This position is designed to support student success and retention by providing short-term personal counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention, academic advising, and educational workshops on such topics as depression and anxiety, and substance abuse prevention.
· Provide short-term counseling and crisis intervention to college students;
· Present educational workshops on mental health issues to the college community;
· Educate faculty and staff on how to recognize and deal with student mental health concerns;
· Implement and facilitate support groups for college students;
· Refer students in need of ongoing support services to outside community resources;
· Provide academic advising to students;
· Conduct regular prevention education sessions on the dangers of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs;
· Educate college students about Title IX issues;
· Work evenings as needed;
Other duties as assigned.
Two years of full-time, post-graduate experience working in a higher education setting; Master’s degree in counseling or clinical social work required; must have mental health licensure in New York State, and experience providing short-term therapy orientations; good interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills; excellent judgment and the ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to work independently on assigned tasks, and flexibility to work occasional evening hours.
Working knowledge of local community resources; academic advising/counseling experience; experience providing substance abuse prevention education and assessment; understanding of Title IX education requirements in the college setting; experience working with a diverse student population in a community college setting; recent experience working in a higher education counseling center.
Rockland Community College
Human Resources Office
145 College Road
Suffern, NY 10901 Or email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
Rockland Community College is committed to increasing the number of faculty and staff of color, and strongly encourages applications from African, Latino/a, Asian and Native Americans and persons with disabilities