Associate Director of Student Counseling

Memphis, TN
Sep 22, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Rhodes College, located in Memphis, Tennessee is a national, four-year, private, coeducational, residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences. Rhodes' highest priorities are intellectual engagement, service to others and honor. Since 1848, Rhodes College has aspired to graduate students with a life-long passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. This position is responsible for individual counseling, group counseling, & outreach programming on issues related to student development. Provide clinical services to student including: individual counseling, group counseling, crisis counseling and intervention, family therapy and coordination of care and referrals as needed. Assume operational and clinical problem-solving responsibilities of Director of Student Counseling in director's absence. Develop and coordinate group counseling program. Oversee internship/practicum training program which includes: coordinating and maintaining communication with academic programs, managing paperwork and orientation, evaluating intern experiences, and assessing quality of training program. Provide individual clinical supervision to graduate counseling and/or social work interns. Review and sign off on all documentation by assigned counseling and/or social work interns in client charts. Rotate weekend and evening on-call service with all Counseling Center licensed clinical staff. Responsibilities will include occasional evenings and weekends. Provide psychological testing and psycho-educational assessment as needed. Provide clinical consultations concerning students to faculty and staff as appropriate. Serve as a member of committees, advisory groups, and the student affairs staff, and collaborate on programs, community building and issues related to diversity, mental health, and other relevant topics as assigned or requested. Provide outreach programming on issues related to mental health and individual development. This position requires flexibility to work occasional weekends and evenings and will participate in an evening and weekend on-call service rotation.This position requires a Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field and current TN licensure as a Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Professional Counselor – Mental Health Service Provider (LPC-MHSP). Doctorate in psychology preferred. Must be licensed to practice independently. TN licensure must be ratified by the TN Licensure Board within 90 days of employment at Rhodes College. Failure to do so will result in termination of employment.

A minimum of five years of experience in counseling is required. Experience in a college/university setting or in late adolescent/young adult development transition adjustment, anxiety, depression, homesickness, eating disorders, substance abuse, and sexual misconduct prevention/intervention. Proficiency with Microsoft Office required; excellent communication skills and the demonstrated ability to handle confidential information required. Must possess the ability to work independently, under deadline pressure and handle multiple projects simultaneously. Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. Please visit to apply online.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.