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Master's Degree



Northeastern University




Requisition Number: STFR004205


Division/College: Student Affairs


Location: Boston Main Campus


Full-time/Part-time: Full Time




The Northeastern University Behavioral Health (UHCS ) Counselor's primary responsibility is to provide psychological counseling services to Northeastern University students. These services will include psychological evaluation, crisis intervention and brief psychotherapy. The position may also involve outreach activities to the Northeastern University community and collaboration with various support services within the University. The counselor will be responsible for making appropriate referrals for psychopharmacological evaluation and ongoing counseling in the local community, and for referral to emergency mental health services, when appropriate. Time spent amongst the various clinical service activities may shift in proportion to changes in service demands at any given time of the year.


The Counselor will often work closely with University academic departments and Student Affairs, and will collaborate with other members of the UHCS Behavioral Health and Medical staff as appropriate, all in the interest of providing the best possible team-oriented health care to Northeastern students. The Counselor will also occasionally participate in health promotion outreach to the University community.




• Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling, with Massachusetts license or eligibility, is required.


• Full Massachusetts licensure as LICSW , LMHC , LMFT or Psychologist will be required within one year of employment.


• Demonstrated experience and competency in urgent and crisis assessment and treatment, short-term psychotherapy, assessment and treatment of young adults with alcohol/drug abuse, eating disorders and ADHD .


• Demonstrated effectiveness in working collaboratively with all health center and academic support staff, as well as community-based hospitals and health care providers.


• Demonstrated consistency in working in a highly diverse student and staff setting with respect and competency.


• Excellent demonstrated written and oral communication skills.


• Demonstrated success working within the clinical and administrative policies and procedures of a university health center setting


• Availability to work on occasional weekend days is required.


• Availability by pager or phone on occasional evenings and overnight is required.


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This position requires a criminal background check.


To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:


Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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