Counselor - Full Time Position

Quinnipiac University

City: Mount Carmel -Hamden
State: Connecticut

Education Level: Master
Experience Level:
Approximate Salary: $0.00
Postion Type: Full Time



Quinnipiac University's Health and Wellness Center seeks applications for a Counselor. Reporting to the Director of Counseling, the Counselor will provide individual and group mental health counseling for both undergraduate and graduate students, manage triage and crisis intervention as well as outreach programming and consultation in a fast-paced and dynamic health and wellness center. The Counselor will establish and maintain collaborative relationships with diverse campus constituencies including students, administration, faculty and staff.


This is a full-time, 10 month position.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit


  • Maintain clinical caseload of individual students and facilitate groups as needed
  • Coordinate student care including referrals and collaboration with other treatment providers
  • Collaborate with campus partners to provide crisis intervention, counseling and consultation
  • Manage triage and crisis intervention for students and community as appropriate
  • Maintain clinical documentation in accordance with legal, professional and university guidelines
  • Provide exceptional operational excellence to our students, faculty and community
  • Perform role in a non-judgmental and non-discriminatory manner in accordance with university policies
  • Participate in clinical rounds, interdisciplinary meetings and training programs with Health and Wellness staff
  • Maintain licensure expectations as it relates to professional development as well as staying current on trends related to mental health as well as substance abuse
  • Provide training to staff and faculty regarding the current themes of mental health
  • Utilize electronic medical record system to maintain accurate and current clinical medical records
  • Positively contribute to a supportive, healthy and safe work environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Education Requirements:
  • Master's degree in Clinical Psychology, Social Work or related field required
  • Connecticut licensure and certification required


  • 3-5 years of experience providing individual and/or group mental health counseling services. Experience with college-age population preferred
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Ability to manage the fast-paced environment of meeting the mental health needs of the students and community
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of students
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience with use of electronic record system
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and/or a commitment to diversity and inclusion

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.



Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.


Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Advertised: November 02, 2018 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: Open until filled

For more information on this Full Time position, contact: Joanna Wayton, JD

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