Associate Director- Coordinator, Clinical Services Counseling Center

University of Maryland Baltimore County,

Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Mon, Aug 31st, '20

Deadline:

September 28, 2020 for best consideration

Start Date:

November 2020

Last Updated:

Mon, Aug 31st, '20

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Counseling Center is seeking a Associate Director (Clinical Services) to join a talented multidisciplinary Counseling Center and Health Center team committed to inclusion, respect, responsiveness, innovation, and quality. This position will report to the Director of Health and Counseling. This 12-month, full time continuing position reports to the Director of Health and Counseling and serves in a key administrative role, overseeing clinical services (short-term individual therapy, group therapy, referral services) including evaluating and improving clinical services and overall mental health services system and balancing and determining staff case loads and supervising clinical record keeping.  They will have a role in assisting with budgeting, planning and implementing continuous quality improvement strategies, as well representing the Center in the University community and providing coverage for the Director when needed.  The person in this role will be a member of the Center senior leadership and will serve on the division leadership team.  Counseling Center Clinical staff provide training and supervision for doctoral students in psychology, and training for paraprofessional staff and for student peer groups. They also provide consultation for the UMBC community. 


Counseling Center Description

The Counseling Center is in the process integrating and collocating with University Health Services (UHS) and will be moving to a new building in the Summer of 2021. The Counseling Center is an accredited training site through the American Psychological Association (APA) and has also served as a social work internship site.   The Counseling Center and University Health Services are in the Division of Student Affairs. The Division of Student Affairs facilitates learning and prepares students for success in our multi-cultural and increasingly global society and work force.  The Division, Health, Health Services and the Counseling Center value diversity of thought, perspective, experience and people, and we are actively committed to a culture of inclusion and respect for our staff and students.

 

ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE COUNTY

UMBC Description

UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. UMBC is in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.  UMBC’s diverse student body enrolls almost 35% ethnic and racial minorities each year as well as 4,000 on campus residents. For more information about the diversity of our population and our commitment to inclusive excellence please visit https://diversity.umbc.edu/.

 

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires a masters or doctoral degree in social work, clinical psychology, counseling psychology or counseling. 

Must be an LCSW-C, LCPC or Licensed Psychologist or Maryland license eligible.

4 years post licensure experience 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred qualities of the candidate include:

  • 3 years of experience in college student mental health
  • Experience with mental health services administration
  • Experience in referrals coordination.
  • Energy to flexibly manage the professional demands of a challenging workload while
  • maintaining positive and healthy perspectives and relationships,
  • Collaborative spirit of warmth, acceptance, respect, and trust towards colleagues,
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to multicultural issues and proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups,
  • Self-motivated, self-directed commitment to high professional ideals,
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

 
COMPENSATION

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and is full-time and includes full University benefits package. Employment with the University of Maryland is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check. 

 


 

 

APPLICATION MATERIALS

For best consideration, submit letter of interest, resume or vita, official graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and contact information for three professional references by June 22, 2020 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled) to: https://listings.umbc.edu/cw/en-us/job/493227/associate-director-clinical-services

 

UMBC is EOE/AA.