Counseling Assistant Director, Clinical Administration
Target Hire Date
10/25/2021 - 1 month to go
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Maintain and improve the process and procedures that facilitate the
daily operations of the counseling team: coordinate outreach
programming, provide psychological evaluation, short-term
psychotherapy, crisis intervention, case management, and outreach
to our students.
The Assistant Director, in coordination with the Associate
Director, Clinical Coordinator, and Associate Dean of Counseling,
Health, and Wellness, supports the process and procedures that
facilitate the daily operations of the counseling team, including
outreach programming. The Assistant Director provides psychological
evaluation, short-term psychotherapy, crisis intervention, case
management, and outreach to the student body. Additionally, the
Assistant Director consults as needed with other departments on
campus regarding psychological emergencies and mental health
Counseling and Psychological Services
Key Partners: Counseling,
Health, and Wellness
, Student Success, Campus Life
Associate Director, Counseling and Psychological
Direct Staff Reports:
0 Student Workers this position
This position provides emergency responses outside of "normal
business hours" and even possibly when the College is typically
Your Key Responsibilities:
- Oversee scheduling and monitor conflicts day to day, including
management of clinician absences and clinical coordinator
- Monitor liability insurance and licensing for staff.
- Serve as backup to Associate Director and Clinical Coordinator
- Maintain CITL certification to participate in IRB-approved
programs, including MGH research study.
- Coordinate group programs
- Organize clinical schedule, including staff meetings and on
- Coordinate technical support & record management for the
- Coordinate crises management plan with emergency response
Your Other Responsibilities:
- Participate in practicum and post graduate training program.
Provide supervision to 1-2 trainees per year, present 1-2 case
conferences per year, and teach in joint trainee
- Provide outreach and programming offerings to the campus
community, including training of resident assistants, crisis
debriefings, and workshops.
- Communicate regularly with center staff on clinical and
administrative matters and enhance departmental collaboration and
quality of care provided to students by attending scheduled staff
and clinical team meetings, case conferences and individual
supervision as assigned
- Provide emergency daytime coverage for students in acute
crisis, triage needs, arrange outside administrative, transport,
and medical/hospital intervention as needed; consult with involved
professionals, college staff, and family or friends when indicated;
follow all ethical, legal, and clinical standards of
- Participate in on-call rotation, responding to after-hours
emergencies as needed.
- Participate in external professional associations to maintain
and extend clinical knowledge and expertise and to develop and
deepen referral networks for students requiring specialized
- Sustain and deepen our knowledge base of best current practices
in psychology and college mental health with regular educational
activities and conference attendance.
- Maintain appropriate clinical records by writing ongoing case
notes, intake and termination summaries in accordance with
Massachusetts state laws.
- Function as an integral part of the leadership team at ECAPS,
and provide input on policies, procedures, and daily operations of
- Assume administrative and clinical leadership in the absence of
- Doctorate or master's degree in counseling or clinical
psychology, social work or marriage and family therapy.
- Licensed or license eligible in Massachusetts.
- Advanced clinical and theoretical knowledge of psychotherapy,
assessment of severe psychopathology, crisis intervention,
administrative and supervisory experience.
- Knowledgeable of psychological trends on college campuses and
legal issues related to providing direction in a college counseling
center; ability to effectively work with students from a broad
range of backgrounds and life experiences
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and team
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- 3-5 years of clinical supervisory and administrative
responsibilities in a college or university counseling
- 5-8 years of direct clinical experience working with people
from diverse cultures, ideally college-aged students.
- Usual office conditions
- Infrequent lifting, not more than 10lbs
Grade of Position: A17E
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36.25
Hiring Range: $67,666.00 - $70,932.00
11 month position paid over 11 months
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