Position: Assistant Director

(Assistant Director for Clinical Services)

Department: Student Health and Counseling Services

Northeastern Illinois University invites applications for the position of Assistant Director for Clinical Services.

Full Time, Continuing Position:

Under general supervision of the Director of Student Health and Counseling Services, the Assistant Director for Clinical Services provides day-to-day coordination of Counseling Services. This includes the provision, assessment, and oversight of counseling services and health promotion.

About Northeastern Illinois University:

Founded in 1867, NEIU has a rich tradition of educational innovation and prides itself on preparing teachers and administrators who make a difference in Chicago. That tradition continues to this day and has expanded to include an array of academic disciplines, allowing the University to embrace fully the community in which it resides. NEIU is regarded as the most diverse public comprehensive university in the Midwest and is designated by the United States Department of Education as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Diversity is an important factor in the character of this urban institution and in the social fabric of the student body. NEIU has an enrollment of 10,000 students, and ALANA students represent nearly 60% of the student body. Located on 67 acres in an attractive residential area on the northwest side of Chicago, the University offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, education, and business. The University has additional campuses in the metropolitan area: The Carruthers Center for Inner city Studies, El Centro, and the Center for College Access and Success (formerly the Chicago Teachers’ Center). The University is also a founding member of the University Center of Lake County consortium campus in suburban Lake County, north of Chicago. Newsweek magazine named Northeastern Illinois University the sixth “Best Investment” in the United States and number one in Illinois. Northeastern shares the top-ten spot with Harvard, Stanford, Princeton and MIT.


The Assistant Director for Clinical Services reports to the Director of Student Health and Counseling Services, who reports to the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs.

The Assistant Director for Clinical Services will oversee and coordinate clinical coverage; create and revise clinical policies and procedures as necessary; and manage client assignment process for Counseling Services.

The Assistant Director for Clinical Services, in collaboration with others, will also coordinate response to walk-in and other emergencies; serve as the lead administrator for Titanium and CCMH data sharing; and work closely with the Director of Student Health and Counseling Services and other Assistant Directors to decide departmental direction and provide integrated services.

The Assistant Director for Clinical Services will also supervise clerical staff and student workers; provide individual, couples, and group psychotherapy; provide supervision and training; and provide outreach and consultation to the NEIU community.


A Ph.D or Psy. D in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and 3 years of experience in a collegiate mental health setting with administrative experience. Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Illinois or license-eligible.

Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision benefits, sick and vacation days, and participation in the State Universities Retirement System. Applicants are expected to respond based on the entire job description.

This position requires a background check.

To Apply:
In order to be considered for employment by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) you must submit the following and send all documents within one PDF/Word document to s-stock1@neiu.edu.
• A letter of interest addressing your qualifications for this position
• Current resume
• Three (3) current professional references
Employment Application
Affirmative Action Form
Statement of Annuitant Status
• Copies of unofficial transcripts are accepted; however, official transcripts will be required of candidates selected for on-campus interviews

In addition to the links provided above for the Employment Application (fillable), Affirmative Action Form and Statement of Annuitant Status, you can also obtain these forms at the NEIU Office of Human Resources, Bernard Office Building (B0B), 5555 N. Bernard Street, Chicago, IL 60625, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as Other Qualified Individuals.  Northeastern Illinois University's positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.