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Counselor, non-clinical

at Yale University

Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Reference #: 1376498
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Job Description

STARS Requisition number
56350BR

Posting Position Title
Counselor (Non-Clinical)

Essential Duties
1. Holds by-appointment individual counseling sessions with students and technical interns. 2. Facilitates group counseling sessions on a set schedule. 3. Partners with Yale Behavioral Health to refer students with immediate clinical needs. 4. Partners with YSD Title IX Coordinator/Dean’s Designee for Discrimination and Harassment to refer students with immediate confidential needs to appropriate Yale resources. 5. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience
Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field. Two years’ work experience in a clinical setting counseling students individually and/or in groups or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Weekend Hours Required?
Occasional

Evening Hours Required?
Occasional

Duration Type
Part Year

Work Week
Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)

University Job Title
Counselor, non-clinical

Worksite Address
127 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Work Location
Central Campus

Drug Screen
No

Health Screening
No

Original Posting Date
17-Jun-2019

Background Check Requirements
All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Searchable Job Family
Student Services

Part Year or Seasonal Position, Months Worked:
10

Months Paid
10

Total # of hours to be worked:
37.5

Position Focus:
Reporting to the Yale Law School (YLS) Associate Dean for Student Affairs the Counselor (Non-Clinical) provides support for YLS students for a wide range of issues related including development of strategies related to time and stress management, conflict resolution, social and cultural belonging, wellness and self-care. Assist students with disabilities (including a range of neurodivergent students) in accessing appropriate resources within Yale, the Bar, and the legal profession.

Principal Responsibilities:
1. Holds individual consultations with students.
2. Facilitates group counseling sessions on a set schedule.
3. Partners with Yale Mental Health to refer students with immediate clinical needs.
4. Partners with YLS Title IX Coordinator/Dean’s Designee for Discrimination and Harassment to refer students with immediate confidential needs to appropriate Yale resources.
5. Partners with Yale’s Resource Office on Disabilities to refer students for determination of individual accommodations and to assist students in accessing appropriate resources within the Bar, and the legal profession.
6. Partners with Office of Student Affairs to provide training to student mentors including Coker Fellows, Dean’s Advisors, Peer Advocates, Teaching Assistants, and Title IX Peer Leads as well as Clinic Student Board.
7. May perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Counseling experience in a rigorous university setting.

Posting Disclaimer
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:
Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov.

Compensation Grade
Administration & Operations

Compensation Grade Profile
Supervisor; Senior Associate (P5)

Bargaining Unit
None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)

Supervisory Organization
Law School - Student Affairs Office

Time Type
Full time

Work Days/Hours (Other than Standard)
Ten month position: August through May

Required Skill/Ability 1:
Demonstrated ability to counsel first-generation students; sensitivity towards inter-generational communication, racial/ethnic identity processing, issues of belonging across race, gender, sexuality and ability in a university setting.

Required Skill/Ability 2:
Demonstrated ability to work to support neuro-divergent students access appropriate resources within Yale and the legal profession. Strongly demonstrated individual counseling, facilitated group counseling, collaboration and communication skills.

Required Skill/Ability 3:
Demonstrated ability to support students with issues of stress, coping, and conflict-resolution through de-escalation strategies.

Note
Yale University is a tobacco-free campus