Assistant Director of Counseling 199878

Worcester Massachusetts
Apr 21, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clark University’s Center for Counseling and Personal Growth seeks a psychologist to serve as an Assistant Director. Reporting to the Director of Counseling, the Assistant Director oversees and assists with program development and training services of the counseling center. The candidate will also provide psycho-educational programming and clinical supervision to graduate psychology interns. Candidates must have a doctoral degree (PhD/PsyD) in psychology and independent licensure within the state of Massachusetts. The successful candidate should be self-motivated and will have a demonstrated understanding of the developmental issues of college students. Experience providing counseling services within a college or university counseling center is highly desirable. A strong demonstrated commitment to diversity and multicultural competency is expected. This position entails that the candidate share on-call duties with the other professional counseling staff on a rotating basis. Duties and Responsibilities Among other duties and responsibilities of this role, the Assistant Director will provide individual and group counseling to the general student population, assist and coordinate the selection, training, supervision and evaluation of the graduate psychology trainees, and assist and coordinate with the training of student leaders in risk management and basic helping skills. The Assistant Director will be responsible for crisis management, and will participate on committees, as well as collaborate and consult with administrators, faculty and students on issues/programs related to various issues on campus. In addition, the Assistant Director will coordinate, consult and create clinical collaborations with outside referral resources to support continuation of client care, as well as other duties as assigned. Qualifications The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in psychology, preferably with past training or work experience at a college counseling center. In addition, the candidate must have independent licensure (PsyD/PhD) within the state of Massachusetts (or is license-eligible in the near future). Preference will be given to candidates who have previous supervisory experience. Clark is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their qualifications and experiences, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 10-month position, from August 1-June 1, with excellent benefits which include employee and family tuition benefits, 3 weeks’ vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many, many more. Review of applications will begin May 5 with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Please email résumé and cover letter to Applicants must reference Job code 199878 in the subject line to be considered for this position. Clark University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages members from historically underrepresented communities - inclusive of all women - to apply.