|Position Title: ||Director of the Personal Counseling Center & Anti-Violence Prevention Programs || |
|Location: ||Big Rapids (Main Campus) || |
|Department: || |
62901 - Personal Counseling Center
|Advertised Salary: ||$85,000 - $93,000; Salary commensurate with education, experiences, and other requirements. Comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, retirement contribution, etc.) || |
|FLSA: ||Exempt || |
|Temporary/Continuing: ||Continuing || |
|Part-Time/Full-Time: ||Full-Time || |
|Union Group: ||N/A || |
|Term of Position: ||12 Month || |
|At Will/Just Cause: ||At Will || |
|Summary of Position: ||Reporting to the Dean of Student Life, the Director of the Personal Counseling Center & Anti-Violence Prevention Programs provides leadership/management as well as clinical expertise and capacity to a strong team of college mental clinicians, prevention educators, and administrative staff. The Director is responsible for the oversight of all operational, administrative, personnel, budgetary, planning, and assessment activities for the Personal Counseling Center. With a focus on awareness, education, prevention, treatment, and care, the mission of the department is to make a positive impact on the well-being, academic success, personal development, persistence, and retention of all students through the provision of outstanding, equity-minded, student-centered services. |
The Director is an integral member of the Student Life Leadership Team and the Administrative Council for the division of Student Affairs, and works collaboratively with faculty and staff and all divisions and departments across Ferris State, including the Dean of Students, Birkam Health Center, Residential Life and Housing, the Collegiate Recovery and Wellness Center, the LGBTQ+ Resource Center, the Veteran’s Resource Center, the Office of Multicultural Student Services, the University Recreation Center, the Student Conduct Office, the Educational Counseling and Disabilities Services Office, the Office of International Education, Athletics, Title IX, Risk Management, Human Resources, academic colleges, and the Department of Public Safety to address coordinated support for student success as well as crisis management.
The expected salary will likely be $85,000-$93,000, based on experience and qualifications, with a comprehensive benefits package including an employee and dependent tuition waiver and a 12% of gross salary contribution to TIAA-CREF for retirement. No required employee contribution and vesting is immediate.
|Position Type: ||Staff || |
|Required Education: ||Master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or other related program of study. || |
|Required Work Experience: ||Three full-time years of clinical practice as a mental health provider working full-time with college students. |
Experience with crisis management.
|Required Licenses and Certifications: ||Current clinical license in Michigan and in good standing. || |
|Physical Demands: || |
- Office Environment
- Repetitive Movement
|Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: ||Five years or more of clinical practice as a mental health provider, 2-3 years of experience in the management of personnel, financial, and facilities resources, assessment, and budgetary planning; and experience working with collective bargaining agreements and in a unionized environment. || |
|Essential Duties/Responsibilities: ||Serve as an expert, consultant, and resource to the campus community on college mental |
health, sexual misconduct prevention, and student well-being.
Administrative oversight and management of mental health clinical care, including outreach, consultation, mental education and awareness, treatment, external contracts and partnerships regarding after hours care, billing, electronic medical records system, online educational and prevention modules, etc., and staff professional development.
Credible, engaging, supportive, and approachable supervision (including responsibility for hiring, supervising, evaluating, and training union and non-unionized staff, including clinically licensed staff with knowledge of the responsibilities of each position on the team and the ability to hold staff accountable and celebrate positive contributions and team accomplishments.
Working collaboratively with the Director of University Recreation and Wellness to coordinate and facilitate prevention and holistic health education programs to the campus community.
Developing, implementing, and regularly reviewing clinic policies and procedures.
Implementation and compliance of all applicable local, state, and federal regulations.
Oversight of electronic medical record keeping system.
Provide direct care for students including emergency on-call support, as needed and in the event of major campus crises.
Ensuring the confidentiality of information.
Attending and conducting a variety of meetings as assigned and participate actively in campus and community committees.
Development and maintenance of the annual budget.
Leadership in Student Life, Student Affairs, and University strategic planning, assessment, and learning outcome activities.
Implementation of continuous improvement, quality improvement, and emerging trend opportunities.
Oversee and supervise our Anti-Violence Prevention Team including our OVW Project Director and the Violence Prevention Coordinator.
Serving on the Behavioral Review Team and assist in the care coordination for students and referral to on and off-campus resources.
Facilitating student and family orientation outreach and education related to increasing awareness and utilization of our counseling services.
Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.
Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
|Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: || || |
|Skills and Abilities: ||Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion. || |
|Required Documents: || |
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcript 1
|Optional Documents: || || |
|Special Instructions to Applicants: ||Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or other related program of study. |
Unofficial Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.
License (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of current clinical license in Michigan.
|Initial Application Review Date: ||April 17th, 2023 || |
|Open Until Position is Filled?: ||False || |
|Posting Close Date: ||April 16th, 2023 || |
|EEO Statement: ||Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence. Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement. || |
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