Director, The Counseling Center

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Director, The Counseling CenterStudent Health Center

Location: New Orleans, LA


This position is the senior leader for the Counseling Center, part of Campus Health, a comprehensive college health and well-being program. This position is responsible for providing leadership, oversight and direct patient care for the Counseling Center, in a comprehensive student focused environment for a population of approximately 14,000 students. The Counseling Center is staffed by psychologists, social workers, and professional counselors. The responsibilities include all aspects of policy development, quality improvement functions, staffing, personnel, staff training, crisis response and ensuring compliance with all regulatory and accreditation standards. This position is an integral part of the Campus Health Leadership team and reports to the Assistant Vice President of Campus Health.


This position is responsible for the design, implementation, and evaluation of the counseling services for Tulane undergraduate, graduate and professional students. This position represents Campus Health through active participation with both internal and external partners, serving on a variety of committees and being engaged in all aspects of mental health issues on campus. This position is responsible for assuring that the Counseling Center is responsive to the needs of the Tulane community, reducing barriers to student access, and is responsible for facilitating awareness and appropriate utilization of mental health programs and services.


Located in the unique and iconic city of New Orleans, Tulane is a highly regarded and selective independent research university, a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine, and public health. Tulane University Campus Health is fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and serves a student body of over 13,500.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in psychology, counseling, clinical psychology, or social work
  • 10 years minimum experience providing direct clinical service
  • High level of organizational skills and at least 10 years' experience effectively supervising other professionals, trainees, and carrying out complex administrative functions, including budgeting and planning
  • Licensed and/or license eligible in Louisiana, if not already licensed in that state

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous service provision and management experience in a university Counseling Center
  • Extensive public speaking experience
  • Facility with Continuous Quality Improvement or other service quality assessment approache




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Posted: 10/7/2020
Application Due: 4/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time