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Director of Health & Counseling Services

Director of Health & Counseling Services

Director of Health & Counseling Services
Binghamton University, State University of New York
About Binghamton University:
Binghamton University has built a reputation as a world -class institution that combines a broadly interdisciplinary,
international education with one of the most vibrant research programs in the nation. Binghamton is proud to be ranked
among the elite public universities in the nation for challenging our students academically, not financially. The result is a
unique, bes t-of-both -worlds college experience.
Our academic culture rivals a first -rate private university - rigorous, collaborative and boldly innovative -- while our campus
culture exemplifies the best kind of public university experience: richly diverse students, active social life and deep
engagement with the community.
Our students, both undergraduate and graduate, work one -on-one with an exceptional faculty that includes innovative
scientists and groundbreaking scholars. They take advantage of special academic opportunities like combined degrees,
foreign language study groups and an unparalleled international education program.

Job Description:
Budget Title: Senior Staff Associate (SL -5)
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
The Director of Health and Counseling Services provides visionary, strategic and operational leadership to a merged health
and counseling services unit consisting of the Decker Student Health Services Center (DSHSC), the University Counseling
Center (UCC) and Employee Assistance Program (EAP). This role facilitates the planning, development, maintenance and
evaluation of premier programs and services that address holistic health needs of all students and recognizes the
importance of cultural diversity on h ealth care behaviors and needs. The Director is responsible for departmental
compliance with applicable state and federal laws and mandates and creates relevant departmental policies and
procedures. Relative to operations, the Director is responsible for the development and oversight of the departmental
budget, recruitment and staffing and creation of monthly, annual and ad hoc departmental reports as requested. Periodic
responsibilities include active involvement in the development of requests for propo sal for the University sponsored
domestic student health insurance plan and contracted lab services. Seeking sources of external funding to support
programs and services is an expectation.
Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Health & Wellness, t his position interfaces with upper administration and
collaborates and liaisons with other internal and external partners including students, student groups, parents, university
departments and off campus agencies. Amongst those directly supervised by the Director include the Medical Director of
the DSHSC, Clinical Director of the UCC, Associate Director of EAP, Director of Operations and the Coordinator of Clinical
Services (DSHSC). Indirect supervision is provided to approximately 40 additional staff me mbers representing three
bargaining units (UUP, PEF and CSEA).
Participation in divisional and university committees and projects is expected , including close collaboration in strategic
planning and implementation of the University’s Healthy Campus Initiat ive . Other committee responsibilities include chair of
the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) ; Harpur’s Ferry Board of Directors; the Students of Concern Committee,
the Threat Assessment Team, and the Sexual Assault Response Team . This role is enga ged in University level case and
crisis management. There will be expectations of off hours responsibilities, especially related to crisis management.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Master's degree in a relevant health science or mental health.
• At least five years of progressively responsible, relevant administrative experience in a health/mental health care
• Experience with administrative duties and functions such as strategic planning, developing and implementing
policies and procedures, budget planning and managing resources, and report writing.
• Supervisory and leadership experience and ability to build effective teams. Ability and interest in developing
collaborations and wor king collaboratively.
• High level of personal and professional integrity, strong sense of ethics and respect for privacy and confidentiality.
• Possesses a commitment to customer satisfaction.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
• Demons trates a strong work ethic, ability to multi -task, meet deadlines and work in a complex and fast paced
• Ability to effectively manage during crisis, with sensitivity.
• Keen problem solving and critical thinking skills.
• Proficiency in oral and wr itten communication and interpersonal skills, public speaking and leading group
Preferred Qualifications:
• Terminal degree preferred, but not required.
• Lic ense to practice in New York State, if eligible.
• Clinical background in the health sciences or mental health field.
• Experience in higher educ ation setting.
• Knowledge and experience in primary care, mental health and/or employee assistance program services.
• Experience with managing clinical delivery models including clinical flow, trend analysis and scheduling.
• Grant writing skills and/or experi ence in soliciting external funding.
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Additional Information
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre -employment background check and
verification of degree(s) and credentials.
Binghamton University is a tobacco -free campus.
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form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until
such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been
requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474 -6988 or via
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton
University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensat ion, and other terms and conditions of
employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual
orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victi m status, genetic predisposition
or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or
other exception.
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the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and
admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directl y to the Office
of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non -
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Director of Health & Counseling Services

Binghamton University
United States
Full Time
Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience)

Published on 11/29/2019