The Jewish Theological Seminary is seeking a Director of Counseling.
Time Commitment: Position requires up to 25 hours on campus work per week plus direct responsibility for managing/responding to after-hours emergencies as well as after-hours telephone triage.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Leadership and development of the counseling center procedures, policies and services.
• Provide direct clinical services including individual therapy to both graduate and undergraduate students.
• Management of budget and administrative responsibilities.
• Knowledgeable about best practices, risk management, outreach and prevention initiatives in university mental health.
• Develop and implement outreach, training and psycho educational programming for students, faculty and staff.
• Leadership, supervision and consultation to clinical staff.
• Provide consultation to faculty, staff and administration.
• Participate in multidisciplinary teams and serve on appropriate campus committees.
• Support and train residence hall staff.
• Responsible for responding to and managing off-hour emergencies and crises.
• Doctorate Degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from APA approved program
• Minimum of five years of clinical experience in a college or university center with at least five years of administrative and or supervisory experience in aforementioned setting.
• Must be licensed Psychologist in NY State.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Demonstrated leadership skills.
• Experience providing general mental health services such as individual and group therapy, crisis intervention and case management.
• Demonstrated ability to handle complex clinical situations such as severe psychopathology and suicide assessments/ management of severe crises.
• Understand of ethical and legal issues as applied to the provision of clinical services.
• Five years of experience in providing short-term individual, group and crisis counseling to undergraduate and graduate students including at least five years of administrative and/or supervisory experience.
• Experience in providing university mental health leadership.
• Experience working with a multi-disciplinary team of clinical, academic and student service providers.
• Familiarity with Conservative Judaism and understanding of the needs of students studying to become religious leaders and Jewish educators.
• Experience working with a diverse student population including adult learners and GLBT students.
Commensurate with experience. Pro-rated benefits.
Applicants should submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.