Company Name:

Argosy University of Northern Virginia


Arlington, Virginia

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Clinical Psychology

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:


Date Posted:

October 24, 2018

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Assistant Director of Clinical Training Faculty Position - Clinical Psychology - Argosy University


The American School of Professional Psychology | Northern Virginia is pleased to announce a full-time permanent position at the Assistant or Associate level in its APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology.  The Department oversees both Master’s and APA-accredited doctoral (PsyD) programs in clinical psychology and follows a practitioner-scholar training model. Twelve-month faculty ranked position with administrative assignment to clinical training. Principal responsibilities include conducting placement of students in practicum and internship training programs, and developing and monitoring field placement sites. Other duties include student advising, supervising clinical research projects, and teaching practicum seminars. 

Our faculty, staff, and students are multicultural and diverse. ASPP|NVA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to racial, cultural, and gender diversity among our faculty and student body and candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly urged to apply. Salary and rank will depend on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates, please send a cover letter that includes teaching and professional interests, a current curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, and 3 professional references to Michael D. Lynch, PhD, ABPP, Dean, Clinical Psychology Programs, American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Northern Virginia, 1550 Wilson Blvd. Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22209 or email to  

Job Summary

Required to contribute to the achievement of campus'high-quality growth consistent with our mission. This includes the coordination of sufficient numbers of satisfactory field training placements necessary to meet enrollment objectives determined by the administration and for those students who meet prerequisites each year. Additional duties involve monitoring the quality of training sites and student progress in all aspects of training. Incumbent must assure that the Company philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Key Job Elements

  • Monitor training relationships with appropriate practicum and internship sites and feedback on existing qualified training sites on a regular basis, including on-site visits to sites
  • Coordinate orientation sessions, individual and small group meetings with students to advise them regarding all aspects of clinical training.
  • Advise and place all qualified students in diagnostic and therapy practice, coordinating and supervising and process and evaluating their progress
  • Keep accurate records of completion of the Clinical Evaluation Conference (CEC tasks) through which students demonstrate competencies in clinical skills, and provide the Dean with timely, accurate reports as requested
  • Participate in quality assurance activities to evaluate the efficacy and relevance of clinical training experiences relative to stated objectives and needs
  • Implement the training policies written in the clinical field training manual and provide recommendations for changes as needed.
  • Attend faculty and staff meetings in Director's place as directed, serve on 1-2 committees and chair the Training Committee
  • Assist the Director in maintaining effective coordination, good communication, and positive morale among MSPP faculty and staff and with AEG staff
  • Assume other related duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Director

Reports To: Program Dean of Clinical Psychology

Interacts With: Inside contact encompasses the entire range of personnel. Outside contacts may include community and professional leaders as well as other educators.

Job Requirements


  • PsyD or PhD is required plus a minimum of 5-7 years experience
  • Master's degree with a minimum of 2-4 years related experience preferred


  • Fiscal and personnel management experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills


  • Ability to interact successfully with academic as well as business and regulatory personnel
  • Work effectively as either a leader or team member to ensure that departmental goals are met by providing support to staff regardless of program designations and always keeping students' and graduates' best interest as a priority


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