Director of Counseling Services

Xavier University  |  Cincinnati, OH

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Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Director of Counseling Services

Job Type: Administrative Counseling Services
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 5,000 Students
Employer ID: 15326
Application Deadline: 06/18/2019

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling
Experience:

Position Description

Xavier University is seeking qualified candidates to serve as the Director of Counseling Services.

The Director is responsible for the delivery of clinical services, outreach and consultation services to meet the psychological and behavioral needs of Xavier students. This senior-level administrator leads a team of professional clinicians and trained graduate interns. The Director is a practicing mental health clinician, providing counseling, crisis intervention, and clinical supervision, outreach and consultation services to the university community to support student learning and wellbeing in the Jesuit Catholic tradition.

The Director’s principal responsibilities:  

 Supervise Counseling Services operations, delivery of clinical services, and the work of clinical counselors, psychologists, counseling interns, and other trainees. Develop and implement appropriate crisis response mechanisms and communicates protocol to campus stakeholders including Xavier University Police Department, Psychological Services Center, Residence Life and the Dean of Students office. Collaborate with faculty of Xavier’s Department of Clinical Counseling with respect to training, licensing, and placement of clinical counseling trainees in Counseling Services. Collaborate with TriHealth staff leading student health services. Serve on the Student Affairs Departmental Leaders Team and the Xavier Action and Care Team. Ensure that counseling services are provided according to accrediting agencies requirements, and federal and state laws. Maintain appropriate licensure and monitor the licensure of all Counseling Services clinical staff.

Provide counseling and psychotherapy to students in individual and group formats; engage in triage, diagnostic interviewing, and development and implementation of treatment plans.  Provide crisis intervention and emergency mental health services for students on campus, and through after hours on-call system.

Conduct outreach services to the University community to disseminate information about wellness and mental health issues and their treatment. Serve as a key Student Affairs liaison regarding the implementation of policies and procedures regarding mental health issues on campus.

Plan and manage Counseling Services departmental budget, including staffing, programming and professional development expenses. Provide oversight of the implementation, maintenance and daily utilization of Counseling Services electronic medical record system.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Earned Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology or Social Work
  • Supervision designation from relevant licensing board
  • Knowledge of theoretical and applied models of interventions to deliver competent clinical mental health services for a higher education oriented, predominantly young adult population.
  • A minimum of 5 years of clinical experience and 1 year of experience serving in a clinical supervisor role
  • Hold a valid license, or be license eligible, in Ohio is required. Must obtain licensure within six months of hire date

Preferred: 

  • Doctoral degree in Counseling, Psychology or Social Work 
  • Preference will be given to candidates with doctoral degree from a CACREP accredited program (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs), on date of hire who possess a valid license, or be license eligible, as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervisor Designation (LPCC-S).  Preference will also be given to candidates possessing collegiate mental health experience.

The Division of Student Affairs is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within the Xavier community. These values are central to our University mission. Candidates who have worked with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to our mission of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences and interests in this area.

To ensure consideration, qualified/interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references on Xavier University's website by June 18, 2019.

 

XAVIER UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER


Application Information

To ensure consideration, qualified/interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references on Xavier University's website by June 18, 2019. https://www.xavier.edu/working-at-xavier/

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