Director - Counseling Center (FT18-FT-2013)
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania - Mansfield, PA

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In addition to counselor responsibilities the Director of the University Counseling Center will provide oversight, direction and leadership and be responsible for the operation of the Center in meeting the needs of the students and institution. Provide individual and group counseling or psychotherapy, crisis intervention, consultation, psychological assessment, psycho-educational services to students with personal, developmental and educational concerns, and academic advising of Liberal Studies majors. Work effectively as a member of the University Counseling Center staff; continue scholarly growth; and serve on departmental and university committees. Limited classroom teaching may be an option within the candidate’s qualifications and service requirements of the University Counseling Center and upon approval by the Department of Academic & Human Development and Dean. Develop, implement and report the ongoing assessment of the counseling center including program and student learning outcomes of the University Counseling Center and the Department of Academic and Human Development.

Minimum requirements: A master’s degree in counseling, clinical psychology, or clinical social work. Requirements include the completion of a successful campus interview (which includes a simulated counseling session). Additional qualifications: Ability to adapt to changing technologies that support teaching and learning; demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills; and demonstration, through past accomplishments and behaviors, of the ability to support Mansfield University’s principles and values of Character, Scholarship, Culture, Service ( and the University’s strong student-centered vision and mission. Preferred: A doctoral degree (PhD, PsyD, or EdD) in counseling or clinical psychology from an APA-accredited program and eligibility for Pennsylvania licensure. Current license to practice psychology in Pennsylvania; counseling experience in a higher education setting; significant expertise focusing on eating disorders, relationship abuse, and related issues; scholarly activity; experience counseling diverse populations; experience with program assessment; and experience with outreach programming and residence life. Other conditions of employment include licensure to practice psychology in PA within 18 months of hire; verification of all earned degrees through the receipt of original transcripts; and an acceptable background check report.

Essential Functions:
Effective teaching and advising. Continued scholarly growth and service to the university, department, and community. Communicate and write effectively; use of teaching technologies and software programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, and e-mail; and effective use of phone, keyboard, and other typical office equipment. Work cooperatively with the department, university, and external constituencies. May be required to lift, stand, walk, reach with arms, etc. Some travel required.

Job Status:

Temporary, full-time position for the 2013 Fall Semester. Instructor or Assistant Professor rank. Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience.

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