Director of Counseling and Wellness

  • Governors State University
  • 1 University Pkwy, University Park, IL 60484
  • May 20, 2020
Full time   Advising/Counseling/Support Deans & Directors Health & Medical Services

Job Description

Position Details


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

• Completed doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in clinical or counseling psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA) approved program.
• Licensed (LCPC or other clinical license) or immediately license-eligible in the State of Illinois.
• Three to five years of administrative and/or supervisory experience.
• Two to three years of post-doctoral experience in clinical or counseling psychology.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working in a college or university counseling center serving a diverse student population.
• Experience collaborating with physical health care providers.
• Experience in clinical training programs with oversight of graduate psychology trainees.
• Experience using electronic record management systems, such as Titanium.

Posting Date 04/13/2020
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Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Number AP0237P
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Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide a list of three professional references with current contact information.

Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a criminal background check.

Must provide evidence of academic and clinical credentials at the time of hire.

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