The Employee Assistance Program (UI EAP) within University Human Resources is now accepting applications for the role of Director, UI Employee Assistance Program.
This role will serve as administrator/manager of the University's Employee Assistance Program providing behavioral health expertise for campus initiatives; leadership, clinical oversight and supervisions for clinic operations; provision of direct clinical care; outcome measurement of behavioral health services; and leadership and collaboration in integrated heath programming as it relates to behavioral health. In addition, the Director, UI EAP will maintain knowledge and understanding of effective models for provision of care within university settings; prevention, clinical behavioral health care and delivery to tailor services that demonstrate effective, confidential and cost-effective outcomes related to behavioral health and substance abuse.
Additional duties to include:
Proivision of Clinical Services and Programs
Provide leadership and oversight for unit functions, including clinical supervision of licensed staff, independent contract providers, and internal partner providers.
Provide expert counseling to individuals, families and groups including confidential 1:1 EAP counseling services for personal and work-related concerns and special 1:1 and group programming related to crisis intervention.
Identify, assess/refer and or provide services for substance abuse concerns and EAP supervisory referrals.
Provide consultation for leaders and managers regarding strategic interventions following critical incidents/traumatic events, reduction in force planning, and recovery planning.
Develop, implement and manage population health programs for targeted populations on identified behavioral health areas; conduct outcome analysis for such programs.
Develop and provide trainings for targeted audiences across the organization regarding UIEAP services and behavioral health issues.
Human Resources Management
Recruit, orient, supervise and evaluate professional staff and support staff with a lens on inclusion and diversity.
Manage Human Resources Front Desk/Reception area.
Functional supervision over internal and external clinical providers.
Develop and manage unit specific budget.
Manage internal provider agreements and independent contractor agreements.
Manage external contracts for behavioral health management services.
Develop and implement strategic plan elements for the unit in alignment and support of HR and institutional strategic plan.
Manage confidential client file and data system.
Establish and maintain best practice operational policies for the unit.
For a complete job description including all Key Areas of Responsibility and Universal and Technical Competencies, please send an email to Whitneyemail@example.com.
About the Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a unit of Health and Productivity, provides integrated services to faculty, staff, and their family members to promote emotional well-being and to increase engagement and productivity among members of our UI community. The EAP offers confidential, short-term counseling to faculty, staff, and their families; consultation for supervisors/managers; and information and referral to community resources. To learn more about EAP, please visit https://hr.uiowa.edu/employee-well-being/employee-assistance-program.
Master's degree and licensure in a relevant counseling field, e.g. Social Work (LISW), or Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT).
Considerable direct clinical behavioral health care provision is required, typically demonstrated by 3-5 years of experience.
Considerable administrative, supervisory, and programming experience is required, typically demonstrated by 3-5 years of experience.
Reasonable experience in public speaking, technical writing, and/or teaching is required, typically demonstrated by 1-3 years of experience.
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups of staff at all levels of the organization.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficient in commonly used office support software including Microsoft Office products.
Reasonable experience in human resources and behavioral health consultation and critical incident support and debrief is desired, typically demonstrated by 1-3 years of experience.
Training and experience in group assessment, development and treatment.
Certification as a Certified Employee Assistance Professional.
In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a submission-specific resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check. 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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About University of Iowa
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.