ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR CLINICAL SERVICES (37 views)

The University of New Hampshire Psychological and Counseling Services (PACS) invites applications for the Associate Director Clinical Services position.  We are seeking a seasoned mental health clinician or psychologist with a minimum of five years of experience in the mental health field with demonstrated clinical, consultative and administrative supervision in collegiate mental health. Must hold a master of social work or doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology, and must be licensed eligible as a social worker or psychologist in the State of New Hampshire. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Administer, supervise and manage clinical services at PACS.
  • Assist the Director with daily administration, management, and oversite within PACS, and collaborate to support staff development.
  • Provide individual and group psychotherapy, crisis and emergency on-call coverage, and case management for students within a brief and focused counseling model.
  • Serve as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and other committees within PACS and in the greater university.
  • Provide outreach programming services for the campus community.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Master of Social Work or doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology, or equivalent including a supervised internship and fiver years of experience in the mental health field.
  • Demonstrated ability in administration.
  • Licensed as a mental health clinician or psychologist for five years at the time of application (please specify jurisdiction and date psychologist license was granted).  
  • Eligible for licensure as a mental health clinician or psychologist in the State of New Hampshire and able to gain licensure within 12 months of beginning position.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience working in a college or university counseling center. 
  • Ability to provide brief and focused counseling.
  • Experience providing risk assessment and crisis response.
  • Demonstrated experience in initiating and leading DEI efforts within a counseling center and the campus community.
  • Experience leading a diverse, collaborative team-based approach to clinical services in a fast-paced work setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed seven or more years as a psychologist or social worker.
  • Strengths in administrative clinical services management and crisis and case management.
  • Expertise in psychotherapy and clinical supervision.
  • Demonstrated leadership in the field of mental health.
  • Experience and ability to provide culturally responsive treatment, programing, and supervision and to consider issues of ethnicity & race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, developmental and acquired disability, age, social economic status, national origin, and their intersectionality.
  • Experience providing outreach and consultation.

The Staff and University: 

Our site includes licensed psychologists, licensed mental health clinicians, postdoctoral fellows, doctoral interns and administrative support staff.  PACS is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc. (IACS) and is a member of the Association of Psychology Internship Centers (APPIC).  Our Doctoral Internship Program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association. PACS staff is characterized by a diversity of background, training, theoretical orientation and special interests. For more information about our center, please go to our website www.unh.edu/pacs.

The University of New Hampshire was founded in 1866 as a land-grant institution, has an enrollment of approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,200 graduate students.  It is located in Durham, NH. UNH is a major educational institution in New Hampshire and is committed to offering excellent educational programs and opportunities for its students. It is a Land-Ocean-Space Grant Institution. The campus, 188 acres in size, is surrounded by more than 3,000 acres of fields, farms and woodlands that are great for hiking, jogging and cross-country skiing. The University also offers fine athletic facilities and the Paul Creative Arts Center with two theaters and two art galleries.

The University of New Hampshire is a predominately white institution (PWI) with an active commitment to social justice and diversity, http://www.unh.edu/inclusive.  Employees from underrepresented groups who thrive here understand the complexity of working at a PWI and value small-town culture with close proximity to metropolitan areas and natural spaces.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with experience.  The University of New Hampshire offers an excellent benefit package. Clinicians employed at this site may also qualify for student loan forgiveness programs, such as the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Application:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates can apply for this position through our website. For more information or to apply, please copy this link into your browser: https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/43579

The University of New Hampshire actively creates and nurtures a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of inquiry. UNH is an AA/EEO Employer. UNH is committed to excellence through the diversity of its faculty and staff.  The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status.  Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

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