Executive Director of the Wellness Center

Saint Marys City, Maryland
Dec 27, 2021
Jan 31, 2022
Full Time


St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting résumés for the position of Executive Director of the Wellness Center.   The Executive Director of the Wellness Center is responsible for providing leadership to the Wellness Center, which is comprised of Health Services and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).  The Wellness Center attends to the physical and mental health needs of students in a developmentally appropriate manner. 

Qualifications:  Master’s Degree in counseling in counseling or clinical psychology from an accredited program, accredited internship, preferably in a college or university counseling setting.  Ability to be licensed in the State of Maryland as a mental health provider within six months of hire. Three or more years of experience in college counseling and administration; excellent communication skills; demonstrated experience in working with diverse populations; previous experience supervising mental health professionals; experience in dealing with psychological and emotional needs of students, and mental health diagnostic and treatment protocols.  Prior experience in a liberal arts college setting is desirable.  Excellent counseling skills. Knowledge of student development, human development, consultation and current counseling practices.  Knowledge of effective supervisory and managerial practices. Skills in working with diverse populations.  Effective interpersonal and written communication skills.  View position description. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.  Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination, medical and religious exemptions will be considered.

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college.  Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1600, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching.  The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997.  The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.

St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission.  We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.  Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), statement of how the applicant’s employment at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, and three references, and submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/100795.  Questions may be directed to Dr. Jerri Howland at 240-895-4208.

Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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