Assistant Director of Training, Counseling and Psychological Services – Division of Student Affairs

Carnegie Mellon University,

Counseling and Psychological Services - Department of Student Affairs
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Fri, May 24th, '24



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Fri, May 24th, '24


Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) invites applications for an Assistant Director of Training position at Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), within the Community Health and Well-Being (CHWB) unit of the Division of Student Affairs. The Assistant Director of Training position is a full-time, 12-month position reporting directly to the Executive Director of CaPS.

The CMU CaPS training program has been revitalized over the last few years and is currently thriving with broad institutional, CaPS leadership and staff support. Its doctoral internship program was recently accredited by the American Psychological Association (initial accreditation date: October 10th 2023). The Assistant Director of Training is responsible for ongoing maintenance of the APA accreditation status and providing administrative oversight of all training programs at CaPS. The person in this position will also provide some direct services and collaborate with CaPS staff and other leadership team members in developing and implementing policy consistent with institutional needs and ethical professional practice.

Core responsibilities include:


Direct Clinical Services

Clinical Documentation

Outreach and Consultation

Professional development

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the Division of Student Affairs. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to optimally interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.


Preferred Qualifications:


Joining the CMU team opens the door to an array of exceptional benefits available to eligible employees.

Those employees who are benefits eligible have the opportunity to experience the full spectrum of advantages from comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance to an enticing retirement savings program offering a generous employer contribution. You can also unlock your potential with tuition benefits and take well-deserved breaks with ample paid time off and observed holidays. Finally, rest easy knowing you are covered by life and accidental death and disability insurance. 

Other perks include a free Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus pass, our Family Concierge Team to help navigate childcare needs, fitness center access, and so much more!

For a comprehensive overview of the benefits that may be awaiting you, explore our Benefits page.

At Carnegie Mellon, we value the whole package when extending offers of employment. Beyond just credentials, we consider the role and responsibilities, your invaluable work experience, and the knowledge gained through education and training. We acknowledge and appreciate your unique skills and the diverse perspective you bring. Your journey with us is about more than just a job; it’s about finding the perfect fit for your professional growth and personal aspirations.

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity with an exceptional organization?! Apply today!


Pittsburgh, PA

Job Function

Counseling and Psychological

Position Type

Staff – Regular

Full Time/Part time

Full time

Pay Basis


More Information: 

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