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Associate Director for Student Counseling Services

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Job Location Normal, Il 61790

Posting date 12-03-2018

General Summary
We seek an experienced psychologist who shares our passion for the mission of a comprehensive counseling center in a university environment. We are seeking a dynamic professional with the skills and creativity to share our commitment to excellence and who would enhance the diversity of our staff. We seek a professional with well-developed therapy skills, interests in carrying a diverse and large clinical caseload, experience and interest in supervision and training of emerging psychologists, and a commitment to contribute to our outreach and prevention initiatives serving the larger campus community. Primary administrative duties of this position involve management and coordination of our American Psychological Association accredited doctoral internship program, which selects four interns each year. The person in this role also serves on the departments' Leadership Team, along with the Director, Associate Director for Clinical Services and Associate Director for Programs, as well as our Administrative Clerk. In this role, the Associate Director for Training advocates for the needs of the training program including the internship, externship program and professional training and development of staff, while assisting with long range visioning and human resource allocation to meet the missions of the center related to clinical services, prevention and training. Position responsibilities also will include brief individual, couples and group counseling, involvement as a supervisor in our doctoral psychology internship and/or externship training programs, assessment, crisis intervention and management, consultation and liaison work, and outreach programming. We are also looking for an individual with a demonstrated commitment to advancing the vision of a culturally competent counseling center and who has a willingness to work with underserved and underrepresented student populations. Finally, we seek a colleague who would strive to work collaboratively with their peers, both within the unit and across the campus--one who has strong interpersonal skills and who enjoys building positive working relationships with others.
Salary for this 12 month position is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits are excellent. For a complete description of Illinois State University's benefits offerings and options, please visit : http://hr.illinoisstate.edu/benefits/.

Required Qualifications
1. Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program, including completion of an APA accredited internship.
2. Five years of experience in providing clinical services and clinical supervision to psychologists-in-training.
3. Licensed as a psychologist in the State of Illinois or eligible for transfer of license from another jurisdiction within 6 months of hire date.
4. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, then employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Desired Qualifications
Strong preference will be given to applicants with college/university counseling center experience in centers with APA accredited psychology training programs.


Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 12/4/2018
Application Due: 2/2/2019
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