Student Affairs

Assistant Director for Outreach and Media

Towson University

Towson, MD United States

The Towson University Counseling Center is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director for Outreach and Media. The Counseling Center provides a range of direct and outreach services. In addition to providing clinical services, the Assistant Director for Outreach will coordinate and oversee Counseling Center outreach and consultation programs and activities including diversity initiatives, peer education programs, psycho-educational, wellness/mental health issues and digital media outreach. 

The ideal candidate will provide an innovative vision and administrative leadership in the area of outreach. We seek a psychologist with strong clinical skills and an interest in providing a range of clinical services as well as an interest in full participation as a trainer and supervisor in our APA-accredited doctoral internship program.  

We are a strong, vibrant Counseling Center that values diversity and inclusion and works to provide a safe, welcoming, and affirming campus environment for all. Preferred applicants shall demonstrate strong cultural competence credentials and a comprehensive understanding of the impact of marginalization, inequality, and identity of students. 

 Description
 Provide a range of psychological services to TU students, faculty, and staff on both a regular and urgent basis, and when necessary during non-traditional hours. Provide clinical consultation to students and their families, and to the campus in support of the mental health of the campus. Collaborate in Counseling Center efforts to provide services in new and creative ways. Adhere to agency standards regarding case management, documentation, and parameters of service. 

Coordinate and oversee the Counseling Center’s outreach and consultation programs and activities including diversity initiatives, peer education programs, psycho-educational, and wellness/mental health issues. Provide leadership in the coordination of Counseling Center recorded and online programming, social media, website, and the Counseling Center online presence. Provide outreach programming as assigned, including psycho-education, health education and consultation in the Counseling Center Outreach Program. Administratively supervise staff psychologists on their outreach activities.

Contribute to the training of doctoral interns by conducting seminars, providing clinical supervision, and other training activities. Participate in a range of activities necessary to maintain Counseling Center training programs. Collaborate with Director and other Counseling Center leadership in the overall direction and management of the Counseling Center. Participate in the Student Affairs Division and the University mission in a variety of ways, such as collaborating with other departments on campus, attend university functions, and serve on task forces and committees as assigned. Perform other duties as assigned.

 
Qualifications
 Doctoral degree; licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist in Maryland; and multicultural competence and experience with diverse populations. At least one semester of training or experience in a college or University Counseling Center or 4-5 months experience in brief treatment & outreach-providing settings. After hours and weekend coverage may be required for psychological crises and emergencies, performance of outreach, and consultation programs and services.

Preferred: Licensed as a Psychologist in the State of Maryland; two years of professional work experience in a Counseling Center.

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

 
Salary and Benefits

 Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.

Three letters of recommendation are required. Please forward letters directly to Sherrie-Lee Nunally - snunally@towson.edu. 


This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are required.


Requirements

  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Doctorate Required
  • Work Experience: 0 - 2 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

Contact / Additional Information

www.towson.edu/jobs