About Averett University:
Director of Counseling Services
Since 1859, Averett University has grown and developed into a dynamic institution that serves students of all ages, offering more than 40 undergraduate majors with a number of concentrations and minors, along with 12 graduate programs with several concentrations. Dedicated to preparing students to serve and lead as catalysts for positive change, the University’s historic main campus is embedded in the heart of Southern Virginia with regional learning centers throughout Virginia and online. Averett enrolls a diverse student body, and boasts an alumni network that spans the globe.
At Averett University, we are altogether different. We know that relationships fuel futures, which explains our unmistakable family atmosphere. On campus or online, Averett students feel a sense of true belonging. Through relentless support and unwavering dedication, we equip our students with the skills for a lifetime of success. Knowing that personal growth and community well-being go hand-in-hand, we serve others with confidence and distinction, and with a more than 160-year legacy, our influence is far-reaching in the world around us. This is All Averett.
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Averett University Rankings
Averett University was named as one of the best southeastern colleges by The Princeton Review’s “2023 Best Colleges” List, and has once again been designated a 2022-2023 College of Distinction, in which it was also recognized as a best school in business, education and nursing. Averett has additionally been ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the top 25 in the “2022-23 Best Regional Colleges in the South” list – the highest ranking Virginia school on the list. The University also earned spots on U.S. News’ lists for best colleges for veterans, best value schools and upward social mobility among regional colleges in the south, and was recognized for economic and ethnic diversity among the student body.
Position Title: Director of Counseling Services
Status: Full time, Ten (10) month
Reports to the Vice President for Student Engagement and Senior Student Experience Officer
Under administrative direction from the Vice President for Student Engagement and Senior Student Experience Officer, this educator and administrator provides visionary leadership and direction for the university's Counseling Center; provides institutional leadership with psychological services, assessment, consultation, crisis intervention, and other programs and services.
Job Tasks and Responsibilities
May include any and/or all of the following:
Physical & Mental Demands/Work Environment:
The duties of this position require performance of the following activities and work in the described environment, with or without reasonable accommodations.
Selection Committee, c/o Venita Mitchell, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Engagement and Senior Student Experience Officer, Averett University, dircounseling@Averett.edu
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