MALCOLM X COLLEGE
Malcolm X College is seeking a Clincial Director – Welleness
Center. City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), the largest community
college system in Illinois, is made up of seven colleges and fice
satellite sites. Providing more than 70,000 students each year
access to a quality, affordable education.
The City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) Wellness Centers provide
counseling, case management and other mental health and social
services to support students in maintaining their personal
well-being and achieving their academic goals.
Reporting to the Dean of Student Services/Development, a Clinical
Director - Wellness Center manages a college’s Wellness Center,
responsible for all program areas and activities to include
clinical services, outreach, consultation and fiscal and
A Clinical Director - Wellness Center oversees programs that
support the mental health and well-being of students, supervising a
staff of Clinical Counselors in the delivery and provision of
counseling and case management services to students, faculty and
staff. Accountable for implementing CCC policies to guide decision
making and ensuring compliance with state and federal laws and
regulations pertaining to mental health delivery systems and the
confidentiality of mental health information. Performs related
duties as required.
- Provides direction and guidance to staff in the provision of
all licensed social services including psycho-social wellness
services, crisis/triage assessments, psychological
hospitalizations, advocacy and connections to community resource
- Manages the day to day operations of the Wellness Center,
working with district staff in creating policies and procedures and
innovative methods of service delivery based on the needs of
students, staff and faculty. Manages budgets, data collection and
communications/marketing and administrative functions.
- Creates and implements health and wellness initiatives and
leads outreach efforts to educate students, faculty and staff on
the availability and the range of mental health and psycho-social
support services offered by the Wellness Center.
- Supervises professional staff to include Clinical Counselors
and Staff Psychologists providing counseling and case management
services including crisis intervention, individual and group
counseling, stress and time management coaching, connection to
public benefits and community resources and confidential sexual
- Develops, conducts and facilitates workshops and presentations
to address topics of health and wellness violence prevention, and
other identified needs and issues important to academic and
- Facilitates professional development opportunities for staff to
remain abreast of best practices in mental health and case
management services; trains staff on Supportive Intervention Team
(SIT) behavioral threat assessment procedures.
- Participates in the interviewing and hiring of Wellness Center
staff. Establishes performance standards and conducts performance
evaluations. Administers personnel procedures including progressive
discipline as required.
- Oversees the center’s graduate level internship and practicum
training program, providing clinical supervision to
therapists-in-training. Maintains relationships with Chicago area
educational institutions and coordinates annual hiring of
- Serves as a consultant to college staff and faculty for student
development issues, behavioral threat assessment, classroom
behavioral management, and the overall behavioral health of the
- Serves on committees to develop policies to ensure compliance
with Title IX and other related legislation; works to ensure campus
community is informed about violence prevention and how to respond
to violence, sexual harassment or assault.
- Oversees the maintenance of case records and data and creates
reports on services provided utilizing the Titanium medical records
- Ensures the maintenance of a secure, accessible system of
confidential medical records in compliance with applicable
standards of practices and state and federal laws.
- Monitors and ensures compliance with state and federal laws and
professional ethics regarding provisions of services, clinical
competency, recordkeeping and confidentiality.
- Implements procedures for the provision of virtual services,
ensuring adherence to clinical, ethical, federal and state laws and
best practices in compliance with CDC.
- Maintains licensure and complies with continuing education as
required by the IL Department of Financial and Professional
- Develops, maintains and oversees relationships with community
partners and facilitates their provision of services and financial
resources to students on campus.
- Doctorate degree (Ph.D., Psy.D.) in Psychology from an
accredited college or university, OR a Master’s degree in Social
Work (M.S.W.); OR a Master’s degree (M.A., M.S., M.Ed.) in
- Must be currently licensed by the State of Illinois as a
Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Clinical Professional Counselor
(LCPC) or a Clinical Psychologist
- Five years of program administration experience in a student
counseling center within an urban commuter college or university
environment is highly desirable
- Demonstrated professional experience in the provision of
counseling services and the supervision of counseling staff
- Knowledge of community resources and social service
- Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication
- Excellent organizational skills
- Ability to work with and relate to a culturally diverse student
body, faculty and staff
- Ability to handle sensitive and confidential issues in an
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,
Excellent health and welfare benefit package and
long-term savings and investment programs including 403(b) &
457(b) Investment Plans and a pension plan with the State
University Retirement System (SURS) Plan. Generous vacation,
holiday, personal and sick days, and tuition reimbursement. For a
more detailed overview of benefits, please visit the benefits page
of our website.
For the second time in three years, Malcolm X College was selected
as a Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner!
The award is given by the National Institute for Staff and
Organizational Development (NISOD), a membership organization
committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching and
leadership at community and technical colleges, and Diverse: Issues
in Higher Education, a leading academic publication.
MXC was recognized for its best-in-class student and staff
recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working
environments, and meaningful community service and engagement
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within
6 months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action
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