Associate Director of Training

Creighton University,

Student Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Mon, Oct 23rd, '17


No deadline

Start Date:

January 1, 2018 to open

Last Updated:

Thu, Nov 16th, '17

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  • Full Time

The staff at Creighton University’s Student Counseling Services welcomes applications for a full-time, 12-month position as Associate Director of Training.  This position reports directly to the Director of Student Counseling Services and works collaboratively as part of the administrative team with the Associate Director of Clinical Services.  The Associate Director of Training also provides clinical services, crisis intervention and educational outreach programming in conjunction with the rest of the Student Counseling Services staff.


Training Director Responsibilities include:

·         Director of the Doctoral Psychology Internship Training Program

·         Serve on the board of the Nebraska Internship Consortium in Professional Psychology, an APA-accredited program of six cooperating agencies

·         Coordinate application and interview process for intern applicants according to APPIC and APA regulation

·         Serve as a liaison to local universities to coordinate the recruitment and training of practicum/field placement students

·         Provide orientation and training materials for trainees regarding Student Counseling Services operating procedures to both pre-doctoral interns and master’s/doctoral level trainees

·         Develop didactic training seminars and schedules for trainees

·         Provide oversight for the training duties of other staff

·         Maintain knowledge of ethical, legal, and clinical issues involved in training and supervision

·         Monitor documentation of clinical work, intern performance and identify any potential areas of concern

·         Provide supervision of intern supervision practices

·         Generate reports and outcome data regarding training activities

·         Provide clinical consultation to professional staff as needed in the areas of supervision and training

·         Collaborate with university partners to establish training opportunities across campus


Staff Psychologist Clinical Duties include:

·         Provide individual, couples, and group counseling services to a diverse student body presenting with personal, career, and mental health concerns.

·         Provide crisis assessment and intervention, supervision, consultation, and outreach programming, sharing these responsibilities with other staff

·         Opportunity to conduct and coordinate ADHD/LD/Psychological Assessments

·         Maintain electronic documentation of services

·         Participate in campus-wide committee work as requested

·         Participate in weekly meetings including staff meetings, case conferences and didactic trainings

·         Maintaining relevant professional credentials

·         Assist in completion of annual assessment projects

·         Participate in call rotation with licensed staff


Multicultural competence is highly valued. Working at Student Counseling Services requires the ability to conceptualize a broad range of clinical issues from a multicultural and social justice perspective. Diversity is recognized and honored among all Counseling Services staff.


Department Description

Student Counseling Services is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS).  The staff consists of four psychologists (one position open), three master’s level clinicians, a consulting psychiatric nurse practitioner, two pre-doctoral psychology interns, and two practicum students.


Student Counseling Services is a highly utilized, fast-paced mental health service with primary responsibility for meeting the mental health needs of Creighton students. Student Counseling Services is part of an integrated health service, located jointly with Student Health Services in the Center for Health & Counseling.   The department falls under the Division of Student Life.


The staff at Student Counseling Services have a supportive, collegial relationship with one another. Consultation, collaboration, transparency, and diversity of ideas are highly valued, with shared responsibility for center operations being the norm. The staff respect a diversity of theoretical perspectives.


Required Application Materials

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Required application materials include a 1) Cover letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) A list of three current references and their contact information.


Application Deadline

The position will remain open until filled.




Creighton University is an academically competitive, traditional, residential four-year campus with strong graduate and professional programs, including schools of Law, Medicine, Dentistry, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, and Physical Therapy. It is a Catholic, Jesuit University of over 8,000 students. Our Jesuit vision commits us to form women and men of competence, conscience and compassion who have learned from reflecting upon their experiences. Creighton University has a strong commitment to social justice and service. Creighton is dedicated to welcoming all expressions of diversity, keeping with the Ignatian tradition of fostering an inclusive, compassionate, and respectful environment for our students, staff, and faculty.

Creighton University is located in Omaha, Nebraska (pop. 915,000 metro area) on a 130-acre campus adjacent to the downtown business district. Omaha boasts a low cost of living, short commutes, and all the cultural and entertainment amenities of a city twice its size. It has a vibrant downtown located on the riverfront, museums that host national traveling exhibits, one of the country’s most popular zoos, live local and national theater, an internationally-renowned artist colony, and international entertainers and music groups. The four-season climate allows for numerous opportunities for recreation, including cycling, canoeing, golfing, cross-country skiing, and leagues for virtually every sport and for every age. Omaha has become a destination of choice for many immigrants and secondary migrant refugees due to its low cost of living, extremely low unemployment rates, strong job market, and good schools. 


Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology. Two years experience in college counseling.


Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology. Five years experience in college counseling.




Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Required application materials include a 1) Cover letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) A list of three current references and their contact information.