Job Details

University of Pittsburgh
  • Position Number: 2229916
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Position Type: Counseling

The Assistant Director-Doctoral Psychology Training (DPT) reports to the Associate Director of Strategic Program and Services of the Counseling Center. The Assistant Director-DPT provides leadership in the development and management of UCC's comprehensive clinical training program designed to meet the needs of Pre-doctoral Psychology Interns, Practicum and Externship trainees. Further, the Assistant Director-DPT will evaluate activities in a manner that is consistent with accreditation standards and other professional guidelines as set forth by the International Association of Counseling Services, the American Psychological Association, and the Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies. The Assistant Director-DPT will provide direct service to students and consult with university faculty/staff. This person will assist in developing, revising, and maintaining policies and procedures to ensure adherence to best clinical practices, and legal and ethical codes. This person may be responsible for coordination of multidisciplinary teams/committees and will directly supervise clinical staff (as assigned).


-Ph.D. or PsyD. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from a regionally accredited university. Previous experience as either a coordinator or in a lead role in a graduate training program at a university counseling center, community mental health or academic program is preferred. Preference may be given to applicants with expertise/interest in at least one of the following areas: Crisis Management, Multicultural Care, Stepped Care, Telemental Health, Embedded Services, Psychological Assessments, Disordered Eating, Trauma, Substance Use, Research, Graduate and International student concerns. License eligible in Pennsylvania at hire or licensed within one year.


About the University of Pittsburgh


Founded in 1787, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the largest and oldest institutions of higher education in Pennsylvania and is a member of the Association of American Universities. With an enrollment of more than 28,000 students on its main campus, Pitt is internationally respected as a center for learning and research that is consistently ranked by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings as the top public university in the Northeast. More than 13,600 faculty, research associates, and staff members are employed on the Pi8sburgh campus, and another 800 work at the University's four regional campuses across Western Pennsylvania. Pitt offers generous benefits and values work-life balance.


The 132-acre main campus, in the vibrant and beautiful Oakland neighborhood, is co-located with the University's health sciences schools and multiple hospitals. Pi8 has served as an integral partner and key player in driving the growth of the education and health services super sector in the Pi8sburgh metropolitan region. The University ranks in the top five in funded projects from the National Institutes of Health and in the top two in funding from the National Institutes of Mental Health.


The University views the city as an extension of its campus. Pittsburgh is in the midst of a remarkable transformation from an industrial capital to a center of education, research, and innovation Pitt actively engages with the surrounding community through its Community Engagement Centers, community-driven partnerships, and volunteer service. Since March 2020, more than 600 faculty, staff, and students have joined community efforts serving Pi8sburgh area residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. The University was recently awarded the Carnegie Foundation's Classification for Community Engagement in recognition of its institutional commitment to community engagement.


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