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Assoc Dir,Clinical Cnslg Svcs

Company: University of New Mexico
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Assoc Dir,Clinical Cnslg Svcs

Requisition ID

Working Title
Assoc Dir,Clinical Cnslg Svcs

Position Grade

Position Summary

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 assigned.

--- 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 needed.

--- 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 recordkeeping.

--- Administratively supervises all Counseling Services providers.

--- Develops procedures and assigns work tasks to improve efficiency.

--- 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 providers.

--- Contributes to the training of SHAC new hires by supporting New Employee Orientation.

--- Participates in a range of activities necessary to maintain Counseling Services' support across campus units' embedded counselors.

--- 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 standing committees.

--- 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.

    Minimum Qualifications

    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.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Certification in area of specialization such as Trauma, Substance Abuse, DBT

    Experience in collegiate healthcare

    Additional Requirements
    Official transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.

    Main - Albuquerque, NM

    Student Health and Counseling (037A)

    Employment Type

    Staff Type
    Regular - Full-Time

    Term End Date


    Monthly: $5,146.27 - $7,231.47

    Benefits Eligible
    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 information.

    ERB Statement
    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

    Application Instructions

    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 information, visit

    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.

    HEJ D&I

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