Senior Associate Director, Counseling and Psychological Services

Fairfax, VA
Jun 27, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Education, Healthcare
Full Time

Job Category : Admin or Professional Faculty

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Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Senior Associate Director, Counseling and Psychological Services

George Mason University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) seeks a Senior Associate Director to work in collaboration with the Executive Director and Leadership Team in administering and leading an International Association of Counseling Services-accredited counseling center. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: * Providing oversight of daily operations to achieve efficiency and effectiveness and ensure all operations are consistent with unit, division, and institutional goals; * Ensuring adherence and compliance with legal, ethical, and professional standards in all areas of service delivery; * Collaborating with unit Leadership Team members in strategic planning and implementation of identified goals and initiatives; * Serving as a consultant to crisis response, critical incidents, and other health and safety concerns; * Assisting in the recruitment, hiring, training, and supervision of a multidisciplinary staff; * Providing leadership and oversight for research initiatives and data reporting systems (e.g., utilization, accountability, outcome/impact); * Serving on committees that address campus safety and security (e.g., campus threat assessment team, student support team, committees related to emergency preparedness, etc.); * Serving as liaison to academic and nonacademic units/departments; * Providing direct service in clinical service/clinical consultation (daytime and after hours, to include assessment of students of concern), training, outreach, programming/community education; * Serving as an administrator and liaison with key campus stakeholders in the absence of the Executive Director; and * Having familiarity with clinical scheduling/documentation systems and providing oversight related to the technology needs of the center.

The successful candidate will possess an understanding of the following areas: * Contemporary professional practices in the delivery of counseling and psychological services; * Knowledge of ethical and legal issues related to college student mental health; * Multicultural competency and familiarity with needs of diverse populations; * Experience in crisis response, critical incident management, and clinical risk assessments; * Effective communication and interpersonal skills; * Experience in clinical settings providing psychiatric services; * Interest and skills in data analysis and research; * Experience applying and using technology to enhance delivery of programs and services; and * Experience with multidisciplinary teams, practices and approaches.

Required Qualifications: * Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology; or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved; * Licensed as a psychologist in Virginia or eligible for licensure as a psychologist in Virginia within one year of appointment; and * Progressive professional experience working in a clinical and/or a counseling setting with demonstrated supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications: * Demonstrated supervisory experience for a minimum of four years in a clinical and/or counseling setting; * Strong consultation skills with campus and/or key stakeholders; and * Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations.

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA493z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter that identifies your interest and qualifications for this position, a resume/CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information. This position will remain open until filled. For questions, candidates may contact Nina Joshi, Office Manager, at 703-993-2380.

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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