The Assistant Director provides culturally-competent mental health services for university students. The position also provides management of CAPS staff and leadership within CAPS and to the campus community. The Assistant Director must work exceptionally well with students identifying as black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), LGBTQ students, international students, and other under-represented students and communities on campus; and have a sophisticated understanding of how intersectionality, privilege, and socioeconomic status relate to the mental health of a global student community. This position has unique responsibilities that include collaboration with the Graduate School, and transformative practices efforts focused on students and partner offices including Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED), Title IX, and The College.
Licensed or license eligible
Social Worker (MSW):
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), licensed or license eligible
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); licensed or license eligible
Exceptional skills in working with diverse students, a diverse counseling staff, and demonstrated commitment to social justice.
Ability to work with a team; excellent communication skills with peers, campus partners, as well as clients.
Experience as a manager in a counseling center with strong supervisory and leadership skills.
Experience in a university counseling center
Previous university counseling center leadership
Bilingual or multilingual counseling skills
Skills, knowledge, and experience specifically focused on the needs of black, indigenous, and people of color, LGBTQ students, international students, students from diverse religious affiliations (Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, and others), undocumented students, or first generation college students on a university campus.
Applicants from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
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Job Posting Title:
Assistant Director, Counseling and Psychological Services
Counseling and Psychological Services
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Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ168520
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