SIUE Office of Human Resources
Campus Box 1040
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1040
Phone: (618) 650-2190
Fax: (618) 650-2696
Rendleman, Room 3210
Hours: M - F, 8 am - 4:30 pm
Administrative and Professional Staff Position FY15-08
August 8, 2014
Director of Counseling Services
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
SIUE is seeking an energetic and visionary leader who has the necessary professional, collaborative, and interpersonal skills to move the Office of Counseling Services to the next level of excellence. The Director of Counseling Services will lead a professional staff in the delivery of counseling to the SIUE student body. This visionary and innovative leader must have an appreciation and understanding of the mental health issues in a diverse student body, excellent management skills, and an understanding of the complexities of leading a counseling service in a higher education setting with multiple publics, including students, parents, faculty, and staff.
This position performs highly advanced (senior level) leadership in directing counseling services to promote the personal, social, emotional, and cognitive growth of the student body. The Director has primary responsibility for the management and delivery of services to accomplish the mission of this department and the University as a whole.
Doctoral degree in counselor education, clinical, or counseling psychology in an APA accredited university graduate program. At least three to five years of experience in a University Counseling setting at the Director, or Assistant Director level. Experience in crisis counseling and knowledge of DSM IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders). Knowledge of counseling theory and practice, legal issues uniquely affecting college campuses and community resources. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Psychology licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of Illinois within 12 months of hire.
Knowledge and Experience Required:
Terms of Appointment
Professional staff, full-time, non-bargaining, continuing position.
Source of Funds
Competitive and commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package included.
Applicants must submit a letter of interest outlining background, qualification, and vision for the position, a resume or curriculum vitae, and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers (work and home/cell) of at least five professional references. Completed applications should be received by September 8, 2014, for optimal consideration; review of completed applications will continue until the position is filled.
Submit letter of application, resume, transcript, and references to:
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Attn: Michelle Frisbee
Campus Box 1058
Edwardsville, IL 62026
* Electronic submission is preferred and can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Preference will be given to submissions received by September 8, 2014. However, review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.
Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status in violation of Title VII.
The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://www.siue.edu/securityreport. The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.
About Student Affairs
Student Affairs challenges students to excel inside and outside the classroom and strives to build inclusive campus communities that foster growth, promote learning and encourage lasting friendships. Through resources like the Kimmel Student Involvement Center, Health and Counseling Services, Campus Recreation and the Career Development Center, students have the chance to actively participate in all the available facets of SIUE's vibrant campus life.
Learn more at siue.edu/studentaffairs.