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Psychological Counselor I
Ramapo College of New Jersey
Center for Health and Counseling Services
The Center for Health and Counseling Services at Ramapo College has a full-time, 10-month position (September 1 – June 30) for a Psychological Counselor position. Under the direction of the Director, provides individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, psycho-educational programming, consultation to the College community which includes faculty, staff, and students and supervision to graduate students. This position will be responsible for developing a group therapy program for the department and the counselor will lead group workshops pertaining to student needs such as depression, anxiety, social skills for students with Autism-Asperger’s disorders
Minimum requirements - licensed Master level professional with degree in mental health, psychology, or social work. Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology strongly preferred. New Jersey licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist will be highly considered. If applicant is a psychologist, NJ licensure will be required prior to eligibility of the first multi-year contract.
Minimum four years of counseling experience, one year of which must be in a college counseling center.
A Doctoral degree may be substituted for two years of required work experience.
Group therapy experience
Demonstrated strong clinical skills in individual counseling essential
Demonstrated strong clinical skills in crisis intervention
Experience working with clients with Autism-Asperger’s disorders highly desirable
Experience in mental health prevention and outreach
Experience with culturally diverse population
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to provide consultation and referral services
Ability to write accurate case notes and reports
Ramapo College of New Jersey is located in the beautiful foothills of the Ramapo Mountains approximately 25 miles northwest of New York City. Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Ramapo College is a comprehensive institution of higher education dedicated to the promotion of teaching and learning within strong liberal arts based curriculum, thus earning the designation “New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College.” Its curricular emphasis includes the liberal arts and sciences, social sciences, fine and performing arts, and the professional programs within a residential and sustainable living and learning environment. Organized into thematic learning communities, Ramapo College provides academic excellence through its interdisciplinary curriculum, international education, intercultural understanding and experiential learning opportunities.
New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College”
Ramapo College is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector.
Required Application Materials
Qualified persons should submit “on-line” application, letter of interest, resume, and a list of three references. Please log on to Ramapo College’s Job Opportunities web site: http://www.ramapojobs.com Hard copies of resumes and/or applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To request accommodation, call (201) 684-7522.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
September 1, 2012
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