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Position Title
Assistant Director -- Outreach & Liaison Programming

University of Virginia

Counseling & Psychological Services

Salary Range
$65,000 - $85,000 depending on background & experience

Position Description
The Assistant Director will provide leadership to CAPS in developing a vibrant outreach program and foster a culture that embraces outreach as an essential part of the CAPS mission. He/she will also facilitate strong, collaborative liaison relationships with the 13 schools and colleges as well as other key partner departments and will work with CAPS Director and Assistant Directors to provide leadership and daily management of CAPS operations.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum 5 years of generalist experience working in a university or college counseling center. It is also required that candidates have experience leading an outreach program at a university or college counseling center.
Other requirements include:
-Experience in women’s issues and programming for female populations
-Experience in and demonstrated understanding of building organizational and systemic support for counseling center programming and services

Position requires a Doctoral degree in Psychology or related field; Must also be licensed or licensed eligible to practice in the state of Virginia. Should have minimum 5 years of experience working in a university or college counseling center.

Desired Qualifications
-Working with underserved populations including students of color, students with disabilities and international populations
-Treating eating concerns
-Treating alcohol and other drug abuse
-Research and evaluation
-Interest in writing/publishing on issues relevant to college student mental health
-Supervising doctoral interns in an APA accredited training program

University Description
The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.

The University of Virginia is distinctive among institutions of higher education. Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University sustains the ideal of developing, through education, leaders who are well-prepared to help shape the future of the nation and the world. The University is public, while nourished by the strong support of its alumni. It is also selective; the students who come here have been chosen because they show the exceptional promise Jefferson envisioned.

Region Description
The City of Charlottesville is nestled at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in western Central Virginia. Home to a population of over 40,000 residents with a metropolitan population over 200,000. The City has earned a reputation as being one of the most livable places in the country. In 2004 the City was given the distinction by Cities Ranked and Rated as the Best Place to Live in America, and Charlottesville has consistently been listed among Money and Fortune Magazines’ Best Places to Live and Best Places to Retire.

Required Application Materials
CV / Resume Cover Letter Contact information for 3 References - name, email, phone

Application Deadline
Although the search will remain open until filled, applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by February 10, 2014, as this is when the review of materials will begin.

Starting Date

Send Applications To:
Apply at www.jobs.virginia.edu; posting # 0613501.

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