Provide consultation with faculty and staff on student behavioral concerns, classroom management to promote students' development and academic success;
Perform initial client evaluations and provide appropriate intervention, mediation, and follow-up;
Triage and coordinate response to psychological emergencies with CARE and Public Safety;
Serve on CARE Core Team by providing consultation and coordinating counseling department response and follow-up to all mental health related reports;
Provide clinical trainings to faculty and staff on how to respond to students in distress;
Coordinate clinical trainings for counseling department faculty and staff;
Respond to faculty concerns of students and all psychological emergency situations;
Consult with Counseling Faculty when a voluntary or involuntary commitment needs to occur due to suicidality risk, or when a student is reported to CPS;
Supervise Counseling Faculty's clinical work when their current license does not allow them to practice independently;
Facilitate weekly Clinical Case Consultations with Faculty Counselors;
Serve as liaison to Student Housing, Access Services, and Veterans;
Coordinate with HR to refer staff and faculty to EAP counseling services;
Assist VP/Dean with student death protocol and coordinating response with campus community;
Manage clinical records retention of counseling and psychotherapy files per state law;
Respond to signed releases and requests for medical information.
Demonstrate commitment to diversity, access, and educational equity; advocacy for students of color, gay/lesbian/bisexual, and transgender, international, veterans, immigrant/refugee and students with disabilities;
Provide mediation, conflict resolution and problem-solving skills;
Ensure compliance with specific regulations, statutes, and guidelines;
Develop collaborative relationships across the institution;
Function as an effective leader and team member;
Use data and student learning outcomes to make informed decisions.
Student development theory, educational, career, intervention and support services;
Current issues and best practices in student and academic affairs;
Ethical standards of professional behavior as defined in the code of ethics of the American Psychological Association, and the American Counseling Association;
Strong interpersonal and cultural competency skills;
Demonstrated experience leading organizational change and renewal, developing and mentoring staff and cross-functional teams, promoting diversity and inclusion, and advancing a culture of collaboration with all segments of the campus community;
Commitment to the mission and goals of the community college.
Master's degree in counseling, clinical psychology, social work or a related field; AND
Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Psychologist, or license eligible in Washington State; AND
Three years of administrative, supervisory and practitioner experience.
Ph.D. in Counseling, Clinical Psychology or related field;
Highline College prides itself on its commitment to diversity and equity, its institutional culture of collegiality and innovation, its globalization of curricula and its inclusion of the community in its programming. Founded in 1961, Highline College is situated in a diverse community just 15minutes south of Seattle. The college annually serves more than 16,500 students – a student population of over 70% students of color, representing 35 nations and more than 100 languages.