Associate Director, Counseling Center
Norfolk State University - Norfolk, VA

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Norfolk State University invites applications for the position of Associate Director of the Counseling Center, in the Division of Student Affairs. This position is responsible for assisting the Director of the University Counseling Center with the overall management, personnel, and operational functions of the Counseling Center at Norfolk State University. He/she will be responsible for directing the daily operations of the University Counseling Center in the Directors' absence.

The Associate Director will be responsible for the clinical operations of the counseling center including interns and staff counselors. He/she will provide professional psychological services including counseling, assessment and emergency services to campus community, as well as providing outreach and educational workshops. Provide individual and on-call crisis counseling services, and outreach programming to students. Monitor the Counseling Center's electronic clinical database and coordinate routine maintenance with the vendor of the product. Consult with external mental health providers to develop appropriate treatment plans for students. Provide direct clinical supervision to staff counselors including supervision to graduate level counselors in training. Conduct initial assessments, crisis/triage assessments, referrals and brief psychotherapy. This may include group support services and/or group therapy .Report and note writing, case consultation, case management, professional development, consultation and collaboration with faculty, and staff. Provide training activities including providing supervision to interns and provide 24 hour on call services.

Minimum Qualifications
A Master's degree from an accredited institution with a concentration in mental health, counseling/psychology, social work, or human services is required. The successful candidate must have a minimal of five years of clinical experience, three of which must include the provision of supervision in a mental health treatment setting. Must be licensed as a mental health professional in the State of Virginia.

This position requires excellent written and verbal communication. This will include the ability to write case notes and initial assessment reports within professional standards. He/she must have excellent communication skills verbal and written. The ability to process, analyze, and interpret statistical data. Be able to prepare clinical statistics and provide leadership and assistance in the development, implementation, and evaluation of workshops, seminars, and other intervention strategies.

Preferred Qualifications
Several years working within a college or university setting is strongly preferred. Experience working in college counseling center is preferred.

Special Requirements

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