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Position Title
Director of The Personal Counseling Center

Providence College

The Personal Counseling Center

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Position Description
Provide leadership and coordination of clinical mental health services available to undergraduate students of the College. Responsible for counseling services by the professional counseling staff, psychiatrists, and trainees within professional guidelines and following legal and ethical standards for client care as well as within the Catholic, Dominican mission of the College. (full job description is on HR web site. (see below for address)

Minimum Qualifications

Desired Qualifications
Ph.D or Psy.D in clinical or counseling psychology from an accredited institution or equivalent field or M.S.W. with clinical licensure and/or certification. Minimum of ten years in a college mental health setting or combination of equivalent experience and training. Strong leadership and calm/incisive decision making skills. Individual and group counseling, crisis intervention skills in a college setting, staff supervision, as well as college administrative experience. Knowledge and experience with Titanium or similar electronic record systems. Ability to react to trends and changes in student presentation and behavior. Experience working in a religiously-oriented college environment

University Description
Providence College is a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, independent, not-for-profit, Catholic institution of higher education.

Providence College (also known as Providence or "PC") is a private, coeducational, Roman Catholic university located about two miles west of downtown Providence, Rhode Island, United States, the state’s capital city. With a 20122013 enrollment of 3,852 undergraduate students and 735 graduate students,[6] the college specializes in academic programs in the liberal arts.[3][4] It is the only college or university in North America administered by the Dominican Order of friars.[7]

Founded in 1917, the college offers 49 majors and 34 minors[6] and, beginning with the class of 2016, requires all its students to complete 16 credits in the Development of Western Civilization, which serves as a major part of the college’s core curriculum (down from 20 credits previously).[8] Fr. Brian Shanley has been the school’s president since 2005.

In athletics, Providence College competes in NCAA’s Division I and is a founding member of the Big East Conference and Hockey East. In December 2012, the College announced it and six other Catholic colleges would leave the Big East Conference to form its own league.

Region Description
Rhode Island is a beautiful state with near-by woods and beaches. New York City is 3 hours away, with Boston being an hours drive more or less.

Required Application Materials
Resume and cover letter. Please apply on-line.

Application Deadline
Open until filled

Starting Date
September 1st or when filled.

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