EAP Counselor

Rochester, NY


The EAP Counselor provides support to individuals utilizing UR Medicine Employee Assistance Program services. Clinical duties include intake assessment and evaluation, short-term treatment, crisis intervention, and follow-up, as appropriate. Non-clinical duties include developing and providing employee orientations, supervisory trainings and wellness presentations as needed.



  • Performs intake and counseling interviews with clients seen at or referred to the Employee Assistance Program.

  • Provides group interventions as needed.


  • Documents all client care activities and interventions in client's chart in compliance with department policy.


  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with community agencies which may be helpful to clients.

  • Provides consultation to administrators, supervisors, managers, and team leaders about concerns, behaviors and performance of employees.

Care Management:

  • Monitors clients who have been referred to other resources and acts as liaison between the University contract agency or other resources.

  • Ensures clients have made contact with suggested resources.

Wellness Workshops:

  • Develops and presents wellness workshops and employee orientations to internal departments and external agencies.

On Call:

  • Participates in on-call activities of the EAP as needed.

Critical Incident Response:

  • Provides critical incident response debriefings to employees affected by local or national


  • Master's degree with major course work in mental health counseling required

  • 2-4 years of relevant counseling experience including but not limited to addictions counseling, assessment and treatment required.

  • or equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • Working knowledge of core components of EAP work: couples counseling, individual, families, and parents required.

  • Exceptional presentation skills to deliver engaging workshops.

  • Certified Employee Assistance Professional preferred

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 57,595 - $ 80,600 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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