Director of Counseling & Disability Services - LCTCS, SLCC

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Please Note:A passing pre-employment criminal background screen is required as a condition of employment.Job Description Summary

The Director of Counseling and Disability Services position reports to the Dean of Student Services in fulfillment of the College’s mission and OCR regulations. The Director is responsible for providing accommodations and counseling services which promote student success and well- being. The Director maintains student files to meet HIPPA and FERPA compliance. The Director has oversight of day to day client services, data, and reports.

• Establish and oversee administrative procedures to meet objectives set by Dean or senior management.  
• Direct activities of professional and technical staff members.
• Evaluate the work of staff to ensure that programs are of appropriate quality and that resources are used effectively.
• Participate in the determination of organizational policies regarding such issues as participant eligibility, program requirements, and program benefits.
• Prepare and maintain records and reports, such as confidential client files, budgets, personnel records, or training manuals and community resources (on website)
• Supervise day to day operations
• Provide EAP counseling model to assist students in resolving or referring students with personal, academic, or mental health concerns related to student success. As well as follow- up consultations.  
• Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients’ treatment.
• Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
• Collect information about clients through interviews, observation, or assessment
• Assess patients for risk of suicide attempts.
• Fill out and maintain client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client records, and progress notes.
• Coordinate ongoing counseling and disability services staff training.
• Provide behavior intervention support.
• Serve as Co-Chair of the Behavior Intervention Team. Chair meetings as needed.
• Continue to develop professional skills and knowledge.
• Develop programs, strategic plan, monitor priorities and document progress towards the Department’s goals.
• Demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
• Develop memorandums of understanding with local services.
• Ability and endurance necessary to work the hours needed to complete the job.
• Predictable and reliable attendance is required in order to provide consistency and continuity of accommodations and counseling services.
• Serve on college committees
• Travel as needed to all SLCC campuses
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Preferred

License that provide the ability to do Tele-Counseling.

Experience Required

5 years of experience working with diverse populations, with an array of disabilities, and a strong understanding of guiding individuals towards future opportunities.
Licensed Professional Counselor certification required.

Type of PositionUnclassifiedDepartmentStudent Success CenterSemesterFull-time or Part-time?Full TimeDegree RequiredMastersDegree PreferredSalary$54,614.00 +Estimated Hours per Week

Posting Number21-00010Open Date07/22/2020Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions SummaryIt is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Attached transcript must show degree conferred/awarded.Quick Linkhttp://careers.solacc.edu/postings/2313


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