DIRECTOR OF COUNSELING SERVICES
Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois
Augustana College welcomes applications and nominations for the position of Director of Counseling Services. For full consideration for this position, submit an application by November 23, 2018. The Director of Counseling Services will join Augustana at an exciting time under the direction of the college’s newly appointed Dean of Students, Dr. Wesley Brooks. As an expert clinician and administrator, the new director will collaborate with Dr. Brooks to refine and shape Augustana’s counseling practices to meet the changing needs of the campus community. The college also will hire an inaugural Director of Student Well-Being who will engage in pro-active offerings in conjunction with our Counseling Services.
Augustana College is a private, selective, residential college of the liberal arts and sciences with
enrollment of 2,600 students. Our current cohort of students includes 29% first-generation students, 23% Pell Grant recipients, 21% students of color and 9% international students. The director and two licensed counselors, one full-time and one half-time, provide counseling to enrolled students without charge.
Our beautiful, residential 115-acre campus is located in Rock Island, Illinois, part of the Quad-Cities
metropolitan area along the Mississippi River, 165 miles west of Chicago. Augustana awards the Bachelor of Arts in about 90 majors and related academic programs. The college has had a Phi Beta Kappa chapter since 1950, and is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. President Steven C. Bahls
is Augustana’s eighth president.
As an excellent liberal arts college that will continue to thrive throughout the 21st century, Augustana seeks a Director of Counseling Services who is committed to pursuing the college’s strategic goals, to promoting a safe and healthy campus that is welcoming and inclusive of all students who want to learn here, and to supporting students mental and emotional well-being both while they are on campus and beyond.
KEY LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
APPLICATION AND NOMINATION
Education & Experience: Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology or master’s degree in social work or counseling, with 7-10 years of professional experience providing services and/or leading mental health professionals. Experience working with student populations and/or experience in a higher education setting is highly preferred. Must be licensed or eligible to be licensed in Illinois.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, including salary requirements, and résumé to
firstname.lastname@example.org no later than November 23, 2018, for full consideration. Résumé review will begin immediately.
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Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer. It is Augustana College’s intent and policy to provide equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.