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Director of Counseling and Health Services
The College of New Rochelle
Counseling and Health Services
competitive, based on qualifications and experience
The College of New Rochelle has an immediate opening and is accepting applications and nominations for the position of Director of Counseling and Health Services. This is a 12-month, professional staff position reporting to the Dean of Students. The Director will routinely work with academic administrators and faculty, external social services agencies, students, parents, and Student Services Division staff. Counseling and Health Services is committed to supporting student development and positively impacting the campus community by providing multi-culturally skilled counseling, consultation, health, disability, and outreach services to a diverse student population.
The Director provides visionary leadership, clinical supervision, and support to a team of professionals, graduate trainees and support staff; coordinates and collaborates with internal and external partners in our campus communities to ensure efficient, comprehensive and high quality services and programs; and is responsible for administering effective and efficient student services through engagement in systemic planning grounded in best practices and qualitative and quantitative assessment. The successful candidate must be a seasoned professional experienced in program development who is committed to the highest standards of professional ethics and personal integrity.
Major responsibilities include: carrying out clinical responsibilities including individual and group counseling, evaluation, crisis assessment and intervention, training and professional development of staff, consultation, follow-up and referral; providing outreach to all campuses and collaborating with various departments to recognize and process student counseling, health and disability service needs; establishing and maintaining partnerships with health care and social service agencies in campus communities, including hospitals, clinics and private providers, and initiating and overseeing contractual agreements with community partners for specialty professional services, and insuring institutional compliance with governmental mandates (including ADA, FERPA, HEOA, Title IX) as they pertain to college counseling, health and disability services.
Qualifications include a doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology; NYS licenses; and 5-7 years of experience in a clinical and/or counseling setting. In addition, s/he must demonstrate critical problem-solving skills and the ability to effectively interface with students, parents, faculty, administrators, and community providers; and excellent oral and written communication skills.
Professional higher education experience is strongly preferred.
The College of New Rochelle was founded in 1904 as the first Catholic college for women in New York State. Today the College is comprised of four schools and we serve a diverse population of over 4,000 women and men in undergraduate and graduate programs of study. A Catholic college in the Ursuline tradition, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique educational mission. To learn more about the College, please visit our website at: www.cnr.edu.
Our beautiful main campus is located in New Rochelle, New York, 16 miles north of midtown Manhattan and is easily accessible by car or public transportation. The College also has five branch campuses in the NYC metropolitan area. The College of New Rochelle offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, as well as wonderful colleagues and opportunities for professional growth.
Required Application Materials
To apply, please send letter of interest, resume and the contact information for 3 references who can speak to your professional qualifications, to Elaine T. White, Dean of Students.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Send Applications To:
Ms. Elaine T. White, Dean of Students
The College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Place
New Rochelle, NY 10805
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