Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Their 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance their stature of preeminence in their three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in the community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
The Assistant Director of the University Health Center for Behavioral Health provides the leadership, management, and clinical support for the University Health Center’s Behavioral Health Service and oversees a multi-functional service model to support the mental health of 41,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The position is 50% leadership/management and 50% clinical. Also serving as Assistant Director, University Health Center, the position contributes to the overall leadership of the University Health Center.
MD specializing in Psychiatry, DO, PhD in Clinical Psychology, or Psychiatric NP. Licensed or eligible for licensure in Maryland. Must have an active U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration number and Maryland Controlled Dangerous Substance registration or be eligible.
A minimum of five years’ experience (ten years preferred) in providing ambulatory psychiatric care including the management of complex psychiatric problems is required.
Management and leadership experience in a fast-paced clinical practice is desired. Also desired is supervisory experience with clinical staff.
Experience providing mental health services for young adults is preferred, ideally in a higher education environment.
Possession of a specialized U. S. DEA Buprenorphine Waiver preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong leadership and management skills,
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills,
Ability and desire to educate students, faculty, staff, and families about mental health,
Effective organizational skills and commitment to continuous improvement,
Ability to motivate, empower, and delegate to staff of a wide range of subject matter expertise,
Comfortable documenting in an electronic medical record,
Ability to write grant applications and manage grant projects,
Expert skills in the effective delivery of quality psychiatric care,
Ability to work productively with a variety of health care professionals in an integrated health care delivery system,
Knowledge of and appreciation/respect for the developmental and emotional needs of late adolescents, multicultural populations, different sexual and gender identities, and learning/physical disabilities.
Nominations and expressions of interest should be sent to Zack Reynolds, Neysa Dillon-Brown and Alex Mirsky of Diversified Search