Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Assistant Director for Clinical Services

University
University of Cincinnati

Department
Division of Student Affairs & Services - Counseling Center

Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Position Description
Position is primarily responsible for coordinating within-clinic counseling services, and for providing oversight and supervision of professional staff to ensure the quality and quantity of direct clinical work and the record keeping of mental health treatment providers. Ensure counseling center staff compliance with established clinical guidelines and standards. Provides administrative direction, clinical guidance, and consultation regarding clinical situations. Position will assist in the assessment of the mental health needs of the student population and develop clinical programs to address those needs. Will review and revise clinical policies and operating guidelines of the Counseling Center as needed. The position includes providing direct services to students, including individual, couples, and group therapy, intake assessments, psychological testing, and crisis intervention services. Strong interest and skills in group psychotherapy are essential. Knowledge of some electronic health record programs is essential.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an accredited college or university and five (5) years professional experience. Eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in the State of Ohio. Licensed psychologist must obtain licensure in the State of Ohio within six (6) months of date of hire.

Desired Qualifications
Earned doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program, including internship completed at an APA accredited Pre-doctoral internship program. Five years experience as a Licensed Psychologist, at least two of which were in a college/university counseling center setting, with demonstrated evidence of increasing supervisory and administrative responsibilities over time.
This is an exceptional career opportunity for an individual with strong organizational and interpersonal skills who is ready for the next step forward in their career development and advancement. Our Director has many years of experience serving in a similar position as a Clinical Director and will provide support and mentoring as needed to help ensure the success of the individual hired. Qualified underrepresented minority individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

University Description
The University of Cincinnati offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience. UC is a culturally diverse public research university with an enrollment of more than 42,000 students. The student/faculty ratio is 15/1. There are a total of 7 campuses in the Cincinnati area covering 473 acres. In 2011 the Princeton Review ranked UC among the top 373 schools in the United States and the top 311 “green” schools – leading in environmental practices. For the 12th straight year, UC was ranked among the best architecture and design programs in the nation. UC’s interior design program is #1 in the country, the industrial design program is #2 (undergraduate) and #5 (graduate), and the architecture program is #6. Additionally, UC is ranked among the Top 100 schools in awarding master’s degrees to African American and Native American students, in awarding doctoral degrees to African American, Asian and Native American students, and in awarding medical degrees to African American students.
The Counseling Center is scheduled to move into a brand new space in a new building sometime in the spring of 2013, a move that will enhance our ability to provide services to a diverse and expanding student body.

Region Description
The Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky metropolitan area (aka Greater Cincinnati) includes counties in the states of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, centered around the city of Cincinnati. As of the 2010 census, the area had a population of 2,130,151. The Cincinnati region is a vibrant destination on the scenic Ohio River, known for its arts and culture, major league sports, fine dining, indoor and outdoor entertainment, rolling hills and lush valleys, and architecture that reflects its rich German heritage. Greater Cincinnati is a world class business and commerce center. Nine Fortune 500 and fifteen Fortune 1000 companies have established headquarters here--putting the city in the nation’s top ten markets for number of Fortune 500 headquarters per million residents – higher than New York, Boston, Chicago or Los Angeles.

Required Application Materials
Application Process and Required Application Materials: 1. The position is open until filled and initial application review will begin February 15, 2013. 2. Apply online at https://www.jobsatuc.com. The position you are applying for is Assistant Director in the Counseling Center. The position number is 212UC1073. 3. Cover letter, resume, and three professional references must be included with your online application. 4. For more information regarding this position, please contact Tow Yee Yau, Ph.D., Director, at (513) 556-0648

Application Deadline
Open until filled.

Starting Date
July 1, 2013, or mutually acceptable date.

Send Applications To:
Apply online at https://www.jobsatuc.com. The position you are applying is Assistant Director in the Counseling Center. The Position # is 212UC1073.

Mailing Address
Counseling Center, U of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 210034
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0034

Phone Number
513-556-0648

Email Address
rebecca.herrin@uc.edu

Web Address
http://www.uc.edu/counseling

This listing expires on:
4/11/2013


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