Medgar Evers College (MEC), a nationally recognized leader in urban-serving education, is one of twenty three colleges within the dynamic City University New York (CUNY) System. Named for the late civil rights leader, Medgar Wiley Evers (1925-1963), the College's mission is to develop and maintain high quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of liberal education.
Located in Central Brooklyn, MEC was established in 1970 with a mandate to meet the educational and social needs of the Central Brooklyn community, currently enrolling 7,000 students in degree programs. Students represent 105 countries around the world! MEC students obtain Associate degrees in 8 fields, and Baccalaureate degrees in 18 fields. They are instructed by over 208 Full-time dedicated faculty members who must maintain a portfolio of scholarship and research. To meet the needs of its students, the College offers courses and programs at various times, is growing their online program offerings, and in offsite locations. The College is committed to a student-centered education and advancing knowledge through scholarly research.
The Counseling Centers at Medgar Evers College (MEC) assist students with educational, familial and professional obstacles and/or stressors, and provide them with the resources and accommodations that facilitate and/or complement student learning within and outside the classroom. The Center provides students with access to experienced practitioners, all of whom take a holistic approach to helping students realize their academic and personal goals.
Reporting to the Dean of Student Affairs, the Director of the Counseling will provide overall leadership, short- and long-term strategic planning, and daily oversight of clinical policies and procedures consistent with local and federal laws, including compliance with regulations put forth by the College and the City University of New York. In addition, the Director will be responsible for the fiscal planning and management of the Center. The Director will also ensure that the Counseling Services Center becomes an integral aspect of the student development experience, and meets the educational needs of the college community.
In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the Director of the Counseling duties include, but are not limited to:
Direct the execution of campus outreach initiatives, training, and workshops spearheaded by the Counseling Center. This includes managing efforts that increase the visibility, accessibility and utilization of the Center by the campus community, and ensuring that events and activities facilitated by the Centers are widely marketed to the campus community.
Consult with faculty, staff, and students throughout the campus on mental health issues; serve as primary advisor to campus leadership in times of crisis management.
Coordinate partnerships between the Centers and other departments within the division of Student Affairs and serve as a liaison to the campus community and create/sustain partnerships with academic departments at MEC.
Direct all evaluation and assessment of the Center, and utilize data to tailor services and/or complete reports as needed.
Provide group and individual clinical supervision and training to interns and externs in accordance with the American Psychological Association (APA) accreditation site standards.
Provide assistance with and/or participate in major college-wide and University -wide events, committees & initiatives, this includes the MEC Club Fair and New Student Orientation.
Hire, supervise, develop, train, and evaluate all full- and part-time staff in the Counseling Center.
Provide administrative oversight of all policies and procedures for intake, connection to resources, and follow-up.
-Other duties as assigned.
Work schedule may include some evenings and weekends.
Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience required.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Directs a college counseling center, integrating counseling services into a comprehensive student development experience.
Manages a counseling center providing a variety of services such as individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, workshops, classroom instruction, and academic intervention
Supervises and develops counseling faculty and staff
Develops department budget and manages fiscal affairs
Directs planning, evaluation, assessment and marketing of counseling services
Interfaces with academic departments, other College offices, and student groups to assess program needs and develop appropriate responses
Participates in inter-divisional programs to increase student success and retention
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Student Counseling Director
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COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
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November 27, 2020
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Internal Number: 22008
About Medgar Evers College (CUNY)
Medgar Evers College was founded as a result of collaborative efforts by community leaders, elected officials, the Chancellor and the Board of Higher Education of The City University of New York. The College, named after the civil rights leader, Medgar Evers, was established in 1969 with a mandate to meet the educational and social needs of Central Brooklyn in New York City. The College is committed to the fulfillment of this mandate. In keeping with the philosophy of The City University and Medgar Evers College, we believe that education is the right of all individuals in the pursuit of self actualization. Consequently, the College's mission is to develop and maintain high quality, professional, career oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of liberal education. The College offers programs both at the baccalaureate and at the associate degree levels, giving close attention to the articulation between the two year and the four year programs. The College has a commitment to students who desire self improvement, a sound education, an opportunity to develop a personal value system, and an opportunity to gain maximum benefits from life experience and from their environment.