Summary of Duties: The Associate Director is a member of the Counseling and Psychological (CAPS), Services Leadership Team, participating in visionary leadership and decision making at CAPS. The Associate Director takes a lead role in the overall management of CAPS day-to-day operations, provides administrative supervision of professional staff, and assists the Director to develop priorities and goals for CAPS services and programs. In addition, the Associate Director is responsible for one central area within CAPS Mission (e.g. clinical service) and provides overall leadership, oversight, and management within this area. The Associate Director will act as the Director's designee regarding administration, clinical services, crisis response, and consultation when the Director is absent or when designated by the Director to do so. This includes sharing on-call responsibility after hours. This position also includes providing counseling to a diverse student population with a broad range of clinical issues. Duties include clinical service delivery, supervision and training, and consultation and outreach.
Required Qualifications: A doctoral degree in Psychology, or equivalent including completion of pre-doctoral internship.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carne...gie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.