APPOINTMENT: July 2018
RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Vice President for
Student Services, the Director of the University Counseling Center has the primary
responsibility for the delivery of counseling services, assessment services,
consultation, training, public relations, and outreach activities to Western
Illinois University students, and additional responsibilities include:
The professional development, training, and assignment of
duties to personnel employed in the University Counseling Center (UCC)
Providing consultation and administrative supervision for
Providing staff clinical supervision and/or supervision to
an appointed clinical supervisor, practicum/intern supervisor, and Graduate
Assistant supervisor to assure the ethical delivery of all counseling services
in accordance with federal and state laws, guidelines and professional ethical
Providing primary responsibility for the provision of
consultation services for students, family members, and/or any member of the
WIU community faced with a mental health issue or general concern
Providing direct counseling services and/or assessment
services to students/clients, as schedule permits
Providing primary responsibility in assuring that all
approved UCC policies, procedures, ethical codes, and state and national
guidelines are observed and followed
Providing primary responsibility for the management of the
budget, accurate and timely accounting practices for the various accounts, and
the approval of all expenditures for the UCC.
The evaluation of all employees in the UCC
The continued evaluation and development of all services
provided by the UCC.
To serve as a member of the student behavioral intervention
team known as the Emergency Consultation Team (ECT). The director is expected
to be in the rotation for the after-hours, on-call consultation service and to
attend weekly ECT meetings.
To serve as a member of the Threat Assessment and Management
Team (TAM Team) and carry out the duties of a TAM team member
To maintain and foster professional relationships with
university and community entities to assure collaboration and the seamless
delivery of services
To participate in departmental and university-wide
To be responsible for the production of the annual report
and strategic plan
THE DEPARTMENT: The
University Counseling Center is accredited by the International Association of
Counseling Services, Inc. The staff
currently consists of 9 master level clinicians and all are licensed in their
respective disciplines. The director
reports to the Vice President for Student Services. For additional information, visit
ABOUT WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
About Western Illinois University:
Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, serves nearly 10,000 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL. Compliance to state and federal hiring standards is coordinated through WIU's Office of Equal Opportunity & Access.
Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes discrimination based on an individual's membership in the following classes: sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by state or federal law.
THE UNIVERSITY: Recognized as a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review for 14 consecutive years and as one of 37 public universities ranked a top tier "Best Midwestern University" by U.S. News & World Report, Western Illinois University (WIU) serves nearly 10,000 students at its traditional residential campus in Macomb and its metropolitan, non-residential location in Moline, Illinois.
The WIU-Macomb and -Quad Cities campuses are comprised of accomplished faculty, state-of-the-art technology and facilities, and a wide range of academic and extracurricular opportunities. Western is a comprehensive university offering 66 undergraduate and 38 graduate degree programs, which includes an Ed.D. in educational leadership and a Ph.D. in environmental studies. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1, the University's 566 full-time faculty members teach 96 percent of all undergraduate and graduate courses, in addition to eight pre-professional degree programs and 19 certificate programs.
Western offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 19 NCAA Division I intercollegiate varsity sports. Football competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision through the Missouri Valley Football Conference; all other varsity sports compete at the Division I level through The Summit League. WIU is the cultural center of the region. University Libraries house an extensive collection and offer online database access to thousands of academic periodic journals and publications.
WIU-Macomb, IL (Student Population: 8,109): A traditional, residential four-year campus with select graduate programs, including a doctorate in education, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central Illinois in Macomb (population 20,000). Macomb is an Amtrak city with twice-daily service to Chicago. Macomb is located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities International Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport (Peoria, IL).
WIU-Quad Cities (Student Population: 1,332): The only public university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in environmental studies, at its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL (population 44,000). The Quad Cities (population 376,000) rests on the banks of the Mississippi River and is comprised of Moline and Rock Island in western Illinois and Davenport and Bettendorf in eastern Iowa. Moline, Illinois is home to the Quad Cities International Airport.