Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Associate Director

University of Michigan

Counseling & Psychological Services

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience

Position Description
Develop, lead, and administer, with the director, all functions of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) including clinical delivery system, education and outreach activities, and the training programs for psychology, psychiatry, and social work trainees. Participate in campus wide activities that promote healthy psychological functioning of the UM student community. Work with the director to develop and implement a vision and long term planning for CAPS that is consistent with high quality and multiculturally competent health care service delivery systems.
This position involves all the duties of psychologist or clinical social worker (in CAPS) as well as associate director duties. Position includes an emphasis on leading, with the director, the clinical delivery systems of CAPS. Included are assessing unit resource needs; developing and recommending annual budget elements, and leading data management process using electronic data system and analyzing data to inform short and long term service delivery goals. With the director, the position involves developing and enacting strategic plans, multiculturalism, and the needs of students, staff, the division, and the university. As such, this position serves as an active participant in Division of Student Life and University wide activities. This position involves some evening and weekend work.

Minimum Qualifications
• Significant experience in college student mental health, with progressive responsibility in administrative functioning
• Knowledge and skill in both administrative and service delivery (clinical, training, and outreach) multiculturally competent practices
• Experience in staff reporting duties
• Experience in budget management duties
• Proven record of good relationships with staff in unit and with outside constituencies (faculty, staff, students, parents, administration, etc.)
• Doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology; or, Master’s or Doctorate in clinical social work
• Licensed/license eligible as social worker or psychologist in the State of Michigan

Desired Qualifications
Leadership and Vision:
• A clear vision of how to sustain a diverse counseling center that reaches and reflects the many diverse communities it serves within the context of Student Affairs;
• Proven track record of innovation and visionary leadership;
• Demonstrated abilities in translating vision into action;
• Demonstrated ethical principles and standards in leading others
• An ability to relate well to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body (with respect to nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, differential abilities, class and cultural differences);
• Strong interpersonal skills and experience; excellent communication skills;
• Commitment to collaboration and proven ability to work effectively as a team leader in a culture of openness and trust among staff members;
• An ability to lead data management for the agency
Resource and Human Development:
• An ability to achieve results with a talented and diverse staff, developing their skills, delegating appropriate work, and holding others accountable;
• Administrative and supervisory experience in organizational management and resource stewardship

University Description
CAPS, a unit within the Division of Student Affairs, is a University counseling center that serves a diverse student body of about 42,700 students. All University of Michigan undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students are eligible for CAPS’ services. We are a multicultural, multidisciplinary, and multi-theoretical staff striving to provide culturally competent clinical services, outreach programming, and training opportunities. We are a mental health agency that affirms diversity, condemns oppression in every form, and encourages the utilization of our services by all students, including those that might be reluctant to receive standard/traditional forms of treatment. To this end, we seek to provide a safe, welcoming and affirming environment for all. CAPS is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS). The Doctoral Internship in Professional Psychology at CAPS is accredited by the American Psychological Association. Please visit us at www.caps.umich.edu

Region Description
The University of Michigan – Ann Arbor is located in the southeast corner of Michigan, 36 miles west of Detroit, bordered to the north by the Huron River. The Ann Arbor campus has 538 buildings on 3,177 acres. The approximate city population is 114,925.

Required Application Materials
1. Please upload your vita and cover letter as one document when filling out the online form at http://umjobs.org/job_detail/84806/student_counseling_assoc_dir 2. Please submit 3 letters of recommendation. These letters may be emailed to mopayne@umich.edu, faxed to 734-763-0454 or mailed to: Moira Payne Counseling & Psychological Services University of Michigan 530 S. State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1308

Application Deadline
Open until filled Reviews will begin in late August.

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Moira Payne

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530 S. State
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1308

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