Posted Apr 12

Student Psychological Counselor – Counseling & Wellness Services, Division of Student Affairs

New York City Full Time

Job Vacancy Notice

Job Title: Student Psychological Counselor – Counseling & Wellness Services, Division of Student Affairs

Job ID: 16630

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Counseling & Wellness Services is a fast-paced, dynamic operation committed to the provision of quality clinical services, training, and education. This position reports to the Director of Counseling and Wellness Services, the Student Psychological Counselor, as a member of an interdisciplinary team, will provide a range of mental health and consultation services to the Hunter College community.

These activities include:

Comprehensive Evaluations

Individual Counseling

Crisis Intervention and Referral

Supervision of Graduate-Level Trainees

Outreach to students, faculty, staff, and community-based organizations

Consultation with Faculty and Staff

Consultation & Collaboration with Students Affairs Staff

Assessment, Quality Assurance, Strategic Planning, Research Activity

Program Development

The ideal candidate offers solid clinical, assessment, crisis intervention, supervisory, and collaborative skills, coupled with demonstrated experience functioning as a member of a team. Experience in outpatient mental health services and/or college-based mental health desirable. Overall flexibility, and the ability to successfully negotiate multiple demands and competing priorities, are crucial. Knowledge of the DSM and short-term counseling modalities required.


A Doctoral degree in Psychology to include Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs


A Master’s degree in an appropriate discipline for personal or psychological counseling and a New York State license as a mental health practitioner (social work, psychology, or mental health counseling).

In addition, six years’ professional experience is required for all candidates.


Provides student counseling services as a member of a team.

Provides psychological counseling to individuals and groups of students

Performs crisis intervention for emergency situations

Performs intake and assessment for personal counseling services

Consults with instructional and administrative staff regarding student mental health issues; may prepare and present outreach initiatives and workshops

Participates in recommending improvements that will impact the counseling center's effectiveness

Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Student Psychological Counselor


Higher Education Associate



Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website ( or ) and following the CUNYfirst Job System Instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. To search for this vacancy, click on Search Job Postings, under Employment Opportunities, select More Options To Search For CUNY Jobs and enter the Job Opening ID then click Search. The required material, as stated on the CUNYfirst vacancy notice, for the application package must be uploaded as ONE file in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


The search will remain open until the position is filled.

CUNY is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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