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Appointment Type: Admin Full-time
Department: Counseling Center
Categories: Administration
Position Grade: E2

The Eppler-Wolff Counseling Center at Union College is hiring a Clinician/Psychologist, for a 10-month academic year position, with experience and/or specialization in multicultural counseling.  The Eppler-Wolff Counseling Center is part of a collaborative wellness center, working alongside Health Services and Health Promotion, to address the mental health needs for Union College students.  The Counseling Center sees 25% of the enrolled student body for over 3500 appointments a year.

The staff clinician will work alongside a multidisciplinary team and will be expected to counsel students with a variety of mental health concerns.  Clinical staff will see between 22-26 students per week during the academic year. Additionally, the clinician will consult with faculty and staff, while meeting the mission of the college, the student affairs division, and the counseling center.  Outreach and on-call responsibilities are also part of this position. 

Ideal candidates for this position will possess strong case conceptualization and clinical skills, have experience working with a diverse student body, knowledge, expertise, and proven success working with multicultural counseling approaches.  New York State License (Any person hired for the position would need to be licensed within a year of hire), a Master's degree (LMHC, MSW, or PhD will be considered) and at least 3 years of clinical experience is required; experience working with the college population and experience supervising others preferred.  In your cover letter, please address your expertise in working with different cultures.  

The multidisciplinary staff actively demonstrates commitment to diversity in its broadest form and serves as an advocate for social justice in the college community and beyond. The training programs are committed to instilling these practices and values in future professionals.

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.

Union College

Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

Union College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous 11% retirement plan contribution and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

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