Under the supervision of the Associate Director, the Staff Clinician (Professional Services Specialist III) is responsible for the assessment, support and treatment of Kean University students with a specific focus on students who have experienced trauma and/or sexual violence, assault, harassment, stalking, domestic violence or bullying. The Staff Clinician uses established policies, procedures and guidelines as stated by the State of New Jersey and Federal laws and regulations to provide essential support services to the University community. This is a half-time position (17.5 hours weekly) that may require nights and weekends on an as-needed basis.
Qualifications: Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work or a Counseling-related field; license or eligibility for licensure in the State of New Jersey in a mental health field; and a minimum of two years of clinical experience including work with high-risk patients as well as complex and/or longstanding clinical problems is required. Familiarity with developmental issues of college students and demonstrated sensitivity and skill in work with a diverse student, staff and faculty population is also required. Candidate must have the ability to collaborate effectively with other professionals from different disciplines and departments.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Vincent Kiefner, Director of the Office of Counseling and Disability Services, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Previous applicants need not apply. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
About Kean University
Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering 50 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate programs and options leading to masters and doctoral degrees, professional diplomas and certifications. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community. The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.