Assistant Director for Post Masters Fellowship

NC State University Counseling Center,

NC State Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Fri, May 21st, '21


Position open until filled. Application review will begin soon so for full consideration have all materials submitted by June 7, 2021

Start Date:

July 2021 (negotiable)

Last Updated:

Fri, May 21st, '21

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  • Full Time

Division of Academic and Student Affairs Mission, Values & Objectives
We promote the success of the whole student. In collaboration with our colleagues across campus, we prepare students to succeed academically, professionally and personally, to embrace a commitment to lifelong learning, and to become informed, engaged, and productive citizens.

The Counseling Center assists NC State students experiencing personal, academic or vocational problems. The goal of the Counseling Center is to provide students with professional counseling services and outreach to help them cope with issues that may impede successful academic performance. The Counseling Center also offers crisis intervention and psychological/psychiatric assessment as well as consultation with others who have concerns about the mental/emotional state of NC State students. Our services are primarily short-term in nature and we make referrals to other helping professionals and community agencies as appropriate.

  • The Assistant Director of Post Masters Fellowship reports to the Executive Director at the Counseling Center and is required to perform administrative duties, provide direct service to students, consult with university faculty/staff, and participate in supervision and training. This person will assist in developing, revising, and maintaining policies and procedures to ensure adherence to best clinical practices, and legal and ethical codes. This person may be responsible for coordination of multidisciplinary teams/committees and will directly supervise a number of clinical staff (as assigned).
  • Assistant Directors will carry a reduced clinical load that may include walk-in/crisis assessment, after-hours on-call, individual, couples, and group psychotherapy, clinical consultation, outreach programming, and clinical supervision. There is an expectation that Assistant and Associate Directors assist in hiring, training, supervising and consulting with all clinical staff, including trainees, as needed.
  • This staff member serves on the Administrative Team, along with the Executive Director, Associate Director, and other Assistant Directors. The Assistant Directors will assume supervision of Counseling Center operations in the absence of the Executive Director and Associate Directors. Members of the Administrative Team will be expected to submit reports and/or data to the Director as requested and will serve on committees within and outside of the Center as required. Members of the Administrative Team are expected to support the Center’s mission and commitment to diversity.
  • This position will have an emphasis on providing leadership and oversight of our Post Masters Fellowship.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Generalist Counselor-One full-time, 12 month position with responsibility to assist in all areas of Counseling Center functioning including:

  • Individual and group counseling of NC State students/clients (personal, academic, and vocational assessment and counseling); psychological assessment; developmental and crisis counseling; couples counseling; evaluation of students for withdrawal from the University.
  • Development and participation in Outreach programming.
  • Consultation with faculty staff, parents, and others.
  • Provide evaluations and recommendations regarding students with academic and conduct problems.
  • Some participation in after hours “on call” and possible evening office hours.
  • General administrative responsibilities
  • Coordination of the center’s Assessment program.

Training Responsibilities:

  • Develop, organize and maintain a comprehensive clinical training program designed to meet the needs of Post Masters Fellows as well as the overall clinical needs of NC State Counseling Center.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate activities in a manner that is consistent with accreditation standards and other professional guidelines as set forth by the International Association of Counseling Services, the American Counseling Association and the National Association of Social Work.
  • Keep current with policies, practices, legal and ethical standards in regard to the provision of clinical training.
  • Conduct evaluative reviews of the training curricula and implement appropriate changes and enhancements that satisfy accreditation requirements and the service needs of NC State Counseling Center.
  • Monitor expenditures incurred by the training and development programs and provide reports, as requested by the Associate Director or Executive Director.
  • Coordinate annual Post Masters Fellows search committee.
  • Organize and monitor the administrative aspects of supervision to interns and communicate relevant issues to the Training Team, as needed.
  • Communicate with Training Team regarding trainee progress and development.
  • Collaborate with the Training Team and other staff to insure the provision of high quality clinical supervision and evaluation of trainees.
  • Collaborate with Training Team in order to integrate the Post Masters Fellowship into the overall Training program which includes trainees from different disciplines at both the Master’s and Doctoral levels.
  • Coordinate remediation and due process procedures for Post Masters Fellows and provide reports, as requested by the Associate Director or Executive Director.
  • Coordinate staff participation in training activities (e.g., group consult, training seminars and case conferences).
  • Participate in the coordination of needs assessment, strategic planning and outcome assessment for NC State Counseling Center’s Training Program.
  • Provide clinical supervision to trainees and unlicensed staff members (assume oversight and responsibility for each of the trainees’ clients).
  • Work with Training Team to coordinate the training schedule for all Post Masters Fellows.
  • Ensure all Post-Masters Fellows are appropriately provisionally licensed and have registered supervision contracts with their respective boards.
  • Conduct bi-annual supervisory meetings with all trainees to assess progress and outcomes of their annual goals.
  • Maintain strong metrics and assessment procedures and processes to assess the satisfaction and efficacy of the training program and make adjustments as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

As a land-grant institution, NC State itself was born as an idea: that higher education should bring economic, societal and intellectual prosperity to the masses. From our origins teaching the agricultural and mechanical arts, we’ve grown to become a pre-eminent research enterprise that advances knowledge in science, technology, engineering, math, design, the humanities and social sciences, textiles and veterinary medicine.
Our students, faculty and staff take problems in hand and work with industry, government and nonprofit partners to solve them. Our 34,000-plus high-performing students apply what they learn in the real world, through research, internships, co-ops and world-changing service. That experiential education ensures they leave here with career-ready skills. And those skills come at a reasonable cost: NC State consistently rates as one of the best values in higher education.

Region Description:

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 Master’s degree required and a doctorate preferred in psychology, counseling, or clinical social work or closely-related field.
• Independently Licensed in the State of North Carolina in appropriate discipline and maintained according to NC laws.
• Strong clinical skills and interpersonal skills and a well-integrated understanding of short-term therapy, crisis intervention, community consultation, and outreach programming are necessary.
• Demonstrated interest in program assessment and demonstrated skill and interest in data collection and analysis.
• Successful candidates will be strong generalist clinicians who are multiculturally affirming and possess competence and experience in working with diverse populations.
• Experience and knowledge of electronic medical records systems that employ electronic record keeping, scheduling and data collection is essential. Thorough knowledge of ethics and law in research/data applications for contemporary issues in psychology, especially as related to individual and cultural diversity in emerging adults, is necessary.

  • Commitment to multicultural competencies, strong clinical skills, experience handling crisis situations, strong interpersonal skills, experience in a college counseling setting.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a cohesive team-oriented environment.
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical issues in counseling.

  • Experience in a university counseling center is desirable.
    Preference for candidates who have experience and strong interest in providing outreach.
  • Experience utilizing a time-limited model of care.
  • Extensive experience with Titanium software – data mining, data form developing, data reporting, etc.
  • Computer word processing skills and expertise with other software programs such as * Excel, PowerPoint, Wordpress, Qualtrics, and other Internet applications.

Commensurate with Education and Experience


In addition to application, please attach resume/CV, cover letter, and contact information for three to five professional references.