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Job Title: Associate Director, Student Counseling Center
Department: Student Health & Wellness
Division: Student Affairs
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: Director, Student Counseling Center
Salary Range: $98,900 - $110,000
Position Summary: The Associate Director is an integral team member, sharing responsibilities with the Director in the leadership of the Student Counseling Center (SCC). The Associate Director will support the management of clinical services and outreach programs of the Center.Â Provides therapeutic, developmental, and crisis intervention services through individual counseling for MICA students with acute psychological problems and facilitate clinical or psychoeducational groups. Partner with Director in developing clinical trainee program for graduate students and select individuals working toward licensure, overseeing trainee program and clinical supervision. Establish internal/external provider and community referrals for students of the Center. Maintain collaborative relationships with members of the Student Health and Wellness team (i.e., Student Development, Health Services, Accessibility and Disability Services) and other partners of the Student Counseling Center.Â
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:Â
Assist Director in the management of clinical services and operations of the Center-managing the Titanium system, maintaining Center policies and procedures, contributing to the efficiency in quality of care of student services and day-to-day operations.
Lead and coordinate SCC clinical trainee program-supervise program trainees, facilitate training and evaluation, and conduct individual and group clinical supervision.
Develop, coordinate, and implement trainings, student programming and outreach on a broad range of psychological and Â Â Â mental health themes.
Assist in the coordination and participation of MICAâs on-call counselor crisis response- which will necessitate a rotation schedule of some after-hours and weekend work during the academic year.
Provide crisis intervention and risk assessment in student emergencies, facilitating crisis response and/or hospitalization protocols.
Serve as a clinician in providing therapy, interventions, referral services, and outreach to undergraduate and graduate students.
Consults with faculty and staff on issues relevant to student mental health concerns, behavior, and educationalÂ performance, particularly members of the wellness team and residence life.
Assist the Director in the coordination of appropriate levels of care for students and development of Center policies, forms, and procedures.
Assist the Director in planning and conducting research and preparing operational reports and analyses.
Complete clinical and administrative paperwork consistent with office expectations and professional standards.
As assigned, maintain oversight and responsibilities for Student Counseling Center in the absence of the Director.
Serve as a member of the Student Affairs team, working with Student Affairs committees to plan or participate in orientation, parents' weekend, leadership retreats, and other programs and events.
Maintain cooperative and collaborative relationships with students, faculty and staff within MICA and partners in the local community.
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director.
Doctoral degree or masterâs degree in counseling psychology, clinical psychology, social work or related field.
Maryland license and a Maryland board approved clinical supervisor
Demonstrated strong clinical skills and experience with college students.
Expertise with serious mental health disorders as well as with issues of typical development.
Relevant personal counseling experience in a college/university setting or equivalent.
Sensitivity to and interest in the unique concerns of students involved in artistic pursuits in a highly specialized and demanding educational environment.
Demonstrated awareness and experience with LGBTQ, DEI, and international student concerns.
Experience in referrals coordination.
Knowledge of and/or experience with a wide variety of mental health services such as in-patient care and the private practice community.
Knowledge of and/or experience with public and private health insurances.
Knowledge of current short-term therapy and crisis intervention techniques adapted to a college setting.
Familiarity with Titanium Schedule or similar electronic health record.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Conditions of Employment: Satisfactory background check results
Reporting to this position: No direct reports
Application Instructions: Applicants are required to submit:
resume/curriculum vitae (CV)
cover letter demonstrating how the applicant meets the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
three professional references
proof of Maryland licensure
verification of Maryland board approved clinical supervisor.
All required qualifications must be met at the time of the application. Please note, references will not be contacted without prior consent from the applicant.
Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. (may be adjusted depending on position)
Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment. (additional training may be added, SEE: EHS Manager training schedule)
Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.
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MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.