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Assistant Director of Student Counseling

Employer
Rhodes College
Location
, Tennessee

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Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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At, Rhodes College, we aspire 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. We will achieve our aspiration through a college wide commitment to our vision.

Rhodes' rigorous approach to liberal arts and sciences inspires students to discover and cultivate lifelong passions, and to make a difference in the classroom, on campus, in the city of Memphis, and throughout the world. Simply put, our mission is to prepare students for life and career, wherever those journeys take them.

The Division of Student Life plays an integral role in the College's vision and values, and every member of the Division of Student Life supports the delivery of a transformative student experience.

The Assistant Director of Student Counseling is a 12-month position responsible for individual counseling, group counseling and outreach programming on issues related to student development.

Job Duties include but are not limited to the following:
  • Provide clinical services to students including: individual counseling, group counseling, crisis counseling, and family counseling as well as coordination of care and referrals as needed.

  • Supervise graduate counseling interns and graduate practicum students.

  • Provide support on behavioral health issues to faculty and staff as appropriate.

  • Rotate weekend and evening on-call services with all Counseling Center licensed clinical staff.

  • Develop, provide, and coordinate outreach programming and materials as needed.

  • Serve as a member of committees, advisory groups, and the student life staff, and collaborate on programs, community building and issues related to diversity as assigned or requested.

  • Represent student counseling and/or Rhodes College at on-campus events and off-campus meetings related to professional organizations.

  • Complies with all Rhodes College policies and guidelines.

  • Maintains all relevant ethical, legal, and professional standards of practice for a Licensed Psychologist, Professional Counseling, or Social Worker or other license (relevant to credentials) in the state of Tennessee.

  • Coordination of one or more of the following areas shared among other staff: crisis, outreach, and initiatives.

  • Regular attendance is an essential function to perform the duties of this position.

Job Requirements:
  • Master's Degree or Doctorate Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field required

  • This position requires a current TN licensure as a Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Professional Counselor – Mental Health Service Provider (LPC-MHSP). Must be licensed to practice independently. Terms of employment are contingent on TN licensure being ratified by the TN Licensure Board within 90 days of employment at Rhodes College.

  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in counseling. Experience in a college/university setting or in late adolescent/young adult development preferred.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office required

  • Excellent communication skills required

  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information required

  • Demonstrated ability to work well on a team

A complete application includes a cover letter, a resume, the names of three professional references and a copy of the appropriate licensure for the position.

Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity in the workforce.

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Organization

About Rhodes
Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a private, residential, undergraduate college located in the heart of historic midtown Memphis, Tennessee. Rhodes is national, four-year, private, coeducational, residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world.

 

Commitment to Diversity
A diverse learning community is a necessary element of a liberal arts education, for self-understanding is dependent upon the understanding of others. We, the members of Rhodes College, are committed to fostering a community in which diversity is valued and welcomed. To that end, Rhodes College does not discriminate – and will not tolerate harassment – on the basis of race, gender, color, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national or ethnic origin, military status or any other protected status.

 

Discover the Rhodes Edge

Rhodes’ rigorous approach to liberal arts and sciences inspires students to discover and cultivate lifelong passions, and to make a difference in the classroom, on campus, in the city of Memphis, and throughout the world. Simply put, our mission is to prepare students for life and career, wherever those journeys take them.

  • We value the types of engaging dRhodes 15ialogue that arises when students and professors work together to investigate questions and problems they care about. Our student-to-faculty ratio is 10:1 and the average class size is 14 which allows us to have these engaging conversations between faculty and students.
  • Through 18 academic departments and 13 interdisciplinary programs, Rhodes offers more than 50 majors, interdisciplinary majors, minors, and academic programs.
  • Memphis is more than what you know it to be. Yes, we’re home of the blues and barbeque, Graceland, and the Grizzlies, but we’re much more than that.
  • Rhodes graduates are perceptive thinkers, creative problem solvers, and lifelong learners, and they have the skills and abilities that connect them to the country's top graduate and professional schools, interesting careers, and fulfilling lives.
  • Rhodes students are conducting leading-edge research and creative activity that produces original intellectual or creative contributions to a wide range of fields of study.
  • Rhodes College’s commitment to overseas study is most powerfully expressed in the programs that it has created and developed.

Rhodes is profiled in The Princeton Review’s popular college guide, The Best 384 Colleges: 2019 Edition, and ranks No. 10 for Most Accessible Professors and No. 16 for Most Engaged in Community Service. Rhodes is also one of fifty colleges included in both editions of The Princeton Review’s list of “Colleges That Create Futures” and continues to be included in each new edition of Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Buck. For two years in a row, Rhodes was named America’s #1 Service-Oriented College by Newsweek magazine. In addition, Rhodes regularly garners accolades from U.S. News and World Report, Forbes and Fiske’s Guide to Colleges. Rhodes is also profiled in the prestigious book Colleges That Change Lives.

 

 

Rhodes Students

The college’s 2,010 students are a diverse group, representing 45 states (plus D.C.) and 55 countries. They are keenly aware of social responsibility and are involved as volunteers throughout their college years. More than 80% of Rhodes’ students participate in community service.

Rhodes’ students hold impressive academic and extracurricular credentials. The Class of 2024 has a mid-range SAT score of 1250-1400 and a mid-range ACT score of 27-33. 52% of the students of the class of 2024 ranked in the top 10% of their high school class.

 

Educational ExRhodes cellence in One of the South’s Most Vibrant Cities

Ask anyone who knows about Rhodes College and you will learn about this rare jewel among the nation's finest liberal arts colleges. Rhodes' students live and learn on a campus cited as one of America's most beautiful. Quietly nestled among 100 acres of wooded charm and Gothic stone buildings in an attractive residential section of Memphis, Rhodes is just minutes from a revitalized downtown where Beale Street (Home of the Blues) meets the majestic Mississippi River.

The campus is within walking distance of the Memphis Zoo and the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Memphis is the 15th largest city in the United States and offers a broad variety of entertainment, cultural and recreational opportunities, good restaurants, malls, shops and great hangouts. As the region's medical and business hub, Memphis provides students with many internship and research opportunities, as well as career and service opportunities.

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Telephone
901-843-3750
Location
2000 N Parkway
Memphis
TN
38112
United States
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