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Counselor – ADA (Full-Time)

SUNY Sullivan is seeking to fill the full-time position of Counselor – ADA. The Counselor – ADA reports to the Director of Learning and Student Development Services (Learning Center).  Although there are some specific duties listed below that illustrate the type of work performed, the person holding this position will serve as a member of the Learning Center team.

Work Hours: work hours are assigned by the Director of Learning and Student Development Services, as needed, to meet programming schedule requirements and occasionally includes evening and weekend work.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Position requires a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, Clinical or Counseling Psychology
  • Three (3) years experience in college counseling, community college experience preferred 
  • Experience with disability services in higher education preferred

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide personal, social, and academic skill and career counseling, as well as crisis intervention, including but not limited to alcohol/drug use, sexual assault, depression, suicide and other mental health issues; 
  • Serve as a member of the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) which at times requires case management as recommended by the team;
  • Available 24/7 to respond to issues in the residence halls that require counseling services;
  • Provide academic advising, and serve as a retention counselor in dealing with potential student withdrawals;
  • Participate in registration and orientation activities;
  • Provide outreach to students in form of pamphlets and informational messages, as well as coordinate group counseling sessions for identified common needs of students;
  • Work with other campus programs/offices to arrange on-campus psycho-educational programming with outside agencies;
  • Act as a liaison to community mental health sources for consultation, referral and campus resource enhancement;
  • Prepare reports and maintain relevant documentation according to HIPAA and FERPA guidelines;
  • Lead, with the support of the One Stop Clerical staff,  campus services for students with disabilities, and ensure that reasonable accommodations are received by qualified individuals with a disability; and
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the Director of Learning and Student Development Services.

SUNY Sullivan is a principal employer in the Catskill region that seeks to invest in its employees by insuring a well-rounded work/life balance for its employees.  Employee benefits, sometimes called fringe benefits, are indirect forms of compensation provided to our employees as part of furthering the employment relationship.  We do more than offer a “fair day’s pay.” In addition to a comprehensive salary, generous insurance benefit programs and broad benefit time policies are available.

As a benefit of being a union member of the Professional Staff Association, the incumbent will be granted a generous annual PTO: 25 vacation days, 14 sick days, and 5 personal days.  In addition to statutory considerations, the incumbent will also be eligible to participate in the following:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance,
  • Health Insurance Buyback if the incumbent has other health insurance coverage,
  • Participation in the NYS retirement system, 
  • Supplemental retirement annuities,
  • College-sponsored life and accidental death insurance equivalent to the employee’s annual salary,
  • College-sponsored Long-term disability coverage,
  • Optional short-term disability, cancer or accident insurance,
  • Tuition reimbursement,
  • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan – flexible spending for medical and dependent care,
  • Access to credit unions,
  • Access to onsite Daycare, 
  • Wellness Program & access to the cardio & weight rooms in the Field House,
  • Community Garden on campus,
  • And more!

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, however, in anticipation of a Fall 2022 semester appointment, we encourage candidates to submit all required materials immediately.  Apply in less than 5 minutes using our Applicant Tracking System at the link below! Please submit your cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 professional references.


Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity College

SCCC is an equal opportunity employer. SCCC is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.  SCCC encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.  Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

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