Assistant Director of Counseling Services / Professional Services Specialist 2
June 7, 2018
Galloway, New Jersey
Full Time - Experienced
Mental Health/Social Services
As a professional member of the Counseling Services staff, the Multicultural Counseling Specialist fills an essential role as a direct mental health service provider to all students with a special focus on underrepresented students. The Coordinator uses broad generalist clinical skills to assess and intervene with a wide range of presenting student concerns within a time-limited treatment model. This counselor will provide initial triage and intake assessments, group and individual counseling, crisis intervention, assessments regarding danger to self or others, referrals, outreach, psychoeducational workshops, and consultation. Additionally, the Multicultural Counseling Specialist will engage in meaningful outreach activities with appropriate community partners and cultural student groups intended to promote increased access for services, and provide multicultural competency training for her or his clinical colleagues. A letter of interest describing specific skills and experiences which tells us how you will meet the “Essential Functions” and “Preferred Qualifications”.
Responsibilities / Essential Functions:
Provides direct clinical services including individual, group, and/or couple psychotherapy, initial evaluation and ongoing assessment, triage screening, and providing appropriate referrals.
Provides leadership for Counseling Services to provide culturally-proficient clinical services. Coordinates culturally responsive outreach, training, and liaison activities, and provides services to diverse and underrepresented populations, including students of color, international students, and/or students who identify as LGBTQIA.
Provides substantial direct outreach service to campus community with focus on diverse populations typically underserved by mental health services. Supports faculty and staff in their mission to educate students by providing programmatic and educational consultation, as requested.
Serves as liaison with campus partners (e.g., WGSC, LAP, etc.) that address wellness development from a diversity perspective.
Works with student organizations and other groups of students to promote the health and wellbeing of underrepresented students.
Provides clinical training and supervision in the center's graduate clinical internship program.
Provides community intervention programming for various groups, organizations, and departments within the University and engages in university-level mental health prevention, intervention, and follow-up efforts.
Assumes responsibilities within Counseling Services, the Division of Student Affairs, and the University as assigned by the Director of Counseling Services. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.
Demonstrate, through past accomplishments and actions, the ability to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.
Work as a team member with other counselor/leaders to coordinate efforts in all areas of student counseling needs. That is, work collaboratively and supportively on prevention and intervention services with the following team members:
Military & Veteran Students Counseling Specialist;
Suicide Prevention Counseling Specialist;
Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Issues & Counseling Specialist; and,
Disordered Eating Awareness and Prevention Counseling Specialist.
Master's degree in clinical or counseling psychology, social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or related field. Candidates with doctoral degrees are encouraged to apply
Currently licensed as a mental health provider by the State of New Jersey or license eligible within 12 months
Three years of counseling experience or related experience
Demonstrated multicultural competence
Clear evidence of experience with and a commitment to social justice issues, including but not limited to, providing services for university students who are racial minorities, first-generation, international, LGBTQIA, and/or who have disabilities
Experience providing psychological services in a university counseling center
Experience providing training and clinical supervision to graduate interns
Experience and skills with use of technology to enhance services and for electronic record keeping, scheduling and data collection
Outstanding interpersonal skills demonstrated in speaking, listening, and writing
Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive university benefits package.
Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, submit application materials by July 3, 2018.
To apply please visit: https://stockton.hiretouch.com. Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward. You may upload documents using; Word or PDF.
A letter of interest describing specific skills and experiences which tells us how you will meet the “Essential Functions” and “Preferred Qualifications”.
A current resume or curriculum vitae.
A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone.
All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
Prospective employees may access the Annual Security Report for the University at stockton.edu/campuspolice or contact the Campus Police department at 609-652-4378 to request a hard copy of the report.
Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.
Internal Number: Job ID: #1487 / #700141
About Stockton University
Founded in 1969, Stockton University, New Jersey’s Distinctive Public University, is also one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions and among the top ten public Master’s institutions in the Northeast. Stockton proudly offers the academic, technological, and cultural advantages of a large institution combined with the community spirit of a small liberal arts college. Stockton is noted for combining an outstanding interdisciplinary approach to graduate and undergraduate education with all the qualities of an outstanding employer. We offer a unique vibrant working environment, a wealth of work related opportunities and outstanding employee benefits. Stockton is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a qualified workforce to support the mission of the University. The University is located in the Pinelands National Reserve in southern New Jersey, about one hour from Philadelphia, two hours from New York City, three hours from the Baltimore/Washington area, and 20 minutes from Atlantic City. The University’s location, active, stimulating campus life and diverse community make Stockton University a great place to work!