St. Edward's University
Title IX/Advocate Program Coordinator
Salary $73,500- $84,500
The Health & Counseling Center (HCC) is seeking a Clinical Director who will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and services of the counseling program. The individual selected for this position will serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team. This position will comply with the professional requirements of the HCC and St. Edward's University policies and procedures, as well as all State and Federal professional legal requirements. This position performs professional client care through individual, couples, group, and crisis counseling. The individual selected will also serve as the Title IX/Advocate Program Coordinator for the HCC and ensure that St. Edward's university students who have experienced interpersonal and sexual violence are provided excellent support. This position actively supports a professional environment that encourages clinicians to practice healthy trauma stewardship, both for advocates and for HCC staff. This position will also contribute to the development of purposeful campus initiatives, programs, polices, and procedures regarding its response to interpersonal and sexual violence. The HCC is part of a vibrant and growing university community and is dedicated to supporting the health development of the whole student. We seek an enthusiastic and collaborative colleague who is interested in contributing to the growth of students, the department, and the university as a whole.
Direct Services (50%)
- Provides short-term counseling and psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and groups.
- Provides initial assessment and treatment planning.
- Provides discharge planning and referrals to appropriate resources on and off campus.
- Provides crisis intervention, including rotating after-hours on-call duty.
- Maintain confidentiality of records and information.
- Provides confidential consultation to university departments, staff, and faculty.
- Participates in university Strategic Priorities and Student Affairs initiatives.
- Occasional evening and weekend duties.
- Other relate duties as assigned.
- Coordinates counseling communications and operations, including workload and flow.
- Organizes and conducts weekly clinical staff meetings.
- Coordinates and oversees implementation of campus outreach activities in consultation with the Director of Counseling Services
- Develops and implements counseling policies and procedures in collaboration with counseling staff members and the Director of Counseling services.
- Ensures compliance with laws, ethical rules, and regulations.
- Provides clinical supervision and assists with training graduate/practicum students.
- Assists in the evaluation of counseling services.
- Provides guidance and consultation to counseling staff.
Title IX/Advocate Program Coordinator (20%)
- Communicates through list serves to gather information and research of best practices for providing trauma informed care to survivors of sexual assault and/or interpersonal violence.
- Selects volunteer Staff Advocates, and provides advocate training and debriefing opportunities.
- Conducts trainings and presentations across campus to increase awareness of available support and reporting resources for Title IX cases.
- Facilitates a more supportive climate and trauma-informed response to survivors.
- Collaborates with local and national community agencies/organization, such as the local Sexual Assault Resource and Response Team (SARRT), to improve collaboration around services provided to students.
- Provides training opportunities/continuing education opportunities for HCC staff and campus partners to exchange materials and advance their knowledge of Title IX related issues.
- Maintains files accurate and all records generated from the Advocate program.
- Master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related mental health field.
- Licensure in Texas at the time of hiring.
- Successful experience providing counseling to young adults ages 17-26.
- Experience in mental health case management, crisis intervention and community programming.
- Knowledge/training in multicultural issues.
- Ability to work effectively in a brief, psychotherapy approach.
- Ability to work collegiately in a diverse, multicultural community.
- Ability to work congruently within the mission of the university, division, and department.
- A working knowledge of HIPPA and FERPA.
- Sensitivity to confidentiality, diversity, and multicultural issues.
- Successful candidate must complete an employment and/or criminal background check.
- Doctoral degree/ABD in counseling, psychology, or related mental health field.
- Licensure in Texas at the time of hiring.
- Bilingual, ability to communicate effectively in both English and Spanish.
- Experience in providing culturally competent services for clients who identify as Hispanic.
- Training or experience working in a university counseling or health center.
- Experience in developing/implementing/assessing programming activities.
- Knowledge and experience with SPSS, outcome assessment, and data analysis.
About St. Edward's University
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary
The Health & Counseling Center currently has five professional counseling clinicians, five health services clinicians, graduate students. For additional departmental information, please review http://think.stedwards.edu/healthcounseling/
How to Apply
Application process for appointment should include submission of SEU online application at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com
Please attach a letter of interest, a vita, and a list of three references (include name and contact information of: current supervisor, past supervisor, a colleague/ peer in the field). Attention Gladys Carrillo, LCSW, Director of Counseling Services. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Nominations and expressions of interest will be treated in confidence. No phone calls please..
St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.