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Director, Counseling & Health Services

Morehead State University
Morehead, KY Full-time
Posted on October 5, 2019
Morehead State University, located in Morehead, Kentucky in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, is recognized as one of the top public universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. MSU continues to be much more as it strives toward becoming an even greater institution while making a lasting impact on the students of Eastern Kentucky and beyond. We are always looking for quality employees to help the University aspire to be the best public regional university in the South. We are accepting applications for a full-time position as Director, Counseling & Health Services. Responsibilities: The Director, Counseling and Health Services is responsible for the daily management and coordination of a counseling and health center that provides consistent, quality health care to students and focuses on educating students about how they can develop life-long healthy living skills. The incumbent develops and oversees the annual operating budgets for the department, provides fiscal direction to the department, and is responsible for the coordination of patient care and supervision of a professional team of counselors, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses performing clinical activities. The Director provides mental health counseling/treatment within his/her scope of practice and is responsible for the treatment of patients in a diligent, knowledgeable and skillful manner in accordance with currently acceptable standards of practice in his/her professional specialty, applicable Kentucky state and federal laws, and regulations. Qualifications: Master’s Degree in psychology, counseling, or social work, or psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner. Three (3) years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Independently licensed in the state of Kentucky as a licensed psychologist, licensed clinical social worker, licensed professional clinical counselor, licensed psychological practitioner, or equivalent medical practice. Desired Qualifications: Doctorate in field of expertise, public health, or related field. Experience working with young adult patients. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For priority consideration apply by October 21, 2019. To apply, visit and complete the MSU Application for Employment and upload a Resume with contact information for three references, transcripts (unofficial) and professional license/certification. Contact the Office of Human Resources at (606) 783-2097 should you have questions about our online application. MSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.