Associate Director of Counseling Services Premium

Elon University,

Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Sun, Jun 6th, '21


Open until filled.

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Sun, Jun 6th, '21

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  • Full Time

Elon University is currently accepting applications for an Associate Director of Counseling Services.  Full-time, 12-month position within Elon University’s Counseling Services. The Associate Director supports the Director in coordinating all aspects of service provision within Counseling Services to ensure the department is fulfilling its mission provide quality psychological interventions, outreach, and consultation services to address the emotional, social, and academic needs of Elon University students. The Associate Director provides departmental leadership and is responsible for representing Counseling Services in the absence of the Director.   Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.  Apply at University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.  



Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, curious and compassionate, inspired to be big thinkers and creative problem-solvers. Elon’s rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 447 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation. Elon’s 6,291 undergraduate and 826 graduate students come from 46 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories and 49 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and other states across the country. Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #10 for innovation. For the sixth straight year, Elon is the leader in the “Focus on Student Success” feature – the only college or university ranked in the top-20 in all eight categories of high-impact academic programs. Included are #1 rankings for study abroad and learning communities and #2 rankings for first-year experiences, senior capstone and service learning. Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and 78 percent of students have at least one international study experience, often combined with internships, research or service. Elon is among the nation’s top universities for producing Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, Elon’s Study USA program includes opportunities to study in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., Hawaii, Alaska and other locations. The university includes Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located on a campus in downtown Greensboro, N.C.


Master’s degree in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, social work, counseling, or closely related field. Independent license to practice counseling or psychology in NC is required and must be maintained.  Minimum four years’ post-licensure experience providing clinical assessment and treatment of mental health concerns with young adult population, including previous experience in college/university counseling center.  The successful candidate will have direct supervisory experience.  Ability to work as a generalist within a brief treatment modality to provide culturally responsive and effective care. Demonstrated exemplary interpersonal skills, including effective collaboration, communication (written and verbal), decision-making ability, and conflict resolution. Ability to effectively manage crises and complex clinical situations. Demonstrated intercultural competence and commitment to enhancement and promotion of diversity and inclusion. 


Experience in a leadership role within a university/college counseling center. Two or more years of experience working in higher education. Experience utilizing brief therapy techniques. Familiarity with Titanium or other EMR system and HIPAA compliant technology for telehealth service delivery.


Please submit a cover letter and resume during the application process.