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Assistant Director of Student Counseling

Rhodes College
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jan 18, 2024

Job Title:Assistant Director of Student CounselingDepartment:Counseling CenterJob Description:

At Rhodes College, we aspire to graduate students with a life-long passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We will achieve our aspiration through a college-wide commitment to our vision.

Rhodes’ rigorous approach to liberal arts and sciences inspires students to discover and cultivate lifelong passions, and to make a difference in the classroom, on campus, in the city of Memphis, and throughout the world. Simply put, our mission is to prepare students for life and career, wherever those journeys take them.

The Division of Student Life plays an integral role in the College’s vision and values, and every member of the Division of Student Life supports the delivery of a transformative student experience.

The Assistant Director of Student Counseling is a 12-month position responsible for individual counseling, group counseling, and outreach programming on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives and issues related to student development.

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree or Doctorate Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or a related field required.

  • This position requires a current TN licensure as a Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Professional Counselor – Mental Health Service Provider (LPC-MHSP). Must be licensed to practice independently. Terms of employment are contingent on TN licensure being ratified by the TN Licensure Board within 90 days of employment at Rhodes College.

  • Two (2) years of experience in counseling is required. Experience in a college/university setting or late adolescent/young adult development preferred.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office required.

  • Excellent communication skills required.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work well on a team required.

  • Experience/expertise working with diverse clients from multicultural backgrounds and marginalized populations preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical services to students, including individual, group, crisis, and family counseling, as well as coordination of care and referrals as needed. Coordinate one or more of the following areas shared among other staff: crisis, outreach, and initiatives.

  • Supervise graduate counseling interns and graduate practicum students.

  • Provide support on behavioral health issues to faculty and staff as appropriate.

  • Rotate weekend and evening on-call services with all Counseling Center licensed clinical staff.

  • Develop, provide, and coordinate outreach programming and materials related to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives and other topics as needed.

  • Serve as a member of committees, advisory groups, and the student life staff, and collaborate on programs, community building, and diversity-related issues as assigned or requested. Represent student counseling and/or Rhodes College at on-campus events and off-campus meetings related to professional organizations.

  • Maintains all relevant ethical, legal, and professional standards of practice for a licensed psychologist, professional counselor, social worker, or other license (applicable to credentials) in the state of Tennessee and complies with all Rhodes College policies and guidelines.

  • Regular attendance is essential to performing the duties of this position.

A complete application includes a cover letter and a resume.

Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity in the workforce.


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