Director, Counseling and Psychological Services

Vaden Health Center, Stanford University in California

Deadline May 05, 2017
Date Posted April 13, 2017
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Vaden Health Center (“Vaden”), a principal unit of the Division of Student Affairs at Stanford University, is seeking the next Director of its Counseling and Psychological Services department.

Vaden is a freestanding, multidisciplinary ambulatory health care facility serving the 16,300 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students of Stanford University.

The Director of Vaden’s counseling service leads an integrated team of psychologists, psychiatrists, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, case managers, and trainees, working in collaboration with many partners at Vaden, Student Affairs, and across the University. The scope of services includes crisis counseling, individual therapy, medication assessment and management, group therapy, and extensive consultation and outreach activities.

Eligible candidates must be qualified as a Board-certified psychiatrist (MD/DO) or as a psychologist (PhD/PsyD) and must possess, or be fully eligible for, California licensure in the respective discipline. Preference is for applicants who have at least ten years of clinical experience and who have at least five years of experience leading a collegiate mental health service. Further, the successful applicant will have a resume of clinical and academic accomplishment appropriate for appointment to the Clinician Educator Faculty Line in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences within the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its staff and faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, people of color, LGBTQIA individuals, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s clinical, teaching, and research missions.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and current curriculum vitae via e-mail to:

James R. Jacobs, MD, PhD

Executive Director, Vaden Health Center

Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs 

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Stanford University 

866 Campus Drive 

Stanford, CA 94305 

Phone: (650) 725-1364 (Dionne Delacruz) 


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