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Assistant Director of Student Counseling Center
University of Central Oklahoma
$61,647 - $65,273 annually
The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
Provides direct services through individual, group, and couple counseling, crisis intervention, assessment and outreach.
Provides clinical supervision to counselors-in-training from graduate level counseling programs.
Supervises Clinical Coordinator for Student Counseling Center (SCC); collaborates on goals for SCC, practicum student program, outreach programming, and oversight of Activities Coordinator and work study student.
Plans, develops, implements, and evaluates outreach programming focused on enhancing the personal wellness/and or role functioning of university students.
Provides consultation for parents and faculty/staff on mental health and substance abuse issues, as needed.
Prepares and submits periodic reports to the AVP/Director of Counseling Services (including weekly annual reports, transformative learning reports, event summary reports, SASLO (Student Affairs Learning Outcomes), and assessment reports).
Assists the AVP/Director in the oversight of the SCC ( including administrative duties and management of the SCC office); in evaluating the effectiveness of individual and group counseling services; in creating conditions favorable for professional recognition and enhancement of SCC (including IACS accreditation preparation); develops and implements new programming according to the needs and opportunities of the UCO community.
Prepares and submits SASLO (Student Affairs Learning Outcomes) for assessment and reporting purposes.
For annual SCC planning retreat: Organizes, creates schedule, compiles goals and objectives, and oversees implementation of goals for following year.
Participates in Student Affairs committees (e.g., SALT, CARE) when AVP/Director is unavailable.
Substantially contribute to internal SCC committee dedicated to helping the AVP make application for grant funding. Writes grant proposals for the Student Counseling Center, as needed.
Plans, manages, and oversees budgets awarded through grants.
Performs other related duties as assigned
Required: Doctorate Degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology. Licensed Psychologist. Minimum of three years work experience in an administrative position within a college counseling center. Three years of clinical experience with college students with two of those years being clinical supervisory experience. Available for some weekend/evening hours on rare occasions.
Preferred: Expertise or specialized training in domestic violence, couples counseling, and outreach programming; and psychological and learning disability assessment experience.
The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, ideally located in Edmond, a part of the thriving Oklahoma City metropolitan area.
Under the leadership of President Don Betz, Central offers an innovative learning community to its more than 17,000 students, where teaching comes first, a commitment seeded in the university’s roots as a teaching college. Students at Central develop personal relationships with more than 450 full time and 400 adjunct faculty and staff, like 2008 U.S. Professor of the Year, Dr. Wei Chen, who are committed to transforming lives.
With 116 undergraduate majors and 58 graduate programs, Central is a smart investment for students dedicated to their future success. Notable academic programs include Forensic Science, Music Theatre, Mass Communications, Accounting, the region’s only accredited Professional Golf Management program, Jazz Studies, and the new Academy of Contemporary Music at UCO, located in downtown Oklahoma City’s Bricktown district. Central is also the nation’s only university named an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site, and hosted the 2010 World Sitting Volleyball Championships on campus.
Central’s appealing 210-acre campus is on track to become a certified botanical garden, offering both a pleasing learning and living environment and a source of pride for students, employees, and alumni. In fact, Central is ranked among the top universities nationally in residence life and as one of the top universities to work for by the "Chronicle of Higher Education". The university is also a recognized leader nationally for its sustainable and "green" practices, like its use of 100% wind energy and alternative transportation programs, like the state’s only car-share program and the Bum-a-Bike initiative, making the campus both beautiful and efficient. The university is an official "Green Power Partner" of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Founded in 1890, Central is the state’s first public institution of higher learning, and continues to cultivate creativity and innovation in every corner of campus, bringing to life its core values of Character, Community, and Civility each day.
The University of Central Oklahoma is accredited by the Higher Learning Commissions of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Edmond was ranked #35 of the top 100 places to live in the U.S. by Money magazine in 2010. Highlights include affluent in the context of low cost of living, low crime, proximity to Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma City metro area offers many artistic and cultural opportunities, a growing economy with exceptionally low cost of living, and numerous job opportunities, including those in biomedical research, oil & gas, manufacturing, and international trade. Edmond schools are nationally ranked as some of the finest in the nation. For more information about the area, click here http://www.youtube.com/user/VisitOklahomaCity .
Required Application Materials
On-line Staff application with cover letter, resume, a list of 3 professional references, and degree transcripts attached is required. For more information about the job, go to jobs.uco.edu
Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found for a start date in summer of 2013.
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