Director, University Counseling Center

Tallahassee, Leon County
May 13, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling

Job ID: 36254

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999

The University Counseling Center (UCC) provides a full range of counseling and psychological services and has a very robust group therapy program, an active outreach agenda, and a dynamic peer educator student organization. We are a diverse, multidisciplinary staff representing many theoretical orientations and disciplines (psychology, counseling, social work, and art therapy). Collaboration with other Student Affairs and Academic units to provide mental health and wellness programming is a hallmark of our center. All staff are encouraged to contribute to the training and supervision of graduate interns. The UCC enjoys the strong support of University administrators.

Student Counseling Center

Anticipated Salary Range
Salary will be commensurate with experience.

We are looking for candidates who enjoy working in a collaborative and collegial environment to plan and implement a comprehensive psychological counseling program.

Doctorate degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program. Must have a valid Psychologist license in the State of Florida (in accordance with Chapter 490, F.S.) or licensed in another state and able to obtain FL licensure within one year of employment in this position. Six years of professional experience working in clinical and/or a counseling setting. Experience supervising professional staff in a college or university setting.

*A resume/vita, cover letter, and three professional letters of recommendation must be attached to the online application.*

Background Check Requirements
This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check to include fingerprinting.

Confidentiality Policy
This position requires compliance with University confidentiality policies.

Other Information
This position is funded by auxiliary funds.

This position requires financial disclosure.

The Director provides oversight for all counseling services, crisis-management, and wellness and special outreach programs; maintains communication links with academic departments and administrators across campus; and provides consultation to campus constituents in mental health matters. The Director provides direction for the Center*s research initiatives which seek to gain better understanding of student needs and assess effectiveness of UCC programs.

Responsibilities include developing University policy regarding the scope of psychological counseling services to be accorded to students; interpreting policies of Federal, State, County and City governments, Board of Trustees, and other state agencies regarding mental health related matters; and adhering to the policies of the UCC accrediting boards including the International Association of Counseling Services and the American Psychological Association.

University Information
FSU is located in Tallahassee, home to the state capital, two major universities, and a growing metropolitan community of 270,000, known for its natural beauty and proximity to the gulf coast beaches. Tallahassee shares a deep-rooted history and culture with unparalleled nature and outdoor recreation. A fusion of cosmopolitan flair and charming personality defines the spirit of Florida's Capital City. Stretching along the Florida Panhandle, Tallahassee is a place where college town meets cultural center, politics meets performing arts, and history meets nature--a place where the vibrancy of what to do is matched only by the city's inviting hospitality. Tallahassee offers many opportunities for recreational and cultural activities and is within a half-day drive to Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, and Atlanta.

Pay Plan
This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

How To Apply
If qualified and interested in a specific vacancy as advertised, apply to Florida State University at

*A resume/vita, cover letter, and three professional letters of recommendation must be attached to the online application.*

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include work history and all education details (if applicable) even if attaching a resume.

Equal Employment Opportunity
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:

Open until filled
This position is being advertised as open until filled. Review of applications will begin 4/14/14.

Tobacco Free Campus
Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.PI77362009