Coordinator, Mental Health Services – (3) Three positions available, one for each campus

Suffolk County Community College,

Mental Health Services
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Last Posted:

Mon, Nov 22nd, '21



Start Date:

Spring 2022

Last Updated:

Mon, Nov 22nd, '21


Announcement is hereby made for three (3) full-time, 12-month, temporary appointments beginning the spring 2022 semester; one position is available at each of the college’s campuses: Ammerman Campus (Selden), Michael J. Grant Campus (Brentwood), and Eastern Campus (Riverhead). Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution committed to serving a diverse student population in a variety of degree and career programs. 


This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the College.


Job Description: 

The campus Coordinator of Mental Health Services reports to the Assistant Dean of Student Services/Director of Counseling for day-to-day oversight of work duties with a dotted line to College Director of Mental Health & Wellness Services for clinical supervision and programmatic efforts.  



  1. Provide culturally informed short-term individual mental health counseling to students.  
  2. Consult with faculty and staff regarding students of concern with potential mental health issues.  
  3. Contribute to the development, planning and implementation of psychoeducational workshops, mental health awareness events and other outreach programs for a diverse population using an equity and inclusion framework.
  4. Serve as a member of campus and college committees meeting about students of concern.  
  5. Develop external referral sources and direct students to off-campus agencies and mental health practitioners. 
  6. Evaluate and assess students in crisis and provide appropriate intervention. 
  7. Create and present culturally informed workshops for students on relevant mental health topics. 
  8. Provide training to others in the college community regarding dealing with students experiencing mental health issues. 
  9. Maintain accurate and timely documentation of all clinical interactions and consultations in our electronic medical records system. 
  10. Perform case management and administrative responsibilities in support of clinical work. 
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.


Required: Possess a minimum of a Master’s Degree in social work or mental health counseling.  Full NYS licensure as a psychologist, clinical social worker, or mental health counselor.  At least one year of full-time experience providing direct psychological services and or mental health counseling services to students or the general public.

Preferred: A Ph.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology. Experience providing direct psychological services to students in a college setting. Experience using an electronic medical records system. Commitment to working with diverse and marginalized populations, as demonstrated by past experience. Bilingual (Spanish/English speaking preferred).



This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the College.