experiencing personal and academic concerns is preferred. 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 and providing on-call and crisis intervention. May provide supervision of graduate students in psychology, social work, and mental health counseling.

This position is a three year temporary position.

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.

Physical Demands
Salary Range $53,000-$55,000
FTE 0.50
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Contact Information

Contact's Name Sharon Mitchell
Contact's Title Director
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-645-2720

Posting Dates

Posted 11/16/2017
Deadline for Internal Applicants 11/30/2017
Deadline for External Applicants 12/30/2017
Date to be filled 01/11/2018

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD or Doctorate
    • J.D.
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  3. * List source mentioned above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents