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Staff Assistant (Associate Counselor)


Counseling Center


Commensurate with Credentials and Experience – Excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision insurance; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; retirement; educational benefits.


The SUNY Canton Counseling Center seeks an Associate Counselor for a full time, 11-month position with significant clinical and outreach experience working with a diverse population. The Counselor will provide assistance to students with personal, social, academic and/or vocational needs including crisis intervention and referrals. Help develop and implement educational and prevention programs for the entire campus community as it relates to the psychological needs of college students emphasizing the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.


Degree in counseling, social work or equivalent related field is required. New York State licensure as a mental health counselor or clinical social worker or significant progress towards licensure is preferred and will be required for tenure. College level counseling experience is preferred.

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

Persons interested in the above position should apply online at https://employment.canton.edu/

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

SUNY Canton, a unit of the State University of New York, is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. SUNY Canton is building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority and women candidates.