Assistant Director of Counseling – Student Health Services (20 views)

New York
November 10, 2021

The New School is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Counseling Services to work closely with the Director of Counseling to manage the administrative and clinical operations of Counseling Services.. We are seeking a candidate who is highly motivated and brings excellent clinical, supervisory, and organizational skills. 

The New School is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that promises diversity and tolerance in all areas of employment, education and access to its educational, artistic or cultural programs and activities. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including actual or perceived gender identity or expression or transgender status), sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, pregnancy, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status. The New School is a university dedicated to progressive education, as such, we are seeking a candidate who has fluency in working with a diverse, multicultural student population. 

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 

● Assist in administrative oversight of Counseling Services 
● Assist in development and management of the doctoral training program in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Externship Training 
● Supervise psychology and social work interns and externs 
● Assist in teaching extern/intern seminar 
● Oversee student connection to specialized and longer term care in the community, and ongoing development of community resources 
● Facilitate weekly professional counseling staff meetings 
● Organize professional development opportunities for clinical staff through coordination of in-service and off-site training 
● Assist in data analysis, quality assurance, and surveys related to counseling services 
● Oversee with Director the Mental Health Advisory Group 
● Develop, maintain, and monitor relationships with relevant resources, both internal and external

● Raise awareness of mental health and promote use of Counseling Services across university 
● Provide direct services to students: crisis intervention, assessment, and short term individual and group counseling 
● Assist in annual strategic planning for Counseling Services through annual review of short- and long-term goals and objectives, and data analysis 
● Participate in University committees as appropriate 
● Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

● MSWLMHC/Doctoral level LMHC or PhD. in Social Work or PhD/PsyD in psychology 
● Current New York State licensure required 
● Minimum five years of clinical experience post degree 
● Clinical supervisory experience 
● Strong multicultural framework

Preferred Qualifications:

● Post-graduate experience in young adult or college health preferred 
● Post-graduate psychotherapy training preferred

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