Assistant Director, Counseling Center
The Counseling Center staff is searching for an Assistant Director who will be responsible for the daily operation of a comprehensive set of services delivered by a close knit team. We are looking for a strong generalist who values being a psychotherapist and wants to work as part of a team that values a good sense of humor. We take a collaborative team-based approach where flexible and focused supervision is a priority and taking one’s self lightly and having fun is important. We are also looking for a colleague who is interested clinical and administrative duties related to all Counseling Center functions. Our office values approaching ourselves and our students in ways that reflect the complexity of being human. We also value providing excellent care to traditionally underserved and/or underrepresented students and welcome applicants who have experience in these areas.
Responsibilities include: assisting the Director in administrative duties related to the upkeep and success of the Center, supervision of professional staff and trainees, oversight of Titanium, providing individual psychotherapy to undergraduate students, keeping timely records of clinical and other activities, participating in a backup (to Protocall) rotation within a staff of five, collaborating with campus departments and serving on committees, and participating in outreach activities in areas such as RA training, first-year student programming, suicide prevention/gatekeeper training, sexual assault prevention and response, and alcohol and other drug education/prevention. An opportunity to coordinate and lead a thriving Peer Counseling program is available with this position. Additionally, we encourage all of our staff to identify and explore specific areas of interest that coincide with personal and professional development. This is a 10 month position.
Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology required. 3-5 years of experience working in a Counseling Center setting with an administrative role strongly preferred. Must be licensed or license eligible in the state of New York within two years of employment.
Experience serving diverse and inclusive communities; excellent organizational and communication skills; experience with or interest in group therapy, experience with eating disorders, sexual assault, or AOD concerns; and/or strengths in problem-solving, balancing demands, and leadership skills are all a plus. The ability to provide connected, compassionate, and sensitive therapy while responding efficiently and effectively to emergent needs is strongly desired. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.