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Wellness Counselor

Purchase College, State University of New York


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Position Description
The Wellness Center seeks a full time, 10 month AOD counselor for provision of assessment, counseling, outreach and programming to the student population regarding substance use, prevention, and well lifestyle choices. The Wellness Counselor will participate in all Wellness Center activities, including mandated assessment and counseling for students in violation of campus substance use policies, prevention classes, groups, training, programming, and prevention activities.

Minimum Qualifications
Masters degree and NYS licensure in mental health counseling or social work. Certification as an alcohol and substance abuse counselor. Experience in a college setting, including programming.

Desired Qualifications
2 years of college experience; Yoga and meditation skills a plus for our holistic approach and high student interest; expereince with campus prevention initiatives.

University Description
Purchase College was created in 1967 as the "cultural gem" of the SUNY system. Our 500 acre, pastoral campus in Westchester County includes the Neuberger Museum and the Performing Arts Center. Around 4000 students, 300 faculty. Students receive professional training in the visual and performing arts,as well as degrees in liberal arts and sciences. A strong Liberal Studies and Continuing Education program offers lifelong learning options.

Region Description
Purchase is a self-contained campus on the eastern side of Westchester county; good hiway access, 10 minute bus ride to the train system in White Plains. Westchester county offers a variety of village to small city environments, with access to the cultural opportunities of the Metropolitan area.

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Online application at https://jobs.purchase.edu. Online application will include request for resume, letter of interest and references.

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