Queens College (CUNY) seeks a Director of Student Health Services (internal title is Director of Counseling, Health, and Wellness Services). The Director of Counseling, Health, and Wellness Services will provide administrative oversight and general direction for multiple aspects of campus health and wellness support services, including direction of college counseling center, student disabilities services, and general student health services. The Director of Student Health Services will report to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs.
The Director will oversee an Associate Director, three licensed counselors (mental health counselors, psychologist, social worker) and graduate counselor practicum students in Counseling Services, as well as a nurse and Director of Special Services. The primary function of Counseling Services is to offer short-term counseling and referrals to students. Health Services monitors student immunization records and provides episodic treatment, emergency response, referrals, and general health and wellness programming to the campus community. The Director will also serve as a psychological counselor and provide direct counseling services to students, as well as consultation about student issues to faculty and staff. The Director of Special Services for Students with Disabilities will also report to the Director of Student Health Services. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
???Develops and oversees counseling and health services departmental budget and manages fiscal affairs; assists with strategic planning; may participate in grant development and/or administration
???Directs planning, evaluation, assessment and marketing of services; plans and conducts student service and needs assessments
???Develops and monitors health-related programming, outreach activities and communications to support a diverse student population
???Interfaces with academic departments, other College offices, student groups to assess program needs and student mental health issues; and develops and monitors health-related programming, outreach activities and communications to support a diverse student population
???Advises senior management on issues related to student wellness; collaborates with other campus and University offices to ensure student satisfaction; participates in inter-divisional programs to increase student success and retention; ensures compliance with laws, regulations, and policies
???Provides psychological counseling to individuals and groups of students
???Performs crisis intervention for emergency situations
???Performs intake and assessment for personal counseling services
???Serves as member of the Queens College Behavioral Intervention Team
???Maintains electronic record keeping (Titanium software); monitors statistics and develops reports
???Selects and supervises graduate practicum students
???Maintains Counseling, Health, and Wellness Services as a practicum site for undergraduate students in the Peer Program; monitors and ensures appropriate supervision for these students
???Participates in new student orientation program
???Monitors and follows up on after-hours emergency call system for the residence hall
???Develops and maintains policies and procedures; insures that all staff are familiar with them
???Serves as Queens College representative to CUNY Directors of Counseling group and CUNY Health Service Directors group
???Supervises faculty and staff
???Convenes regular staff and case meetings; and develops ongoing professional development opportunities for professional staff
Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience required.
Doctoral degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or closely related field, with appropriate professional license. A minimum of eight years??? experience in direct practice, administration and supervision of college/university counseling and health services.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Directs a college counseling center, integrating counseling services into a comprehensive student development experience.
Manages a counseling center providing a variety of services such as individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, workshops, classroom instruction, and academic intervention
Supervises and develops counseling faculty and staff
Develops department budget and manages fiscal affairs
Directs planning, evaluation, assessment and marketing of counseling services
Interfaces with academic departments, other College offices, and student groups to assess program needs and develop appropriate responses
Participates in inter-divisional programs to increase student success and retention
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Student Counseling Director
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COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary Range: $107,789- $119,995 ; Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 -- City of New York employees and employees of participating employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.
After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.
If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.
Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.
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Open Until Filled with Review to begin 12/01/22
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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Queens College enjoys a national reputation for its liberal arts and sciences and preprofessional programs. With its extensive range of graduate and undergraduate degrees, honors programs, research opportunities, and internship placements, the college serves more than 20,000 students, mentored by an award-winning faculty. Located on a beautiful, 80-acre campus, the college has been cited for 28 consecutive years in the Princeton Review as a “Best Value” college. U.S. News and World Report and Forbes magazine also rank Queens College a “Best Value College,” thanks to its outstanding academics, generous financial aid packages, and affordability. The Equality of Opportunity Report placed Queens College in the top one percent of all colleges in moving students from poverty to prosperity. Queens College produces more education graduates who become principals, teachers, and counselors for New York City’s public schools than any other college in the metropolitan area. The college contributes to the local talent pool as a leader in tech education, and enrolls the second-most computer science majors of any college in the city. Students from across the country and around the world are att...racted to study at the Aaron Copland School of Music. Its renowned faculty and alumni include celebrated composers, conductors, and performers who have received over 100 Grammy Awards and nominations. Visit the homepage to learn more about Queens College’s stellar programs and robust campus life.