2487 Clinic Director, Center City Counseling Clinic


TITLE Clinic Director, Center City Counseling Clinic




IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR Department Head or designee, Counseling, Leadership & Special Education Department

MAJOR ADMINISTRATOR Dean, College of Education


The Center City Counseling Clinic (CCCC) Director coordinates all activities related to Clinic operations and assures compliance with all applicable city, state, and federal government regulations, the policies and procedures of the Department of Counseling, Missouri State University, and the standards of all appropriate professional accrediting agencies. The Clinic Director provides an environment in which students may, under supervision, observe and participate in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of clients with psycho-emotional disorders, and other psycho-educational activities. The Clinic Director is accountable for fiscal management, staff management and development, delivery of effective services to clients, and marketing efforts.


Education: A Masters degree in Counseling or Counseling Psychology is required.

Experience: Three years of clinical experience in counseling is required; one year of management, supervisory, and fiscal management experience is preferred.

Licensure: Must hold or obtain Missouri state licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor within three months of employment.

Skills: Effective oral and written communication skills, and effective computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet and database (Microsoft) are required.


1. Contributes to the effectiveness of the CCCC and the Counseling program by supporting and implementing the goals and objectives established by the Department Head and faculty.

2. Assures compliance with applicable accreditation standards, university policies and procedures, and city, state, and federal regulations by working with faculty to coordinate the student/client practicum schedule each semester, providing student supervision as required by the Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), providing client care in accordance with American Counseling Association standards, operating the clinic in compliance with Department of Counseling, Leadership and Special Education and Missouri State University policies, procedures, and standards, and monitoring compliance with applicable accreditation standards, policies and procedures, and government regulations.

3. Prevents institutional liability by ensuring that all required licenses and insurance are reviewed and in force.

4. Encourages communication and coordination of services by serving as the liaison between campus and the off-campus sites and monitoring the off-campus sites.

5. Helps to ensure sound fiscal management of the CCCC by preparing an annual budget request including part-time supervision requirements and annual equipment and materials requests, negotiating service contracts, and monitoring the billing and reimbursement of services provided for timeliness and accuracy, within guidelines established and provided by the Department Head and Dean.

6. Expands community awareness of the services provided by the Clinic by developing marketing campaigns, advertising the services provided by the clinic, making presentations to professional and community groups, and developing public service activities.

7. Ensures the effective delivery of services to clients by providing diagnostic and treatment services when necessary, as well as providing supervision for the clinical experiences of counseling students.

8. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses as necessary.

9. Contributes to the overall success of the CCCC and the Counseling, Leadership & Special Education Department by performing all other duties as assigned.


The Clinic Director is supervised by the Department Head, or designee, and supervises the clinical experiences of assigned students.


MARCH 2008