Assistant Director - Community Engagement / Staff Psychologist

Counseling Center

Vacancy: #14E147
Position: # 1129

The University of North Carolina Wilmington Counseling Center seeks to fill an Assistant Director position which requires strong administrative, clinical, consultation, planning, programming and community engagement skills.  The successful candidate will have a generalist orientation, knowledge of and competence working with diverse groups as well as possess experience in providing services which support the mission of an active university counseling center.

This position has specific responsibilities for the oversight of the Center’s community engagement efforts including supervising Outreach Services, providing leadership for campus training and consultation efforts, conference planning, and project management as well as a lead role in Continuing Education program management (APA, NBCC, etc.), and coordination of program assessment and evaluation for the area.  In addition, this position has general administrative responsibilities and provides staff clinical supervision, as needed.

This position reports to the Center’s Director and works with the Associate Director and other staff members to offer comprehensive services for students and appropriate consultation for the campus community.  Interest and expertise in one or more of the following is desired:  mood regulation, anxiety management, multicultural concerns, clinical supervision, groups or mind-body principles. Additional duties include:  individual, group, and relationship counseling; outreach programming; crisis intervention/on-call rotation; consultation; assessment and other administrative duties, as assigned.  Supervision of post-doctoral Fellows and others involved in the Center’s clinical training program is also possible. 

The successful candidate should possess and exhibit an ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, campus departments, and student groups; a commitment to actively engage in practice with diverse populations (racial/ethnic, LGBTQIA, ability, gender, SES, etc.); interpersonal flexibility with a good sense of humor; an understanding of the importance of work- life balance; and an understanding of the developmental perspective of counseling and clinical services with clients in a collegiate setting.

Requirements:  A doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology from an APA accredited program; 4 years of post-doctoral experience including counseling/therapy, clinical supervision, clinical training,  administrative, or teaching responsibilities with at least three years of clinical experience working in college counseling centers (including pre- and/or post- doctoral internships); and eligibility for psychology licensure in the State of North Carolina.   

Salary is competitive and the position includes a full benefits package. 

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by July 13, 2014; however applications will be accepted until a successful candidate is identified. To apply, please complete the online application process available at  A letter of application highlighting relevant experiences and fit with the position, a current vita, and contact information for at least four professional references should be attached to the online application - not e-mailed or mailed. MS Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required.  For questions regarding the online application process, contact Ann Glossl ( or 910-962-3117).  For questions regarding the position, you may contact Dr. Lynne Reeder ( or 910-962-3746).

Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release. Criminal background checks will be conducted on finalists prior to offers of employment.

UNCW is a premier comprehensive undergraduate university with a rapidly growing campus community of approximately 14,000 students. The campus is located 5 miles from the Atlantic Ocean in southeastern North Carolina.

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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