Johnson University Tennessee invites applications for a full-time Director of its University Counseling Center, located on the Tennessee campus. Review of applications will begin March 21, with a desired start date of May-June 2022. Applicants should submit a cover letter articulating interest in this position, a resume/CV, and three professional references to , Office Manager for the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Sean M. Ridge, Dean of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Johnson University is a private institution serving approximately 800 residential students. Johnson is part of a university system that includes a residential campus in Kissimmee, Florida (JUFL) and an online campus (JUOL). The University Counseling Center (UCC) on the Tennessee campus of Johnson University offers a broad range of preventive, remedial, and developmental counseling services to Johnson University’s Tennessee students.
The UCC Director administrates the mental health and wellness services at the University Counseling Center (UCC) on the Tennessee campus of Johnson University and is available to provide consultation for JUFL and JUOL. Specifically, this person is responsible for oversight of generalist mental health services including the provision of individual therapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, walk-in services, and consultation and educational/preventative outreach programming across the campus community.
This is a full-time, salaried 12-month position. 40-45 hours per week are typical during fall and spring semesters, with greater flexibility of hours during the summer term. Expected workdays are M-F with occasional nights/weekends as needed when responding to on-call or crisis situations. Salary commensurate with experience and includes a standard University benefits package. This position reports directly to the Dean of the School of Social & Behavioral Sciences.
Johnson University is a Christian university affiliated with Christian churches and churches of Christ. Its mission is to educate students for “Christian ministries and other strategic vocations framed by the Great Commission in order to extend the kingdom of God among all nations.” Accordingly, Johnson University seeks to hire and educate individuals who share its vision and core values to carry out that mission. Johnson University does not unlawfully discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment practices.
Johnson University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or disability–if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship—in provision of educational opportunities, programs and activities, or employment opportunities and benefits, pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent amendments to that act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and subsequent re-authorization of that act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and subsequent amendments to that act.
The University, however, reserves the right under those provisions to make certain employment decisions based on religion, marital status, or sex consistent with the University’s religious beliefs when establishing qualifications for certain positions. Further, as a Christian ministry, the University retains the right to select those who serve in ministerial positions, as that term has been defined by the courts in the context of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, based on criteria established by the University without regard to Title VII, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law governing the employment relationship.