CUNY Student Psychological Counselor in Bronx, New York


The Counseling Center at Eugenio Maria de Hostos provides ongoing personal counseling for registered Hostos Students on an individual and group basis. Counseling is provided in a private, confidential, and supportive environment in which students may focus on issues and concerns which may be hindering successful academic achievement and personal development. The Counseling Center maintains a close collaborative relationship with instructional faculty and staff, who are a frequent source of referral.

The Counseling Center seeks applications for two Student Psychological Counselors, reporting to the Student Counseling Director, the successful candidates will be responsible for, but not limited, to the following:

  • Provides consultation and referrals for faculty, staff, and students.

  • Provides supervision and training to graduate students.

  • Collaborates with community mental health agencies and hospitals to facilitate community-based services for Hostos Community College affiliated clients and maintains the directory services.

  • Participates in college and division wide orientation and enrollment activities.


A Doctoral degree in Psychology to include Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs OR A Master's degree in an appropriate discipline for person or psychological counseling and a New York State license as a mental health practitioner (social work, psychology, or mental health counseling).

In addition, six years' professional experience is required for all candidates.

The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Experience working with diverse populations

  • Availability to work evening and weekend hours


Provides student counseling services as a member of a team.

  • Provides psychological counseling to individuals and groups of students

  • Performs crisis intervention for emergency situations

  • Performs intake and assessment for personal counseling services

  • Consults with instructional and administrative staff regarding student mental health issues; may prepare and present outreach initiatives and workshops

  • Participates in recommending improvements that will impact the counseling center's effectiveness

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Student Psychological Counselor


Higher Education Associate




$71,723 - $84,678; commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at and navigate to the following links: "Employment" and "Search Job Postings"

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three professional references.


March 27, 2018


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Student Psychological Counselor

Job ID: 18356

Location: Hostos Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular