The Counseling and Differently-Abled (DA) Centers at Medgar Evers College (MEC) assist students with educational, familial and professional obstacles and/or stressors, and provide them with the resources and accommodations that facilitate and/or complement student learning within and outside the classroom. Each Center is staffed with experienced practitioners, all of whom take a holistic approach to helping students realize their academic and personal goals.
Reporting to the Dean of Student Affairs, the Director of the Counseling will provide overall leadership, short- and long-term strategic planning, and daily oversight of clinical policies and procedures consistent with local and federal laws, including compliance with regulations put forth by the College and the City University of New York. In addition, the Director will be responsible for the fiscal planning and management of each Center. The Director will also ensure that counseling services become an integral aspect of the student development experience, and differently-abled services meets the educational needs of the college community.
In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the Director of the Counseling duties include, but are not limited to:
Hire, supervise, develop, train, and evaluate all full- and part-time staff in the Counseling and DA Centers.
Provide administrative oversight of all policies and procedures for intake, connection to resources, and follow-up.
Direct the execution of campus outreach initiatives, trainings, and workshops spearheaded by the Counseling and DA Centers. This includes managing efforts that increase the visibility, accessibility and utilization of the Counseling and/or DA Center by the campus community, and ensuring that events and activities facilitated by the Centers are widely marketed to the campus community.
Consult with faculty, staff, and students throughout the campus on mental health and/or DA issues; serve as primary advisor to campus leadership in times of crisis management.
Coordinate partnerships between the Centers and other departments within the division of Student Affairs and serve as a liaison to the campus community and create/sustain partnerships with academic departments at MEC.
Direct all evaluation and assessment of the Centers, and utilize data to tailor services and/or complete reports as needed.
Provide group and individual clinical supervision and training to interns and externs in accordance with the American Psychological Association (APA) accreditation site standards.
Provide assistance with and/or participate in major college-wide and University -wide events, committees & initiatives, this includes the MEC Club Fair and New Student Orientation.
Work schedule may include some evenings and weekends.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience required.
A Doctoral degree in Psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D), OR a Master's degree in an appropriate discipline for personal or psychological counseling and a New York State license as a mental health practitioner (psychology, social work, or mental health counseling).
Previous supervisory experience.
Experience with data collection and analysis for programmatic decision-making.
Experience in a college or university counseling and/or differently-abled setting providing direct support to students.
Experience with crisis intervention.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Directs a college counseling center, integrating counseling services into a comprehensive student development experience.
Manages a counseling center providing a variety of services such as individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, workshops, classroom instruction, and academic intervention
Supervises and develops counseling faculty and staff
Develops department budget and manages fiscal affairs
Directs planning, evaluation, assessment and marketing of counseling services
Interfaces with academic departments, other College offices, and student groups to assess program needs and develop appropriate responses
Participates in inter-divisional programs to increase student success and retention
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Student Counseling Director
Higher Education Officer
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
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April 6, 2019
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Job Title: Student Counseling Director
Job ID: 20159
Location: Medgar Evers College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
City University Of New York