The Director of The Student Counseling Center (SCC) creates and implements the SCC's policies and procedures. The Director oversees the SCC Leadership Team which includes the Assistant Director/Training Director, Assistant Director of Clinical Services, and Assistant Director of Community Engagement. The Director coordinates SCC operations and policies that affect the operation of the center. The Director is responsible for the direct oversight and management of the Counseling Center to include personnel management, budget management, assessment, policy formation, logistics, and strategic planning. The Director also serves as a member of the SCC staff, providing clinical, supervisory, outreach, and consultation services. The Director oversees the Center for Students in Recovery – an office dedicated to providing support to students who are living in recovery.
Doctorate in Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or related field from an accredited institution. Current licensure in the State of Texas or current licensure in another state and eligible to obtain Texas licensure within 12 months of beginning position. At least seven years of related experience in a mental health setting and three years of relevant and successful experience in a comparably complex and sized university counseling center and/or mental health organization, including experience supervising and evaluating employees, resolving conflicts, and encouraging a diverse staff to work well together.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Graduate of an APA accredited doctoral program and/or completed an APA accredited internship. Experience in budget management. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. At least one year of experience in a college or university counseling center. Prior experience as a Director of a college counseling center. Experience with recovery and addiction.
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