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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Dir,Student Counseling
Position Classification Code: P2021
Job Family: Student Affairs
Pay Level: 12
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Directs the provision of the counseling center for students.
Standard Duties:
Supervises, directs, delegates, and evaluates work of assigned staff. Oversee the training and supervision of all clinical in counseling including professionals, pre-doctoral interns, doctoral practicum students and master's practicum students who all provide direct clinical service to students. Provide clinical services to those students who need greater expertise or who are at greater risk of harm to self or others or those who present complicated issues that require close oversight and monitoring. Design and manage all programs delivered by the multiple units and directly supervise all counseling staff and the coordinators of various programs. Oversee the research being conducted in the department; create a range of programs that efficiently meet changing student and campus needs. Work with each area coordinator as well as the administrative assistant and the Dean of Students to create appropriate budgets and funding sources, through securing outside grants funds, obtaining support from student fees, or demonstrating need for an expanded I & G budget. Director presence is required in times of student deaths or crisis, to work with a range of media, state and local, print and broadcast, to communicate professional and university perspectives; deals with significant criticism of the university position and this must be dealt with sensitivity. Counseling and Student Development must work very closely with other campus units such as housing and student health to coordinate and provide the best services. All service units are required to be evaluated annually through outcome and customer satisfaction measures. Develop and assess student learning outcomes. Perform related duties as required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
University and department policies and procedures; principles and practice of organization and administration; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation;
Short- and long-range planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; public contact and relations; oral and written communications;
Direct, evaluate, train, and supervise the work of assigned personnel; develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities; analyze and evaluate information; ability to oversee nearly 10,000 square ft. of space in various campus buildings and manage numerous employees from highly trained professionals to peer educators and student workers; be qualified to provide clinical supervision at the highest level and to make complicated clinical decisions that have life and death consequences for students.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Doctorate degree in related field.
   Experience- Five (5) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License- State licensure as a Psychologist.
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-