Director, Counseling and Psychiatric Service (CAPS) Georgetown University
Director of Counseling and Psychiatric Service (CAPS) at Georgetown University
Job Overview The primary responsibilities of the Director of the Counseling and Psychiatric Service (CAPS) center include supervision and development of staff (psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and administrative staff), fiscal and administrative management, provision of direct clinical services to students (individual and group), development of outreach and educational programs, crisis intervention, consultation and liaison work with university constituents including deans, student affairs professionals, and hospital/psychiatric staff, and overall leadership of the center. CAPS is a dynamic counseling center that plays a variety of important roles both in the lives of students and in the greater campus community. The director will play a central role in building collaborations between the center and its many stakeholders, establishing new programs, building accountability and fiscal effectiveness, and assessing student needs in an effort to provide optimal services.
Work Interactions The director reports to the AVP for Student Health, directly supervises counseling center staff, and is a part of the Student Affairs directors' team. The director also plays a central role in case management meetings involving student concerns and issues related to the University's policies and procedures.
Requirements and Qualifications Ph.D., M.D., or Psy.D. degree, extensive experience in a university counseling center including three or more years of experience in management/supervisory roles, familiarity with the clinical, legal and ethical aspects of treating college students, and an awareness of student development and student health issues. Must be licensed to practice or be eligible to obtain licensure in Washington, DC.
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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