Department: Center for Counseling and Consultation
Summary: St. John’s University is seeking a full-time licensed mental health clinician (i.e., Ph.D, LCSW, MA) within the University Center for Counseling and Consultation at the Queens campus. This individual will be responsible for providing psychological evaluations/intake assessments, individual counseling, consultation, on-call, and crisis intervention to a diverse population of students within a brief therapy framework.
Provide individual and group psychotherapy for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at St. John’s University.
Consult with faculty and staff on issues relevant to student academic performance, emotional well-being, and psychological functioning.
Provide assessment and recommendations for appropriate treatments for students.
Offer crisis intervention for students in emergency situations ad participate in the Center’s on-call after-hours rotation.
Provide referral services to outside therapists, clinics, and treatment facilities.
Maintain timely and accurate records according to professional standards and state and federal law.
Offer consultation and education to faculty and staff regarding student behavioral and emotional issues, classroom concerns, and current mental health issues.
Conduct psychological evaluations for the assessment of learning disabilities.
Respond to requests for classroom participation by faculty, as well as requests for information/reports from the community regarding services and resources.
Provide workshops and outreach to all members of the University community.
Engage in outcomes assessment with individual clients and center goals.
Participate in staff meetings in the Counseling Center.
MA or Ph.D. in a mental health counseling or Clinical or Counseling psychology
Preferred, a doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling psychology.
Licensed or licensed eligible as a mental health provider in the State of New York is required.
One to two years of post-graduate experience, preferably in a counseling center setting, is preferred.
Past experience working with the college-aged population, including a strong knowledge of the challenges experienced by young adults, preferred.
Knowledge or and demonstrated competence and sensitivity in working with a multi-cultural population.
Strong diagnostic and therapeutic skills, particularly using short-term treatment interventions.
Demonstrated commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice, as well as personal and professional integrity.
Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to collaborate with other departments and college administrators.
Strong crisis assessment and crisis management skills.
Excellent organizational, communication and human relations skills.
This position is subject to a comprehensive background screen, with employment contingent upon satisfactory results.
I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeto...n Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.