Director of Counseling
- Earlham College
- Indiana, United States
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- Mar 22, 2023
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
- Employment Type
- Full Time
Earlham College is a Top 100 National Liberal Arts College located in Richmond, IN, a small city that's just a short drive away from several major metropolitan areas including Dayton, Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Chicago.
Richmond and Earlham have a symbiotic relationship. Through research, studies, internships and volunteering, Earlhamites offer Richmond expertise and service as Richmond offers our students the chance to gain valuable, real-world experience. Our community assumes no religious affiliation but follows Quaker principles and practices, which include respect for persons, integrity, a commitment to peace and justice, simplicity, and consensus-based community decision-making. Earlham is committed to and proud of being a diverse and inclusive place most clearly visible in our student body: 20% of our student body are international, coming from 60+ nations in 2022, and 24% are domestic students of color. Faculty and staff also bring tremendous diversity to the College; many have lived and worked outside the United States, and they make a point of drawing on those experiences in their interactions with students. Additionally, Earlham makes it a priority to serve as a safe and welcoming place for LGBTQ+ communities and has a four-star rating on the Campus Pride Index. Our community is characterized by respect for every person and a commitment to social justice. Equity and inclusion are central to Earlham's institutional priorities and our leadership is committed to widening the path to an Earlham education.
Earlham College is seeking a Director of Counseling to join our team!
Job summary :
Reporting to the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students, the Director will assist senior leadership for the Division of Student Life in the development of a holistic approach to ensuring student health, personal development and overall positive well-being. In collaboration with senior leadership, the Director will: provide guidance for the division’s response to students of concern; monitor assessment and current behavioral trends; help facilitate and evaluate programs that center on counseling, health and wellness goals for positively impacting the student experience; and overseeing the development of a well-care plan for students.
- Provide leadership for Counseling Services
- Manage a student case load
- Consult with the Academic Enrichment Center and partner for assessment and programming
- Advise as needed for ODAS (Office of Disability and Accessibility Services) student cases
- Provide outreach and maintain contractual agreements with local mental health agencies and professionals
- Support and advocate for undergraduate and graduate students who are in crisis: intervene in sensitive cases involving mental and physical illness and other threats of harm to mind and body
- Serve on the College’s Early Alert team
- Provide expertise and participate in the division’s on-call crisis response as needed
- Advise Dean /Director on- call personnel, along with Public Safety and Residence Life staff
- Monitor compliance expectations for Counseling Services
- Advise as needed in response to crisis situations (Title IX, etc.)
- Some required evening/weekend work throughout the academic year
- Additional duties as assigned
- Master’s or doctorate degree in higher education, student affairs administration, college student personnel/counseling … Master’s degree in student affairs administration or counseling with license to practice counseling (LMHC or LCSW) in Indiana
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Proficient with an electronic health record software
- Strong project / program management and evaluation skills
- Flexibility and willingness to assume new tasks and special projects
- Excellent leadership and team management skills
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
- Previous experience working with students regarding cases related to Title IX, victim advocacy and education
- Clinical education in Counseling and/or Health related fields preferred (psychology, social work and/or psychiatric nursing).
- Be a positive example and resource to all Earlham Students
- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
- Please submit the following application materials through our Earlham Careers Portal
- Cover letter - Please address your thinking and experience with matters of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, as it relates and specifically pertains to this position.
- List of Three References with Contact Information
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