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CUNY Student Psychological Counselor in New York, New York

Student Psychological Counselor

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Baruch College

Full/Part Time




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The mission of the Baruch College Counseling Center is to help students realize their educational and personal goals. The Center is staffed with experienced mental health practitioners who not only work toward reducing the interference of everyday stress on goals and academic success, but who do so with a respect for multicultural issues. The Counseling Center is devoted to helping students succeed.

The Student Psychological Counselor will report to the Director of the Counseling Center and perform the following duties with a focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

  • Conduct triage assessments and weekly individual psychotherapy to a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students with a wide range of mental health issues, with a focus on at-risk populations, such as BIPOC and LGBTQI+ students.

  • Conduct outreach presentations and workshops to students, staff, and faculty across the Baruch campus, with a focus on at-risk populations such as BIPOC and LGBTQI+ students.

  • Present didactic clinical training seminars to Center training staff.

  • Conduct crisis interventions when necessary and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to coordinate care for high risk students.

  • Conduct therapeutic groups at the Center as needed.

  • Perform other related administrative and clinical duties in support of the Center’s functioning as needed.


Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work on-site in the office.

All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to the tri-state area.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


  • A Doctoral degree in Psychology to include Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs OR a Master's degree in an appropriate discipline for personal or psychological counseling.

  • A New York State license as a mental health practitioner (social work, psychology, or mental health counseling).

  • In addition, six years of related, postbaccaularate, professional experience are required for all candidates (please note: a license in psychology fulfills the six year requirement).


The preferred candidate will have:

  • Experience with a diverse, multicultural, and multilingual client population.

  • Training and/or experience that demonstrates a commitment to multicultural competency and culturally-responsive mental health services.

  • Training and/or experience in suicide prevention work and/or working with at-risk client populations.

  • Experience in providing training and outreach.

  • Experience in college mental health and/or experience on an inpatient psychiatric unit.


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




$86,645 - $96,602 (REVISED); 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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This position will be 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.