CUNY Student Psychological Counselor: Student Counseling Center at York College/CUNY in Queens, New York


Reporting to the Director of Counseling, this position, in addition to duties listed in the CUNY Title Overview, will:

  • Provide psychological counseling to a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students with a wide range of career, academic, personal, and mental health issues.

  • Conduct crisis intervention and assessments.

  • Plan, develop, coordinate, and present outreach/counseling initiatives and workshops.

  • Serve as a liaison between the Counseling Center and an assigned York College School.

  • As part of a team, develop and lead probation workshops for students who are on academic probation.

  • Participate in Student Development Divisional activities including New Student Orientation and Study Up ‘Til Midnight.

  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of services.

  • Serve on-campus committees to promote student success.

  • Work evening and weekend hours as needed.

This position is required to work one evening a week.


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.


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




Compensation for this position is commensurate with experience, and credentials.


In order to be considered for this position, applicants must include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (email and telephone). Please upload all materials as ONE DOCUMENT in doc, pdf, or rtf format.

You may only apply online through the job board.

To apply:

  • Please go to, go to the Employment drop-down menu and click the ‘Search Job Postings’ tab.

  • Filter by Job Location by clicking on York College. The title of this position is Student Psychological Counselor, Job ID #18300. Click on the title to view the entire job announcement.

  • Click the ‘Apply Now’ tab and follow the prompts from there, including creating an account or logging into a previously created account.

York College/CUNY is an EEO/AA/IRCA/ADA Employer.


Closing Date - April 12, 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: Student Counseling Center at York College/CUNY

Job ID: 18300

Location: York College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular