Associate Director, Student Health and Counseling Services

The University of Memphis,

Student Health and Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Tue, Nov 17th, '20


Open until filled

Start Date:

As soon as possible

Last Updated:

Tue, Nov 17th, '20

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  • Full Time

Duties & Responsibilities

Provides leadership and management functions for the Counseling Center Clinic service delivery. Provide consultation and supervision to Counseling center staff. Oversees collection and analysis of data related to clients and clinical service. Maintain a referral data base for Counseling Center. Coordinates with the Dean of Students office regarding mental health issues.

Consults with students, faculty, staff, legal guardians, organizations, media, other professional and health services providers regarding client treatment.

Participates in weekly unit meetings, attends center staff meetings and discusses case assignment, unit business, and monthly reports.

Manages triage schedule for staff and Counseling center on call schedule.

Establishes unit procedures, policies, and assesses staff performance and accountability.

Makes presentations and conducts workshops for the University and local community. Attends staff meeting, service training activities, committees and case conference.

Performs duties of Director of Student Health and Counseling Services in absence of Director including travel and purchase authorizations, budget revisions, and time and attendance approvals. Performs data collection and analysis for the center, enters center goals and highlights for Annual reports, and assists in completing yearly IACS Report.

Provides individual, couples, group, and family therapy services to students at the University. Provide supervision to staff psychologists, post docs, doctoral interns, and/or practicum students. Trains pre-doctoral interns and practicum students in diagnosis, assessment, treatment, ethics, career issues, and other professional issues. Co-lead psychotherapy groups. Some psychological assessments as requested.

Performs other duties as assigned.

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The University of Memphis serves approximately 21,000 students who are enrolled in seven colleges and five graduate schools offering seventeen bachelor’s degrees in more than 250 fields of study. Master’s degrees in 54 subjects and doctoral degrees in 26 disciplines are available at the U of M., including a Specialist degree in education and a Juris Doctor (law degree). 

The ethnically diverse student body of this largely urban commuter campus is comprised of 38% traditional-aged students, 34% African American students, 62% adults over the age of 22, and 11% students who identify as individuals of color, not African American. International students represent 50 different countries.

 Student Health and Counseling Services consists of the Counseling Center (CC) and the Student Health Center (SHC). Our comprehensive and holistic student academic success agency is committed to student learning, as well as assisting students in actualizing their maximum potential. Student Health and Counseling Services is also a professionally staffed practicum and doctoral internship training facility for graduate students in counseling, counseling psychology, clinical psychology, and social work. Services are accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS) and the doctoral internship in health service psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).  

The campus is centrally located in a residential area of Memphis with shopping, entertainment, restaurants, and recreation easily accessible. Located on the banks of the Mississippi and the largest metropolitan area in the Mid-South, Memphis is a growing city with a culturally diverse population of over 1.1 million making it the 24th largest city in the country. Compared with cities across the country in cost of living surveys, Memphis consistently ranks below the national average.

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Ph.D. psychology with a license to practice in the state of Tennessee or be eligible for licensure as a Psychologist HSP in the state of Tennessee.


Leadership experience in a University counseling center.

Experience in working with APA accredited counseling centers.

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