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Clinic Director, NeighborHood Counseling & Training Center

Hood College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 5, 2023

Under the direction of the Counseling Program Director, the part-time (20 hours per week) Clinic Director will oversee the NeighborHOOD Counseling and Training Center, a low-cost, hybrid (telehealth/face-to-face) community mental health clinic specializing in young adults ages 18-30. The Director will oversee operations of the clinic and provide triadic clinical supervision to graduate students in Counseling, who will provide the direct clinical services. The Clinic Director is a supervisory and administrative position and will not provide direct clinical services to clients, with the exception of some screenings and intake assessments. The clinic is primarily open during late afternoon and evening hours, and the Director must be available during these times. This is a grant funded position and budgeted for another two years to include fringe benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Supervision/Facilitation (60%)
  • Provide triadic supervision (one supervisor, two supervisees) to Counseling graduate students in the clinic on a weekly basis.
  • Provide emergency consultation and supervision to Counseling students providing direct clinical services.
  • Coordinate and lead clinic trainings and orientations, in cooperation with Counseling faculty 
  • Attend clinic meetings with Counseling Faculty each week. 
  • Liaise with Hood College Counseling Services and campus Director of Wellness. 
  • Any other duties as assigned or required.
Administrative (40%)
  • Oversee clinic operations, including documentation, scheduling and recording keeping; sign off on all clinical paperwork for supervisees. 
  • Provide administrative supervision to Counseling students learning and completing clinical operational functions
  • Coordinate the acquisition and administration of assessments, including intake assessments and satisfaction and outcome surveys
  • Help coordinate outreach events, such as Mental Health Screenings. 

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have excellent skills in the following:
  • Clinical supervision
  • Knowledge of client medications, treatment planning, and diagnosis
  • Ability to relate these aspects of client care to problem solving/critical thinking skill development in the student.
  • Possess leadership qualities, be organized, able to deal appropriately with delicate situations, and able to effectively communicate and negotiate resolutions with faculty, students, and facility staff regarding issues in the clinical setting.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We seek a candidate with a strong commitment in a liberal arts setting, who is passionate about high-impact learning experiences, and who values diversity, equity and inclusion in all that they do. Candidates must have strong organizational skills and proven ability to work collaboratively across academic disciplines.

Education and/or Experience
  • Master’s degree in Counseling or related field required
  • LCPC or LCSW-C in the State of Maryland required
  • Board-Approved Supervisor (or eligible for this status in Maryland by completing 18 clock hours of coursework/training in clinical supervision prior to start of employment) with at least two years’ previous supervision experience required.
  • At least five years' experience working with adolescents, young adults, and/or college students required.
  • Program management and/or office management required.
  • Previous experience in schools and/or college counseling center preferred. 
  • Experience with presenting issues common to young adults, such as anxiety, depression, substance use, trauma, relationship challenges, and role transitions.
Technology Skills

Computer proficiency in internet applications and Office Suite Productivity products (such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and email efficiently and effectively; and the proficient ability to learn new applications quickly. Experience with electronic health records systems (EHRs).

Language Skills

Strong written and oral command of the English language essential. Ability to read, write, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in the English language with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence construction, punctuation and grammar. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students/clients.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with and apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, statistics, and algebra to laboratory and classroom situations timely and accurately, either manually or by using a calculator.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to hypothesize, draw conclusions, and support conclusions. Ability to work in theoretical arena and apply logic as appropriate.

To Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application which requires submission of a cover letter, résumé and three professional references.

If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. EOE/AAP/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592.  For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit

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