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Staff Psychologist/Counselor

Company: State University of New York at Buffalo
Location: New York
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

The Counseling Services department at the University at Buffalo is seeking a generalist counselor/psychologist with specific interest & experience in providing counseling to college students who are experiencing personal and academic concerns. Depending upon the needs of the campus, this counselor may extend our mission by being embedded in an academic unit in one of our 13 Schools and Colleges 2-3 days per week. The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in serving college student populations, operating in multidisciplinary systems, and working independently.

Responsibilities will include:

  • performing individual, group and couples counseling
  • providing consultations with faculty and staff on student issues
  • facilitating presentations on mental health topics for a diverse student population providing on-call and crisis intervention
  • may provide supervision of graduate students in psychology, social work, and mental health counseling. We recognize the advantages diverse perspectives and backgrounds bring to the workplace. We are particularly interested in candidates who share this value and will work to achieve the university's goals of inclusive excellence.

    Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages . About Student Life As a member of Student Life, you will join service professionals, all driven by one shared set of values designed to help ensure students' well-being, create a safe and supportive environment and promote student success. In Student Life, growth is a shared passion. We aim for excellence, thinking big and going bold. We pursue our goals tenaciously while stewarding the student experience. We build communities and advance diversity in all forms. We encourage discovery and celebrate success.

    About The University at Buffalo
    The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America's leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

    University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Minimum Qualifications
    • Candidate must currently have or will attain a New York State psychology license or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker ( LCSW ) status , or Licensed Mental Health Counselor ( LMHC ) status within 18 months of the date of hire.
    • Experience required: Two years of clinical experience working with young adults (18-25 years) or adults (25+ years). Preferred Qualifications
      • Two years of University Counseling Center experience.
      • Significant experience working with individuals with persistent mental illness. Physical Demands Salary Range $61,000 - $73,000 Type Full-Time Campus As Assigned Posting Alerts Special Instructions Summary Additional Information Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at Is a background check required for this posting? No Contact Information Contact's Name Contact's Title Staff Assistant Contact's Email Contact's Phone 716-645-3048 Posting Dates Posted 12/20/2022 Deadline for Internal Applicants 01/03/2023 Deadline for External Applicants Date to be filled 07/06/2023 References Number of References Required 3 Reference Cutoff Date Instructions to Applicant Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
        • * What will be the highest level of education attained by the time of employment?
          • GED
          • High School Diploma
          • Associates Degree
          • Bachelors Degree
          • Masters Degree
          • PhD/Doctoral Degree
          • MD
          • JD
          • * Please indicate your current employment affiliation with the University at Buffalo.
            • Faculty
            • Faculty Student Association (FSA)
            • Research Foundation Employee
            • State Classified
            • State Professional
            • UB Foundation
            • TA/GA
            • Student
            • No Current Employment Affiliation
            • * How did you first hear about this employment opportunity?
              • Chronicle of Higher Education
              • Conference
              • Personal Referral
              • Other UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Arrangements will be made if an applicant has a disability in order to provide access to the application, interview and selection process upon request. Reasonable accommodation requests must be made in a timely manner by email at or by phone (716) 645-2266.

Keywords: State University of New York at Buffalo, New York , Staff Psychologist/Counselor, Healthcare , New York, New York

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