Two Psychology Jobs | Univ. of Louisville

Two Psychology Jobs | Univ. of Louisville

University of Louisville

College of Education and Human Development (CEHD)

Educational & Counseling Psychology, Counseling, and College Student Personnel (ECPY)

Working Title: Clinic Director (12 month)


Clinic Director of West End Clinic:

The Department of Educational & Counseling Psychology, Counseling, and College Student Personnel (ECPY) in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) is seeking a Clinic Director to oversee a new outreach initiative involving delivery of mental health and wellness services (in addition to college and career readiness services) to the traditionally underserved area of Louisville referred to as the “West End.”   We are in final stages of developing and opening a community-based clinic embedded in this community, as well as a “mini-clinic” intended to be housed in one of the traditionally high-need high schools in the West End.  The successful applicant will have primary responsibilities of finalizing development of, and directing all aspects of this community-based mental health and wellness clinic.  The individual in this position will be a leader within the department, not only as primary manager of the clinic and mini-clinic, but also as a leader in the clinical training of many of our students (who will work in the clinic), as the face of our Department in the community, and as a valued colleague within the Department.


The Context for the Clinic:

This area of Louisville is a traditionally underserved, high-poverty, racially diverse, high-unemployment area.  The University and City have a collaborative Signature Partnership initiative that is intended to improve the lives of those living in the West End.


The College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville is ranked among the Top 50 Public Colleges of Education in US News and World Report and is part of a Doctoral/Research Extensive institution enrolling approximately 22,000 students in a vibrant metropolitan area with a population of approximately 1.3 million. The College includes approximately 120 FTE faculty and serves approximately 3000 students in six departments: Early Childhood and Elementary Education (ECEE); Educational & Counseling Psychology, Counseling, and College Student Personnel (ECPY); Health and Sport Sciences (HSS); Leadership, Foundations, and Human Resources (ELFH); Middle and Secondary Education (MISE); and Special Education (SPED).  The College is committed to advancing knowledge, promoting the highest levels of learning, and developing leaders who generate and use research to inform policy and improve practice.  The College is known for the Grawemeyer Award in Education, support for faculty development and growth including new faculty mentoring programs, its commitments to diversity, state-of-the art technology and support, ongoing research projects, and strong collaborations with public schools, the community, and our nationally ranked Colleges and medical center.


The Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, Counseling, and College Student Personnel (ECPY) is committed to preparing scholars and professionals to work with diverse populations, to addressing equity gaps related to disadvantage of all forms, and to helping to build a socially just and democratic society. We seek leaders and faculty who have demonstrated success in, and dedication to, partnerships with school districts, educational and community organizations and/or health-related settings.  The Department houses an APA-accredited Ph.D. program in counseling psychology, and PhD programs in college student personnel, counselor education and supervision and educational psychology, measurement and evaluation.  Additionally, there are five Masters’ programs in art therapy, clinical mental health counseling and school counseling (both CACREP-accredited), college student personnel, and counseling psychology.



Qualifications for the position:


  1. Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology or equivalent
  2. Licensed Psychologist in the State of Kentucky or Kentucky license eligible
  3. Experience with supervision of psychologists-in-training



  1. Experience in developing and running training a clinic of this nature and supervision of graduate assistants
  2. Experience in teaching graduate courses
  3. Clinical assessment experience and ability to supervise assessment practicum
  4. Experience in assessment and treatment of adolescents and children
  5. Experience in working with faculty and students collaboratively on research projects
  6. Experience in grant writing


Principal duties:

  1. Establish and oversee all day to day business and clinical operations of the clinic. As well, assume ethical and legal responsibility for all clinical services provided.
  2. Publicize clinic services and maintain up-to-date website; cultivate relationships with referral sources and partners in the community;
  3. Create policies and procedures for the clinic and oversee clinicians, graduate assistants, staff, and volunteers
  4. Oversee clinical and assessment training; provide supervision, and supervision of supervision
  5. Teach graduate courses within ECPY as appropriate
  6. Mentor and supervise graduate students
  7. Collaborate with faculty and students on research projects as appropriate


Competitive, based upon qualifications and experience.



