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Director of Counseling Center

Company: Taylor University
Location: Upland
Posted on: July 27, 2022

Job Description:

Taylor University is seeking applications of candidates for Director of Counseling Center. This is a full-time, -12 month, exempt -position located in Upland, Indiana. Resumes will be accepted until - position is filled. -MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of Taylor University is to develop servant leaders marked with a passion to minister Christ's redemptive love and truth to a world in need. Responsibilities: The Director of the Counseling Center provides leadership and vision for the mental health and wellness of students. This support includes facilitating personal growth during self-discovery as well as in times of crisis, offering professional counsel, prevention, consultation and referral services to enable students to participate in the entire program of Taylor University. In addition, the director serves as a resource to help promote the emotional, physical and mental well-being of campus community.This position's primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership and vision for the mental health and wellness of students.
  • Provide individual and group counseling for Taylor students.
  • Obtain appropriate intake/diagnostic information and develop treatment goals.
  • Maintains progress notes and termination summaries for each client.
  • Provide appropriate consultation and referral as needed.
  • Obtain appropriate releases for on and off-campus communication.
  • Coordinates with Assistant Director the on-call procedures for emergencies and crises in the Taylor community.
  • Recruits with Assistant Director part-time counselors and graduate school interns.
  • Provide individual and/or group supervision for counselors and graduate school interns.
  • Conduct hall presentations and represent the counseling center in campus presentations.
  • Serve as a member of the Student Development CARE team in formulating individual strategies and programs to develop greater well-being in the campus community.
  • Collaborate with Student Development to address awareness and prevention education regarding Title IX and Campus SaVe regulations.
  • Work closely with student development faculty and academic faculty to facilitate student retention and support.
  • Steward the personnel, programs and budget to best serve student mental health initiatives.
  • Provide leadership training for student leaders and hall directors.
  • Work with Academic Enrichment Center: emotional support animals, medical withdraw, housing accommodations.
  • Partner with other departments to provide mental health information/resources.
  • Develop and implement workshops, events that provide nutrition, health education/resources. Education Requirements: -Licensed Mental Health Counselor or Social Worker within the State of Indiana (or ability to receive full licensure). Ability to develop and deliver counseling services in the context of a residential university setting. Demonstrated knowledge of issues affecting college students today including trauma, anxiety, depression, stress and disorders. START DATE: As soon as possible Interested candidates should attach a cover letter, resume, and transcripts. All materials will remain confidential. The University is keenly interested in diversifying its -staff and strongly encourages women and members of minority groups to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Taylor University complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Please be prepared to answer the following questions -when you apply for this position: -
    • What is your personal faith journey/Christian testimony?
    • What are the most significant implications of your faith commitment to your life today?
    • Please list other experiences and skills, which especially qualify you for this position at Taylor University.
    • What do you perceive to be your personal gifts, strengths, capabilities and limitations as they relate to the position for which you are applying?

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