Responsibilities: 1.Leadership and Program Development. Provide leadership to the department by establishing goals and programs to enhance mental health services on campus. Provide consultation and training to the counseling team of ongoing methodologies and procedures to improve the skills of clinical staff as well as to guide in ethical and legal decision making. Collect and analyze departmental data to assist in strategic planning. Prepare the annual report for WSU-Winona, WSU-Rochester, and Minnesota State Southeast campuses. Create and revise short- and long-term departmental goals and strategic plan. Develop, implement, and evaluate workshops and presentations. Provide outreach to the WSU and Winona communities to enhance relationships and foster partnerships with a broad base of campus and community stakeholders which results in improved delivery of services and programs for the students. Serve as a resource and liaison to the campus community.
2.Counseling. Provide therapy/counseling services to WSU clientele utilizing a short-term model for students with emotional, social, career, and academic issues. Types of therapy to include individual, group, and crisis/triage. Create counseling groups when appropriate as an efficient alternative to individual counseling sessions. Assist in providing leadership for crisis intervention and student emergencies.
3.Supervision. Supervise Counseling Services staff (AFSCME, MAPE) to ensure that daily operations and assigned duties are completed in a timely, effective and efficient manner and continuity of work occurs during an employee absence. Schedule and lead department meetings. Supervision of staff will include providing opportunities for employee growth, setting work direction and scheduling, review of employee output, training, employee discipline, conducting performance reviews as well as recommending appointments, dismissals, and promotions/demotions. This position will also provide supervision to graduate level and post-Master's mental health trainees.
4.Other duties as assigned. Attend university events to represent the department and division. Serve on university committees, taskforces and working groups such as Student Life & Development team and the Behavioral Assessment and Intervention Team. Ensure the smooth functioning of the department and maintain the reputation of the institution as the educational solution of choice. Employee will pursue professional development by attending appropriate training and related professional memberships and conferences.
Master's degree in counseling, clinical psychology, or social work.
Licensed to practice in Minnesota as a Licensed Psychologist (LP), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) by date of appointment.
Board certified supervisor to provide clinical supervision to trainees.
Must be able to be credentialed by numerous health insurance carriers should billing for services be implemented. Before hire a Psychotherapist check will be complete per Minnesota Statutes Chapter 604.20.
Demonstrated supervisory experience which inspires and motivates a department of professional staff.
Knowledge of Psychotherapy methods sufficient to provide effective treatment plans and programs.
Demonstrated excellent clinical, outreach, consultation and crisis intervention skills.
Experience with ethical, crisis and risk management practices.
Knowledge of state and federal laws applicable to Counseling practice (i.e.: HIPAA, FERPA)
Strong oral, written interpersonal and electronic communication skills sufficient to prepare messages and materials for diverse audiences and clearly explain, discuss, and present.
Knowledge of psychology and counseling best practices
Experience in effectively and efficiently utilizing computers to conduct business (i.e.: Microsoft Office suite, computerized record keeping, and web application software such as Titanium)
Ability to create and maintain positive relationships with diverse constituents, including students, colleagues, parents, and external partners
Commitment to proactive student development, incorporating holistic health and wellness concepts
Team-oriented and approachable to students and university faculty and staff
Strong work ethic and a willingness to collaborate
This position requires travel to Minnesota State – Southeast campuses
This position also requires periodic travel to serve the University and attend professional development activities. Physical Effort
Must be able to load, unload, carry and set up materials at various event sites.
Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
b>About Winona State University: Founded in 1858, Winona State University (WSU) is the oldest member of the Minnesota State System of colleges and universities. Today WSU serves approximately 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students across two campuses in Winona and Rochester, Minnesota (MN). Winona State was named the second-best public institution in Minnesota by U.S. News & World Report's
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About Winona State University
Founded in 1858, Winona State University is a comprehensive public university with close to 8,900 students. The oldest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, Winona State offers 80 undergraduate, pre-professional, licensure, graduate, and doctorate programs on its three campuses: the original Main Campus in Winona, the West Campus in Winona, and Winona State University-Rochester.