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Taylor University is seeking applications of candidates for Director of the Counseling Center. This is a full-time, 12 month, exempt position located in Upland, Indiana. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of Taylor University is to develop servant leaders marked with a passion to minister Christ's redemptive love and truth to a world in need.
The Director of the Counseling Center provides leadership and vision for the mental health and wellness of students. This support includes: aid in the process of growth both in times of self-discovery as well as in times of crisis, offering professional remediation, prevention, consultation and referral services to enable students to most fully participate in the entire program of Taylor University. In addition, the director serves as a resource to help promote the emotional, physical and mental well-being of the campus community.
Provides individual and group counseling for Taylor students.
Obtains appropriate intake/diagnostic information and develop treatment goals.
Maintains progress notes and provide termination summaries for each client.
Provides appropriate consultation, referral as needed.
Obtains appropriate releases for on and off campus communication.
Coordinates the on-call procedures for emergencies and crises in the Taylor community. These may include suicide or attempted suicide, hospitalization, accidental death, involuntary removal from school, etc.
Provide individual and/or group supervision for part time counselors and interns.
Be available for hall presentations and representing the counseling center in campus presentations.
Serves as a member of the Student Development CARE team in formulating programs to develop greater well-being on campus and developing responses to address well-being needs within the university community.
Works in collaboration with Student Development to implement programs to address awareness and prevention education regarding Title IX and Campus SaVe regulations.
Works closely with other student development faculty as well as academic faculty to facilitate student retention and support.
Works in collaboration with Student Development to implement wellness initiatives for the student community.
Manages the Counseling Center budget.
Education Requirements: Master's Degree Required
Director must be a licensed Mental Health Counselor within the State of Indiana (or have the ability to receive full licensure).
The ability to develop and deliver counseling services in the context of a residential university setting.
A Demonstrated knowledge of issues affecting college students today.
Taylor University, a Christian liberal arts college with a student body of 1,870 on its Upland, Indiana, campus, is known for its distinctive community of scholarship and faith. In addition to a concerned, competent faculty and modern facilities, the University cherishes an atmosphere of uncommon quality, which inspires personal participation and spiritual growth as well as intellectual development. Graduate program in higher education is offered. In addition, Taylor Online serves over 1,200 adult students through degree and non-degree offerings in credit and non-credit formats in distance/distributed learning environments.