Assistant Director, Counseling & Psychological Services - Dallas and Houston IRC 44013 Diversity

Texas Woman's University,

Texas Woman's University Counseling & Psychological Services
 
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Last Posted:

Tue, Nov 8th, '22

Deadline:

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Start Date:

Negotiable

Last Updated:

Tue, Nov 8th, '22

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

JOB SUMMARY: Position IRC44013

 TWU Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic professional to serve on the TWU CAPS leadership team. TWU is the largest university primarily for women in the United States and serves a diverse population of motivated, non-traditionally aged students.

 This senior level position is based at the Dallas campus and assists the Director with the management of the Center’s clinical services and staff at the Dallas and Houston CAPS locations. This individual will help oversee the provision of the following clinical services: intake assessment; individual/couples/group therapy; and crisis intervention to ensure the most effective services are provided to a culturally diverse student population. Other responsibilities include the provision of therapy service and outreach/consultation to the university community. Psychological practice is performed in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council as well as the American Psychological Association Code of Ethics. Work is performed under general supervision and performance is based upon completion of assignments and results obtained.  The performance evaluation is conducted through the university performance evaluation system and in accordance with University Policies & Procedures.

TWU’s CAPS leadership team consists of a director and 2 assistant directors (Denton & Dallas/Houston). In addition to the Assistant Director, the Dallas staff includes a half-time psychologist. In Houston, the staff consists of 2 full-time Licensed Mental Health Clinicians. Based on clinical demand, the Dallas/Houston team may also include contract therapists. Our Denton staff includes 4 psychologists and 2 masters level clinicians as well as 4-6 practicum students and 2 administrative staff. TWU CAPS services support the development of the whole person by fostering student resiliency, emotional well-being, interpersonal effectiveness, and academic success. It is the only campus agency designated to provide psychological services solely to students. TWU CAPS is committed to the values of multiculturalism and diversity and strives to incorporate these ideals into all aspects of our operation.  We work together as a collaborative team and very much value open and direct communication as well as a commitment to life-long personal and professional growth.  We place the highest value on ethical practice and are committed to providing the best possible service to our clients and trainees.

ABOUT TEXAS WOMAN'S UNIVERSITY

Texas Woman’s University is the largest institution primarily for women in the United States.  It has an enrollment of about 16,000 students across its Denton (main campus), Dallas, and Houston campuses.  TWU is committed to the provision of quality education to a broadly diverse student body and to providing students with appropriate professional role models.  TWU offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in many areas, including an APA-accredited Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology.

TWU’s CAPS leadership team consists of a director and 2 assistant directors (Denton & Dallas/Houston). Our Denton staff includes 4 psychologists and 3 master’s level clinicians as well as 4-6 practicum students and 2 administrative staff. TWU CAPS services support the development of the whole person by fostering student resiliency, emotional well-being, interpersonal effectiveness, and academic success. It is the only campus agency designated to provide psychological services solely to students. TWU CAPS is committed to the values of multiculturalism and diversity and strives to incorporate these ideals into all aspects of our operation.  We work together as a collaborative team and very much value open and direct communication as well as a commitment to life-long personal and professional growth.  We place the highest value on ethical practice and are committed to providing the best possible service to our clients and trainees.


 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Advanced graduate degree in a mental health related field including but not limited to: Ph.D., Psy.D., Ed.D., LPC;  LMFT; or LCSW. Eligible candidates must be fully licensed in the State of Texas or eligible for licensure if relocating from another state.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Three years of post-graduate work experience in a clinical setting, preferably a university counseling center. Strong knowledge of clinical service delivery models and procedures; supervision experience; and proven leadership ability are desired. Clinical experience with women’s issues, and a commitment to working with diverse clients including individuals from ethnically/racially diverse backgrounds and individuals representing various sexual orientations and gender identities is essential. Strong organizational/administrative skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team are also essential.

 
COMPENSATION

The salary is competitive.  The State of Texas provides the opportunity for employees to enroll in a variety of medical and dental benefits plans, retirement plans and provides sick and vacation days, which amount to about 30% above gross salary.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Completed applications include a letter of interest, resume or vita, copy of current license, and three letters of recommendation.

Texas Woman's University strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate. TWU is a "Tobacco Free Campus".

 Texas Woman's University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran's status, genetic information or against qualified disabled persons.

 Individuals may qualify for a Veteran’s Employment Preference or a Former Foster Youth Employment Preference at Texas Woman’s University over other applicants for the same position who do not have a greater qualification. Minorities, women, and veterans with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you believe you may qualify, click here for more information and instructions on how to claim an employment preference for this position:  https://servicecenter.twu.edu/TDClient/KB/?CategoryID=6592

Please contact CAPS directly if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.  Employment will require a criminal background check.