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Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3768
UW Job Family: 34
SOC Code: 11-9151
Pay Grade: 25
Date: October 22, 2009
Assists the Director of the University Counseling Center with the overall management, personnel, and operational functions; responsible for directing the daily operations of the University Counseling Center clinic in the Directors' absence; provides professional psychological services including counseling, assessment and emergency services to campus community, as well as providing outreach and educational workshops.
Assist with or act on behalf of the Director, University Counseling Center, which includes directing the daily operations of the University Counseling Center clinic, its services, staffing, and record keeping, and assisting with personnel, budget, and policy issues, as needed, in accordance with the University of Wyoming's policies and procedures affecting the University Counseling Center.
Provide individual, conjoint, or group counseling and therapy for campus community; perform psychotherapy, psychological testing and diagnostic evaluations.
Provide emergency psychological services during non-office hours.
Instruct, train, supervise and evaluate postdoctoral residents, doctoral interns, graduate assistants and practicum students in methods and procedures of counseling, psychotherapy, and diagnostics.
Provide leadership and assistance in the development, implementation and evaluation of workshops, seminars and other intervention strategies designed to enhance the mental health and well being of the campus community and the learning atmosphere of the campus environment.
Provide consultation and outreach services and programs to campus, faculty, staff and students.
Liaison to Student Health Service; coordinate services and training between this department and Student Health Service.
Maintain client files and case notes; maintain correspondence and compile information; prepare reports as assigned.
Participate in professional development opportunities and in-service training.
No major sources of discomfort, standard office environments at two different locations. Routinely works during non-office hours.
Associate Director: The Associate Director level acts with full-delegated authority as Director. As the Unit Administrator directs the operational, financial, and personnel functions of the unit including fiscal planning and management and strategic planning, hiring, firing, grievances and conflict resolutions, employee evaluations. The majority of support staff report directly to this level. The Associate Director level is the senior level and direct successor to the Unit's Appointing Authority in their absence.
Assistant Director: The Assistant Director assists the Unit Appointing Authority or Administrative Director with the operational, financial, and personnel functions of the unit or directs a specified entity within the unit.
In a Unit with both an Associate Director and Assistant Director level, the Associate Director level is the level with a much broader scope of responsibility and is called upon to "act as Director with full decision-making authority in their absence." In a Unit with only one level (either an Associate Director or an Assistant Director), whichever level is present may be called on to temporarily "act on behalf of Director in their absence, as directed."
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.