Chatham University is seeking an Executive Director of Counseling and Health, with a faculty appointment in Counseling Psychology.
Summary of Position:
This position will serve as a senior leader in the Office of Student Affairs and will hold a faculty appointment in the School of Health Sciences - Counseling Psychology.
The primary responsibilities of the Executive Director will be to envision and enact a model of service delivery and professional training to promote optimal psychological, emotional and physical health and wellness in the Chatham University community. The range of services will include prevention, intervention, psychoeducation, crisis management, and health promotion for Chatham students, as well as consultation to faculty, staff, and organizations within the campus community. The Executive Director reports jointly to the Program Director in Counseling Psychology and the Vice President of Student Affairs.
· Coordinate the team structure organized around the main functioning of the counseling center, comprised of professional psychologists, graduate student trainees, and administrative staff.
· Collaborate with the departments that make up the Office of Student Success to best serve students in their overall health and wellbeing.
· Develop collaborations within Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, and across campus to promote student health and wellness.
· Direct and oversee the overall operations of the counseling center, including supervision of staff, budget, training, and administrative functions.
· Liaise with Counseling Psychology to foster and maintain developmentally appropriate graduate training experiences for Chatham graduate psychology students within the center and in other campus agencies devoted to student health and wellness.
· Coordinate consultation, education, and outreach services to faculty, staff, and students on developmental, mental health and wellness, and harm-reduction issues.
· Develop and administer policies and procedures in keeping with current best-practices for college and university counseling centers.
· Coordinate the center’s emergency and crisis response procedures.
· Oversee faculty and student research efforts to promote scholarship, while at the same time protecting the privacy and welfare of the counseling center’s clientele.
· Supervise and support professional development opportunities for professional staff and graduate student trainees.
· Carry a teaching load of two courses per year in the Counseling Psychology program.
· Serve on doctoral dissertation committees.
· Doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology.
· Licensed as a psychologist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
· Minimum of five years’ experience as a licensed psychologist.
· Minimum of three years’ administrative experience, including supervisory and strategic planning responsibilities.
· Demonstrated commitment to diversity.
Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.
Interested candidates should visit www.chatham.edu/careers and follow the instructions to complete the application process. To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, resume, and contact information for three professional references.
Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer