Assistant Director/Training Director

University of North Carolina Wilmington,

Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Fri, Jan 15th, '21


Priority Review will begin 02/26/2021

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Fri, Jan 15th, '21

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  • Full Time

The Assistant Director/Training Director is a critical member of the Counseling Center Leadership Team. This position provides leadership to the Counseling Center clinical training program and assists in the design of other training opportunities; works collaboratively with Center administrators to develop/maintain appropriate clinical training experiences. Activities include: ensuring the availability of meaningful training experiences for post-doctoral fellows and other training participants, coordinating or conducting training seminars, ensuring adherence to Licensure Board requirements, assisting trainees to develop a professional identity; providing clinical and program supervision, and assisting with managing staff interactions with the Training program.
Staff psychologists assess and provide appropriate counseling or referrals services for students. Additional duties include: Engaging in appropriate professional practice as outlined by legal and ethical standards; Participating in the development and delivery of proactive, psycho-education programming initiatives, as needed; Participating in the after-hour /on-call rotation; Providing general and clinical supervision services, as needed; Developing and maintaining strong relationships with campus colleagues in order to provide services which meet the assessed needs of campus; and providing consultation and training services for the campus community. Completes administrative duties as requested or assigned.


The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service.  Our commitment to student engagement, creative inquiry, critical thinking, thoughtful expression, and responsible citizenship is expressed in our baccalaureate and masters’ programs, as well as doctoral programs in areas of expertise that serve state needs.  Our culture reflects our values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation.

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.





Student-Centered Focus

Community Engagement


Strategic Priorities

  • Attract and retain high-quality, diverse students, faculty and staff; ensure an inclusive campus culture and a global mindset; and increase retention and graduation rates.
  • Enhance learning experiences and educational programs; and advance research and scholarly activities.
  • Enable and nurture a sense of a student-centered community by enhancing academic advising and student support programs for career placement and graduate school.
  • Organize for success, engage with our community and the world, and communicate our efforts broadly and effectively.
  • Fund strategic initiatives by building on strong relationships with all stakeholders.

These priorities will be pursued in an environment that promotes the free exchange of thoughts and opinions, where human dignity is affirmed and respect for each individual is paramount.


An earned doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology from an academic program accredited by the American Psychological Association is required. Successful completion of a supervised doctoral internship is required. Minimum of three years of postdoctoral experience (including clinical training duties, direct clinical service, clinical supervision, administrative or teaching responsibilities) is required.


•5-years licensed as a psychologist in any state with ability to transfer licensure to North Carolina
•Demonstration of progressive increases in responsibility at a Counseling Center
•Participation and involvement in professional associations or organizations relevant to training
•Involvement in the planning and implementation of psychology clinical training programs
•Sound administrative, organizational, managerial, program development and data-analytical/evaluation skills
•A strong interest in working with underserved/under-represented student populations 
•Education, training and experience providing didactic training on topics related to clinical practice and program evaluation




To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position. Also, please provide a cover letter that describes which specific skill set you are interested in and your work experience that will support being successful in this role. 3 or more professional references are required.

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