Trinity Washington University seeks a Clinical Coordinator for the counseling program. Historically known as Trinity College, Trinity today is a small university with 2,700 students enrolled in four academic units, including more than 1,000 students in the full-time daytime undergraduate women’s college, and three coeducational professional schools offering a range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in evening, weekend and online formats. Nearly 80% of Trinity’s students reside in the Washington, D.C. region, and about 90% are African American and Hispanic.
The Clinical Coordinator for the counseling program is a part-time staff position within the School of Education. The coordinator serves as the liaison between the Counseling program and clinical sites. Reporting to the Director of the Counseling Program, the clinical coordinator is responsible for the administration and coordination of practicum and internship experiences of Counseling candidates. Candidates complete a 3-semester applied counseling training experience during their final year in the program, under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional (or certified school counselor at public schools) at various clinical settings throughout the Maryland/DC metropolitan area. The ongoing coordination of clinical training experiences in the program is essential to the training of our students.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS:
- MA, Ph.D. or Ed.D. in the field of Counselor Education
- Licensed in the MD/DC metropolitan area
LEVEL & TYPE OF EXPERIENCE:
- Minimum of five years of counseling experience
- Training in counselor supervision
- Teaching experience at the graduate level is preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Strong administrative and organizational skills
- Ability to build and manage relationships with clinical sites and other external partners
- Ability to engage students in their own learning and experience
- Strong cultural competency
- Strong verbal, written and listening communication skills
- Ability to multi-task and effectively manage competing priorities
- Part-time, 28 hours per week, day and evening hours, occasional weekend hours
PART III: DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND TASKS:
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES (Functions and Tasks):
External: (Approximately 14 hours weekly)
1) Develop liaison relationships with potential sites through in-person visits.
2) Educate new sites and/or new supervisors at current agencies about the program training requirements and standards
3) Continue to strengthen collaborative relationships with current supervisors/sites through in person visits
4) Review of Evaluation Data
Internal: Working with School Counselor and Clinical Counseling Candidates: (Approximately 14 hours weekly)
1) Coordination of semester Practicum Information Sessions
2) Scheduling individual appointments with Practicum and Internship students
3) Providing Walk-In Hours
4) Communicating with the Clinical Director/Counseling Faculty/Staff regularly for planning/coordination/problem-solving of student dispositional and other issues
5) Assisting in ongoing clinical training of Clinical Instructors
6) Facilitating Professional Disposition Review Meetings
7) Facilitation of licensure and school counselor candidate clinical hours needed for future reporting purposes to OSSE/Licensure Board
8) Attendance at New Student Masters Orientations and Other Programs to Support Counseling Program
9) Other Duties as Assigned
NONESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES (Functions & Tasks):
- Any and all other duties of similar nature and character to those mentioned above
CAMPUS COMMUNITY EVENTS PARTICIPATION:
- It is expected that all staff will want to participate and contribute to the success of official events, including, but not limited to, Commencement and Orientation.
- The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential tasks of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing duties for this job, the employee is regularly required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. Employee is required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to ten pounds.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
- Fast paced and professional work environment
- The work environment characteristics are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions.
- The noise level in work environment is usually quiet.
Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org Please reference “Clinical Coordinator” in the subject line.
Review of applications will continue until an appointment is made.
Trinity Washington University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff.