Director, Counseling Center

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S170080P
Posting Date 02/16/2017
Closing Date
Title Director, Counseling Center
Working Title Director, Counseling Center
Employee Class Administrator
Department Counseling Department
Salary Range
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
Hours Per Week 40 plus
Standard Work Week
Anticipated Start Date 03/16/2017
If Temporary, End Date
Job Summary

Provide leadership and oversight for the Counseling Center’s operations, programs, and activities. Supervise Counseling Center staff, including Abilities Coordinator, students, and other duties as assigned.

Job Description

1. Provide leadership, direction, and overall administration for the development, coordination, and implementation of programs, activities, and professional services.
2. Formulate, initiate, implement, and interpret policies relating to the operation of the units.
3. Establish goals and objectives for the department/unit.
4. Direct the staffing by overseeing recruitment, training, and management of work assigned to professional and support staff.
5. Oversee financial aspects of unit management, including control of the budget and allocation of resources.
6. Interface with advisory committees, serve on campus or University committees, communicate and consult with other offices or campus officials when appropriate.
7. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Licensed clinical social worker
Licensed clinical professional counselor or licensed clinical Psychologist .

Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience.

Experience: Previous college or university counseling center clinical and administrative experience required. Will also consider applicants with private practice experience.

Professional Certification: Must be a licensed Psychologist or eligible for licensure in the State of Illinois.

Preferred Qualifications

A minimum 5 years of post-license experience..

Education: APA-approved doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•Possesses broad, “generalist” clinical skills, including experience assessing and intervening with a range of disorders, concerns, and degrees of pathology.
•Experience in college mental health administration.
•Crisis management skills and experience.
•Excellent planning and organizational skills with attention to detail.
•Demonstrated ability to prioritize high-volume workload.
•Familiarity with college policies and procedures, student issues/concerns, and campus issues.
•Demonstrated commitment to engaging a diverse student population.
•Collaboration, team-building, and leadership skills.
•Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and good listening skills.
•Demonstrated ability to work independently and to maintain confidentiality within legal and institutional guidelines.
•Proficiency in public speaking and leading group discussions.
•Experience with common office equipment and software (e.g., Microsoft Windows & Office, Internet, and general computer knowledge).

Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  2. * What is your highest level of completed education?
    • High School/GED
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PhD
  3. * Do you agree to a criminal background check?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Reference
  5. Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Course Proposal
  3. Research Agenda
  4. Letters of Reference
  5. Sample Research Publication
  6. Sample of Teaching Evaluation
  7. Sample Syllabi