Counselor - Diversity Specialist

Clark University,

Center for Counseling and Personal Growth
Last Posted:

Thu, Nov 5th, '20

Deadline:

Open until filled

Start Date:

Upon offer of employment

Last Updated:

Thu, Nov 5th, '20

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
  • |
  • Full Time

The Clark University Center for Counseling and Personal Growth seeks a 10-month Counselor/Diversity Specialist to provide individual and group counseling to the ALANA student population; outreach programming on concerns related to cultural adjustment and diversity; case management; crisis intervention; training/supervision of graduate trainees; and consultation for the counseling staff and graduate trainees in the area of multicultural training. The candidate will also participate on committees, collaborate and consult with administrators, faculty and students on issues/programs related to diversity awareness on campus.  

 

Duties and Responsibilities include: 

  • Provide individual and group counseling to the ALANA student population
  • Outreach programming on concerns related to cultural adjustment and diversity
  • Training / supervision of graduate trainees and staff
  • Crisis management
  • Participate on committees as well as collaborate and consult with administrators, faculty and students on issues/programs related to diversity awareness on campus
  • Case management
  • Other duties as assigned
ABOUT CLARK UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1887, Clark was one of the first all-graduate institutions in the United States. Today the University is a highly-ranked, student-centered institution educating approximately 2,350 undergraduate and 1,150 graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. This commitment to scholarship and inquiry reflects the University's commitment to "challenge convention and change our world" and to address issues of critical importance to society. It is also reflected by Clark's many national and international distinctions, including recognition for its diversity and inclusion efforts, innovation, community engagement and impact, as a top green campus, and for having a distinguished geography and international development program. Clark has also been included in the groundbreaking Colleges that Change Lives guide since it was first published in 1996.

 

Clark is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a dynamic, diverse city "on the rise." The second largest city in New England, Worcester is home to 11 institutions of higher learning and is increasingly recognized for its growing healthcare and biotechnology communities, its thriving cultural scene, and as a vibrant food hub

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


  • Candidates must have a master's or doctoral degree in psychology or social work, preferably with past training experience at a college counseling center.
  • Must have independent licensure (LMHC, LICSW, PsyD/PhD) within the state of Massachusetts (or is license eligible)
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Prior experience working with and contributing to a diverse workplace with the ability to interact effectively with a broad range of constituents on campus

  • Prior experience working with and contributing to a diverse workplace with the ability to interact effectively with a broad range of constituents on campus


 
COMPENSATION

Commensurate with experience

 
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