Wheaton is a leading private, coeducational, liberal arts college
of 1800 students located in Norton, MA and within easy commuting
distance of Boston and Providence.
Interim Director of Counseling Services
Staff Work Schedule (hours/dates):
Academic Year Schedule (dates):
Counseling and Health Services
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Interim Director of Counseling will step in as the primary
point person for all clinical, ethical, legal and administrative
Primary administrative responsibilities of this individual include,
but are not limited to attendance at weekly meetings such as CARE,
and bi-weekly meetings such as Student Affairs Leadership Team (
SALT ), monthly meetings such as housing accommodations and medical
leave meetings. This individual will plan and execute the end of
year staff retreat, and intern thank you lunch. They will also take
the lead on preparing and submitting the Counseling portion of the
annual report. Additionally, this individual will be responsible
for Titanium updating and management, and annual surveying of
students who have utilized the Counseling Center services, and
renewal of Titanium and AUCCCD memberships.
Primary clinical responsibilities of this individual include but
are not limited to daily oversight of all clinical aspects of the
Counseling Center. Supervision of all unlicensed staff, signing of
unlicensed staff notes, being the primary Clinician on Duty ( COD )
3 days per week with backup of all other staff when they are COD .
Triaging and determining risk, liability and legal and ethical
requirements in all clinical work of staff as well as requests from
the College community, parents and students. Importantly and least
able to be anticipated, this individual will field all emails,
phone calls and in person consultation, request for collaboration,
concerns about students and other daily tasks that arise and are
urgent or emergent in nature and occur daily from faculty, staff,
students, parents/guardians and others. This individual will hold a
small caseload of clients.
This interim Director will also approve the Credit Card
transactions monthly for the Associate Director of College Health
Administration and the Office Manager / Temp at the Front Desk of
the Counseling Center, and approve all Timesheets and Time Off
Requests for all Counseling staff.
- Education required for independent licensure (see below)
- Minimum of 5-8 years of experience, including both clinical and
administrative responsibilities, in a college counseling
- In-depth understanding of health-related issues that are common
to this setting and population (e.g., stress, substance use,
outbreaks of common illnesses).
- Experience with, and vision for, the interrelatedness of
counseling and health services.
- Demonstrated understanding of, and appreciation for, the nature
of a small residential college.
- Experience as a clinical and administrative supervisor.
- Demonstrated ability to create and maintain systems and
processes in the context of a counseling or health center.
- Understanding of the ethical and legal issues involved in the
provision of clinical services, and assuring that personnel in the
department abide by the ethical and legal tenets of the
Independent licensure as an LMHC, LICSW, PHD, PsyD or Psychiatric
NP is required.
Individuals must possess these knowledges, skills and abilities or
be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform
the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable
accommodation, using some other combination of skills and
Wheaton is a private coeducational liberal arts college within
commuting distance of Boston and Providence. We have nearly
undergraduates from 40 U.S. States and more than 70 countries.
of our undergraduates are U.S. students of color and 11% are
citizens. Wheaton College is an equal opportunity/affirmative
employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group
basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status,
information, or disability. In a continuing effort to maintain and
an intellectually diverse learning environment, the Department and
College actively encourages applications from women and members
Open Until Filled
Office of Human Resources
Special Instructions to Candidates:
To prevent the infection and spread of COVID -19 and as an integral
part of our public health and safety measures, Wheaton College
requires that all successful applicants hired provide proof of full
vaccination for COVID -19 at the time of employment, unless an
exemption from this policy is requested and approved. Applicants
believing that they need an accommodation of this policy because of
a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief
should inform the Office of Human Resources after an offer of
employment is extended.
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Optional & Required Documents
- Cover Letter
- List of References