Associate Director for Clinical Services

Virginia Commonwealth University,

University Counseling
Last Posted:

Wed, Feb 17th, '21


This position is open until filled.

Start Date:

Application review will begin February 22, 2021

Last Updated:

Wed, Feb 17th, '21

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  • Full Time

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) University Counseling Services (UCS) invites applications for the position of Associate Director for Clinical Services. We are a dynamic center committed to promoting diversity and inclusion and invite applicants who share similar values. The Associate Director for Clinical Services reports to the director of UCS and is responsible for coordinating, and providing oversight, vision, and leadership for clinical services and operations. The Associate Director for Clinical Services also has the following responsibilities:

-Analyzes all data related to clinical services and utilizes the data to help chart the directions of clinical services to best serve the student population.-
-Serves as a member of the UCS leadership team
-Provides individual, couples, and group therapy
-Develops clinical policies and procedures for our two office locations
-Leads the Clinical Services Committee and oversees adherence to clinical policies and procedures
-Demonstrates strong work ethic and commitment to the provision of service to our VCU community
-Manages projects in areas of responsibility to include design, implementation and evaluation
-Provides individual, couples, and crisis services to VCU students
-Provides supervision and training for part-time staff
-Provides administrative and clinical supervision to staff and trainees
-Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned


At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.


The successful candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience and demonstrated leadership in the provision of clinical services. The candidate must have a doctoral degree in clinical psychology or counseling psychology from an APA accredited doctoral program, completed an APA accredited internship, and licensed in their current jurisdiction of practice and must be license eligible in Virginia. The position also requires excellent communication skills, both oral and written, strong interpersonal skills, and experience with brief psychotherapy and group therapy. Demonstrated commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice, as well as an understanding of and commitment to diversity issues in the delivery and management of clinical services is also required.


Previous administrative experience in a counseling center
Experience supervising professional staff
Experience with analyzing clinical data and is detail oriented
Ability to handle complex crises and/or clinical situations and to provide supervision, training, and consultation to a large multidisciplinary staff and faculty on an as needed basis.


Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package


To apply, electronically please submit your letter of interest and current vita (including three references).