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CUNY Student Psychological Counselor (Multiple Temporary FT positions) in Brooklyn, New York

Job Title: Student Psychological Counselor (Multiple Temporary FT positions)

Job ID: 22118

Location: Brooklyn College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary


Brooklyn College is looking to fill four (4) temporary, full-time Student Psychological Counselor positions. Reporting to the Counseling Director, the Student Psychological Counselor will provide virtual counseling to a diverse student population via telephone and video conferencing tools such as Zoom. Applicants may be considered for one or more of the following:

  • Oppression Trauma Specialist: Develop and implement specialized programming and services related to oppression, racial, immigration and related traumatic experiences.

  • Bereavement Specialist: Develop and implement specialized programming and services related to bereavement and loss, especially related to pandemic impact, including loss of family and friends, job loss, life and social support disruptions.

  • Substance Use Harm Reduction Specialist: Develop and implement specialized programming and services related to substance use (and other addictive, compulsive behavior) harm reduction.

  • Risk Management Assistant: Assist in overseeing the treatment and managing of clients with the most serious clinical risk; developing programs to identify and address serious clinical risk.

No in-person services or other work; all work is remote from off-campus (home). These are substitute (temporary) positions which are expected to last for 8 months.


A Doctoral degree in Psychology to include Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs


A Master's degree in an appropriate discipline for personal or psychological counseling and a New York State license as a mental health practitioner (social work (LCSW), psychology, or mental health counseling).

In addition, six years' (post-degree) professional experience is required for all candidates.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing advocacy and counseling to a diverse population

  • Experience with psychodynamic and structured (CBT) approaches to counselling

  • Experience with specialty activities specified

  • Experience providing clinical supervision to trainees

  • Experience with group psychotherapy

  • Experience with remote counseling


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




Salary 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.


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To be considered, applicants must upload the following in .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format:

  • Cover letter

  • Current resume

  • Contact information (name, phone number, and email address) for three references; letters are welcome but not required.


Search Reopened. Immediate review of resumes. Positions open until filled.


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.