Associate Director/Training Director

Ohio University,

Counseling and Psychological Services
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Last Posted:

Tue, Oct 10th, '23



Start Date:

January 2024, Negotiable

Last Updated:

Tue, Oct 10th, '23

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  • Full Time

The Associate Director/Training Director serves a critical role for the Counseling and Psychological Services. This position will create, manage, and operate all policies and procedures of clinical training and supervision of Doctoral Interns, Graduate Assistants and Trainees. The Associate Director/Training Director oversees all aspects of the training program at CPS, collaborates with the Assistant Training Director, chairs the training committee, and provides guidance to all CPS staff on clinical supervision. The Associate Director/Training Director is responsible for maintaining the American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral psychology internship program and keeping the program in good standing such as creating a program that meets accreditation standards including timely evaluation of trainees and supervisors. This position is responsible for the recruitment of Doctoral Interns through the national matching program in compliance with APPIC standards. The Associate Director/Training Director is a licensed practitioner, a strong generalist in orientation, specialized and demonstrates competencies in clinical work and clinical training and supervision. The Associate/Clinical Director provides direct clinical services to students, including crisis management, and mental health consultation to students, faculty, and staff. The Associate Director/Training Director supervises the work of the Assistant Training Director and three Doctoral Interns. The Associate Director/Training Director is part of the executive committee of the center and works collaboratively with the executive committee in the strategic planning as well as the overall functions of the center. Reporting to the Director, this position requires an innovative leader who is able to build upon current initiatives and develop new pathways. This role is ideal for someone who is self-motivated, enjoys new challenges, and can succeed working independently as well as with a team. For more details, visit:


Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) is a university counseling center located in Athens, OH (ranked Best College Small Town, USATODAY). CPS is a dynamic part of the Division of Student Affairs and is highly utilized by students and other campus constituents seeking a variety of mental health services. CPS staff are cohesive, collegial, engaged, and passionate about student mental health and wellbeing and social justice matters. CPS runs a large training program comprised of psychology, counselor education and social work trainees, as well as interns in our APA-accredited doctoral internship program. CPS is an IACS accredited counseling center committed to providing high quality and best standards of practice; the clinical service, training, outreach, and professional development are informed by research, regional needs, and benchmarking with national trends. CPS identifies closely with OHIO’s values and the mission and strategic plan of the Division of Student Affairs.

CPS Diversity Statement: 

We commit to advocating for respect, dignity, and inclusion throughout the OHIO community. We acknowledge the impact of systemic oppression, discrimination, stereotypes, prejudice, marginalization, and social inequity on OHIO student and staff lives, including their mental health and well-being. We recognize that cultural and contextual variables (including power, privilege, multiple marginalization, and invisibility) impact mental health access, identity development, and overall well-being of OHIO students. We strive to continuously grow our individual and collective cultural awareness and humility to create a more culturally conscious and socially just climate within our center. We advocate and collaborate for cultural awareness and social justice within the larger OHIO community.

Please visit Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) for more information about our department.

Please visit: Why OHIO University? for more information about Ohio University. 

  • Doctoral degree in Counseling, Clinical or Educational Psychology (APA accredited doctoral degree or APA accredited Internship)
  • Must be licensed as a psychologist in the state of Ohio or in another jurisdiction (if licensed in another jurisdiction, expected to get licensed in Ohio within 6 months).
  • Minimum of 6 years in psychological services or related experience
  • Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience
  • Must have significant training in providing individual and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, and psychological assessment of college or adult population.
  • The ability to provide mental health educational programming and consultation for faculty and staff is essential.
  • Must have previous substantial (2 or more years) of providing clinical supervision and working with an APA accredited program.
  • Ability to make clinical decisions as it pertains to student client’s and community’s safety and wellbeing, especially when dealing with student clients who present with suicide and homicide ideations. Assist Campus Police, Residential Housing and other university staff/faculty in determining student client’s safety and wellbeing when requested.

University Counseling Center Experience

$80,500.00 -$94,600.00 (Commensurate with experience)

In addition to a competitive approach to salary, Ohio University is proud to offer a robust healthcare plan that includes maternity care, transgender care, counseling and mental healthcare, prescription coverage, vision, dental, orthodontia care, and more. Our robust benefits package also includes paid holidays, sick time, personal time, a tuition waiver up to 100% for self and dependents, an excellent retirement plan with up to a 14% company contribution, a 12-week parental leave program, adoption reimbursement, an employee assistance program, access to professional development programs, and more.
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Please apply online, upload a cover letter highlighting your professional interests and qualifications related to the position, a current CV, and a list of 3 professional references (current and prior supervisors preferred) including their current contact information. For more information: