• Full Time
  • New York, NY
  • This position has been filled

Website Fordham University

Supervising Counselor and Coordinator for Diversity

Counseling Center, Rose Hill

Fordham University


Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City.  Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools. 


Fordham University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to its employees, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
We offer tuition remission for employees and their dependents 
A generous employer match towards a 403(b) retirement plan.
As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.
As part of its work-life balance program, the University provides generous PTO including 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays, and holidays that include paid time off between Christmas and New year.  
University employees have access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.

Hybrid Policy:       

Please review the Hybrid Policy here.



Position Summary

Reporting to the Director for Counseling and Psychological Services, the Supervising Counselor, Coordinator for Outreach and DEI Initiatives provides overall coordination, oversight, and administration of CPS’ outreach and prevention initiatives with a focus on engaging students from underrepresented populations. Additionally, the position entails the provision of a range of mental health services to the Fordham community, including individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, clinical supervision, outreach interventions, and assessments and evaluations.


Essential Functions        

Coordinates, oversees, and implements CPS’ outreach and prevention services at the Rose Hill campus.

Coordinates and oversees initiatives to engage and support students from historically marginalized and underrepresented groups.

Liaises and collaborates with student organizations, academic departments, and administrative offices that support and serve historically marginalized and underrepresented students.

Develops and coordinates psychoeducational programs that focus on promoting identity-based equity in student mental health and wellness.

Provides direct clinical services, including initial screening assessments, crisis intervention, and individual and group psychotherapy/counseling to a diverse undergraduate and graduate student population.

Provides clinical supervision and training for pre-doctoral externs, post-doctoral fellows, psychiatric residents, and mental health counseling, and social work interns, including the post-graduate fellowship’s multi-cultural seminar.

Provides consultation to faculty, administrators, families, and community providers about students of concern and campus wide mental health issues.

Coordinates and oversees CPS’ undergraduate internship in mental health promotion and wellness.

Participates in multidisciplinary and administrative team meetings.

Participates in clinical, multidisciplinary, and administrative team meetings.

Provides consultation to faculty, administrators, families, and community providers about students of concern and campus wide mental health issues.


Essential Functions Note

This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list.

The University may assign additional related duties as necessary.


Management Responsibilities  

Guides work of other employees who perform essentially the same work and/or student workers. Organizes, sets priorities, schedules and reviews work, but is generally not responsible for final decisions in hiring, performance management or compensation.


Additional Functions      

Participates in university wide and student affairs events and programs as assigned.

Required Qualifications: Education and Experience        

Advanced degree 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.
Minimum of 2 years of experience with providing short term counseling and therapy in a university/college mental health setting.

Required Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills     

Demonstrated interest and experience with promoting social justice and working with marginalized and underrepresented students.
Commitment to providing multicultural counseling and conceptualizing from a psychodynamic framework.
Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse university community of students, faculty, administrators and families.
Dedication to learning about, understanding and supporting the care of students and the vocation of student affairs in the context of Fordham University’s Jesuit tradition.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Minimum Starting Salary: $70,000


Maximum Starting Salary: $75,000


Note: Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and skills.




APPLY HERE: https://careers.fordham.edu/postings/7195



Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools.  It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom. 


Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.


Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories