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04/21/2017 3:05 pm
Job Title: Director of Counseling
Department: Lang Center for Health, Wellness, Counseling and Disability Support Services
Reports To: Director of Lang Center
FLSA Status: Exempt, 10 months and 2-3 days per week during summer
Prepared Date: February 2, 2017
Rockford University invites applicants for the position of Director of Counseling in the Lang Health Center. The successful candidate will provide personal counseling and health education information to Rockford University students, faculty, and staff. Serve as the expert on counseling issues for the University and the interpretation of policy, procedures and regulations. Will work collaboratively with the Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator to provide information, education and training with regard to Title IX issues. This position will provide consultation with regard to the complex dynamic of Title IX issues and support for those affected. This position is housed under the banner of Student Life – Lang Center and is supervised by Director of Lang Center. The Director position is an exempt position, averaging 30 hours per week with fulltime benefits upon hire, including tuition remission for employee, spouse/domestic partner and dependents.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
The Director of Counseling will assist in training and assimilating new counseling staff and interns. The director shall make him/herself available for formal and informal meetings with new staff and interns to provide guidance, training and expertise.
The Director of Counseling will be responsible for providing high quality supervision for personal counseling staff, adjunct counselors and counseling interns. The Director shall facilitate regular supervision sessions to include case review, provide feedback on interventions being utilized with the client and to share pertinent resources with counseling staff. The Director shall follow the supervision standards outlined by the American Counseling Association.
The Director of Counseling shall abide by the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics.
The Director of Counseling shall be available by phone or in person for after-hours emergencies on campus should the need arise.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter indicating salary expectations, resume and list of three professional references to:
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