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Mental Health Counselor - Substance Abuse

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SUNY Budget Title: Counselor
Salary Level/Grade: SL3
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport, NY
Department: Counseling Center
Categories: Healthcare & Mental Health Counseling


Located in Western New York, State University of New York College at Brockport is a nationally recognized and accredited public institution with competitive state health insurance and retirement plan options. SUNY Brockport also includes Brockport Downtown and sponsors the Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC), both located in Rochester, NY. We are an inclusive employee-oriented university. Be yourself and start your career here. Help us build a better Brockport!
Job Summary: SUNY Brockport is currently accepting applications for a Mental Health Counselor - Substance Abuse. The person in this role is responsible for providing a wide range of direct mental health and substance use/abuse services to all enrolled students including direct clinical care. The position also develops and implements programs for the campus community on topics related to college mental health and substance use/abuse in addition to collaborating with on and off campus partners re: students mandated to attend an assessment related to substance use. *This is an 11 month position, off the month of June.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or other related field, by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university.
  • Licensed in NYS to provide mental health counseling, or be eligible for a limited permit.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a culturally diverse setting with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience working on a college campus.
• NYS Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).
• Supervised experience working in a clinical setting (mental health and/or substance abuse).
• Familiar with harm reduction techniques.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Salary and Benefits: Minimum Salary is $45,054. May be benefits eligible; more information at Careers@Brockport.  This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. This is an 11 month position, off the month of June.
Application Instructions:
Visit jobs.hr.brockport.edu to complete an application including your letter of application that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. 
Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check.
New York State Executive Order:
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at info@goer.ny.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Diversity Statement:
We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.
SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.


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