Daemen College
  • 01-Jul-2013 to 13-Aug-2013 (EST)
  • Counseling Services
  • Amherst, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Department:  Counseling Services


Official Title:  Director of Counseling Services


Number of Individuals with this job description:  One


Organizational Unit/Department:  Student Affairs


Work Location:  Wick Center


Title of immediate supervisor: 

Titles of other positions reporting to this position:  Counselors


Purpose of position:  To develop and manage a counseling center




  • Work collaboratively with the VP for Student Affairs and Director of Health & Insurance Services to formulate and administer counseling policies and procedures, including updates based on emerging legislation;
  • Maintain confidentiality within the confines of best practices and the educational pursuits of student clients;
  • Maintain and schedule coverage for the counseling offices and manage the administration of the office so as to provide a fully functioning office during the hours students require services;
  • Build a team of experienced part-time counselors and work collaboratively to explore ways to best serve the needs of the students;
  • Supervise the staff of the counseling office;
  • Explore ways to increase funding for student counseling services;
  • Provide individual and group counseling services to students which may involve extended evening and weekend hours;
  • Provide psychological evaluations;
  • Establish the counseling center as a campus resource by building relationships with campus constituencies regarding student concerns;
  • Develop programs which will best meet the needs of the students;
  • Develop and provide reports to support campus assessment and annual reporting needs;
  • Serve on campus committees as appropriate.


Required competencies:  NYS licensed mental health counselor.

Preferred competencies:  Credentialed alcoholism and substance abuse counselor, school counseling certification.


This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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