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Title: Director, Counseling Services

Anticipated Closing Date: 9/24/2018

Position Summary: The overall purpose of this job is to plan, direct, and evaluate a comprehensive counseling program for Pellissippi State students on all campuses in the areas of career/life planning, academic and personal counseling, and other counseling-related activities

Required Documents Needed at Time of Application: Resume and copy of unofficial transcripts

Position #: 100850

Type of Appointment: Full-Time

Department: Counseling Services

Typical Duties & Responsibilities:                                                                                                                                                                                       
30% Supervise the activities of the Counseling staff

20% Coordinate counseling activities with college administrators, faculty, and staff

20% Counsel and advise students individually or in groups

10% Provide crisis intervention and participate on the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT)

10% Direct counseling program planning and assessment

5% Manage the counseling budget

5% Maintain and coordinates information exchange and liaison with appropriate external agencies, educational institutions, and groups

Note: the College reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time.

Required Qualifications:                                                                                                                                                                                       

·  Master’s degree in Counseling, Mental Health, or Social Work; or a related field

·  Licensure in Psychology, Counseling or Clinical Social Work

·  Five years post- licensure (required to provide professional supervision for counselors seeking a license)

·  Three years’ full-time experience in higher education working with students, adults, and other college administrators

 (Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% credit of full-time work experience)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:       

Logical thinking, an understanding of counseling theories, methods, and assessments used in mental health services. Current and relevant continuing education to update knowledge and skills. Proficiency in current college counseling issues, policy, procedures, and ethical practice. Knowledge of human resources policies and procedures, purchasing policies and procedures, micro-computer applications, student information systems, student program assessment and leadership and management skills including supervision of counselors who are seeking mental health licensure. Knowledge of privacy laws like FERPA and HIPPA. Knowledge of Federal and state laws related to counseling and higher education.                                                                                                                                                                         

Location of Position: Hardin Valley Campus

Pay Rate: $62,810 - $78,950.00/per year. Pay will be determined based on related work experience above required. To be considered in determining pay, all related work experience must be listed on the resume and/or application.

A summary of our benefits can be found on online: at http://www.pstcc.edu/hr/benefits

Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed. 

Pellissippi State Community College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA employer 

If you have any problems or questions please contact Pellissippi State Community College’s Human Resources office at 865-694-6406 or by email at humanresources@pstcc.edu. 

If you are interested in this position, click on the link to the left to apply.


TBR - The College System of Tennessee