Student Engagement &
Enrollment Services (SEES) at Old Dominion University is accepting applications
for the Executive Director of Counseling Services (full-time, 12 month)
position. Located in Norfolk, Virginia, a vibrant metropolitan region of
coastal Virginia, Old Dominion University is a state-assisted, Carnegie
doctoral/research-extensive institution with a strong focus on student success
and learning. The institution is proud of its rigorous academic programs,
strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,176 students form a
diverse and multicultural community within seven academic colleges, 22 doctoral
programs, and 300 student organizations.
Reporting to the
Associate Vice President for Learning in SEES, this position will direct the
administrative management and operations of a comprehensive outpatient
counseling services facility serving the University population. This position
will also plan and administer the annual budget. Additionally, this position
will provide strategic leadership for Counseling Services, including training,
clinical staff, psychiatry, and outreach components of a comprehensive
counseling and psychological services organization for all students –
undergraduate, graduate, and coordination of local clinical research.
The Office of
Counseling Services (OCS) is a university agency with a diverse and
multidisciplinary professional staff. OCS provides evidence based mental health
services, preventative programming, and a multi-level doctoral training
program. The OCS staff adheres to the highest standards of ethics and
confidentiality. OCS staff promote and maintain a reliable service system in a
safe and supportive atmosphere.
responsibilities of the Executive Director of Counseling Services position include:
Deliver counseling services to the
University community in response to issues which may include, but are not
limited to, psychological functioning, interpersonal relationships, minority
student concerns, career choice, and academic performance.
Recruit, supervise and evaluate
professional staff and clinical trainees.
Collaborate with the Counselor Education
program, SEES units, and campus community in mental health and psychological
programming, activities, and initiatives.
Conduct in-house maintenance of professional
activity data and client data for accountability and research studies.
Develop and implement policies in
emergency after-hours/on-call services and act as liaison in this regard with a
psychiatric consultant, Student Health Services, and SEES staff.
Consult with University administrative
units, student organizations, and non-University organizations concerning
mental health services and programs.
ABOUT OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY
Old Dominion University is Virginia's forward-focused research
university with rigorous academics, an energetic residential community,
entrepreneurial research and collaboration, and initiatives that
contribute nearly $2.1 billion to the economy. Located along the
Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Virginia, the ODU campus boasts
state-of-the-art academic facilities, 14 residence halls and amenities
such as the Student Recreation Center.
Student success lives at the heart of the Monarch experience.
Monarchs have full access to services such as academic advising, peer
mentoring and subject-specific resource centers. The Learning Commons at
Perry Library provides students with 24/5 study space, computing
resources, teamwork spaces and even presentation practice rooms.
Students can begin planning their future with our comprehensive career
development services or forge their own path by engaging with the Strome Entrepreneurial Center.