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Director of the Counseling Center

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 03/12/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 06/12/2018
Working Title Director of the Counseling Center
Job Classification Administrator IV
Department Name 06100-Student Affairs
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0003732
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Director of the University Counseling Center (UCC). The incumbent provides leadership and vision to the University Counseling Center, a department of the integrated Wellness Center. In collaboration with the Executive Director of Wellness Center, the UCC Director will identify strategies for strengthening the UCC services and programs to provide high quality and timely mental health services and effective outreach programming for the students at the University of Pittsburgh. He/she will direct the operations of the University Counseling Center, including the management of the administrative, operational, and the personnel and financial responsibilities of the UCC.

The incumbent will develop, implement, and maintain UCC policies and procedures and ensure they are in alignment with those of the Wellness Center, IACS, the University, and all applicable state and federal regulations.

He/she maintains open lines of communication by partnering with other functional areas within the Wellness Center, Student Affairs, academic units across the University, and area hospitals that provide services to students. The Director will also provide direct clinical services. This position reports directly to the Executive Director of the Wellness Center.

Education Required Other Professional Doctorate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 5-6 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Ph.D. or Psy.D.
Doctorate and licensed in counseling, psychology or social work.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a PhD or ScD or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents