Director of Tuttleman Counseling Services for Student Affairs

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Dec 14, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of Tuttleman Counseling Services, Student Affairs Job Posting

Temple University invites applicants for Director of Tuttleman Counseling Services for Student Affairs.


The Director of Tuttleman Counseling Services (TCS) reports to the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students within the Division of Student Affairs. The Director serves as a member of the Division of Student Affairs Leadership Team and the CARE Team (a multidisciplinary student of concern team). The Director contributes to a positive university experience for every student, and is accountable to all of the Division of Student Affairs (DoSA) Values. The DoSA values are Excellence, Inclusion, Innovation, Integrity, and Respect. This position will provide strategic, clinical, fiscal, and administrative vision and leadership regarding the provision of counseling services on campus, including assessment, crisis intervention, short-term individual therapy, referral services, and outreach programming. The Director will oversee and direct all services provided by TCS and will be responsible for ensuring that services meet the needs of a diverse student body and that TCS is in strict compliance with PA law, HIPAA law, and American Psychological Association (APA) professional ethics. The Director serves as one of the key liaisons to University departments, administrators, faculty, and staff on student mental health issues, policies and practices; provides supervision, professional development, and evaluation of professional and support staff; manages the operational budget and setting of priorities for resource utilization; directs clinical and consultative services, including crisis intervention and outreach; and leads TCS in the strategic planning, development, implementation, evaluation, and continual improvement of comprehensive behavioral health initiatives that incorporate multicultural diversity, inclusivity and social justice concepts and principles to support overall student wellness.



  • Earned doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology or a related mental health field from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Currently licensed as a mental health practitioner; if not licensed in the State of Pennsylvania, must be license eligible and be licensed within one year.
  • Proven record of success and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including the ability to work well with a globally diverse student population.
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusion in retaining/developing staff and in the provision of services.
  • At least eight years post-doctoral clinical experience.
  • At least five years of pertinent administrative experience supervising multidisciplinary clinicians and managing a clinical service.
  • Demonstrated experience in the assessment of clinical services and needs of client populations.
  • Experience providing clinical supervision.
  • Knowledge of current trends and best practices in collegiate mental health services.
  • Experience working as a clinician in a college/university mental health center.
  • Experience working in a university counseling center which has an APA-accredited doctoral internship
  • Knowledge of current trends and best practices in collegiate mental health services.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with the ability to develop a broad institutional perspective and work collaboratively with other departments and campus partners.
  • Strong fiscal management skills and experience managing departmental funds.
  • Strong crisis management skills.
  • Experience working in a residential college setting.


In addition to a competitive salary, professional development funds, and benefits including tuition waiver options are available; moving expense, and eligibility for cell/smartphone reimbursement for on-call.  


In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

To obtain additional information about Temple University, please visit our website at


To apply for this position and view other opportunities, please visit our website at Please reference Requisition 20003446. Please attach your letter of interest, résumé, and three references to our online system in one document. Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to cultural diversity.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Patricia Kowalski, Manager of Recruitment & Development, at 215-204-5016 or or visit our website at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to cultural diversity.