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Senior Counselor/ Psychologist #50145

SUNY--Buffalo State

The Counseling Center

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Position Description
Provide clinical assessment and intervention; individual, group and couples work; lethality assessment, referral, crisis consultation, case management, and support coordination for students. Perform outreach and research regarding student development. Conduct planning, research and program evaluation. Provide training or staff development on campus. Demonstrate sensitivity to cultural and diversity issues. Support college’s strategic directions and serve the SUNY Buffalo State community. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited program and completed internship. Full license (or license eligible) as a psychologist in the State of New York within one year of hire date. Demonstrated knowledge and skills in time-limited psychotherapy. Experience in crisis intervention and consultation. Ability to work at a fast pace and handle spontaneous work demands and maintaining positive and healthy perspectives and relationships. Interest and expertise working with diverse students (e.g., GLBT, students of color). Experience in providing outreach to campus communities, particularly underserved and vulnerable populations.

Desired Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications: Earned doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited program and completed internship. One year, full-time equivalent, APA accredited internship in a college counseling center. Recent college or university counseling center staff experience. Ability to work cooperatively in a multi-disciplinary team environment. Self-motivated, self-directed commitment to high professional ideals. Excellent analytical and organizational skills. Computer literacy and data analysis (e.g. SPSS). Excellent communication skills. Expertise in clinical supervision.

University Description
Buffalo State, the largest comprehensive university/college in the State University of New York system, offers small college learning environments coupled with large university opportunities. With degree programs in education, the arts, science, and professional studies, each year nearly 12,000 students choose Buffalo State for its broad array of high-quality academic programs, diverse and creative environment, hands-on learning opportunities, affordable SUNY tuition, NCAA Division III athletics, and prime location in Buffalo’s cultural corridor.

Region Description
Buffalo State’s beautiful 125-acre campus is located between the hip Elmwood Village and the 350-acre Delaware Park, Buffalo’s version of Central Park. We are in the heart of a vibrant museum district, surrounded by magnificent green spaces, trendy cafés, restaurants, and shops. As a Buffalo State student, you can enjoy all the advantages of living in New York State’s second-largest metropolitan area. You’ll have access to great internships and hands-on learning opportunities that will enrich your academic experience and help build the skills you need to be successful.

You’ll also have access to fun. Downtown Buffalo features national touring productions at Shea’s Performing Arts Center, Bisons baseball at Coca-Cola Field, Sabres hockey and major concerts at HSBC Arena, and nightlife on Chippewa Street. Suburban Orchard Park, a 20-minute drive, is the home of Bills football; Niagara Falls—one of the world’s most visited natural wonders—is a half-hour away; and cosmopolitan Toronto, Canada’s largest city, is about a two-hour drive from campus.

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Resume (professional) Cover Letter Names and contact information for 3 professional references

Application Deadline
Open until filled

Starting Date
July 1, 2013

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