Counselor & Referrals Coordinator - (230000DK)
University (TU) is one of the nation's top 100 public universities. Located
north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls more than 19,000 students and is the
second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland.
Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in
respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the
entire university community.
The Towson University Counseling Center seeks to
fill a Staff Psychologist/Professional Counselor & Referrals Coordinator
position. This position will provide psychological services to the university
and its students, including clinical, training, outreach, and other modalities.
Provide collaborative leadership to promote a well-functioning Counseling
Center and a healthy campus community. Develop and provide non-therapy
programming promoting self-esteem, healthy body image, and related life skills.
Provides referrals assistance for students who need non-routine referrals
support. Maintains referrals resources.
We are a strong, vibrant Center that values
diversity, and we seek to provide a safe, welcoming, and affirming environment
for all. We have an established and thriving doctoral training program in which
all staff are involved. We seek a psychologist, counselor, or social worker
who, in addition to having strong clinical skills and interest in providing
training and a range of clinical services, will provide an innovative vision
and administrative leadership in coordinating referral services. Applicants
with strong cultural competence expertise will be given extra consideration.
Responsibilities and Duties
psychological services to students and consultation to faculty and staff on
both a regular and emergency basis, and when necessary, during non-traditional
hours, including, but not limited to crisis-intervention, assessment,
counseling, treatment, and clinical consultation in individual and group
clinical consultation to students, families, and the campus in support of the
in Counseling Center efforts to provide services in new and creative ways while
adhering to agency standards regarding case management, documentation, and
parameters of service.
leadership in the designated area of Referrals Coordination, including
developing and implementing appropriate programming, policies, and procedures,
tracking utilization, evaluating programs and services, and serving as a
psycho-educational and clinical resource to the Counseling Center and to the campus.
Develops collaborations and liaisons as appropriate in the coordinated area on
campus. Maintains current standards, appropriate accreditations, and program
licensure for the coordinated area.
clinicians and students with difficult referral cases, and maintain a knowledge
based on special needs, such as applying for Medicaid and other forms of
assistance. Develop and maintain successful ways of monitoring, following-up
with referred students and assessing for successful referrals. Maintain and increase
the number of viable outside providers, recruiting providers to join the
database, reviewing credentials and feedback to determine appropriateness for
inclusion, hosting Community Providers Open House events and/or other ways of
maintaining excellent groups of community providers.
to the training of doctoral interns and externs by conducting seminars and
other training activities. When assigned, supervises doctoral interns, externs
and/or unlicensed staff members in their provision of psychological services,
in professional development, and in support of the Counseling Center training
program. Expectation is that Maryland licensure as a psychologist, social
worker, or professional counselor will be obtained within one year from hire.
general outreach programming as assigned in addition to that in the coordinated
area, including psychoeducation, health-education, and consultation in the
Counseling Center Outreach Program, and assisting with recorded and online
forms of programs and applications, including self-help resources, and
Counseling Center web pages.
in the Student Affairs Division and support 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.
and weekend coverage may be required occasionally for campus emergencies, and
for providing scheduled outreach programs and services.
duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Skills
least one semester of training or experience in a college or University
Counseling Center or 4-5 months experience in brief treatment &
degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, master's degree in social work, or
a master's degree in clinical or counseling psychology.
candidates with a doctoral degree, licensure as a psychologist, in Maryland, or
license eligible. Licensure mandatory after 12 months of starting in the
candidates with an MSW or master's degree in psychology, Maryland licensure is
required prior to starting the position.
Salary and Benefits
salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to
14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement
plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, please click
here. TU also offers a variety of great perks and discounts, which can be found
If you are motivated, innovative and
team-oriented, we would love to hear from you.
For consideration, please submit a cover letter
and resume with your online application.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14
The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and
neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions
since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the University
System of Maryland (USM) has strongly encouraged full COVID vaccination and
up-to-date booster shots (when eligible) for all faculty, staff, and students
at all schools in the USM as both a reasonable and necessary means of
protecting our health and safety.
Link to Apply: https://towson.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=230000DK