Associate Director, Clinical Services

Florida Atlantic University,

Counseling and Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Wed, Apr 7th, '21


Open until filled

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Wed, Apr 7th, '21

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  • Full Time

The Associate Director - Clinical Services at Counseling and Psychological Services, within the FAU Division of Student Affairs, reports directly to the Director of CAPS. The Associate Director serves on the leadership team. Additional CAPS staff members include three Assistant Directors (Training, Outreach, Equity and Social Justice), psychologists, counselors, social workers, support staff members, post-doctoral psychology residents, psychology doctoral interns, and doctoral extern in clinical and counseling psychology, and masters-level students in mental health and social work students. The structure of the center is based upon shared values and commitment to equity, inclusivity, diversity, and transparency.


Coordination of all within-clinic counseling services, systems, and procedures to support rapid access to mental health care for all presenting students throughout the academic year, with assignment of cases based on an individualized approach to student needs, all in accordance with the highest standards of professional practice. Development, implementation, coordination, evaluation, and maintenance of CAPS policies, procedural guidelines, and protocols that pertain to clinical services and service delivery within CAPS. Oversight and supervision/coordination of specified professional staff to ensure the quality and quantity of direct clinical work and record keeping meet established standards of CAPS and professional standards. Leadership and training to CAPS professional staff and trainees pertaining to all aspects of clinical services. Provides direct clinical services to graduate and undergraduate students within the Center.  


Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Some nights and weekends required.


Florida Atlantic University

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.


Psychologist license required. If licensed in a state other than Florida, must be license-eligible in Florida at date of hire; and must obtain Florida license within 6 months of start date.

At least of five (5) years post-licensure clinical experience required.

High-level clinical skills in delivering mental health services required.

Prior experience in an administrative/management role required.


Ability to collaborate and consult with professionals in an interdisciplinary setting

Ability to conduct outcome research, program evaluation, and analyze data for planning and program development

Commitment to culturally-responsive services that integrate multicultural, equity, and social justice frameworks into practice

Prior University Counseling Center experience

Bilingual (Spanish, French, Creole, Portuguese)



$80,700 – $112,000 depending upon experience


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment.

Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.

A resume and a cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents may result in disqualification. Three professional references will be required for all finalists.