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Department Faculty - Associate Director of Clinical Training, Clinical Psychology - Los Angeles Campus

companyThe Chicago School of Professional Psychology
locationLos Angeles, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Associate Director of Clinical Training-Psy.D. Clinical Psychology oversees the practicum experience for the students in the Psy.D. Clinical Psychology program.  This position collaborates with the Director of Clinical Training-PsyD Clinical Psychology and the Campus Director of the Office of Placement and Training, as well as acts as a liaison between the academic program administration and faculty, the training sites, and the students.  This position reports to the Academic Department Chair.

Associate Directors of Clinical Training are eligible for a hybrid work schedule including working on campus 3 days per week, remotely 1 day per week, and having 1 day per week that they may spend doing professional development activities (e.g., clinical practice, research, advocacy, consultation).

Principal Duties:


  • Continuously develop and maintain a network of practicum sites, as well as relationships with site supervisors.
  • Engage in practicum site visits.
  • Oversee the preparation of students for entry into and/or participation in the practicum search process.
  • Manage the practicum application process.
  • Maintain relevant training manuals and process documentation.
  • Manage the flow of information regarding students’ progress, as well as problems, to academic department chairs, faculty, and/or practicum sites.
  • Oversee the review of practicum evaluations and related paperwork.
  • Manage the proper storage and/or dissemination of training data including the relevant portions of the Tevera database.
  • Manage the collection of training-related outcome data and enter data into appropriate data management platforms (e.g., spreadsheets or databases).
  • Consult on the development of new clinical training initiatives and projects.
  • Occasionally assist the Director of Clinical Training with review of students’ internship application materials.
  • Participate in the Psy.D. Clinical Psychology department meetings.
  • Participate in department-level strategic planning and budget process.
  • Attend Office of Placement and Training (OPT) meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by department chair.


  • Teach 6-18 credits per year.
  • Consult on the development and maintenance of coursework pertinent to clinical training.


  • Maintain advisee load.
  • Consult with students who are encountering problems/concerns related to their practicum and assist with developing resolutions.


  • Participate in the Psy.D. Clinical Psychology department meetings.
  • 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.
  • Attend Faculty Council meetings.
  • Participate in institutional and departmental committees.
  • Other duties as assigned by Department Chair.


  • Engage in personal scholarship activities in accord with Boyer’s expanded model of scholarship
  • Supervise student dissertation work and track progress in accord with department policies.

Professional Service

  • Actively maintain activities that further the practice of professional psychology.
  • Foster education of, and interest in, student service in the community

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Maintain a professional appearance and conduct oneself in a respectful and ethical manner.
  • Ability to remain calm and make decisions under pressure.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with multiple deadlines while meeting or exceeding expectations.
  • Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
  • Understands the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Listens actively, giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Thinks critically to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Communicates ideas and information effectively in both verbal and written form.
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances, needs, and demands.
  • Managing one's own time and the time of others effectively.
  • Ability to motivate, develop, and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • Knowledge of local and national training and licensing requirements.
  • Understanding and ability to navigate multiple levels of program hierarchies.
  • Computer Proficiency
  • MS Office

Position Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Clinical psychology.
  • Licensed as a clinical psychologist.
  • 2 -3 years of professional training experience preferred.
  • Ability to travel to site locations.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Compensation & Benefits

This opportunity is budgeted at $75,000-85,000 base compensation. Additional compensation factors may impact total compensation. To learn more about our competitive benefits and additional rewards, including generous paid time-off, medical and dental insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, click the link below.

The Chicago School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note: For the protection of faculty, staff, students, and all who enter our facilities, The Chicago School strongly recommends that all employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per CDC guidance.