Job Details

SUNY Oswego
  • Position Number: 5227575
  • Location: Oswego, NY
  • Position Type: Counseling

Counselor/Case Manager Position
Counseling Services at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications to fill a full-time Senior Counselor and Case Manager Position.

The SUNY Oswego Counseling Services (CS) offers multi-disciplinary, comprehensive, and diverse services to students that enable them to be more successful in their academic, personal, and career pursuits. CS is IACS accredited and hosts masters-level graduate trainees and counselor education doctoral-level trainees for clinical internships from five accredited education programs.

CS' efforts focus on helping students reduce psychological symptoms, cope with life events and developmental tasks, improve interpersonal skills and relationships, and increase self-knowledge and problem-solving ability. CS promotes equity and respect for individual and cultural differences and offers consulting services to the entire University community. CS is part of the Division of Student Affairs which contributes to and facilitates critical learning and development within healthy, inclusive, and supportive communities.

This position is a part of the CS's clinical team and will contribute to the center's provision of a breadth of mental health services to the campus community.

Learn more about the great opportunities in being a member of SUNY Oswego's Division of Student Affairs

Posting Date: May 1, 2024

Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Compensation: Salary levels, commensurate with experience plus full New York State benefits package.

Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. This is a United University Professions (UUP) position. Click here for more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff.

Date of Appointment: As soon as possible but negotiable

Description of Responsibilities:

Provides direct clinical services, including intakes, psychotherapy, group counseling and crisis intervention, to a diverse undergraduate and graduate student population.

Coordinating care and programming, with guidance/supervision of the Assistant Director for Service Coordination, developed and delivered by the Counseling Center to the campus community, such as:
  • Addressing the needs of students of concern throughout the campus community
  • Consult with parents, treatment providers, faculty, academic affairs staff, residence life staff, off-campus mental health services, other on and off campus offices, and students, when appropriate and with appropriate authorization, in order to provide quality comprehensive care and service coordination to SUNY Oswego students.
  • Working with the Assistant Director for Service Coordination to identify coordinated strategies to improve service coordination and wrap-around care for students in the campus community.

Provides clinical supervision and training as needed for trainees from multiple disciplines.
Provides consultation to faculty, administrators, families and community providers about students of concern and campus wide mental health issues.
Assists in developing and implementing mental health programs for the campus community
Participates in multidisciplinary and administrative team meetings.
Performs administrative duties as assigned

SUNY Oswego works continuously to create an inclusive environment which respects, embraces, and promotes cultural safety, belonging, civil discourse, cultural humility, and other values and goals outlined in SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan. As such, the incumbent is expected to contribute to these efforts and possess communication and interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively with an increasingly diverse community of students and colleagues.

Job Requirements:
Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree or higher in a mental health related field (clinical or counseling psychology, social work, mental health counseling) from an accredited program.
  • Licensed or license eligible as a mental health provider in New York State.
  • Commitment to providing multicultural counseling.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse university community of students, faculty, administrators and families.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with providing counseling and therapy in a university/college mental health setting.
  • Excellent administrative, communication, leadership, decision-making skills and the ability to work autonomously within a team atmosphere.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, organizational skills and an ability to provide outreach and training to groups of people.
  • Experience providing risk assessments and crisis intervention.

At SUNY Oswego we value the diversity found in each member of our campus community and strive to create a community where that diversity is embraced and enhanced. Recognizing the strength of diversity, our mission is to foster an environment which respects, embraces and promotes cultural competence, civil discourse and active engagement in developing an inclusive and vibrant community of scholars who act as transformational agents of change and responsible citizens of the world. For more information see SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan.

As a candidate seeking consideration you are asked to submit a separate statement specifically addressing how your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has been evidenced in your career experience and professional activity, and/or community service (volunteer work, etc.), and/or professional development. (Please see Application Instructions)

Additional Information:
Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please click here to see our full non-discrimination policy.

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing

For Campus Safety information, please click here to see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery).

SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. Click here for further policy details, including education and cessation resources.

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Search Chair:

Lynn Braun,

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Background checks will be conducted for finalists.

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