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Student Affairs & Services, Full TimePAY GRADE: 33ECONTEXT OF THE JOB:
The Center for Counseling and Student Development (CCSD) is a multi-disciplinary, comprehensive student learning and psychological wellbeing program providing a diverse array of services so that students can be more successful in their academic, personal, and career pursuits. The CCSD is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc. (IACS) and sponsors three levels of doctoral training for psychologists including an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral internship in health psychology. The Centers efforts focus on helping students reduce psychological symptoms, cope with complicated life events and developmental tasks, improve interpersonal skills and relationships and increase self-knowledge and problem-solving ability. The Center promotes equality and respect for individual and cultural differences, focuses on diversity and inclusion as well as encouraging on-going education regarding issues faced by students in minoritized groups. CCSD is part of the Division of Student Life which contributes to and facilitates critical learning and development within healthy, inclusive, and supportive communities so that all students may thrive.Under the direction of the Director of the Center for Counseling and Student Development (CCSD), the Assistant Director of Training provides administrative support to the Associate Director of Training and support all aspects of training program operations. The Assistant Director of Training is relied upon to provide oversight and management of high-level projects with limited oversight and has frequent contacts with students, faculty, professionals, and staff at the University as well as community members. This role requires the ability to manage complex projects, interface with numerous stakeholders, expertise in program evaluation and professional writing, and ability to meet deadlines under pressure. The work of the Assistant Director of Training supports the University's mission and vision of comprehensive wellbeing services for students, as well as the strategic initiatives of the Division of Student Life to ensure student success.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Administrative duties (50% effort):
- Commitment to the Division of Student Life's values to serve as a guide for interactions and decision-making in Student Health Promotion & Education, and ultimately the collective culture of UD through Amplifying student voices; Pursue equity; Transformational collaboration; Learning and innovation; and Integrity and respect. Serve as an approachable resource for faculty, staff, students, families, and community partners on effective health promotion and education.
Clinical duties (50% effort):
- Serve as a member of the CCSD Leadership Team; work with the Director, Associate Director, and Assistant Directors to formulate department policies and practices. Engage in the development of department-wide goals. Provide insights and direction for the center.
- As a member of the CCSD Leadership Team, participate in identifying areas of service improvement, collect/gather applicable data, and present options/solutions to leadership.
- Support the director in their role and the implementation of a model and plan for integrating a health equity framework, strategies, and tools into program planning, implementation, and evaluation of priority initiatives.
- Under the direction of the Associate Director of Training, develop and implement of processes to ensure onboarding/offboarding of trainees (post-doctoral fellows, doctoral interns, externs, and others).
- Coordinate the search processes for trainees (post-doctoral fellows, doctoral interns, externs, and others).
- Coordinate new trainee orientation (post-doctoral fellows, doctoral interns, externs, and others).
- Under the direction of the Associate Director of Training, maintain a calendar of training operations; ensure appropriate engagement of responsible parties; ensure timely completion of anticipated annual deliverables including compliance with accreditation.
- Assist with data collection, analysis, and report writing related to the training program, including accreditation, under the direction of the Associate Director of Training.
- Assist with the development of training policies and procedures.
- Oversee, lead, or participate in training activities including supervision and seminars, as assigned.
- Serve as expert and CCSD representative at various events/programs as assigned; participate in program development and implementation.
- Serve as EHR (Titanium)/records management expert
- Serve as clinical expert on center initiatives and clinical projects as assigned.
- Coordinate and oversee trainee involvement in outreach and consultation programs and activities. Ensure outreach meets quality standards and is in alignment with CCSD priorities and Wellbeing leadership. Other administrative duties as assigned.
- Provide effective, high quality, evidence-based individual and group counseling, and psychotherapy. Assess, evaluate, and diagnose a wide range of psychological disorders and personal, educational, and career development problems in undergraduate and graduate students.
- Formulate case conceptualizations and develop, execute, monitor, and modify treatment plans that reflect evidence-based interventions that can be accomplished in a short-term model.
- Maintain legally and ethically sound documentation and electronic medical record practices.
- Provide counseling, psychotherapy, and supervision of trainees
- Connect and liaise with campus colleagues and student organizations developing relationships and programming to engage and improve students' experiences on campus as directed and in accordance with center goals.
- Provide consultation to students, professionals, faculty, and administrators for issues which have psychological dimensions as directed and in accordance with center goals.
- Provide outreach to others on campus as directed and in accordance with center goals. Initiate, develop, and provide student programs designed to enhance the intellectual, social, and personal growth of University students;
- Participate in the Division of Student Life and the University mission in a variety of ways, such as collaborating with other departments on campus, attend university functions, and serve on task forces and committees as assigned.
- Contribute to the training of doctoral interns by conducting seminars and other training activities. Provide clinical supervision to trainees or unlicensed staff as assigned.
- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of federal acts such as State of Delaware Child Abuse Reporting laws, FERPA, Title IX, and Clery Act.
- Lead and serve on committees within the center and across campus as assigned.
- On a rotating basis, respond to campus-wide weekday, evening and weekend crises including those that are life threatening as the designated University authority for the handling of mental health crises in the University community.
- Provide after hours and weekend coverage at times for performance of outreach and consultation programs and services.
- Provide and promote professional leadership to other psychologists on and off campus by having achieved notable distinction as a scientist/practitioner
- Maintain professional licensure and professional competence through appropriate continuing education opportunities.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
- Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology is required from an academic department accredited by the American Psychological Association.
- Licensed Psychologist in the state of Delaware (or license eligible in Delaware).
- At least five years of experience post-license working in a college counseling center, preferably a center with a training program and a Doctoral Internship accredited by the American Psychological Association.
- Effective interpersonal communication and team skills are required.
- Excellent assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning skills.
- Ability to assess and record symptoms, reactions, and treatment progress.
- Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care, including FERPA.
- Ability to use independent judgment; ability to manage confidential information.
- Ability to maintain quality and safety standards.
- Advanced knowledge and understanding of the development of emerging adults and counseling center administration; organizational and group dynamics, and student development issues and theory.
- Advanced knowledge and understanding of cultural competency and the complexities of equity and inclusion is essential and should be shown through graduate coursework, publications, and/or presentations, as well as skill in expressing such knowledge in person in an interview setting. Familiarity with counseling center clinical records and the software platforms utilized
- Demonstrated knowledge of and skills in clinical supervision.
- Advanced understanding of state of Delaware Child Abuse Reporting law, FERPA, Title IX, Clery Act, and trends in legal liability within college counseling center operations.
- Proficiency in computer skills (e.g., Titanium, Point and Click, Excel, word processing, presentation software), and web navigation abilities. Project and grant management software or systems knowledge desired.
- Demonstrates an understanding and consideration of the differing needs and concerns of individuals with varying identities, cultures, and backgrounds.
- Committed to fostering a workplace culture of belonging, where diversity is celebrated, and equity is a core value.
Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
- Flexible work schedule required. Position may require early mornings, evening, and weekend hours.
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence. Apply Here