Staff - CounselorAbout Susquehanna:
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.Position Summary:Job Summary
The Counselor provides clinical, emergency, consultation, and outreach services to the Susquehanna University community, specifically, students of color and other marginalized groups, virtually. This is a hybrid position with 1-2 days of remote work. This position is defined as a non-exempt position under FLSA regulations.Specific Responsibilities
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Serve as a liaison for the Counseling Center to Black Indigenous and People of Color Communities
- Provide in-person and remote individual and group clinical services to students, primarily but not exclusively, brief individual therapy to address personal and interpersonal concerns along with race-based stress, racism, marginalization, oppression, and racial trauma.
- Participate in outreach with Students of Color and other marginalized communities.
- Consult with psychiatrists, medical providers, and other mental health professionals as appropriate.
- Consult with students, parents, faculty and staff regarding mental health and developmental needs of students as needed and appropriate.
- Evening hours may be required.
- Maintain relevant paperwork and documentation.
- Knowledge of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Skilled at written and verbal communication.
- Ability to use an EMR system (Titanium) and HIPPA-compliant Zoom features.
- Knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
A master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work is required. Appropriate licensure or license-eligible in Pennsylvania is required. For social workers: LSW is required, for counselors: LPC is required, for psychologists: license eligibility is required.Experience
3 years of demonstrated experience and/or expertise in working with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color on issues of race-based stress, trauma, and racism and in providing therapy/counseling with Ethnic Minority people required.Additional Requirements
This role is identified as one that includes significant interaction with students and/or campus activities, and/or has oversight for disciplinary procedures. Therefore, you are considered a Campus Security Authority (CSA) and required to report any Clery Act crime disclosed to you and remain compliant with annual CSA training requirements.
- Position requires the ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time.
- Position requires the ability to talk and hear instructions.
- Position requires occasional manual dexterity and the ability to use fingers, hands, and arms to feel, handle, and reach.
- Working conditions are remote.
A doctorate degree in clinical or counseling psychology is preferred. Postdoctoral supervision for psychologists can be provided. Experience
Experience working within a college or university counseling center and experience working in a virtual environment including tele mental health preferred.Special Instructions to the Applicant:Benefits Eligible:
YesNumber of Months:
9 monthsOther Number of Months: Full-Time/Part-Time:
Full TimeWork Schedule/Hours per Week: Posting Date: Closing Date: Open Until Filled:
NoAnticipated Start Date: Posting Number:
AH00979To apply, visit https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/3245