Positions in Counseling Centers

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Florida State University (FSU)

University Counseling Center (UCC)

Salary Range
Competitive, commensurate with experience

Position Description
The Florida State University’s Division of Student Affairs is seeking an enthusiastic and collaborative professional to provide leadership, coordination and direction for the University Counseling Center at FSU.

Responsibilities include:
•Provision of leadership to the University Counseling Center (UCC) and as the Chief Mental Health Administrator for the campus.
•Development of a vision for the UCC which encompasses the mental health needs of all students while identifying new developments in the field which impact university students and delivery of mental health services.
•Oversight for the delivery of individual and group counseling services, crisis management, wellness programming, outreach and consultation; fosters and maintains collaborative relationships with all university departments and units; implements quality control measures and risk management procedures related to the delivery of clinical services, management of counseling records and maintenance of confidentiality.
•Recruitment, hiring, supervision and evaluation of licensed psychologists and mental health counselors, pre-doctoral and pre-masters interns, graduate assistants, support staff and UCC administrators.
•Management of budgets and the development of annual reports.

The University Counseling Center (UCC) provides a full range of counseling and psychological services and has a very robust group therapy program, an active outreach agenda, and a dynamic peer educator student organization. We are a diverse, multidisciplinary staff representing many theoretical orientations and disciplines (psychology, counseling, social work, and art therapy). Collaboration with other Student Affairs and Academic units to provide mental health and wellness programming is a hallmark of our center. All staff members are encouraged to contribute to the training and supervision of graduate interns. The UCC enjoys the strong support of University administrators, is fully accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS) and is an APA-Accredited Pre-doctoral Internship site.

Visit our website at www.counseling.fsu.edu

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must have a Doctorate degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-Accredited program, a valid Psychologist license in the State of Florida (or licensed in another state and able to obtain FL licensure within one year of employment in this position), six years of professional experience working in clinical and/or a counseling setting, and experience supervising professional staff in a college or university setting.

Desired Qualifications
A proven track record of counseling center administrative experience, clinical supervision and training experience in an APA Internship Program is highly desired. Demonstrated abilities and interests in teamwork, multicultural competency and outreach are valued.

University Description
Florida State University (FSU) is one of the largest universities in Florida with a diverse student population of approximately 41,000 from all 50 states and more than 115 countries. One of the nation’s elite research universities, Florida State University -- with the Carnegie Foundation’s highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive -- offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, a welcoming campus, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are among the Top 10 best in the nation for Hispanic students.

Region Description
FSU is located in Tallahassee, home to the state capital, two major universities, and a growing metropolitan community of 270,000, known for its natural beauty and proximity to the gulf coast beaches. Tallahassee shares a deep-rooted history and culture with unparalleled nature and outdoor recreation. A fusion of cosmopolitan flair and charming personality defines the spirit of Florida’s Capital City. Stretching along the Florida Panhandle, Tallahassee is a place where college town meets cultural center, politics meets performing arts, and history meets nature--a place where the vibrancy of what to do is matched only the city’s inviting hospitality. Tallahassee offers many opportunities for recreational and cultural activities, and is within a half-day drive to Jacksonville,Orlando, Tampa and Atlanta.

Required Application Materials
FSU accepts only online applications. For more details and to submit an application, go to https://jobs.fsu.edu and reference Job ID 36254. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. A resume/vita, cover letter, and three professional letters of recommendation must be attached to the online application. Applications must include work history and all education details even if attaching a resume. Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action Employer.

Application Deadline
Open until filled. Application review will begin 10/23/2013.

Starting Date
January 2014 (negotiable)

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