The University of Texas at Dallas - Assistant Director/Training Director

Friday, January 11, 2019 8:42 AM | Anonymous

Position Title

Assistant Director

Functional Title

Assistant Director/Training Director

Department

Student Counseling

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Annually

Position Status

Regular full-time

Location

Richardson

Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Open Date

12/13/2018

Posting Close Date

Open Until Filled

No

Desired Start Date

Job Summary

The Assistant Director/Training Director participates as a member of the Student Counseling Center (SCC) leadership team, works closely with the Director and other department leadership to oversee operations of the Counseling Center and to ensure the psychological health and well-being of the campus community. The person in this position is responsible for overseeing the practicum program and for reestablishing a doctoral health psychology internship program. The Training Director supervises professional staff members who coordinate the practicum program; administratively supervises staff who provide supervision and training; coordinates the recruitment, training, and evaluation of psychology trainees; ensures compliance with APA standards of accreditation; and supervises trainees and professional clinical staff.

This person in this position also directly provides psychological services and programs to the university community and assists department leadership in responding to student and campus crisis situations. Psychological services include individual, couple and group counseling; crisis intervention, consultation and outreach.

Demonstrated experience supervising and training future mental health providers is necessary. Experience with developmental and serious mental health issues relevant to university students is required. This position balances the need for high quality training programs with high clinical demand. The Assistant Director/Training Director reports to the Director of the SCC.

Minimum Education and Experience

Doctoral degree in behavioral science or related area; major coursework in counseling or clinical psychology; minimum three years counseling or related experience; knowledge of theory, technique, assessment, diagnosis, psychotherapeutic interventions, presentation and supervision skills; Texas license or eligibility for a Texas license within one year.

Preferred Education and Experience

- Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program.
- A minimum of two years of experience as a Training Director or Training Coordinator OR 3-5 years of experience as a Practicum Coordinator or Assistant Training Director in a college or university setting
- Licensed as a psychologist for a minimum of three years. If not licensed in Texas, licensed in another state with the ability to be licensed in Texas within 6 months of hire.
- 3-5 years of experience providing group and individual supervision to psychology graduate trainees within a doctoral internship program.
- Experience with range of clinical issues, including more serious mental health issues.
- Experience providing brief therapy.
- Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of the development of a multicultural organization.
- Ability to work collaboratively as part of a leadership team and with all levels of clinical and administrative staff.
- Excellent organizational, problem solving, and decision making skills.
- Strong multitasking skills and the ability to prioritize multiple activities and demands.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Advanced knowledge of supervision theories, particularly developmental and multicultural models.
- Previous experience collaborating with campus partners.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Assistant Director/Training Director participates as a member of the Student Counseling Center (SCC) leadership team, works closely with the Director and other department leadership to oversee operations of the Counseling Center and to ensure the psychological health and well-being of the campus community. The person in this position is responsible for overseeing our APA accredited doctoral internship and practicum training programs. We anticipate an initial part of the role will be in reestablishing our doctoral health psychology internship program for the 2020-2021 internship class. The Training Director supervises professional staff members who coordinate the practicum program; administratively supervises staff who provide supervision and training; coordinates the recruitment, training, and evaluation of psychology trainees; ensures compliance with APA standards of accreditation; and supervises trainees and professional clinical staff.

This person in this position also directly provides psychological services and programs to the university community and assists department leadership in responding to student and campus crisis situations. Psychological services include individual, couple and group counseling; crisis intervention, consultation and outreach.

Demonstrated experience supervising and training future mental health providers is necessary. Experience with developmental and serious mental health issues relevant to university students is required. This position balances the need for high quality training programs with high clinical demand. The Assistant Director/Training Director reports to the Director of the SCC.

 

All applicants must apply online at: https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/11385

 


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