The Carruth Center for Counseling and Psychological Services at
West Virginia University is currently accepting applications for a
About the Opportunity
As a member of the Center’s leadership team, the Clinical Director
(CD) contributes to strategic planning of the clinical and
administrative functions of the Center’s psychological, counseling,
consultation, and training services/programs and supports the
Director in coordinating the development and implementation of
The CD works with the Director in developing and updating the
department’s policies to ensure compliance with accreditation,
legal, and ethical guidelines, and assists in the
This position is responsible for the development of assessment
goals and outcome measures and conducts regular data analyses and
reports. The CD advises related operational changes based on the
The CD will work with the Director, the leadership team, and campus
partners to support and develop additional satellite centers, and
build an integrated, seamless system of care to meet the behavioral
health needs of WVU students. The CD will embrace a commitment to
diversity and inclusion and help build a dedicated team of
professionals and trainees. They/She/He will provide administrative
and clinical supervision to full and part time staff.
We strongly believe in work-life balance and keeping time for
things we love outside our work. WVU offers generous benefits,
What you'll do:
- 37.5-hour work week
- 13 paid holidays (
staff holiday calendar )
- 24 annual leave (vacation) days per year
- 18 sick days per year (for when you’re ill, for when you need
time to care for sick family, for your own, or your family’s,
regularly scheduled medical appointments. Who is family for the
purpose of this leave? A lot of people in your life including
immediate relatives and in-laws as well as others considered to be
members of your household living under the same roof)
- WVU offers a range of
health insurance and other benefits (this position is a
benefits-eligible non-classified staff position)
- 401(a) retirement savings with 6% employee contribution match,
eligibility to continue health insurance, and other retiree perks.
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health insurance benefits, retirement income, and FAQ’s.
- Wellness programs
- Actively promote multicultural competence and awareness in the
Center’s vision, operations, and culture.
- Administer the clinical services program for CCCPS, providing
oversight for the coordination of clinical operations (SAP,
assessment, and counseling); fosters a culture that supports
adherence to policies and procedures.
- Assist with the organization and integration of center clinical
activities, training, outreach and consulting activities and
manages evaluation and assessment of services and programs.
- Continuously assess, develop, and improve clinical services to
provide innovative, optimal college mental health services in
response to the changing needs of students and the university.
- Oversee and coordinate clinical services including case
conference, data collection for services provided, assessment of
clinical services outcome, and the electronic medical record (EMR).
- Provide multiculturally sensitive brief counseling and
psychotherapy (in person and virtually) for individuals, groups,
and couples with diverse presenting concerns.
- Provide clinical services including but not limited to
assessment, treatment planning, short-term counseling, group
therapy, crisis intervention services, psychoeducation, and case
- Conduct comprehensive assessments and intake evaluations,
triage, and participation in CCCPS’ crisis intervention services,
drop-in clinic, and afterhours crisis coverage (initial responses
and crisis stabilization provided by Protocol staff).
- Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or
- Three years post-licensure terminal degree or five years post
master’s degree experience providing clinical services in a
university counseling service or other related counseling
- Three years administrative/management/supervisory
- For Psychologists: one-year full time predoctoral internship in
an APA-accredited Professional Psychology program that includes a
primary rotation in adult outpatient counseling/therapy and
- Experience providing short-term counseling and crisis
intervention (in person and via telehealth).
- Demonstrated commitment to the principles and cultural
humility-based counseling and leadership principles.
- Excellent leadership, organizational, management, and
- Commitment and ability to promote and enhance diversity,
including development of multicultural competence in clinical
- Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students,
accrediting bodies, and/or other various agencies for the effective
implementation of agency clinical services.
- Ability to work successfully as part of a multidisciplinary
- Knowledge, skills, and expertise required to proficiently
conduct, document, and evaluate individual, group counseling,
crisis intervention, and consultation/outreach with a college-aged
- Knowledge, skills, and expertise required to proficiently
conduct, evaluate, and mentor staff regarding crisis intervention
- Ability to manage an electronic medical record and lead outcome
- Experience using and overseeing an electronic medical record
system and various software programs, including but not limited to
Office 365, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
- In order to help manage campus emergencies, geographical
proximity to the campus is preferred.
- Counseling or Clinical Psychology (Ph.D., Ed.D., or Psy.D.)
from an accredited program or a terminal degree in applicant’s
respective mental health field.
Licensed (or license-eligible within six months) within the State
of West Virginia.
At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources
to create a better future for our state and the world. As West
Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch
each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on
15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten
experimental farms and four forests.
From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in
Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in
Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley
— the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8
million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or
Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are
the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to
work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new
heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just
another mountain to climb.
Creating an inclusive, engaged, and dynamic learning environment is
core to WVU’s academic mission. We welcome candidates who can
contribute a range of ideas, approaches and experiences.
To learn more about West Virginia University, visit go.wvu.edu.
View current career opportunities at careers.wvu.edu.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity
employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender
equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff,
and students, and invites applications from all qualified
applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender
identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics,
disability, or Veteran status.