Nominations for this position are welcome.  Applicants must apply online at Select “Current Openings,” “Faculty/Administrator Positions” and go to Posting # UL 182. Please upload the following :  1) a letter of interest that describes the applicant’s qualifications with respect to the position;  2) a curriculum vitae;  and 3) names and complete contact information of three references.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.   Start date negotiable.

For more information, email the search chair, Dr. Eileen Estes (


The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.




Job Title: Director of Counseling Services


Job ID #: 30683


Minimum Qualifications

An earned doctorate from an accredited university, in counseling psychology, clinical psychology, counselor education, or other closely related discipline; 5 years’ experience in a clinical or counseling setting including substantial supervision/leadership experience at college counseling center or community agency.



The Director of the University Counseling Center is responsible for the daily operation the center’s administrative and clinical functions. The Director will also provide psychological counseling services, coordinate outreach and educational workshops, develop assessment activities, and build collaborative relationships throughout the University through providing  consultation for mental health emergencies and serving on the Student Care Team.



Specific Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Directs and has overall responsibility for all program area(s) and activities of the university Counseling Center including clinical services (intake; individual; couples; group; and emergency/crisis counseling; and individual assessment); outreach and consultation services, training (internship program and a practicum program); fiscal and administrative duties.
  2. Provide individual, couples, group, and crisis counseling.
  3. Recruit, select, train, supervise, and evaluate counseling center staff.
  4. Maintain a strong relationship with academic units to ensure a vibrant student practicum and internship programs.
  5. Assign work activities, projects, and programs; monitor work flow and adjust as needed to ensure efficient operation of center.
  6. Consult with faculty, students, and staff to develop innovative methods for delivery of counseling and outreach services.
  7. Develop and implement of policies and procedures to ensure efficient operation of center and effective use of resources.
  8. Develop and implement techniques for evaluating programs and activities including student usage, student learning, student satisfaction, and student retention.
  9. Establish strategic goals and objectives consistent with division and universities strategic planning process.
  10. Oversee department budget including regular monitoring of income and expenses to ensure annual budget is balanced.
  11. Oversee and maintain the integrity of the Counseling Center electronic scheduling and records system.
  12. Participates in Student Affairs activities including membership on the Student Care Team.
  13. Represents the department and the division through participation in campus meetings, committee appointments, and presentations.
  14. Create and maintain outreach and marketing materials including the department website.
  1. Prepare annual reports and maintain departmental metrics.




Preferred Skill Set

  1. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with office employees, administration, faculty, staff, students, employers and the general public.
  2. Strong organizational skills.
  3. Ability to supervise both professional and support staff.
  4. Ability to plan and implement policies and procedures.
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and be proficient at making presentations and public speaking.
  6. Experience working with diverse populations.
  7. Experience working on a college campus.



The University of Louisville

Established in 1798, the University of Louisville is classified as a Very High Research Activity Research University by the Carnegie Foundation. Enrollment is 22,500 in 13 colleges and schools; the average ACT score of entering freshmen is 25. The annual operating budget is $1.2 billion and the endowment ranks among the top 100 colleges and universities in the U.S.

Proud of its strong and diverse research communities and interdisciplinary collaboration, UofL is comprised of three campuses with state-of-the-art research facilities: the 177-acre Belknap campus near downtown Louisville; the Health Sciences Center and medical complex; and a 243-acre Shelby campus anchored by the ShelbyHurst Research and Office Park.

UofL is a vital partner in the economy of Louisville, a prosperous and culturally rich city with a population of 1 million-plus and an enviable cost of living. A top travel destination, Louisville boasts restaurant and art scenes that rival those in much larger cities.



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For Additional Information Contact:
Dr. Kathy J Pendleton
Director Counseling Center