Senior Director, Counseling and Psychological Services

first_imgPurdue University is currently searching for a Senior Director,Counseling and Psychological Services. This leader will providestrategic leadership for Counseling and Psychological Services(CAPS), including clinical services, psychiatry, professionaltraining, as well as outreach and education components of acomprehensive counseling and psychological services organizationfor all students (undergraduate, graduate, and professional). Thisrole will provide leadership in implementing innovation of serviceand delivery methods to respond to changing needs of students andthe community. Responsibilities also include Formulating,organizing, and administering policy for all phases of CAPSoperations, including the structure of services, personnelselection, supervision and evaluation, budgetary functions,clinical record retention and maintenance, and mental healthinsurance. Ensures the CAPS team provides direct services tostudents, including crisis intervention, consultation, assessment,individual and group therapy, case management, and referral whilefocused on addressing a diverse student population’s needs. Developlong and short-range objectives and metrics consistent with CAPSstrategic plan. Supervise clinical staff and conducts groupoutreach to student groups, new students, parents, and otherworkshop presentations. Coordinate the development andimplementation of a promotion and marketing plan for CAPS servicesand programs, including the development of on-line resources,technology enhancements, and website. Enhance relationships andfoster partnerships with a broad base of campus and communitystakeholders that result in improved delivery of services andprograms that benefit students with a broad focus on mentalwellness and wellbeing. Conduct outreach and consultation asappropriate.Collaborate with Student Life, Purdue University Student HealthCenter (PUSH), Recreation and Wellness, Colleges/Schools, and otherfaculty and staff to develop and deliver services for theUniversity community. Create and maintain a student-centeredenvironment at CAPS that embrace forward-thinking strategies toanticipate and meet the mental health and wellbeing needs of adiverse student community.About the Division:Student Life fosters student success through learningopportunities inside and outside of the classroom. We focus onco-curricular education and leadership development as integralparts of the Purdue experience. In collaboration with ourcolleagues across campus, we challenge students, faculty, and staffto explore the value of working and learning together as leaders inour local communities and our global society.About Purdue University:At Purdue University, we never stop in our persistent pursuit ofthe next giant leap.Together, in this community, we are dedicated to providing aneducation that’s built on respect and fosters learning. We engagein world-changing research to deliver innovation. And we create anenvironment of inclusion and a culture of hard work that helpsbuild balance and growth. We are here to develop practicalsolutions to the toughest challenges we face today, so that we canbuild a better world together.This is the kind of place where big things are accomplished. Wekeep going to show the world what’s possible.Founded in 1869 in West Lafayette, Indiana, the universityproudly serves its state as well as the nation and the world.Academically, Purdue’s role as a major research institution issupported by top-ranking disciplines in pharmacy, business,engineering and agriculture. More than 39,000 students are enrolledhere. All 50 states and 130 countries are represented. Add about850 student organizations and Big Ten Boilermaker athletics, andyou get a college atmosphere that’s without rival.Take one small step and apply today to join a nationallyrenowned university with a robust benefits package and a commitmentto work/life balance.Required:Ph.D. or Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)Six years of experience with demonstrated administrative andleadership experienceMust be licensed, or immediately license eligibility as apsychologist in the State of IndianaStrong generalist therapy skillsAbility to evaluate and diagnose clientsConfidentiality and adherence to ethical practicesAbility to manage clinical practitioners, a large complexdepartment, and budget.Ability to direct activities and develop strategies to achieveimpactful resultsAbility to develop innovative processes and systems usingsignificant conceptualization, reasoning, and interpretationskillAbility to communicate with diverse populations, students,departments, and constituentsAbility to influence and persuade others to accept newconcepts, practices, and approachesPreferred:Experience in university counseling centersApplication Instructions andTimeline Confidential nominations and applications will be accepted untilthe position is filled. Review of applications will begin April 5,2021. Nominations and confidential questions regarding the positionshould be submitted to Stephanie Ferguson, Executive RecruiterPurdue University Human Resources, at [email protected] or MicheleFlemming, Executive Recruiter Purdue University Human Resources, [email protected] submit applications to A background check will be required for employment in thisposition.Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals,including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, andveterans are encouraged to apply.last_img read more

US home price growth hits 15-year high

first_imgAs home prices soar globally, economists are increasingly worried about affordability locking potential homebuyers out of the market and further exacerbating inequality. Still, many economists forecast a strong year for the housing market as vaccinations roll out.CoreLogic economist Selma Hepp said low inventory is the biggest concern for the housing market’s continued performance.“Potential sellers may be discouraged by their inability to find a new home and subsequently choose to not list their own home – leading to a vicious cycle of declining for-sale homes,” she said in a statement.New construction of homes is lagging behind as lumber prices soar. Housing starts dropped 10.3 percent in January and homebuilder sentiment fell for the third time in four months in February.The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller’s 20-city index (minus Detroit) saw a gain of 11.1 percent in January, compared to 10.2 percent in December. The 10-city index was up 10.9 percent year over year, compared to 9.9 percent the month before.Contact Erin Hudson Full Name* Inventory has hit historically low levels while home prices surpassed $300,000 for the first time ever and continue to rise. (iStock)Home price growth hit levels not seen in 15 years.The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index jumped 11.2 percent year over year in January. That’s up from the 10.4 percent gain in December, which was the best December in seven years.The index’s highest annual rate of price growth on record was in February 2006.The housing market has seen rapid growth since mid-2020, with buyers taking advantage of low interest rates. As a result, inventory has hit historically low levels while home prices surpassed $300,000 for the first time ever and continue to rise.Read moreUS home prices jump 10.4% in best year since 2013Home prices across globe hit records, prompting worries of bubbleHome sales drop in February as inventory remains at all-time low Email Address* Message*last_img read more