Counselor / Therapist

Cornell University,

Counseling & Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Tue, Jul 11th, '17


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Tue, Jul 11th, '17

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  • Full Time

Cornell Health is a fully accredited ambulatory care center with more than 200 employees, committed to providing integrated and culturally sensitive medical, mental health, health promotion and public health services for the diverse Cornell community. It is nationally recognized for innovation and leadership in the development of integrated, cost-effective, and community-based services and campus health initiatives.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), is seeking a full-time, 10.5 month, Counselor Therapist Generalist. CAPS is a large (35+ staff) multidisciplinary service with primary responsibility for the mental health of the Cornell University community. CAPS provides services to approximately 4,500 students per year for more than 24,000 visits.

Responsibilities include individual and group psychotherapy, providing outreach services as well as consultation with faculty, staff, and parents regarding student mental health issues. We are interested in professionals able to treat A Variety of clinical needs for this populations as well as enhance the diversity/multiculturalism of our staff.

CAPS serves as the counseling/mental health service for students in the University community as well as the University’s consultant on numerous issues.

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work.  Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement.  Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus to be built on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

We offer a rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life, including employee wellness, workshops, childcare and adoption assistance, parental leave and flexible work options.

Region Description:

About Ithaca -- Twenty-three hundred acres at the heart of New York's Finger Lakes region. You'll only understand how much it can hold for you once you see it for yourself.

All the trappings of a traditional college campus—academic buildings and residence halls, libraries and eateries, research labs and facilities—housed in buildings that stand as testimony to our storied past and progressive future. And yet, it's Mother Nature's architecture we think you'll be most impressed by...

Around Ithaca

Fall Creek Gorge and Cascadilla Gorge offer hiking trails on campus.

City of Ithaca -- A College Town with a Great Heart!
Ithaca has been named one of the top 100 places to live, a top 10 recreation city, a best green place to live, and one of the "foodiest" towns in America. For the bustle of city life, head off campus to the Ithaca Commons or Collegetown. Not busy enough? The City of Syracuse is under an hour away, and frequent buses to NYC allow for day trips.

  • Masters in social work
  • Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology
  • Licensed or licensed eligible in New York State or other state or jurisdiction.
  • If applicable, license required in New York State within one year of the initial hire date.
  • Competency in one or more of the following areas: mental health administration, diversity and multicultural issues, eating disorders, substance abuse, and sexual assault trauma.
  • Experience with electronic health record management systems
  • Experience working in an integrated ambulatory health care environment
  • Proficiency in Spanish or language other than English highly desirable
  • Demonstrated interest in serving Hispanic/Latino/a students

For more information or to be considered, all candidate must apply online here: Counselor Therapist