Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Part-Time Clinical Director

General Summary
The Part-Time Clinical Director will report to Chair of the Department of Counseling and Special Education.  This position will oversee and manage the daily activities of the Center which include: 1) secure clients; 2) facilitate practica and internships; 3) prepare and manage the budget, expenditures, and revenue; 4) build relationships with schools and community agencies; 5) supervise graduate students, graduate assistants and student workers, and 6) collaborate with the Faculty Liaisons.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
·      Manage the daily activities of the Center, secure clients and build relationships with schools and community agencies.
·      Schedule and conduct client intake interviews.
·      Approve assignment of cases and treatment plans, and review cases.
·      Collaborate with the Faculty Liaisons and facilitate practica and internships.
·      Support and oversee the needs of practica instructors.
·      Organize and orient students in the professional practice phase of the counseling program.
·      Provide crisis and triage counseling services, as needed.
·      Document and monitor the targeted number of counseling services offered and clients served on a per quarter basis.
·      Prepare and manage the budget, expenditures, and revenue.
·      Supervise graduate assistants and student workers.
·      Make decisions regarding daily operations.
·      Supervise staff and services provided by the Center.
·      Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements
·      Doctoral or Master's degree in Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or Social Work.
·      Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Licensed Psychologist, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
·      5 years of experience with counseling concepts, practices, and procedures and the diagnosis and remediation of learning disabilities.
·      1-2 year experience with implementing new programs.
·      Excellent communication and organizational skills.
·      Knowledge of technology used in clinical education.
·      Knowledge of liability and compliance involved in clinical education.
·      Ability to trouble shoot issues with technology in clinical education.
·      Ability to lead, coach and direct the work of others.
·      Ability to work with a diverse team for the purposes of strategic planning.
·      Ability to use creativity, judgment, diplomacy and discretion to make decisions.
·      Ability to implement new programs.
·      Ability to improve existing programs.
·      Ability to lead a diverse group which includes professors, graduate assistants, student workers, and community members.
·      Ability to work evening and occasional weekend hours when the Center is serving clients.

Salary & Benefits:
DePaul offers comprehensive and competitive pay and benefits to attract and retain talent to further the University's mission.  Please click on the following link to review the full Benefits Summary.

Required Background Screening:
All final candidates extended an offer of employment will undergo background screening.

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:
Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected.

For more information about the Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act, please visit:

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

To view the entire job posting and apply for this position, please visit:

Philip B. Gnilka, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor | DePaul University
Dept. of Counseling & Special Education
2320 N. Kenmore Ave, SAC 370 | Chicago, IL 60614
P: 773.325.2946 | E:

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