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CUNY Non-Teaching Adjunct 2 - Student Wellness Counselor in New York, New York

Job Title: Non-Teaching Adjunct 2 - Student Wellness Counselor

Job ID: 21240

Location: CUNY School of Public Health

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Completes non-teaching projects or complex work in support of a Campus or University administrative or academic department. This work is generally of a temporary nature and requires specialized experience or expertise.


Non-Teaching Adjunct




CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy seeks a part-time Student Wellness Counselor. Reporting directly to the Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Alumni Relations, the Student Wellness Counselor will support the mental health and wellness needs of our students enrolled in our on-campus and on-line programs and will also develop and monitor health-related programming, outreach activities and communications to support a diverse population of adult students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide counseling services to CUNY SPH students, make appropriate referrals and monitor follow-up.

  • Plan and conduct student services and needs assessments.

  • Consult with faculty and staff with the goal of helping to assess emergent student crisis and to provide guidance on how to identify and engage students in distress.

  • Consult and collaborate with Student Affairs staff with the goal of helping students access and utilize the services available to them through the Office of Student Services, as well as to plan outreach and support programs.

  • Participate in recommending improvements that will impact the effectiveness of Student Services.

  • May prepare and present outreach initiatives and educational workshops.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Bachelor's Degree required.


A preferred candidate should have:

A Doctoral degree in Psychology from an accredited institution to include PhD and Psy D programs or 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, psychology, or mental health counseling).

  • Experience working with adults (particularly those in life and/or career transitions)

  • Familiarity with mental health and social services resources in the New York City area.

  • Experience using electronic or online systems and counseling online populations such as students.

  • Experience working with a diverse adult student population in a higher education environment.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience. ($42.95 to $53.44 per hour)


CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.


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October 28, 2019


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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.