Student Counseling Services (SCS) at the University of Minnesota is searching for an Assistant Director. The position works closely with the Director to provide strategic leadership for the clinical services offered by SCS to the campus community.
Job Duties: Student Counseling Services (SCS) at the University of Minnesota is searching for an Associate Director. This is a full time, 12 month position, reporting to the Director. The position works closely with the Director to provide strategic leadership and oversight for the clinical services offered by SCS to the campus community. The Assistant Director’s main responsibilities include:
Develop and implement SCS policies and procedures relating to clinical services Lead SCS staff in continued and innovative efforts to serve students from marginalized identities Coordinate counseling processes and workflow, in collaboration with administrative staff Maintain knowledge of and integrate evolving research and trends for college mental health to improve/create clinical service delivery models that address the needs of the campus community Develop, maintain, and review policies and procedures and other written materials to reflect current practice Oversee quality improvement efforts Provide direct oversight over the clinical service areas, including administrative and clinical supervision of staff Identify and define system issues, develop and implement effective solutions. Analyze data and provide insights from that data for clinical operations/decision making Provide short-term individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, prevention and outreach services to students Provision of training activities such as individual or group supervision, co-facilitating counseling groups, and leading training seminars Review client record to determine progress, effectiveness, and appropriateness of treatment services offered Ensure clinical staff maintain current, accurate and timely clinical documentation in accordance with state and federal law, professional ethics, and SCS policies Other related duties as assigned
Anticipated salary range for this position is $75,000-90,000 annually.
Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in counseling or clinical psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or closely related field and 6 years experience, or terminal degree and 2 years experience, or BA/BS degree and 8 years experience. Independent licensure as a social worker (LICSW), psychologist (LP), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), or marriage & family therapist in (LMFT) in current jurisdiction of practice. License eligible in Minnesota Previous administrative experience in a counseling or clinical setting Previous experience working from a brief model of service delivery Skilled in working within a highly diverse, multicultural, and LGBTQIA affirmative environment Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion Experiences in clinical policies and procedures development and implementation Experiences in crisis intervention, clinical consultation, and hospitalization Experiences in program coordination or administrative supervision Experience working as a part of a collaborative team in a fast-paced work setting Experience providing supervision to predoctoral interns and/or advanced clinical trainees Ability to maintain a leadership position while also managing a caseload and providing direct client care Exceptional communication skills
Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology, or social work Five years of experience providing counseling services Two years of experience providing counseling services in a college or university setting Licensed Psychologist credential Completed APA-accredited predoctoral internship Previous administrative experience in a college/university counseling center Five years of experience providing counseling services in a college or university setting Experience and training in a professional area of expertise relevant to college and university counseling center work, or be willing to develop a relevant area of expertise Flexible/comfortable adapting to new and evolving clinical practices Demonstrated knowledge, experience, and skills in group counseling, including process groups
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