Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title

Rider University

Counseling Services

Salary Range
approximately 44,000

Position Description

Rider University seeks a Counselor for a 10-month, full-time position in its Counseling Center to provide direct psychological services to graduate and undergraduate students on the Princeton and Lawrenceville campuses including: individual/group/couples counseling; crisis assessment and intervention; professional consultation to faculty, staff and students; developing and conducting outreach programs for campus community; and providing supervision to counseling trainees.

Minimum Qualifications
Successful candidate must possess a Master’s Degree or higher in counseling, social work, clinical psychology or a closely related field, along with 3-5 years of experience providing clinical mental health counseling, preferably in a counseling center or agency setting. Additional qualifications include: experience with a variety of mental health issues; psychiatric disorders; adjustment disorders; and crisis assessment, intervention and management. Individual must also have the ability to provide individual, group and couples therapy; skill in assessment, case conceptualization and treatment planning; the ability to develop and implement outreach and community programming; knowledge of student development and sensitivity to student diversity; excellent interpersonal, communication, administrative and organizational skills; and computer literacy.

Desired Qualifications
Preferred qualifications: professional license or license-eligibility; experience with an adolescent and/or young adult population; experience with issues related to a college population, such as substance abuse, trauma and domestic violence, eating disorders, identity issues, depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorders; and ability to design and implement training activities for staff.

University Description
Rider University is a private, CACREP-accredited, coeducational university located near Princeton, NJ. It is within easy driving distance or train ride to both New York City and Philadelphia.
Rider is ranked in the top tier of northern regional universities in “The Best Universities (Master)” category by the US News and World Report. It is also reported to be in the top 15% of colleges and universities in the nation by Princeton Review’s 2010 edition of “The Best 371 Colleges.”
The university community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of culturally diverse backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Region Description
Available on the Rider University website

Required Application Materials
Online resume required; cover letter preferred; supporting documents welcomed.

Application Deadline
Applications will be received and reviewed until the job is filled.

Starting Date
Fall 2013

Send Applications To:
Human Resources, online application

Mailing Address

Lawrenceville, NJ 

Phone Number

Web Address

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