Associate Director for the Center for Counseling & Personal Growth & Training Programs - Clark University
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 162260
Location: Worcester, MA Category: Staff and Administrators Posted On: Wed May 10 2023 Job Description:
The Associate Director/Director of Training oversees and assists with program development and training services of the counseling center and provides psycho-educational programming and clinical supervision to graduate clinical trainees. The Associate Director/Director of Training provides a broad range of direct psychological services to Clark students including the following: diagnostic assessment and evaluation; individual psychotherapy; group therapy; crisis intervention; consultation; outreach programming and training, and shares on-call duties with the other professional counseling staff on a rotating basis.
All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging.
Must have Doctoral degree in psychology, preferably with past training or work experience at a college counseling center. Must have Independent licensure (PsyD/PhD) within the state of Massachusetts (or is license eligible in the near future). Must have prior experience working with and contributing to a diverse workplace with the ability to interact effectively with a broad range of constituents on campus. Must be self-motivated and will have a demonstrated understanding of the developmental issues of college students. Experience providing crisis assessment and interventions with a wide range of clinical populations preferred. Administrative experience in a university counseling center preferred. Previous supervisory experience preferred.
Clark University currently requires all employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions will be made for medical or disability reasons or religious beliefs, and could be made, at the sole discretion of the University, for other well-documented reasons.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
Clark University offers a generous benefit package for full and, if applicable, part-time employees that include; paid time off, generous retirement plan, group health and dental insurance, life insurance, and tuition, along with use of many campus amenities. For a complete list of benefits for eligible employees visit here.
Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university committed toscholarship and inquiry that addresses social and human imperatives on a global basis. It is the place where Robert Goddard invented the modern rocket, where Sigmund Freud delivered his only lectures in the United States, and where current students stake their claim to the Clark motto, “Challenge Convention, Change Our World,” which is the rallying cry that inspires our community every day. Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University educates its undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. The University’s engages students in such areas as biology, chemistry, economics, geography, psychology, urban education, management, environmental science and policy, Holocaust and genocide studies, and international development and social change. Clark University’s pioneering model of higher education, LEEP (Liberation Education and Effective Practice) compels undergraduate students to thrive in authentic world and workplace settings, and prepares them for lives and careers of consequence.