Student Psychological Counselor (Hunter College Campus Schools)

Job Type

Full Time




New York
New York
United States


Student Psychological Counselor (Hunter College Campus Schools)

Job ID: 19169

Location: Hunter Campus Schools

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

The Hunter College Campus Schools is a K-12 institution seeking a full-time Student Psychological Counselor who will report directly to the Director of the Campus Schools and who will work closely with the Elementary School counselor, the High School Guidance Counseling Department, Learning Specialists, Assistant Principals and the campus leadership team. In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the position will provide a range of mental health and consultation services to the HCCS community including:

• Lead crisis assessment, interventions and referrals

• Conduct comprehensive evaluations

• Provide individual short-term counseling

• Coordination of transitions for students needing school/therapeutic services; support to families as they seek services

• Consultation with K-12 school counselors on student caseloads, providing clinical context for academically and emotionally at-risk children

• Supervision of Graduate-Level trainees

• Develop wellness programming with school administrators and counselors

• Participation on Campus School crisis management team

• Consultation and Collaboration with community–based providers


Bachelor’s degree and six years’ related experience required. 

A Doctoral degree in Psychology to include Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs (OR) A Master's degree in an appropriate discipline for person or psychological counseling and a New York State license as a mental health practitioner (social work, psychology, or mental health counseling) are required.

In addition, six years' professional experience is required for all candidates.

• Experience with children in both elementary and high school age groups highly preferred

• Experience working within a school environment preferred

The preferred candidate offers solid clinical assessment, crisis intervention and collaborative skills. 

Broad experience with children ages 5-18 and their families is appropriate, and familiarity with issues related to the gifted population is desirable. 

Overall flexibility and the ability to successfully negotiate multiple demands and competing priorities are crucial.


- Provides student counseling services as a member of a team.

- Provides psychological counseling to individuals and groups of students

- Performs crisis intervention for emergency situations

- Performs intake and assessment for personal counseling services

- Consults with instructional and administrative staff regarding student mental health issues; may prepare and present outreach initiatives and workshops

- Participates in recommending improvements that will impact the counseling center's effectiveness

- Performs related duties as assigned.


Higher Education Associate




Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


Applications must be submitted on-line by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website ( and following the CUNYfirst Job System Instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. To search for this vacancy, click on Search Job Listings, select More Options To Search For CUNY Jobs and enter the Job Opening ID number. The required material, as stated on the CUNYfirst vacancy notice, for the application package must be uploaded as ONE file in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Open until filled.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement