Associate Director of Counseling Services/Director of Clinical Services

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 17, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate Director of Counseling Services/Director of Clinical Services


Counseling Services at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for the position of Associate Director of Counseling Services/Director of Clinical Services. The associate director will be responsible for ensuring that Counseling Services is providing appropriate clinical services that meet the mental health needs of a diverse student body.


The Associate Director of Counseling Services/Director of Clinical Services will oversee clinical operations, provide clinical supervision for unlicensed/provisionally-licensed counselors, coordinate the psychological withdrawal and return processes within Counseling Services for the University, oversee and participate in Counseling Services’ on-call and crisis services, partner to ensure students are offered appropriate psychiatry services, and serve on campus committees. In addition, 30% of the Associate Director of Counseling Services/Director of Clinical Services’ time will be spent directly seeing clients. 


Requirements: Candidates must hold a Master’s degree in counseling psychology, clinical psychology, counselor education, social work, or a closely related field. Terminal degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., Psy.D., DSW.) preferred. Successful candidates will have extensive experience as a clinician in a college/university counseling center or a multidisciplinary outpatient mental health center, extensive experience meeting the mental health needs of a diverse population, and supervisory experience, preferably in a university setting.


Candidates must be currently licensed in South Carolina to practice counseling and provide clinical supervision to counselors. Candidates who are not currently licensed to practice counseling and supervise counselors in South Carolina are encouraged to explore licensure requirements in South Carolina prior to submitting their application to ensure they will be able to appropriately meet the requirement to become licensed within one year of hire.


Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


Interested applicants may apply online at or in person in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, name and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Student Services Manager II (CB80/149014), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 07. Primary work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. However, this position will require varying work hours and weekend work. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university.


Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.








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