Associate Director, Student Counseling

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Details

Requisition Number

S796P

Home Org Name

StudentCounselingPsychologicalScvs

Division Name

Student Affairs

Position Title

Associate Director, Student Counseling

Job Class Code

AG01

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director of Student Counseling and Health Promotion Wellness Services the Associate Director, Student Counseling oversees the day-to-day operations and strategic initiatives of the Student Counseling Psychological Services ( SCPS ) within Student Affairs. Supervises, manages, and evaluates clinical staff members contributing to the effectiveness of clinical services, training, outreach, and mental health initiatives. Assumes leadership responsibilities in absence of the Executive Director.

Essential Functions

-Supervises, manages, and evaluates clinical staff members, including Psychologists, Student Counselors, doctoral interns, and case managers to ensure the day-to-day operations function effectively and efficiently to deliver mental health resources to Auburn University Students.

-Maintains a moderate clinical caseload including individual and group therapy, clinical rotation, clinical supervision, crisis assessment and management, and outreach programming.

-Maintains and develops policy and procedures that ensure SCPS is meeting or exceeding best practices for college counseling centers including maintain the center’s International Accreditation of Counseling Services ( IACS ) accreditation and the American Psychological Association ( APA ) Accredited doctoral internship program. Develops and implements policy consistent with the institutional need and ethical professional practice.

-Analyzes the growth and evolution of different college counseling center models to optimize the delivery of mental health services.

-Oversees the recruitment, interview, and selection of hiring new clinical staff members.

-Assists and provides feedback to other management and leadership to support in their job responsibilities.

-Assumes all responsibilities and leadership of the day-to-day operations of SCPS in absence of the Executive Director.

-Initiates, develops, and maintains relationships with campus partners, stakeholders, and influences that keep college student mental health and available resources at the forefront of the university
and consistent with its mission.

Education Level

Ph.D.

Field of Study

Degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an accredited college or university, one year of psychology internship experience from an APA or APPIC listed psychology internship program, and one year of psychology residency experience in clinical or counselling psychology.

Years of Experience

5

Area of Experience

Experience as a clinical staff member in a college counseling center with past administrative responsibilities. At least 2 years of experience supervising or leading professional level staff.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of counseling practices, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act ( FERPA ) regulations, code of ethics, and Federal and State laws related to the counseling of individuals.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Licensed Psychologist in Alabama or eligible for licensure

Desired Qualifications

7-10 years of experience in a college counseling center.

Evidence of tangible contributions (e.g., leadership positions, invited presentations, etc.) in a psychology professional organization.

Salary Grade

37

Salary Range

$68,700 - $114,500

Job Category

Student Affairs

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

05/11/2021

Closing Date

06/01/2021

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link for Internal Postings

https://www.auemployment.com/postings/22743
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Other
  3. Other Documentation
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an accredited college or university?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have one year of psychology internship experience from an APA or APPIC listed psychology internship program and one year of psychology residency experience in clinical or counseling psychology?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have 5 years of experience as a clinical staff member in a college counseling center with administrative responsibilities, plus 2 years of experience supervising or leading professional-level staff?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you a licensed Psychologist in Alabama or eligible for licensure?
    • Yes
    • No


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