Director of Clinical Training, Clinical Psychology

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology - Chicago, IL3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $69,000 - $90,000 a year
Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an independent professional graduate school with a dynamic student body and a professionally accomplished faculty. Our curriculum and training opportunities prepare graduates to deliver outstanding professional services emphasizing the ability to understand and work with diverse populations.

Position Summary:
We are currently searching for a Director of Clinical Training (DCT) to join our Chicago Campus. The DCT oversees the entire practicum and internship experience for the students in the APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program. This position collaborates with the other Directors of Clinical Training across TCSPP campuses. The DCT acts as a liaison between the academic program administration and faculty, the training sites, and the students

Principle Duties :
Oversee the entire practicum/internship experience for the students in the clinical psychology doctoral program.
Oversee the work of department Associate Directors of Training
Collaborate with the other Directors of Clinical Training across TCSPP campuses.
Serve as a member of the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program’s leadership team.
Develop and maintain a network of practicum and internship sites, as well as relationships with site supervisors.
Demonstrate knowledge of APA and APPIC standards in identifying practicum and internship sites.
Oversee the education of students who are new to the practicum/internship search processes and practices.
Teach six credits per academic year.
Consult regarding students who are encountering issues related to their practicum/internship experience with the students, faculty, ADOT’s, Chicago Campus Director of Training, Dean of Student Success, Office of General Counsel, etc.
Manage the flow of information regarding students’ progress, as well as problems, to the academic department chair, faculty, and/or practicum/internship sites.
Oversee the review of practicum/internship student evaluations and related paperwork.
Coordinate with the National Manager, Applied Professional Practice and Student Records & Data and the Office of the Registrar regarding grading and degree conferral.
Manage the proper storage and/or dissemination of training data.
Manage a schedule of visits to practicum sites, or more frequent visits as indicated.
Serve as the primary department contact for students on their full-year internship.
Consult on the development of new training and placement initiatives and projects.
Assist with the APA Accreditation process.
Participate on a Faculty Council committee.
Participate in department faculty meetings, and serve on department committees.
Participate in department-level strategic planning and budget process.
Consult on the development and maintenance of coursework pertinent to applied professional practice.
Interact and communicate successfully with a diverse population.
Act in a way that embodies the mission, vision and values of The Chicago School.
Adhere to all confidentiality requirements.
Assume other faculty duties as assigned by the department chair.

Position Qualifications :
A doctoral degree in clinical psychology or counseling psychology
Licensed as a psychologist
Minimum 1-3 years of professional training experience.
Evidence of strong teaching and academic administration at the graduate level.
Ability to maintain a professional appearance and conduct oneself in a respectful and ethical manner
Ability to successfully manage multiple projects with multiple deadlines.
Ability to develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
Ability to communicate ideas and information effectively in both verbal and written form.
Ability to adapt to changing circumstances, needs and demands.
Ability to manage one’s own time and the time of others effectively.
Knowledge of local and national training and licensing requirements.
Computer proficiency: MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point) video conference, web-based teaching platforms
Ability to travel to site locations.
Reporting Structure

Reports to the Department Chair, Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program
Maintains a dotted-line relationship with the Chicago Campus Director of Training.
Interested individuals should attach to their application (a) a letter of application; (b) a statement about their administrative experience and areas of specific teaching and/or research expertise; (c) a curriculum vita; and (d) a list of three references with contact information.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.