Director of Counseling and Wellness

  • Governors State University
  • 1 University Pkwy, University Park, IL 60484
  • Mar 23, 2020
Full time   Psychology Advising/Counseling/Support Deans & Directors Health & Medical Services

Job Description

Position Information


Position Type Administrative Appointment
Classification Title Director
Position's Functional Title Director of Counseling and Wellness
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Position Summary

The Director of Counseling and Wellness is responsible for overseeing all administrative, clinical and educational aspects of the Counseling and Wellness Center along with providing mental health care to students and consultative services to the campus community. This oversight includes the planning, development, and evaluation of both group and individual counseling services for all enrolled students in order to ensure consistent high-quality care based upon professional best practices and research. The director provides vision, strategic planning, and assessment for the center to advance department goals and University strategic plan. The Director has supervisory oversight of statutory responsibility for compliance with immunization requirements. In addition, the Director manages the contractual relationship with the third party clinical agency (currently Advocate Health Care) who provides clinical care for the campus community. This oversight includes serving as liaison to vendor personnel, convening meetings to ensure the efficient and effective operation of clinical care, and engagement with the community to provide wellness programming in collaboration with the vendor and/or other partners.

Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s degree in clinical counseling, clinical psychology or related field required.
• LCPC or Clinical licensed in the State of Illinois AND
• Psy.D or Ph.D in clinical psychology.
• Minimum of 2-3 years of administrative and supervisory experience.
• Minimum of 3 years of professional clinical experience.
• Successfully pass a criminal background check after the time of hire.
• Provision of academic and clinical credentials at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in a college or university counseling center with a diverse student population desirable.
• Experience collaborating with clinical health care providers is desirable.
• Experience in written and electronic forms of records and data management is desirable.

Posting Date 03/23/2020
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Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Number AP0232P
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