Psychologist Staff

North Carolina, United Sates
21 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Scope of Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Director of CAPS, the Associate Director: Director of Outreach and Community Engagement works collaboratively with CAPS Associate Directors and Administrative and Financial Coordinator to oversee all center activities. The Associate Director: Director of Outreach and Community Engagement will provide specific oversight for student-focused activities that prevent suicide, decrease stigma, and facilitate help seeking behaviors. The Associate Director will work collaboratively with faculty, staff, employees, parents, alumni, and students to promote the health and well-being of Duke students, placing priority on the ways marginalization, discrimination, and oppression negatively impact mental health. The Associate Director: Director of Outreach and Community Engagement will serve on the administrative leadership team for CAPS, chair the Campus Community Engagement steering committee, and provide administrative supervision for CAPS staff members.

Duties %

The Associate Director:

Director of Campus Community Engagement:

  • Ensures that outreach and community engagement services fit within the overall scope and mission of CAPS, Student Affairs, and Duke University;
  • Provides leadership for outreach and community engagement services operations including: mission, vision, policies, procedures, and training;
  • Establishes outreach and community engagement services policies and procedures consistent with ethical guidelines, best practices, and applicable state and federal statutes;
  • Works within a comprehensive communication strategy to promote staff input, participation, and buy-in for CAPS outreach and community engagement systems and activities;
  • Provides timely reports to the CAPS Director related to utilization, outcomes, and other variables relating to campus community engagement;
  • Develops and implements quality improvement initiatives related to campus community engagement;
  • Ensures efficient, high-quality service delivery, and evaluation of campus community engagement activities;
  • Provides consultation to CAPS staff and trainees regarding outreach and community engagement regarding needs assessment, programming, and systemic change;
  • Develops and maintains tools to facilitate the participation of CAPS staff and trainees in outreach and community engagement activities;
  • Engages collaboratively with faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and students to promote the health and well-being of Duke students, placing priority on the ways marginalization, discrimination, and oppression negatively impact mental health;
  • Provides administrative supervision, performance evaluation, and disciplinary action for assigned CAPS staff; and
  • Serves on the Senior administrative leadership team at CAPS and chairs the outreach and community engagement steering committee. 50%

Provides individual, couples, and group services;

  • Participates in the provision of mental health triage services;
  • Administers and interprets limited assessment measures;
  • Responds to clinical and campus crises;
  • Provides supervision and seminars to assigned trainees, including goal setting, evaluations, and disciplinary action in accordance with training policy and procedures;
  • Provides outreach and community engagement services through liaison relationships with faculty, staff, parents, and students; and
  • Provides campus and community level interventions that address cultural climate issues for marginalized groups. 33%

Follows agency policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, and HIPAA;

  • Completes clinical documentation according to CAPS policies and procedures;
  • Attends CAPS staff, clinical team, and committee meetings;
  • Participates in ongoing staff conversations about the ways racism and other forms of marginalization, discrimination, and oppression impact systems;
  • Participates in Student Affairs Committees;
  • Attends CAPS sponsored professional development activities; and
  • As budget allows, represents CAPS on the Duke campus, in the Triangle area, and nationally. 17%

General Qualifications

  • A doctorate in a mental health related field from an APA-accredited academic program and internship is required.
  • Five or more years of progressively responsible clinical and administrative experience including administrative supervision.
  • Licensed or license-eligible in the State of North Carolina.

Additional Job-Specific Skills and Competencies

  • Demonstrates experience and expertise in systems consultation and community engagement.
  • Demonstrates experience and capability to work as part of a highly cohesive and interdisciplinary team in a university counseling center and with professionals in other campus units.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills that facilitate organizational health.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to self-awareness and desire for growth related to intersectionality and the ways marginalization, discrimination, and oppression impact individuals and systems.
  • Experience in the provision of crisis intervention and consultation is essential.
  • Experience leveraging social media as a means to engage the campus community.

Requisition Number : 401506842 
Location: Durham 
Job Family : Level 15
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt 
Full Time / Part Time: FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary : Regular
Shift: First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires a doctoral degree in Psychology from an accredited educational institution.Must be eligible for full licensure as a Practicing Psychologist as defined by the North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Practicing Psychologists.


Licensure requires a minimum of two years of appropriate supervised experience, as defined by the N.C. State Board, after the receipt of a doctoral degree. Alternatively, the Board accepts one year pre-doctoral and one year post-doctoral towards the supervision requirement.The appropriateness of education and experience of applicants for licensure is evaluated solely by the Board according to statutory provisions as outlined in the North Carolina Practicing Psychologist Licensing Act.

Auto req: ID105945BR