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Psychologist Training Director (Counseling Services)

Apply now Department: 3670009190 Counseling Services
Job no: 509478
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Health Profession, Social / Behavioral Sciences
Pay Grade: 11A

About This Role:

Counseling Services is looking for a Psychologist Training Director to join their team! The Psychologist Training Director provides leadership and team coordination for administrative and management responsibilities for the Internship and practicum training programs. Duties of this role include:

  • Implements the training program which includes scheduling and organizing seminars, designing and implementing the intern orientation program, assigning supervisors, and facilitating the evaluation of the doctoral psychology interns which adheres to the guidelines and standards determined by the accreditation organizations including APA and the Association of Professional and Postdoctoral Internship Centers (APPIC).
    • Prepares required documentation for regularly scheduled APA Accreditation site visits.
    • Organizes the procedure for the selection of psychology interns from a nationally qualified pool.
    • Represents the internship program at regional meetings, the national conference for coordinators of internship training (ACCTA), and ongoing correspondence with APPIC.
  • Provides short-term individual, couple, and group therapy.
  • Conducts initial assessments, intakes, and crisis sessions.
  • Provides psychological assessments.
  • Provides supervision and training for interns in our APA accredited internship consults with students, faculty, and staff regarding mental health issues.
  • Participates in outreach activities to the campus community and provides service to the campus community as requested by the Director or Lead Clinician.
  • Serves on the agency's administrative team to provide leadership for Counseling Services programs.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor's degree and three to five years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology. 1 year of experience coordinating a program. 5 years of experience working at a university counseling center. A year of internship can be substituted for one year of experience.
  • Possession of a full license as a doctoral-level psychologist for 2 years. If not currently licensed in Kansas, has a 2 years license as a doctoral-level psychologist in another US state and meets eligibility for and plans to obtain a Kansas license for independent practice as a psychologist within a negotiable time frame.
  • Two years of demonstrated administrative, planning, and/or supervisory experience in a clinical setting.
  • Be a member of the American Psychological Association and familiar with APA doctoral internship accreditation procedures.
  • Be committed to a proactive student development perspective involving an active relationship with the campus community.
  • Be team-oriented, “user-friendly” to students and university staff.
  • Have the ability to handle spontaneous work demands while undertaking projects that require advance planning.
  • Possess a strong work ethic and a willingness to collaborate.
  • Be multi-culturally competent, possessing the ability and skills to work with diverse populations (ethnic, LGBTQ, gender, etc.).
  • Have strong “generalist” clinical skills in assessing and intervening with a wide range of disorders, concerns, and degrees of pathology in treatment utilizing a time-limited model of care.
  • Possess strong organizational skills and detail-oriented.
  • Be available and willing to attend occasional evening or weekend activities.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Licensed as a psychologist

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. A letter of interest describing relevant experiences and interest in the position
  2. Resume
  3. At least three professional references with contact information

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$56,000.00 - $79,160.00 annually  

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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