Assistant Director of Clinical Operations

Keene State College,

The Wellness Center
Last Posted:

Tue, Jun 9th, '20


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the College's discretion

Start Date:

August 2020

Last Updated:

Tue, Jun 9th, '20

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  • Full Time

Keene State College invites applicants for the Assistant Director of Clinical Operations in The Wellness Center’s Counseling Services. This position aids the Executive Director in the administration of The Wellness Center’s Counseling Services by being the primary coordinator of all clinical activities in counseling services, including case assignments and disposition/termination activities. Additional responsibilities include updating the Policies and Procedures Manual for the clinical area; overseeing quality assurance of clinical activities; providing consultation services to other staff, faculty, and administrators; providing clinical supervision to interns; conducting individual, couples, and group psychotherapy; conducting initial evaluations and crisis interventions; designing and delivering mental health programming and outreach services to the college community; and any other duties as assigned.


The Wellness Center’s Counseling Services Team provides a wide variety of emotional health services to all students at Keene State College. The services provided are designed to help address existing personal challenges and prevent future problems. In addition to short-term individual counseling and group counseling, the Center offers consultation to staff, faculty and students; referrals for care to other professionals and agencies; urgent services including an after-hour emergency counselor hotline; campus outreach; and a wide variety of campus programs and events focused on the improvement of emotional well-being, challenging cultural stigma about emotional health difficulties, and problem prevention. We place significant emphasis on using innovation, creativity, and cross-campus collaboration in our approach to the delivery and provision of emotional health services. The Wellness Center is a very dynamic, creative, fun, and rewarding place to work and our strengths include our highly supportive relationships among the Center’s staff and our strong dedication to student well-being.


Keene State College is located in the scenic Monadnock region of Southwest New Hampshire, and is an affiliate of the University System of New Hampshire. We are located approximately 2 hours from Boston or Hartford CT, and 4 hours from New York City. The region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events, and a strong sense of community. To learn more about Keene State College, the University System of New Hampshire, and the Keene community, please visit:; or

EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.


A Master’s degree and five years of related experience, or a doctoral degree and three years of related experience; New Hampshire State professional licensure (candidates who are license eligible at the time of start date will be considered); and strong experience and demonstrated competency providing clinical services, outreach, and programming.


Administrative experience/management of counseling center operations; experience working with college populations, and treating a variety of clinical problems including eating disorders, substance abuse, suicidality, and mood disorders is helpful; ability to work with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds; proven interpersonal skills; flexibility and accessibility to students and staff; team oriented and a willingness to collaborate in a multidisciplinary setting. Additionally, the College has identified desirable qualifications that support our commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse campus community including the ability to speak a second language or to bring a multicultural perspective to the campus.


Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents 

• Letter of application addressing the above responsibilities

• Resume

• Contact information for three professional (3) references