Director of Counseling Premium

Pennsylvania College of Technology,

Counseling Services
 
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Last Posted:

Mon, Jun 20th, '22

Deadline:

Opened until a suitable candidate is identified

Start Date:

As soon as feasible

Last Updated:

Mon, Jun 20th, '22

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

This person oversees the operations of counseling services, including supervision of all counselors, delivery, and assessment of services that directly support students’ academic work. This person also serves as the Deputy Coordinator and Lead Investigator for Title IX and other harassment/discrimination issues related to protected class.

ABOUT PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY

Pennsylvania College of Technology, a special mission affiliate of Penn State, is a national leader in applied technology education and is ranked among the top 10 public regional colleges in the north by U.S. News’ Best Colleges. Located in Williamsport, a family-oriented community ideally situated along the Susquehanna River at the foot of Bald Eagle Mountain in north central Pennsylvania, Penn College is within three hours of New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Penn College offers more than 100 competency credential, certificate, associate's, bachelor's, combined bachelor/master's, and master's degree programs in careers ranging from manufacturing, design, transportation, and construction to hospitality, health, business, and natural resources. Business/industry connections, small classes, industry-standard equipment, and faculty with real-world work experience contribute to exceptional graduate placement rates. The full college experience awaits those desiring on-campus housing, Greek Life, student organizations, and NCAA Division III athletics.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, excellent educational benefits for employees and dependents at Penn College and Penn State, and an exciting work experience as part of the Penn College family. For more information about Penn College, please visit www.pct.edu.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum education and experience:

·         Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, or related discipline.

·         Licensed Counselor. 

·         Three (3) years experience in counseling or student personnel services at the college level.

·         Substantial experience with supervision and budgeting.

·         Work experience focused on campus or community health promotion/education/prevention. 

Minimum abilities and skills:

·         Strong crisis assessment and crisis management skills.

·         Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, parents/family members, faculty/staff and the public.

·         Demonstrated understanding of ethical and legal issues in mental health practice.

·         Ability to work as part of a team in a stressful environment and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills.

·         Evidence of management ability and leadership skills.

·         Functional ability on a personal computer.

·         Effective organizational and time management skills and ability to motivate.

·         Knowledge of crisis screening and ability to follow professional referral protocol.

·         Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.

·         Knowledgeable in the dimensions of wellness and approaches to upstream prevention. 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Desired education and experience:

·         Earned Doctorate (PhD., PsyD.) in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related.

·         Certification in alcohol and drug treatment counseling.

·         Experience with flexible or stepped care delivery models.


·         Experience with facilitating therapeutic and/or psychoeducational groups.


Minimum abilities and skills:

·         Established track record of collaboration with campus and community partners.

 
COMPENSATION

Commensurate with credentials submitted as applied to the College’s Administrative, Professional and Technical Staff Salary System.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Please see the detailed job announcement on our website, and to apply, cover letter, and resume: www.pct.edu/jobs

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