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Position Title
Associate Director (Job Code 402PICC)

William Paterson University

Counseling, Health, and Wellness Center

Salary Range
Salary is commensurate with expertise and experience. This position offers a comprehensive benefits package including tuition waiver for dependents upon eligibility.

Position Description
The Counseling, Health, and Wellness Center at William Paterson University seeks a psychologist to join our team as an Associate Director. The Center provides a proactive approach to ensuring that the psychological and medical needs of students are attended to effectively.

The Associate Director reports to the Director of Counseling, Health & Wellness and will be responsible for assisting in the execution of the strategic initiatives within a fully integrated counseling and primary medical care environment. The Associate Director provides direct clinical services including individual, couples and group therapy, as well as consultation, crisis evaluation, on-call emergency services, collaboration with consulting psychiatrist, referrals to on-campus offices and external agencies, and outreach presentations related to Counseling, Health & Wellness services. The selected candidate also provides administrative and clinical supervision for counseling staff and performs other administrative functions, including, but not limited to, monitoring compliance with clinical record keeping standards, HIPAA, ethical standards, and NJ statutes, managing clinical schedules and caseloads of Counseling staff, assisting in the development of departmental policies/procedures and programs, assisting Director in budgetary decisions that impact clinical operations, and management of the department in the Director’s absence. The Associate Director participates in the graduate training program, providing clinical supervision and training seminars as needed. This position is a full-time, 12 month, management position.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include a PhD or PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited program, with a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience post-internship required. Licensure as a psychologist in NJ. Current licensure in another state and eligibility for licensure in NJ will also be considered. Demonstrated leadership and management skills with a minimum of 3 years experience in an administrative and supervisory position required. Experience supervising senior staff within a University Counseling Center strongly desired. The selected candidate will possess excellent clinical and communication skills; demonstrated ability to make independent professional judgments in both routine and urgent clinical situations; ability to work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team as well as knowledge, sensitivity and ability to work with both traditional and non-traditional college students from diverse ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, and socio-economic backgrounds. In addition, must possess basic knowledge in the use of computers and technology for electronic record keeping.

Desired Qualifications
Significant experience with university students/young adults; experience providing outreach programs and presentations to audiences of various sizes and demonstrated interest and investment in the higher education environment that includes desire to participate in a vibrant and collaborative Division of Student Development preferred.

University Description
Additional information about the University can be found at www.wpunj.edu.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Required Application Materials
Please send a letter of application, vitae, and the names of three professional references to Eileen Lubeck, Psy.D., Director, Counseling, Health, and Wellness Center at lubecke@wpunj.edu or via mail to: William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Overlook South D144, Wayne, NJ 07470. Please reference Job Code in letter of application.

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

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Eileen Lubeck, Psy.D., Director, Counseling, Health, and Wellness Center

Mailing Address
William Paterson University 300 Pompton Road, Overlook South D144
Wayne, NJ 07470

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