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Moravian College
Human Resources

JOB POSTING: Director of the Counseling Center

Posted: 2-12-2019

The Director of the Counseling Center is responsible for providing a full range of counseling activities that support a diverse student population including, but not limited, to individual and group therapy, crisis interven­tion, and consultation, and for providing the administrative oversight of the Counseling Center. The Director also provides and supports out­reach programs in areas such as alcohol, eating disorders, and other issues related to mental health and wellness. The Director coordinates and participates in a 24-hour on-call emergency coverage rotation.

This position is full-time, 12 months, and eligible for full benefits.

CLASSIFICATION: Administrative
FLSA STATUS: Exempt

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QUALIFICATIONS:  A doctorate level degree in counseling/clinical psychology, counseling, or related field, previous counseling experience, and a license in psychology are required.  Experience working in a college counseling center and especially working at a small, private, liberal arts college is preferred.  Daily interaction and counseling of students is an essential function of this position. Therefore, excellent oral, written, and overall interpersonal communication skills are vital as is the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of constituencies.  The incumbent will demonstrate a commitment to diversity, possess exceptional organizational skills, and excellent computer literacy.  Additionally, we are seeking an individual who can thrive in a dynamic, high-paced, and high-energy team environment.  This position requires flexibility on nights and weekends as a member of the on-call crisis intervention team.  The ability to make clear decisions and exercise sound judgment in an emergency situation is crucial.

TO APPLY: All application materials MUST be combined into ONE (1) document formatted as a PDF file. Limit application materials to the cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references along with specific salary history. If your experience qualifies you for this challenging position, please send this document electronically to jobs@moravian.edu.  Include 'Director of Counseling Center’ in the email subject line.

Review of applications will begin on February 25, 2019 and will continue until filled. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. (Application materials combined into one (1) Word file will be considered.) Questions about the position may be directed to 610-861-1527.


Founded in 1742, Moravian College is the sixth-oldest college in the country. Moravian is a private coeducational liberal arts college that is located in historic Bethlehem, in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. Moravian is composed of a traditional undergraduate program, graduate, professional, and adult completion programs, and Moravian Theological Seminary.

Moravian College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our community, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. The College community understands that it shares a responsibility for generating and preserving a learning environment where difference is valued, and inclusiveness and social justice are practiced.

The College encourages individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE