Student Psychological Counselor

CUNY School of Professional Studies,

Counseling Services
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September 8, 2020

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CUNY School of Professional Studies

Student Psychological Counselor

Job Title: Student Psychological Counselor

Job ID: 22024

Location: School of Professional Studies

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) provides online and on campus degree and certificate programs that meet the needs of adults who are looking to finish or transition into a bachelor’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, advance in the workplace, or change careers.

Home to the first fully online degree programs at the City University of New York, CUNY SPS offers fully accredited degree and certificate programs for students who want the flexibility and convenience of online education. CUNY SPS is ranked in the top 5% in the Nation in U.S. News & World Report’s list of the 2020 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.

Drawing on CUNY's nationally and internationally renowned faculty and practitioners, as well as industry and education partners, the School's programs provide opportunities for personal growth, job mobility, greater civic participation, and new ways to advance knowledge.

Counseling Services at the CUNY School of Professional Studies is seeking a Student Psychological Counselor. The Student Psychological Counselor will report directly to the Director of Student Services and will support the mental health needs of a large and diverse population of adult in-person and online students through the provision of clinical services. The Student Psychological Counselor will also help students connect with needed on- and off-campus resources and will assist in developing and monitoring mental health-related programming, outreach activities and communications.

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the Student Psychological Counselor’s duties include, but are not limited to:


A Doctoral degree in Psychology to include Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs 


A Master's degree in an appropriate discipline for personal or psychological counseling and a New York State license as a mental health practitioner (social work, psychology, or mental health counseling).

In addition, six years' professional experience is required for all candidates.

The preferred candidate will have:

-Excellent mental health risk assessment and crisis intervention skills

-Experience as a mental health provider in campus-based college/university setting

-Experience working with adult students

-Experience as a mental health provider in agencies serving diverse populations with significant socio-economic need

-Experience with culturally competent models of clinical care

-Knowledge about social services and mental health resources in the New York City area

-Experience with electronic medical records systems for mental health documentation (Titanium, PNC, etc.)

-Experience with, or openness to, telehealth / telementalhealth procedures and platforms 

-Understanding of established and emerging laws and guidelines regarding interstate / interjurisdictional licensed mental health practice 



Job Title Name: Student Psychological Counselor




Higher Education Associate








Salary commensurate with education and experience up to $85,162.


CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.




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September 8, 2020




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