Caldwell University is a private, Catholic coed four-year university with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Caldwell offers 25 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs, including doctoral, master’s, certificate and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options that prepare students for today’s global marketplace. The university has 15 NCAA Division II athletic teams and numerous clubs, fraternities, sororities and activities on a beautiful 70-acre campus located in the suburbs of Caldwell, New Jersey. Caldwell was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell. Its core values of respect, integrity, community and excellence influence academic and campus life. For more information about Caldwell University, visit caldwell.edu.
Caldwell University is an EOE.
Title: Counselor (Grant Funded, Spring and Fall 2015)
Department: Counseling Services
Caldwell University invites applications for a part-time Counselor (LPC). This is a grant funded position for the Spring and Fall 2015 semesters. The Counselor will provide mental health counseling and prevention services to the undergraduate and graduate student population through individual and group treatment, wellness education, and crisis intervention; provide consultation to faculty and staff in support of students’ mental health needs; and participate in trainings and outreach activities. Job duties include, but are not limited to;
- Providing short-term counseling to students.
- Providing crisis intervention services.
- Referring students to college resources or community treatment providers as appropriate.
- Providing training and consultation to resident assistants and staff as needed.
- Developing and implementing wellness and prevention programming to students.
- Maintaining up-to-date clinical notes, monthly statistics, and any other requested documentation.
- Participating in weekly meetings with the Director of Counseling Services.
- Collaborating with other members of Student Life Division and Academic Affairs to support student success.
Master’s degree in counseling and a current valid license (or license eligible) in NJ as counselor is required. Prior experience working in a college counseling setting strongly preferred. Experience in mental health assessment, short-term psychotherapy, crisis intervention and case management is expected. Experience with Titanium software or ability to learn software programs for appointment scheduling and electronic record-keeping is also expected. The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and will possess excellent communication skills. Candidates must be willing to support the Dominican Catholic, liberal arts mission of the University.
Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter specifying position, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information.