Village of Northbrook

The Village of Northbrook, Illinois (population 35,222), is a thriving, progressive community strategically located 25 miles north of Chicago. The Village is seeking an energetic, highly motivated individual to fill the newly created role of Assistant Director of Counseling Services in the Police Department.  Reporting to the Director of Counseling Services, the Assistant Director performs social service assistance through crisis intervention, assessment and short-term counseling, court advocacy with victims of crimes, consultation, case management and providing appropriate community and clinical resources to individuals/families who are referred to the unit. The Counseling Services Unit also provides 24-hour on-call crisis intervention support in handling critical incidents and/or traumatic events for both victims and witnesses. This unit also provides an internal Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for the Village of Northbrook Employees.

Minimum requirements include Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) certification or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) certification or equivalent mental health licensure of Ph.D or Psy.D for the State of Illinois, with at least eight years of related experience required in crisis response and intervention services; and a minimum of three years’ experience with clinical supervision of mental health professionals and/or clinical graduate interns.  Must possess a valid State of Illinois class D Driver’s License.

The expected starting salary range for this position is $90,000-$120,000 DOQ. The Village offers a generous benefit package that includes paid time off, insurance and IMRF pension.  Applicants are encouraged to apply by May 20, 2024, but the position will remain open until filled.

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