Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Mental Health Counselor

Institution:State University of New York at Oswego
Location:Oswego, NY
  • Admin - Counseling
Application Due:Open Until Filled
Type:Full Time
The Counseling Services Center at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a full time 12 month position. 

Posting Date: August 29, 2014 

Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time UUP staff, visit: 

Date of Appointment: January 1, 2015 

Description of Responsibilities: Provide individual, group, and couples counseling, crisis intervention, case management, consultation with other constituencies including other student affairs and academic units; outreach including educational workshops, training and supervision of graduate students, interns, and practicum students; multicultural counseling and outreach to students of color. 

Required Qualifications: Master's degree in counseling/social work/clinical psychology or related field required. The ideal candidate is someone who relates well to diverse populations, has multi-cultural counseling experience, and excellent clinical/programming skills. Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and cooperatively in a team of professionals is essential. Ability to maintain up to date accurate client documentation is essential and mandatory. Candidate will be expected to earn New York State licensing credentials within 3 years of acquiring position. 

Preferred Qualifications:
 Previous position in a college/university counseling center is desirable. Experience working with issues including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, substance and alcohol abuse, sexual abuse, domestic violence and family of origin. Candidates with earned New York State License. 

To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts (less than 2 MB), and contact information for three professional references electronically to: 

If you have any questions about the position, please e-mail: 

Robin McAleese, LMHC 
Search Committee Chair 

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring. Files must be complete to be considered. 

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News America's Best Colleges in 2010 and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8300 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in business, teacher education, and the arts and sciences. The College's success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to liberal arts and sciences foundations, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects are evidenced by Quest, a College-wide day spotlighting original student research, a Summer Scholars Program, which awards stipends to students engaged in independent research and creative work at the highest levels, and the Global Laboratory, a STEM based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities. 

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at 

SUNY Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from professionals of color, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In accordance with INS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States, per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. 

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing 

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Application Information

Contact:Robin McAleese
Counseling Services Center
State University of New York at Oswego
Online App. Form:

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