- Assistant Director for Community Engagement, University Counseling Center
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Job Description Summary
In addition to providing excellent counseling and psychotherapy to WFU students, the Assistant Director for Community Engagement (AD for CE) is responsible for overseeing the University Counseling Center's (UCC) activities related to collaborative campus engagement and care coordination services supporting vulnerable student populations. Utilizing campus and national data, the AD for CE will develop strategies to foster resilience, with a particular focus on students from under-resourced populations. The AD for CE builds connections with campus constituents who also support community engagement towards emotional wellbeing. As a member of the UCC Leadership Team, the AD for CE provides leadership related to vulnerable student populations to ensure WFU students have access to the clinical services needed. The AD for CE may provide overall leadership of the UCC and its offices in the absence of the Director. The AD for CE provides oversight to the Center's outreach and external communications including social media, print, and digital media for the UCC and Safe Office. The AD for CE provides case management, crisis response, outreach, and consultation to WFU students, faculty, and staff.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Master's degree in a mental health field from an accredited program. Full, unrestricted license as a mental health professional in North Carolina. Five or more years of professional (post-graduate) experience as a mental health professional providing counseling/psychotherapy. Five or more years of professional experience in a college/university counseling center. Adherence to ethical standards of APA/ACA and relevant state law. Knowledge of a broad range of counseling and psychotherapy methods. Ability to engage other university professionals in collaboration. Experience providing clinical supervision to trainees and mental health professionals. Knowledge of and ability to use crisis intervention skills. Ability to use independent judgment and manage confidential information. Ability to practice good consultation skills both within and outside of the University. Ability to teach in the classroom and in workshops, training programs and seminars. Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and strong interpersonal skills. Ability to organize and manage projects. Knowledge of relevant technology.
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