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DATE: November 16, 2021

TITLE: Coordinator, Mental Health Services – (3) Three positions available, one for each campus

CAMPUS: All Campuses

START DATE: January 2022


RANK: Faculty



Announcement is hereby made for three (3) full-time, 12-month, temporary appointments beginning the spring 2022 semester; one position is available at each of the college’s campuses: Ammerman Campus (Selden), Michael J. Grant Campus (Brentwood), and Eastern Campus (Riverhead). Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution committed to serving a diverse student population in a variety of degree and career programs. 


This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the College.


Job Description: 

The campus Coordinator of Mental Health Services reports to the Assistant Dean of Student Services/Director of Counseling for day-to-day oversight of work duties with a dotted line to College Director of Mental Health & Wellness Services for clinical supervision and programmatic efforts.  



  1. Provide culturally informed short-term individual mental health counseling to students.  
  2. Consult with faculty and staff regarding students of concern with potential mental health issues.  
  3. Contribute to the development, planning and implementation of psychoeducational workshops, mental health awareness events and other outreach programs for a diverse population using an equity and inclusion framework.
  4. Serve as a member of campus and college committees meeting about students of concern.  
  5. Develop external referral sources and direct students to off-campus agencies and mental health practitioners. 
  6. Evaluate and assess students in crisis and provide appropriate intervention. 
  7. Create and present culturally informed workshops for students on relevant mental health topics. 
  8. Provide training to others in the college community regarding dealing with students experiencing mental health issues. 
  9. Maintain accurate and timely documentation of all clinical interactions and consultations in our electronic medical records system. 
  10. Perform case management and administrative responsibilities in support of clinical work. 
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.




Required: Possess a minimum of a Master’s Degree in social work or mental health counseling.  Full NYS licensure as a psychologist, clinical social worker, or mental health counselor.  At least one year of full-time experience providing direct psychological services and or mental health counseling services to students or the general public.

Preferred: A Ph.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology. Experience providing direct psychological services to students in a college setting. Experience using an electronic medical records system. Commitment to working with diverse and marginalized populations, as demonstrated by past experience. Bilingual (Spanish/English speaking preferred).



This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the College.

The New York State Retirement and Social Security Law requires retirees of a public pension plan within the State or City of New York to disclose prior public employment and pension plan history for the purpose of establishing a retiree’s eligibility for employment.

Suffolk County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, equal pay compensation-sex, national origin, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or disability in its admissions, programs and activities, or employment. This applies to all employees, students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting either of the Civil Rights Compliance Officers/Coordinators listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College's non-discrimination polices:

Civil Rights Compliance Officers
Christina Vargas
Chief Diversity Officer/Title IX Coordinator
Ammerman Campus, NFL Bldg., Suite 230
533 College Road, Selden, New York 11784-2899
(631) 451-4950


Dionne Walker-Belgrave
Affirmative Action Officer/Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Ammerman Campus, NFL Bldg., Suite 230
533 College Road, Selden, New York 11784-2899
(631) 451-4051

In an emergency, contact Public Safety to make a report 24 hours a day/7 days a week by calling (631) 451-4242 or dialing 311 from any College phone.

Inquiries or complaints concerning alleged civil rights violations in the College’s education admissions, programs and activities may also be directed to:

Office for Civil Rights (OCR) – Enforcement Office
U.S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005-2500
Telephone: (646) 428-3800
Fax: (646) 428-3843
TDD: (877) 521-2172
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Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination in employment practices may also be directed to:

NYS Division of Human Rights
Long Island (Suffolk)
New York State Office Building
250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 2B-49
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Telephone: (631) 952-6434
TDD: (718) 741-8300
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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
New York District Office
33 Whitehall Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Telephone: (800) 669-4000
Fax: (212) 336-3790
TTY: (800) 669-6820
ASL Video Phone: (844) 234-5122
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Suffolk County Community College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in employment, education, access to services, programs, and activities, including career and technical education opportunities.

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