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Position Title
Assistant Director of Counseling Services

St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Counseling Services

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Position Description
The Assistant Director of Counseling Services is responsible for the provision of psychological/ counseling services for students. Responsibilities include providing individual/group counseling and crisis intervention to students, training to Residence Life and other staff members, and consultation to various members of the SMCM community; participating in the development and implementation of programs, workshops, and outreach presentations. Occasional evening and weekend work is required. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Counseling Services.

Minimum Qualifications
Masters degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related field with 3 years of post-licensure college counseling center experience; a commitment to a developmental philosophy; experience working with college-aged population; and excellent communication skills.

Desired Qualifications
Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, licensed or licensed-eligible in Maryland, with at least one year post degree work experience in a counseling center; experience working with gender issues, eating disorders, sexual assault/trauma recovery in a college setting; experience in one or more of the following areas: personality disorders, substance abuse, and persistent mental illness; and computer literacy, including experience with electronic scheduling and filing. Enthusiasm for programming and workshop presentation is a definite plus.

University Description

Region Description
St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is located 70 miles southeast of Washington D.C. and is Maryland’s designated public honors college for the liberal arts. Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1800, 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.

Required Application Materials
Please submit a resume and three references to dmshaffer@smcm.edu.

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Starting Date

Send Applications To:
Denise Shaffer

Mailing Address
18952 E. Fisher Rd. Chance Hall
St. Mary’s City, MD 20686

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