Director, Office of Counseling and Alcohol and Other Drug Services

Kean University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Oct 24, 2023

Job Details

Director, Office of Counseling and Alcohol and Other Drug Services

Under the direction of the Executive Director of the Kean Wellness Center, the Director (Director 2) is responsible for the management, development and implementation of a comprehensive counseling program for the educational, personal and psychological support of students and assists in the development of policy affecting the mental health environment of the University. The Director of Counseling and Alcohol and Other Drug Services also supervises the substance abuse services program; collaborates with other offices in the Wellness Center and other University departments to provide an integrated educational support and outreach service to students; and does related work as required. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Some travel is also required. This position assists the Executive Director with response in emergency situations.

Qualifications: Doctorate degree in a related discipline; current state licensure as a psychologist, professional counselor or in a related profession; and a minimum of two years of professional experience supervising counselors is required. Five years of clinical supervision in a college or university counseling center; demonstrated organizational and administrative responsibilities; and experience providing mental health prevention to a diverse population is preferred. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to use and integrate technology into the counseling experience.

Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts are required prior to the starting date of employment.

Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.

Additional Information

Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures .

Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement

Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.

EEO/AA Statement

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer



Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering more than 50 undergraduate majors and 60-plus graduate options, including six doctoral programs. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community.

The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with additional locations in Ocean County, New Jersey - Kean Ocean and Jefferson Township, New Jersey - Kean Skylands. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou, China.

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