Associate Director for Clinical Services

Johns Hopkins University,

Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Tue, Aug 1st, '17


Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled

Start Date:

Fall 2017

Last Updated:

Wed, Sep 27th, '17

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  • Full Time

The Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center (CC) provides services to students in full-time graduate and undergraduate academic programs in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering, as well as the Peabody Institute of Music.

As an Associate Director of the CC, this person serves as a member of the CC’s executive team (which includes the CC’s three associate directors - Clinical Director, Training Director and Coordinator of Outreach and Sexual Assault Services - and the Clinic Supervisor). This executive team assists the Director of the CC in providing leadership and managerial oversight of the administrative, clinical, consultative and outreach functions of the CC, and the planning, development and implementation of new policies and initiatives.

This position reports to the Director of the Counseling Center.

Essential Job Functions:

- Assists the CC Director in providing leadership and managerial oversight of the clinical functions of the CC, including all assessment, counseling and crisis intervention services

- Assists the CC Director in the development and implementation of CC policy and procedures

- Leads or Co-Leads the CC’s Effectiveness and Efficiency Committee

- As a member of the Executive Committee, serves as a consultant to clinical staff regarding challenging clinical cases and a resource for clinical staff regarding issues such as

   state law, confidentiality, and the reporting of abuse

- Stays up-to-date with national policy-related trends regarding the management and provision of clinical services

- Oversees the CC’s involvement in clinical research programs and projects

- Manages the Counseling Center’s electronic record system (Titanium)

- Leads weekly Case Management Meeting

- Coordinates the evaluation of students for mental health withdrawals and readmission following mental health withdrawals

- Provides clinical supervision and evaluation of some number of the unlicensed clinical staff; provides administrative supervision and evaluation of some number of the licensed

   clinical staff; and administratively oversees the CC’s psychiatric resident/fellow; and is expected to be in the pool of clinicians eligible to provide clinical supervision of the CC’s

   doctoral psychology interns

- Manages the orientation and training for new staff and interns regarding CC clinical service policies and procedures

- Provides a reduced load of intake assessments, individual counseling, group counseling, couples counseling and crisis intervention

- Provides daytime and afterhours (as backup to ProtoCall) on-call shifts, in rotation with the rest of the clinical staff

- Provides outreach, and consultation services to the university community: including students, parents, faculty, staff and university administration

- Engages in professional activities at the local, regional, and/or national levels

- Performs other duties as assigned by the CC Director

Johns Hopkins University is a highly competitive university located in Baltimore, MD.  While the university has approximately 21,000 students at various campuses in the surrounding area and in fact the world, the Counseling Center serves the approximately 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students at the Homewood Campus and the Peabody Institute of Music.

  • Doctorate in psychology is required.
  • Must be eligible to be licensed as a psychologist in Maryland and obtain licensure within 1 year of hire.
  • Minimum of 5 years of post-licensure clinical experience, preferably in a university counseling center setting
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical supervisory experience
  • A record of administrative and coordinator responsibility and experience, preferably in a counseling center setting

  • Significant experience and expertise regarding the clinical services provided in a counseling center setting
  • Significant experience with an electronic records system, preferably Titanium
  • Demonstrated experience in administrative coordinator and supervisory capacities
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of a counseling center team
  • Ability to effectively manage clinical crisis situations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with a wide range of student issues in individual and group counseling
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Commitment to one’s own ongoing development of multicultural competence as a psychologist
  • Commitment to the developmental orientation of counseling services


Commensurate with experience.


All applicants must complete the JHUjobs online application and include a resume/cv. 

Apply here:

Job Req is: 1139