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Position Title
Counselor (Part Time)

Centenary College

Counseling Center

Salary Range
$40/ per hour

Position Description

Responsibilities include individual, couples and group counseling; crisis intervention services; assessment; consultation; outreach services and consultation with faculty and staff on issues relevant to student educational performance and emotional well being.

This position is currently designed for 16 hours a week during the academic year.

The Counselor will work independently scheduling their own ongoing client caseload and accepting all clients assigned except when there is a clear conflict of interest or the client has a problem beyond the scope of their practice.

The Counselor will do intakes, assessments and provide ongoing counseling; maintain the files of all clients; make appropriate referrals to the consulting psychiatrist; write psychiatric referrals for the psychiatrist; schedule up to 12 hours of direct service; participate in weekly case supervision; provide crisis counseling as needed; provide consultation
to students, student affairs staff and faculty.

The Counselor will assist in administrative duties and outreach programs as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Qualifications: MSW or equivalent degree, licensed to practice in the state of NJ, five years post graduate experience, three years in college counseling. Experience working with a variety of clinical problems including eating disorders, substance abuse and mood disorders to diverse populations such as students of color, international students, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender students as well as non-traditional students. The successful candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills, have a strong background in multicultural issues and offer a positive presence to students and staff. The candidate must be computer literate

Desired Qualifications
Experience with electronic record keeping is desirable.

University Description
Centenary College, founded in 1867, is a vibrant, growing and innovative independent, applied liberal arts College with a student body of 2,600 which includes students from 21 states and 13 foreign countries. Centenary College is recognized as New Jersey’s fastest growing independent college. Primarily an undergraduate institution, selected graduate, accelerated and online programs are offered, largely in professional areas (including the MBA).

Region Description
College campus is located on 105 scenic acres in Northwestern New Jersey, about 50 miles from New York City and about 25 miles from Pennsylvania. Hackettstown was named by Money Magazine as one of the "Best 100 Places to Live" in the United States

Required Application Materials
Resume and three references

Application Deadline
Position open until filled

Starting Date
Position open now

Send Applications To:
Lorna Farmer

Mailing Address
400 Jefferson St.
Hackettstown, NJ 07940

Phone Number
908-852-1400 ext 2125

Email Address

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