Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Director of Counseling Services

Johnson & Wales University

Counseling Services (Student Counseling)

Salary Range

Position Description
Provides leadership for counseling services

Oversees the activities of counseling services and staff, including psychotherapy, outreach, consultation, and preventive mental health activities

Maintains a caseload of crisis intervention and individual and group counseling assignments

Educates the university community about how to help students in distress

Conducts needs assessment research to help identify and address the opportunities to improve counseling services and address additional student needs

Prepares and monitors departmental budget

Supervises and develops the department staff, facilitating professional opportunities to improve individual capability and managing performance against job accountabilities, department goals and established university, campus and department policies and procedures

Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum of a masterís degree

Moderate amount of experience working in college counseling services with a diverse population or other related experience

Clinical license for the State of Rhode Island

Desired Qualifications
Masterís degree or greater (doctorate)in counseling, psychology, social work or a related field of study

Clinical license for the State of Rhode Island

University Description
Johnson & Wales University (JWU), a private, nonprofit NEASC-accredited institution, our unique education model is designed to inspire professional success and lifelong intellectual growth. Nearly 11,000 students from 70+ countries are making their careers happen in our 40+ undergraduate, graduate, online, continuing education and accelerated programs in arts & sciences, business, culinary arts, hospitality, technology and education.

JWU students are ready to do what it takes to be the best in their career field, and theyíre ready to start now.

Our educational approach is designed to help students identify their career field. Students can develop structured plans, starting first term, to build industry knowledge, professional skills and practical work experience to excel.

Our unique education model integrates academics and professional skills, including real-world projects in our hands-on labs, taught by our industry-expert faculty.

Itís why our nearly 90,000 alumni from 140 countries chose JWU, and why so many of our graduates are defining career success today.

Region Description
City of Opportunity
Our Providence Campus thrives on the Creative Capitalís unique blend of New England college town and rising culinary, design and tech hub. Live, work and play in this dynamic city with its own atmosphere, specialized industries and work experience opportunities.

Required Application Materials
Cover Letter Resume on line application at: https://work.jwu.edu

Application Deadline
open until filled

Starting Date
January 2013

Send Applications To:
Search Committee, Director of Counseling Services

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