Director of Counseling Center and Disability Services

Holy Family University,

Student Affairs
Last Posted:

Thu, Jun 15th, '17


Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Start Date:

Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Last Updated:

Thu, Jun 15th, '17

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  • Full Time

The Director of Counseling Center/Disability Services will be responsible for student and faculty/staff consultation and referral assistance; student short-term, individual behavioral health and vocational counseling; and design and implementation of event/workshop presentations addressing student-related concerns. Also, responsible for the coordination of disability accommodation services. This is a full-time, 10-month position, with summer hours as needed. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals, and objectives of Holy Family University in word and deed.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive)

  • Conduct and document short-term individual counseling focusing on mental health, drug and alcohol, crisis intervention and management, as well as provide group counseling, and referral services.
  • Supervise, evaluate, and conduct meetings with the Disability Services Coordinator; Counselor; students who assist Disability Services; and non-Holy Family University practicum/internship placements.
  • Ensure that disability services are coordinated and in compliance with federal and state disability laws, as well as assist with disability services-related activities, including participation on the Disability Eligibility Committee.
  • Schedule outreach programming, including, but not limited to: Summer Orientations, First-Year College Success, classroom visits/presentations, phone contacts, Residence Life activities, campus workshops, prevention and educational programs, student organizations and off-campus resources.
  • Participate in case conferences in collaboration with Health Services, Residence Life, Careers Center, etc., as well as various academic committees.
  • Serve as professional consultant to faculty and staff on matters related to students' wellness.
  • Coordinate the Counseling Center's emergency and crisis response procedures and updates the university publications.
  • Direct planning, assessment, and marketing of the Counseling Center.

Holy Family University, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a ministry of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, whose Charism is Family. We are a Catholic university with a heritage we are very proud of. With our eyes set firmly on the future, we seek direction and inspiration from the life and teaching of Jesus Christ; affirm the values of the Judeo-Christian tradition, and witness to the dignity of each person and the oneness of the human family.

Our core values of Family, Respect, Integrity, Service and Responsibility, Learning, and Vision shape the culture and environment in which students learn and employees work. We provide a truly supportive environment for learning, as we help each student to make the most of their potential. We are also known for our especially warm, vibrant, and inclusive campus atmosphere.

Holy Family University does not discriminate in its education programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Holy Family University complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution's education programs and activities. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application, and/or interview process should notify Human Resources.


This is a full-time, 10-month position, with summer hours as needed.  Compensation based on experience.


Apply via  

Holy Family University, HR Department, 9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114