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Director, Counseling and Psych Services
Phillips Exeter Academy

Phillips Exeter Academy, a residential school founded in 1781 by John Phillips, has a tradition of academic excellence, a distinguished faculty, and a long history of educating young people to find their place in the world. Members of the employee community at Exeter share the Academy's longstanding commitment to excellence – a commitment that has made the school one of the finest in the country. We seek to understand the differences and similarities among us, and to appreciate the richness which diversity provides. We welcome your interest in a career at Exeter. The Academy is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, genetic information, or physical or mental disabilities which do not prevent performance of essential job tasks. Please visit www.exeter.edu/careers for a complete listing of current openings and to apply on-line.

Website: http://www.exeter.edu/careers


Job Information
Post Date: May 08, 2018 Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a - Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New Hampshire - Exeter Job Reference: - n/a -
Categories: Administrative and Management

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Description
Phillips Exeter Academy, located in Exeter, NH, is a highly selective coeducational independent school for boarding and day students in grades 9 through 12, and post-graduate level as well. Our 671-acre campus is comprised of academic and residential buildings, a library, playing fields and sprawling green lawns; retaining our 18th century New England charm.

Visit our website, www.exeter.edu, to learn more about us.

The Academy offers competitive salaries, and excellent benefits such as health, dental, 9 - 12% retirement contribution, life insurance, disability, vacation, free access to our athletic facilities, and free meals. In addition, discounts in and around Exeter, Exeter Inn and Epoch Restaurant, Homes for Heroes, and McFarland Ford to name a few.

The Position:
The Director of Counseling and Psychological Services is responsible for directing the overall operation of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and providing counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, and mental health outreach services to enhance the psychological and emotional welfare of PEA students.

Key Accountabilities:

Clinical:
• Provide clinical supervision to CAPS counselors.
• Provide individual psychotherapy to students currently attending the Academy.
• Provide crisis intervention with 24-hour on-call responsibilities shared with other members of CAPS.
• Lead student support/therapy groups as indicated.
• Advise student groups as requested.
• Participate in weekly clinical team meetings with Health Services Staff, consulting psychiatrist, ASAP and Deans-Health team (bi weekly).
• Consult with faculty, staff and parents about student mental health concerns, as needed, within the limits of the law and the ethical parameter of confidentiality.
• Consult and coordinate with Dean's office regarding student medical leaves and relevant student mental health concerns.
• Obtain supervision and consultation from the school's consulting psychiatrist.

Educational:
• Provide workshops and consultation regarding child and adolescent development, mental health, leadership and consultation for a variety of constituents including students, parents, faculty and staff.
• Create and disseminate educational content on the management of adolescents, developmental tasks, coping with loss and recognizing signs of mental illness.
• Maintain professional licensure as required by the New Hampshire Board of Mental Health. This includes travel to continuing education workshops to earn CEU’s required for licensure.
• Abide by professional code of ethics. As dictated by either APA or NASW.

Administrative:
• Maintain records on all clinical sessions including documentation in medical charts as appropriate, this will include the adoption and implementation of electronic medical records.
• Maintain individual utilization statistics to contribute to CAPS records and statistics. Gather statistics for other constit

Skills
Qualifications:
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to develop and maintain collegial relationships.
• Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work with students by building trust and credibility.
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills as well as a strong customer focus.
• A strict adherence to confidential policies is required.
• Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously.
• Proficient in MS Office.
• High degree of organizational skills with the ability to be flexible and multi-task with accuracy.
• Ability to follow verbal and written directions, maintain a professional demeanor and restraint at all times, including stressful situations.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity and to serving the needs of a diverse and inclusive community with diplomacy and tact.


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Phillips Exeter Academy

State/Province: New Hampshire
Zipcode: 03833
Country: United States
Email: recruitment@exeter.edu
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