Director of Counseling & Psychological Services

Sarah Lawrence College,

Counseling & Psychological Services, Medical Services and Wellness Services
Last Posted:

Wed, Dec 9th, '20


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Wed, Dec 9th, '20


Director of Counseling & Psychological Services

The Director of Counseling & Psychological Services provides visionary, strategic and operational leadership to a merged health and counseling services department, consisting of Counseling & Psychological Services, Medical Services and Wellness Services. This role facilitates the planning, development, maintenance and evaluation of programs and services that address holistic health needs of all students and recognizes the importance of cultural diversity on health care behaviors and needs.

The Director is responsible for departmental compliance with applicable state and federal laws and mandates and creates relevant departmental policies and procedures. Relative to operations, the Director is responsible for the development and oversight of the departmental budget, recruitment and staffing, and creation of departmental reports, analysis and QA initiatives.

Reporting to the Dean of Studies, this position interfaces with senior staff and collaborates and liaisons with other internal and external partners including students, parents, faculty, administrators, as well as hospitals and off-campus practitioners. Among those directly supervised by the Director include three full time staff psychotherapists (PhD, PsyD, LCSW), as well as a part-time psychotherapist (PhD) and a part-time psychiatrist (MD). Additional responsibilities include student crisis management and participation in college committees, including the SLC Campus Assessment, Response and Evaluation (CARE) Team, and the SLC Threat Assessment Team.

  • Doctorate in Counseling / Clinical Psychology or Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work
  • NY State Licensure
  • Minimum 5 years clinical experience in college counseling services
  • Minimum 5 years supervisory/managerial experience

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    Sarah Lawrence College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals. For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our web site at

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