Director, Tuttleman Counseling

Temple University,

Student Affairs
Last Posted:

Fri, Jan 29th, '21



Start Date:


Last Updated:

Fri, Jan 29th, '21

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  • Full Time

Temple University invites applicants for a Director, Tuttleman Counseling.



The Director of Tuttleman Counseling Services (TCS) reports to the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students within the Division of Student Affairs. The Director serves as a member of the Division of Student Affairs Leadership Team and the CARE Team (a multidisciplinary students of concern team). The Director contributes to a positive university experience for every student and is accountable to all of the Division of Student Affairs (DoSA) Values. The DoSA values are Excellence, Inclusion, Innovation, Integrity, and Respect. This position will provide strategic, clinical, fiscal, and administrative vision and leadership regarding the provision of counseling services on campus, including assessment, crisis intervention, short-term individual therapy, referral services, and outreach programming. The Director will oversee and direct all services provided by TCS and will be responsible for ensuring that services meet the needs of a diverse student body and that TCS is in strict compliance with PA law, HIPAA law, and American Psychological Association (APA) professional ethics. Serves as one of the key liaisons to University departments, administrators, faculty, and staff on student mental health issues, policies and practices; provides supervision, professional development, and evaluation of professional and support staff; manages the operational budget and setting of priorities for resource utilization; directs clinical and consultative services, including crisis intervention and outreach; and leads TCS in the strategic planning, development, implementation, evaluation, and continual improvement of comprehensive behavioral health initiatives that incorporate multicultural diversity, inclusivity and social justice concepts and principles to support overall student wellness. Performs other duties as assigned.



In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. 


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To apply for this position and view other opportunities, please visit our website at Please reference 20003446. Please attach your cover letter résumé, and three references to our online system. Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to cultural diversity. 


Founded as a night school by Russell Conwell in 1884, Temple University has evolved into an international powerhouse in higher education and a top-tier research institution with roughly 40,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
As the largest university in one of the nation’s most iconic cities, Temple educates diverse future leaders from across Philadelphia, the country and the world who share a common drive to learn, prepare for their careers and make a real impact.
Temple offers students a dynamic and nurturing learning environment with the support of a renowned faculty, dedicated academic advisors focused on setting a clear path to graduation and a broad curriculum of more than 500 academic programs. A longtime leader in professional education, Temple is also among the nation's largest educators in the combined fields of dentistry, law, medicine, pharmacy and podiatry.
Investments in the campus learning environment have elevated the university’s capabilities across its 17 schools and colleges with impressive results. In 2015, Temple achieved the R1 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, placing it among the most active research universities in the nation. Temple also recently celebrated several milestones, including a Rhodes scholar, a Goldwater scholar, and its largest and brightest graduating class.
Temple’s bustling Main Campus is set against the backdrop of the Philadelphia skyline. Green space, athletic facilities and eclectic architecture ranging from the historic Temple Performing Arts Center to an emerging state-of-the-art Charles Library form a vibrant residential setting. Temple’s NCAA Division I athletic programs and hundreds of student organizations thrive on campus.
Philadelphia’s public university, Temple provides an unparalleled value to families in the region and serves as an essential resource to the surrounding community. Temple also offers a gateway to the world with long-standing international campuses in Tokyo and Rome and study abroad opportunities across six continents.


Required Education and Experience:

Earned doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology or a related mental health field from an accredited institution of higher learning. Currently licensed as a mental health practitioner; if not licensed in the State of Pennsylvania, must be license eligible and be licensed within one year. At least eight years post-doctoral clinical experience. At least five years of pertinent administrative experience supervising multidisciplinary clinicians and managing a clinical service.  Experience providing clinical supervision. Experience working as a clinician in a college/university mental health center. Demonstrated experience in the assessment of clinical services and needs of client populations. Experience working in a university counseling center which has an APA-accredited doctoral internship program.  Experience working in a residential college setting.


Required Skills and Abilities:

•Knowledge of current trends and best practices in collegiate mental health services.

•Exceptional interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with the ability to develop a broad institutional perspective and work collaboratively with other departments and campus partners.

•Strong fiscal management skills and experience managing departmental funds.

•Strong crisis management skills.


This position requires a background check.


Salary Commensurate with experience



To apply for this position and view other opportunities, please visit our website at Please reference 20003446. Please attach your cover letter résumé, and three references to our online system.