Job Details

University of New Hampshire
  • Position Number: 2584677
  • Location: Durham, NH
  • Position Type: Counseling
Associate Director, PACS Training Services

The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire, and the region can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide

Summary of Position

Complete all administrative and supervisory tasks associated with operating the counseling center's pre-doctoral internship program and postdoctoral fellowship program. Assist the director in the daily administration, management, and oversite within the counseling center. Provide individual and group psychotherapy, crisis and emergency on-call, case management, campus outreach, consultation and supervision/training/support of doctoral interns and postdoctoral fellows. Provide emergency on call coverage and back-up to all staff, including after hours as needed, including facilitating emergency management.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Complete all administrative and supervisory tasks associated with operating the counseling center's pre-doctoral internship program and postdoctoral fellowship program. When appropriate provide administrative oversite for the MSW internship. Collaborate with director to support staff development (e.g., best practices in clinical supervision).

  • Provide psychotherapy to students individually, as couples and/or in groups. Conduct intakes and emergency appointments. Diagnose students using current nationally and internationally recognized diagnostic systems, utilizing appropriate empirically validated measures. As a function of diagnosis, develop and implement treatment plans based upon current best practices. Refer off-campus for specialized treatment, and/or long-term therapy as appropriate. Maintain files to document counseling contacts. Provide clinical services consistent with current professional and ethical standards and local, state and federal laws.

  • Provide back up to emergency coverage. Facilitate records releases. Make calls to clarify student interest in treatment for frequent cancellation or no-show clients.

  • Serve as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team. Assist in Health & Wellness Integration leadership team. Serve on committees both within the counseling center and in the greater university as assigned. Maintain awareness of best practices, ethics, mental health law in New Hampshire, emerging trends and new legislation. Provide administrative support to the counseling center director.

  • Provide outreach programming services for the campus community. Conduct workshops and programs designed to address the needs and/or concerns of students, faculty and staff. Serve as consultant to faculty, staff and students on matters relating to the well-being of students, and to other programs.

  • Participate in staff meetings, case review, and professional develop. Assist the director in the daily administration, management, and oversite within the counseling center.


Acceptable minimum level of education

Doctorate degree

Minimum Years of Experience

5-7 years

Other Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, or equivalent, including a supervised internship and five years of experience in the mental health field. Three years of experience in the training and supervision of graduate students in psychology and demonstrated ability in administration. Five years clinical, consultative, and administrative supervising. Eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in New Hampshire.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Preference is for seven years post licensure experience as a psychologist as well as strengths in crisis and case management. Expertise in psychotherapy and clinical supervision. Demonstrated leadership in the field of psychology. Ability to consult around mental health issues with students, faculty and staff.

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/43572

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.






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