Mental Health Therapist 4805BR Counseling and Psychological Services Student Affairs
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function: Advising or Counseling, Health CareWage Band: 119A
Detailed Job Description
Permanent 10 month position
Provide individual and group counseling services to a culturally diverse undergraduate and graduate student population that includes intake evaluations, mental health interventions, treatment follow-up, and appropriate referrals.
Direct clinical service may include providing community referrals, working with student families and campus community members. Direct service may occur in the counseling center and in embedded locations on campus.
Complete and maintain clinical documentation in a thorough and timely manner.
Develop and deliver mental health outreach and education programming to various campus partners, informed by clinical practice.
Actively support the growing training program through possible design and delivery of didactic training seminars, supervision, and/or assistance with the design and implementation of other related training activities.
Engage in campus committees and working groups as needed, along with seeking professional development opportunities
Perform, as assigned, other administrative responsibilities associated with counseling and consultative services including, but not limited to, participating on Counseling Center and University committees and special projects.
Assist with the design and implementation of Center activities and provide leadership to selected strategic initiatives.
Required Minimum Qualifications
A masters degree in social work or mental health counseling is required.
Clinical licensure in New York or license eligible; license is expected to be complete within one year.
A minimum of five years clinical experience in a diverse clinical setting.
Experience providing consultation services, short-term individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, and case management and consultation services with a range of clinical issues and pathology.
Training and experience with clients who present with complex and severe psychopathology and experience providing treatment and consultation to this population.
Demonstrated ability to handle complex, rapidly changing clinical situations (e.g. crisis situations, severe psychopathology, suicide and homicide assessment and intervention).
Understanding of the college-age normative development and its challenges and trajectories.
Demonstrated experience in providing culturally competent services to a diverse client population.
Understanding of, and compliance with, the ethical and legal issues involved in the provision of clinical services.
Although serving a hearing population, a willingness to become familiar with Deaf culture.
Both clinical and outreach experience working within a collegiate mental health setting.
Desirable skills include interest and experience in utilizing a brief therapy model, group therapy, expertise in multicultural counseling, crisis intervention, hospitalization experience and work with more complex cases.
Experience with gender identity and autism spectrum issues is preferred as well.
Previous experience using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Slack, and PyraMed.
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References
How to Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY:RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 79th largest city in the United States and the third largest metropolitan area in New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to over one million people, is rich in cultural ...and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 16% African and Latin Americans and another 7% of international origin. It is also home to the largest deaf community per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 3rd among the best metropolitan regions for “raising a family" by Forbes Magazine; 6th among 379 metropolitan areas as “Best Places to Live in America” by Places Rated Almanac; 1st in Expansion Management Magazine’s ranking of metropolitan areas having the best “quality of life in the nation”; and is among Essence Magazine’s “Top 10 Cities for Black Families.”