Assoc Dir,Clinical Cnslg Svcs
Company: University of New Mexico
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Assoc Dir,Clinical Cnslg Svcs
Assoc Dir,Clinical Cnslg Svcs
In support of the Counseling Services Director, manages the
day-to-day clinical, and administrative operations of mental health
service programs within Student Health and Counseling (SHAC).
Assists with the development, implementation, and evaluation of
direct service programs to ensure quality of operations. Supervises
counseling providers, assists with development of scheduling
templates and flexible models of service to meet the need, provides
after-hours on-call coverage, liaises with national organizations
and peer institutions that inform counseling services, serves on
SHAC and campus wide committees, and consults to faculty, staff,
and parents about students of concern. Helps develop policies and
procedures. Provides direct patient services.
Duties and Responsibilities:
--- As an Associate Director, assumes regular delegated functions
from Director, pertaining to internal management and other duties
--- Serves as Director when the Director is unavailable.
--- Regularly available for consultation and emergency response to
onsite clinic issues and campus committees.
--- Ensures that the needs of students are addressed in emergency
situations by coordinating and/or providing crisis intervention
services during office hours and after hours and on weekends as
--- Consults and collaborates with the Executive Director/Director
and leadership to develop and manage SHAC goals, processes, funding
priorities, and staff-team building.
--- Provides administrative assistance to the Director with systems
expertise, scheduled reporting, evaluation of services, quality
improvement activities, peer reviews, and department
--- Administratively supervises all Counseling Services
--- Develops procedures and assigns work tasks to improve
--- Leads case consultation, staff training, and in-services
meetings on a routine basis.
--- Participates in meetings between the Director/leadership and
staff regarding conflicts, performance problems, disciplinary
actions, and team-building activities, especially regarding work in
the coordinated area.
--- Full administration of new Counseling Services providers/staff
including recruitment, selection, coordination, training,
supervision, and evaluation of independently licensed
--- Contributes to the training of SHAC new hires by supporting New
--- Participates in a range of activities necessary to maintain
Counseling Services' support across campus units' embedded
--- Assists with the development, implementation and maintenance of
policies and procedures, objectives, short-and long-range planning;
assists in the development and implementation of projects and
programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals.
--- Provide psychological services to students and consultation to
faculty, and staff on both a regular and emergency basis, and when
necessary, during non-traditional hours.
--- Provides outreach programming as assigned, including
psychoeducation, health-education, and collaboration with Health
Promotions department. Assist with recorded, live, and social media
outreach events to promote self-help resources, community
collaborations and the mission of SHAC.
--- Serve on divisional and university committees, task forces, and
--- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
See the Position Description for additional information.
Conditions of Employment
- Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
- May be subject to credentialing process; must maintain
credentialed status, if applicable.
- Must maintain certification status.
- Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment
physical examination and medical history check.
- Employees who provide services or work in patient care or
clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the
University's influenza vaccination requirement.
Master's degree; at least 6 years of experience directly related to
the duties and responsibilities specified. Certification/Licensure:
State of NM Licensed Psychologist, or eligibility for NM licensure,
as documented by out-of-state licensure.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above
the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience
on a year for year basis.
Certification in area of specialization such as Trauma, Substance
Experience in collegiate healthcare
Official transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will
be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for
Main - Albuquerque, NM
Student Health and Counseling (037A)
Regular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Monthly: $5,146.27 - $7,231.47
This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico
provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical,
dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers
educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent
education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more
Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage
of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn
retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico
Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More
information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be
reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check Required
For Best Consideration Date
Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will
be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd
party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.
Please include a cover letter, resume, and three professional
references preferably from past or current supervisors.
The University of New Mexico has implemented a mandatory COVID-19
vaccine requirement for UNM students and employees. For detailed
Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible
for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference
Program webpage for additional details.
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a
diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making
decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status,
disability, or any other protected class.
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