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Assistant Director of Training Services

University of South Carolina

Student Health Services

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Position Description
Position is primarily responsible for administering and maintaining all aspects of our APA-accredited Doctoral Internship in professional psychology. This includes recruitment, selection, and orientation of interns; planning and scheduling of training experiences; management of all communication and documentation thereof with interns’ doctoral training programs; coordination of clinical supervision of the interns; completion of all documentation necessary for maintenance of APA accreditation; and coordination of the Internship with other service functions of our Center.
Also provides administrative oversight for two other training programs at the Counseling & Human Development Center, each of which has an assigned coordinator, and which include a Counselor Education training program and a Social Work training program.
The position will include providing some direct services to students, including individual and group therapy, intake assessments, psychological testing, and crisis intervention services. Strong interest and skills in group psychotherapy are essential.

Minimum Qualifications
Earned doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program, including internship completed at an APA accredited Doctoral Internship program. Five (5) years experience as a Licensed Psychologist. Demonstrated evidence of increasing supervisory and administrative responsibilities over time. Current psychologist license, and eligible for a license as a psychologist in the State of South Carolina.

This is an exceptional career opportunity for a dynamic professional who is ready for the next step forward in their career development and advancement. We are seeking an individual with strong organizing and interpersonal skills, a clear commitment to training the next generation of professional psychologists, and a desire to have a profound impact on a training program. The Assistant Director of Training - Training Director will be provided the support and the latitude to substantially reshape and influence our Accredited Internship program as together we pursue higher levels of excellence. Come join a staff that is very supportive of the internship program in a Counseling Center that is in the midst of a period of substantial growth and improvement. Our Director is committed to providing support and mentoring as needed to help ensure the success of the individual hired. Qualified underrepresented minority individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Desired Qualifications
At least two years professional experience in a college/university counseling center setting. Demonstrated competency in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and a clear commitment to the values of multiculturalism.

University Description
The University of South Carolina (USC) Student Health Services embraces a holistic and collaborative approach to healthcare by offering primary care, preventive programs, wellness education, violence prevention, and mental health and counseling services to our campus community. Our mission is to enhance the educational experience by modifying or removing health-related barriers to learning, promoting optimal wellness and enabling individuals to make informed health decisions. We offer uncomplicated access to quality healthcare provided by compassionate staff dedicated to making healthcare accessible and affordable for students through ethically sound practice, confidentiality and integrity. Our accreditation through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and APA demonstrates our commitment to quality of care and service delivery. Student Health Services’ continued expansion of services and programs will soon be supported through the construction of a 100,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility that will bring our five service areas into one centralized location, further supporting our mission of providing holistic healthcare. Enrollment: approximately 20,500 undergraduate and 9,000 graduate students.
The University of South Carolina is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
To learn more about University of South Carolina Student Health Services, visit http://www.sa.sc.edu/shs/

Region Description
Columbia, South Carolina is a diverse city located at the intersection of three major river systems that is also convenient to both the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the serenity of a barefoot stroll on the beach. The weather and people are equally warm, and something is always in bloom. The city and region, known as the Midlands, has long been a destination for those seeking an attractive, affordable place to live, wanting an active, outdoor lifestyle, or desiring a pleasant and relaxed culture. As the Palmetto State’s capital and a college town, Columbia is home to several energetic entertainment districts that overflow with locally-owned boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, spas and salons, and night spots. For those with an outdoor spirit, the rivers, gardens, zoo and hiking and biking trails provide endless fun. History abounds and is celebrated in our museums, historic homes, universities and colleges, and revitalized downtown area. We’d love to share our city with you.

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Your application, CV & list of references must be submitted online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu Follow the instructions to Create Application and enter Requisition Number 005247 to apply for this position.

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