Director of Counseling Center
At Toccoa Falls College
Hours: Full Time
Counseling Services offers a variety of services to help currently enrolled students address challenges and difficulties they may face. Our services are designed to help students understand themselves better, create and maintain healthy relationships, improve their academic performance and make satisfying career and life choices. We are dedicated to helping our students by providing brief counseling from a wide spectrum of services. Those include individual and group counseling, outreach and consultation, training and supervision, teaching, and research. If more intensive or specialized care is needed, we will assist with making referrals to health care providers in the community.
1. Provide individual and/or group counseling services and conduct intakes for all TFC students desiring services.
2. Provide crisis intervention and after-hours, on-call emergency coverage.
3. Provide clinical supervision for clinical staff and interns.
4. Lead group workshops pertaining to student needs such as depression, anxiety, grief, social skills for students with Autism-Asperger’s disorders, etc.
5. Prepare and conduct a broad range of outreach programs focused on the developmental needs of college students in areas such as personal growth, study skills, stress management, relationships and test anxiety to classes, student groups (i.e., clubs, organizations, RA’s, etc) and other groups. Complete logistics necessary for an effective session.
6. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, other staff members, and the campus community. Serve as a resource to faculty and staff on student psychological, developmental and other issues.
7. Maintain confidential student and supervision files and appropriate record keeping in accordance with ethical, legal and professional standards.
8. Assist in the selection and proper use of appropriate self-evaluation instruments.
9. Prepare appropriate printed materials to promote counseling services.
10. Assist with the review and update of counseling information on the Counseling Center’s website.
11. Manage departmental budget.
A Master’s degree required in a mental health discipline: professional counseling, social work, marriage and family therapy, clinical or counseling psychology from an accredited university. Licensure as a Professional Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage or Family Therapist or Psychologist in the State of Georgia preferred. Must be licensed as a LPC, LCSW, LMFT, etc. and become fully licensed within three years of hire. Two years of professional counseling experience, preferably in a college/university environment and/or counseling center is preferred.