Job Opening – Program Director of Clinical Psychology, Psy.D. Program, California School of Professional Psychology

Job Posting – Program Director of Clinical Psychology, Psy.D. Program


We are seeking an innovative and proven academic and administrative leader for this APA-accredited Clinical PsyD program. This is a full-time position where one-quarter time is spent in teaching and mentoring of students. The Program Director reports to the Dean of CSPP. Responsibilities include: 1) ensuring delivery of a quality academic program, including curriculum development and evaluation; 2) oversight of program faculty and staff recruitment, hiring, development, and retention; leading a collaborative process with the faculty and its committees, executing its decisions effectively and ensuring that everyone is informed of critical developments in a timely and effective manner; 3) Working collaboratively with the Office of Professional Training to ensure high quality student clinical field training; 4) ensuring program continuity through collaborative work with admissions and enrollment management personnel; 5) working collaboratively with student services personnel to ensure that registration, student orientation, financial aid, and other student services are responsive to student needs; 6) handling student complaints according to university and program student evaluation and review procedures; 7) developing an Annual Operating Plan and Annual Budget Plan and ensuring implementation of and adherence to same; 8) ensuring that tasks related to WASC and APA accreditation are implemented, including developing and writing self-study reports and responses and submitting annual reports, and 9) working with the Dean, CSPP faculty, and other program directors to develop and implement strategies for innovation in the education of psychologists for professional practice.

Candidates must have a Doctoral Degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology (Licensed or License eligible in California), and 1) academic administrative experience, and knowledge of and/or experience with the APA and WASC accreditation processes, 2) experience in teaching and mentoring within a graduate psychology program,3) a record of achievement in the field, 4) all candidates will have demonstrated an understanding of diversity issues, clinical expertise in providing services to diverse and underserved populations and a commitment to productive scholarship, and 5) candidates also should have demonstrated competency in training students to work with multicultural and/or international populations and/or conducting culturally relevant research.

Application materials including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, and contact information for three current references should be sent to Erica Holmes, Psy.D. at [email protected] (subject line: PsyD PD search) office number 626-270-3352.

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