Assistant Director for Assessment and Program Evaluation
Anticipated Hiring Range
Commensurate with education and experience ($82,000 - $85,000)
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM -5:00 PM, some nights and weekends
About the Department
The Division of Academic & Student Affairs (DASA) is where students discover connections and community. It is where students live, where they gather, where they improve themselves, each other, and their university. DASA is where students seek guidance and support, both in and outside of the classroom. The division serves all students at NC State through three integrated components: academic affairs, student affairs, and University College.
The Division of Academic and Student Affairs is the place to work for values-driven faculty and staff who are passionate about promoting the success of the whole student.
NC State was named a great place to work in the 2022 Forbes annual survey as the best large employer in North Carolina. The Division of Academic and Student Affairs is the place to work for faculty and staff who are passionate about promoting the success of the whole student.
The Counseling Center assists NC State students experiencing personal, academic or vocational problems. The goal of the Counseling Center is to provide students with professional counseling services and outreach to help them cope with issues that may impede successful academic performance. The Counseling Center also offers crisis intervention and psychological/psychiatric assessment as well as consultation with others who have concerns about the mental/emotional state of NC State students. Our services are primarily short-term in nature and we make referrals to other helping professionals and community agencies as appropriate.
Members of the counseling center commit to:
- A nurturing, supportive Community
- A commitment to cultural humility
- Holding ourselves and each other accountable Embracing compassion in all situations
- Using evidenced-based quality of care
Essential Job Duties
The Assistant Director is required to perform administrative duties, provide direct service to students, consult with university faculty/staff, and participate in supervision and training. This person will assist in developing, revising, and maintaining policies and
procedures to ensure adherence to best clinical practices, and legal and ethical codes.
This person will be responsible for coordination of multidisciplinary teams/committees
and will directly supervise a number of clinical staff (as assigned).
Assistant Directors will carry a reduced clinical load that may include walk-in/crisis
assessment, after-hours on-call, individual, couples, and group psychotherapy, clinical
consultation, outreach programming, and clinical supervision. There is an expectation
that Assistant Directors assist in hiring, training, supervising and consulting with all
clinical staff, including trainees, as needed.
This staff member serves on the Administrative Team, along with the Executive Director,
Associate Director, and Assistant Directors. The Assistant Directors will assume
supervision of Counseling Center operations in the absence of the Executive Director and Associate Director.
Members of the Administrative Team will be expected to submit reports and/or data to
the Executive Director as requested and will serve on committees within and outside of
the Center as required. Members of the Administrative Team are expected to support the
Center’s mission and values.
Duties and Responsibilities:
One full-time, 12-month position with responsibility to assist in all areas of Counseling
Center functioning including:
a) Individual and group counseling of NC State students/clients (personal, academic,
and vocational assessment and counseling); psychological assessment; developmental
and crisis counseling; couples counseling; evaluation of students for withdrawal from the
b) Development and participation in Outreach programming
c) Consultation with faculty staff, parents, and others
d) Providing evaluations and recommendations regarding students with academic and
e) Participation in “on-call” and end of the day coverage for emergencies.
f) General administrative responsibilities
g) Oversight of center’s program evaluation and assessment
Assessment and Program Evaluation Responsibilities:
a) Manage Business Continuity and disaster response plans
b) manage data collection development and oversight
c) In conjunction with the Technology coordinator, Coordinate all IT related needs/requests including computers, systems and phones
d) Manage EHR (Titanium) data collection, updates, and user interface such as data forms and dashboard
e) Oversee annual report completion, data collection, analysis and program evaluation
f) Collaborate on assessment needs of training programs
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience
Require post-baccalaureate credentials or a bachelor’s degree plus alternative or equivalent professional training and experience may be substituted for the advanced degree on an exceptional basis.
Other Required Qualifications
- Demonstrated administrative and leadership/supervisory experience.
- Strong clinical, management, organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated commitment to multicultural competencies.
- Ability to handle crises and complex clinical situations.
- Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Experience in handling crisis situations
- Advanced experience in mental health outreach education and prevention.
- Master’s degree in counseling or psychology
- Post-licensure clinical/counseling experience
- Experience with program development and evaluation preferred.
- Graduation from a CACREP or APA accredited program.
Required License(s) or Certification(s)
Appropriate licensure by mental health discipline must be obtained/maintained according to North Carolina laws.
Valid NC Driver's License required
Commercial Driver's License required
Job Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please include your resume/cv, cover letter and contacts for 3 professional references
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week)
12 Month Recurring
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