Full-time, 12-month position within Elon University's Counseling Services. The Associate Director supports the Director in coordinating all aspects of service provision within Counseling Services to ensure the department is fulfilling its mission provide quality psychological interventions, outreach, and consultation services to address the emotional, social, and academic needs of Elon University students. The Associate Director provides departmental leadership and is responsible for representing Counseling Services in the absence of the Director.
Master's Degree required
Special Skills Or Experience:
Ability to work as a generalist within a brief treatment modality to provide culturally responsive and effective care. Demonstrated exemplary interpersonal skills, including effective collaboration, communication (written and verbal), decision-making ability, and conflict resolution. Ability to effectively manage crises and complex clinical situations. Demonstrated intercultural competence and commitment to enhancement and promotion of diversity and inclusion.
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time Regular
Degree/Major: Master's degree in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, social work, counseling, or closely related field. Independent license to practice counseling or psychology in NC is required and must be maintained
Length Of Experience:
Minimum four years' post-licensure experience providing clinical assessment and treatment of mental health concerns with young adult population, including previous experience in college/university counseling center.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in providing general oversight of Counseling Services daily operations.
Assess service needs in the center and advise the Director as to ensure optimal clinical service delivery.
Collaborate with the Director to develop and update department goals and strategic plans.
Leads and coordinates community outreach and intervention efforts to meet the diverse mental health needs of the University community, with emphasis on student populations that are underrepresented on campus and those that may under-utilize counseling services.
Development of innovative programs/structures, and in collaboration with campus partners.
Actively support a climate of diversity and inclusivity within Counseling Services, the Division of Student Life, and the broader Elon University community.
Coordinates in-service training opportunities to support the professional development of Counseling Services staff.
Provide supervision and annual performance evaluation of specified clinical staff.
Serve as the Counseling Services representative on committees or workgroups as appointed by the Director.
Manage electronic record system (Titanium) as the secondary system administrator with responsibilities to update data forms, coordinate system updates, and other system requirements as needed.
Review and revise policy and procedural manual routinely.
Coordinate participation in the Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CCMH) data collection (e.g., maintaining IRB approval and submitting monthly data).
Coordinate crisis management response including follow-up for crisis calls handled by ProtoCall Services, consultation support as needed for ProtoCall Services, and serve as back-up to Director for disaster response.
Provide direct clinical services, including individual, couples, group therapy, crisis management, and referral support.
Maintain thorough and timely client records.
Provide community interventions and outreach programming.
Adhere to all legal and ethical standards of professional practice.
Provide consultation services to university administrators, faculty, staff, campus organizations and partners.
Participate in special events at the University and serves on University, Divisional, and Departmental committees and trainings as requested.
Requires occasional evening and weekend responsibilities as requested by the Director.
Response to other situations as requested by the Director.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Requires occasional night and weekend work.
Internal Number: 7676
About Elon University
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, curious and compassionate, inspired to be big thinkers and creative problem-solvers.
Elon’s rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 446 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation.
Elon’s 6,277 undergraduate and 811 graduate students come from 48 states and 47 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and other states across the country.
Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #11 for innovation. Elon is the only university in the nation recognized by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs “Focused on Stud...ent Success.” Included are #1 rankings for study abroad and learning communities and #2 rankings for first-year experiences and service learning.
Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and 78 percent of students have at least one international study experience, often combined with internships, research or service. Elon is among the nation’s top universities for producing Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, Elon’s Study USA program includes opportunities to study in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., Hawaii, Alaska and other locations.
The university includes Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located on a campus in downtown Greensboro, N.C.