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grounds in Portland’s southwest hills. Our strong commitment to
sustainability is reinforced through recycling programs, energy
conservation, alternative transportation options, and farm to fork
initiatives. For benefit-eligible positions, we offer a competitive
that includes options for
health, dental, vision, tuition, life insurance, retirement and
Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse
workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to
apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a
qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status,
such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
The Assistant Director for the Lewis & Clark Community
Counseling Center reports directly to the Director. The Assistant
Director shares responsibilities with the Director for leadership
of the Community Counseling Center (referred to as the Clinic) with
an emphasis on clinical services, records, and administrative
support. The Assistant Director is responsible for the coordination
and administrative oversight of clinical services. The Assistant
Director oversees the job responsibilities of Center graduate
assistants and manages the office in the absence of the
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
- Assists the Director in providing administrative oversight for
all counseling services and programs offered by the Clinic.
- Assumes the Director’s duties in Director’s absence.
- Chiefly responsible for the coordination of the Clinic’s
clinical activities, implementing clinic policies and practices of
- Assists the Director in establishing and executing decision
making processes, and accomplishing effective dissemination of
information to administrative staff, clinical supervisors, and
- Responsible for the coordination, recruitment, training,
supervision, development, and evaluation of 4-7 Clinic Graduate
- Assists clinical supervisors through clinical consultation as
needed and at the direction of the Director.
- Assists in establishing and maintaining appropriate clinical
triaging and case assignment practices (e.g., phone screenings,
referrals for clients outside Clinic scope of care).
- Assists in oversight of clinical record keeping including
electronic record keeping and scheduling ensuring compliance with
professional ethics and pertinent federal and state laws.
- Assists the Director in periodically reviewing the Clinic’s
mission and role within the graduate school.
- Assists in the preparation and distribution of counseling
information regarding Center’s programs and services to students,
faculty, staff and the community.
- Provide clinical supervision to practicum sections in the
absence of a clinical supervisor as assigned by the Director.
- Assist the Director in managing the daily operations of the
Clinic, including facilities and technology resources and
processing client fees.
Education and Licensure:
- Participates in the Clinic Advisory Committee.
- Attends department and college meetings as required.
- Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Ability:
- Master’s degree mandatory in Counseling, Marriage and Family
Therapy, Psychology, or appropriate human service field.
- Oregon license as an LPC, LMFT, or LCSW (or licensed within two
years of employment)
- An understanding of student development and counseling and
family therapy theories.
- Ability to apply theory to practice in a community setting is
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, staff,
clinical supervisors, and faculty, including active collaboration
with appropriate community and business personnel.
- Demonstrated capacity for clear, cogent communication.
- Ability to reduce barriers to mental health care in a
multicultural environment to provide assessment and clinical care
for a diverse client population.
- Demonstrated knowledge and skills in social justice oriented
mental health service delivery.
- Ability to communicate effectively as a member of a
multidisciplinary healthcare team as well as to key stakeholders in
the broader community.
- Two years of post-graduate clinical experience providing mental
- Two years of administrative and operational experience in a
- Graduated from a CACREP or COAMFTE accredited program.
- Commensurate with experience
Directions for Cover Letter
- Full time
- 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
- Benefits Eligible: Yes
Please upload your cover letter
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admission. We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or
perceived race, color, sex, religion, age, marital status, national
origin, the presence of any physical or sensory disability, veteran
status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or
any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and local
laws. The Associate Vice President of Human Resources has been
designated to handle inquiries regarding employment- and
disability-related non-discrimination policies. Title IX inquiries
may be directed to the Title IX coordinator or deputy Title IX
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interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the
finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a
conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the
conviction is related to the position for which the individual is
applying or would present safety or security risks before an
employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not
necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.
Eligibility to Work
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regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday
prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals
(no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human
Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure
to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result
in immediate termination of employment.