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Associate Director and Director of Clinical Services

Grand Valley State University

Counseling and Career Development Center

Salary Range
Salary is $75-83,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience. There is an excellent fringe benefit package.

Position Description
Note: We are extending and re-advertising our job posting for Associate Director/Director of Clinical Services. The Counseling Center is seeking an experienced clinician with an administrative bent, but who will also have a hand in direct service, training, and supervision. There is no inside candidate. Our Center is very well supported by the University administration – we’ve never had a budget cut and have added positions over the last few years - along with having 3 retirements last year which have been filled. We have a very supportive and collegial staff, very invested in training, and in collaborating with each other and other university departments.

This Associate Director is a member of the Center’s administrative team and provides administrative leadership for the management of all aspects of the Center’s clinical services and the general oversight of all clinical staff. S/he will be responsible for the development, revision, and maintenance of Center policies and procedures, including integration of relevant federal and state law and professional ethics codes. This person also serves as the point person for all incoming clinical concerns, requests for records, and consultation with Center psychiatric staff as needed for coordination of care. S/he will assume leadership in the absence of the Director. S/he will provide culturally sensitive individual, group, couples, career counseling, and crisis intervention over a broad range of mental health concerns. S/he will provide individual and group supervision to doctoral trainees and unlicensed post-doctoral staff. S/he will also participate in Student Services activities pertinent to student well-being, including serving on University committees and other duties as assigned by the Director. Work hours are 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Pam Miller at 616-331-3266 or millepam@gvsu.edu

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must have an earned doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited program/internship, a license (or be license eligible) as a psychologist in Michigan, and a minimum of three (3) years post-licensure experience in a university counseling center. Candidates must have administrative and supervisory experience and demonstrate strong clinical, management, collaboration, and interpersonal skills along with a commitment to diversity and multicultural competence.

Desired Qualifications
Preferred minimum of five (5) years post-licensure experience. Experience in university counseling center administrative activities, supervision, training, and multicultural initiatives/projects. Experience in a counseling center providing an APA accredited psychology internship is also desired.

University Description
Grand Valley is a comprehensive public institution of over 24,000 students located in Allendale, MI with campuses in Grand Rapids & Holland and centers in Muskegon, Traverse City and Petoskey. U.S. News & World Report has ranked GVSU seventh in the “Top Public Regional Universities in the Midwest”.

Region Description
The Grand Rapids/Holland/Muskegon area (i.e. the West Michigan Triplex), Michigan’s second largest population area, combines a diverse economy, strong public/parochial schools, outstanding cultural and recreational opportunities, and excellent health care to create a high quality of life for area residents. The city of Grand Rapids was ranked #3 nationally for fun and recreation by Places Rated Almanac. The city also hosts a symphony and ballet company along with numerous other music and art venues.

Required Application Materials
Apply online only at www.gvsujobs.org. Candidates must submit a letter of interest, a resume, a transcript for doctoral degree, and the names of four (4) references including contact information.

Application Deadline
A formal review of applications has been extended and will begin April 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Starting Date
The position will begin on August 5, 2013.

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Apply online only at www.gvsujobs.org.

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