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Counseling Clinical Coordinator

Apply now Job no: 496934
Work type: Full-time
Location: UW-Oshkosh
Categories: Instructional Academic Staff, Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Working Title: Counseling Clinical Coordinator
Official Title: Student Services Coordinator
Employment Class: Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $38,000 - $42,000
Terms of Employment: Fixed-term renewable 
Position Summary: This position works closely with Professional Counseling students, department faculty and staff, and community partners to create and manage clinical training experiences. This position is responsible for the oversight and management of required practicum and internship experiences of students in the UWO Professional Counseling Department, which is required for program accreditation through the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP). This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of sites that offer quality clinical experiences for students that properly adhere to CACREP accreditation requirements and departmental clinical placement guidelines. The position coordinates placement of students at sites associated with their respective program emphasis and ensures that data and information on student progress is properly communicated between site and faculty supervisors. The position will require relevant data collection regarding student clinical experiences that will help inform departmental accreditation and assessment, strategic planning, and other policy-making endeavors. This position is a 9-month, full-time position that reports to the Chair of the Professional Counseling Department.

65% Coordination of Clinical Placements

* Provide management, guidance, development, and support of Practicum & Internship clinical experiences within the Department of Professional Counseling.

* Maintain consistent communication and visitation (majority in-person - use of own vehicle), with clinical sites and serve as a liaison between students, sites and site supervisors and program faculty and staff.

* Participate in departmental faculty meetings to provide input on student clinical progress.

* Actively pursue current opportunities in the community for collaboration and clinical placement of students - follow up on contacts, cold-call and meet with sites, maintain relationships with graduates as future site supervisors. Maintain Current Online Site Database form.

* Provide consistent input to Professional Counseling faculty regarding student progress and appropriateness of established clinical sites.

* Collaborate with department faculty and staff to keep a current and updated listing of clinical placement opportunities on the Professional Counseling Department webpage. Also, keep the Practicum, Internship and Site Supervisor information on the department webpages current.

* Advisement of students regarding placements. Scheduled meetings with students to help guide them in their pursuit of placements, as needed.

* Coordinate and facilitate annual site supervisor (on campus) training.

15% Data & Assessment

* Assessment oversight of student site experiences and creation and follow through of Student Disposition Plans as needed when connected to site experiences.

* Consult with Professional Counseling faculty to revise and update clinical evaluations and assessment instruments.

* Provide needed assessment and policy writing support for Professional Counseling Department assessment plan and strategic planning purposes.

* Complete relevant assessment reporting responsibilities per accreditation requirements and department chair’s direction.

* Contact legal team, affiliation agreement parties, risk management team, school districts, etc. as needs arise related to site experiences.

15% Instruction

* Teach appropriate clinical courses (e.g., Practicum/Internship) when needed.

* Provide supervision for community collaboration experiences and for clinical courses when required.

5% Other Duties as Assigned

Required: * Master’s degree in counseling
* Experience with data analysis and reporting including knowledge of data collection practices, analysis, and interpretation
* Demonstrated record of ability to build and maintain relationships with community partners
* Strong communication and analytical skills
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team
* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
* Ability to operate with a wide degree of latitude to plan and accomplish goals
* Knowledge and understanding of counseling ethical codes and best practices.
Preferred: * Experience and knowledge working in postsecondary education supervising and teaching of master’s level counseling students
* Doctorate in counseling or counselor education and supervision
* Knowledge of CACREP accreditation and counselor licensure requirements through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS)
* Professional credentials and/or licensure related to the counseling profession
* Knowledge of UWO Professional Counseling Department and its three program areas (School Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Student Affairs, and College Counseling)
* Demonstrated record of ability to work with a diverse group of constituents
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Resume, Cover Letter, Contact Information for Three References, and Unofficial Transcripts

UWO is committed to building a culturally diverse employee workforce and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by Thursday, May 23rd, 2019, are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.


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