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Associate Director of Clinical Training in Psychology

Pratt Institute
Brooklyn, New York
Closing date
Oct 25, 2023

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Full Time
Position Type
Permanent, Academic/Teaching


Associate Director of Clinical Training in Psychology

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Are you a clinician or a psychologist? Can you see yourself working as a trainer in higher education? Pratt Institute has the position for you if you have outstanding leadership qualities and wish to devote your time to the advancement of other doctoral trainees. A capable Leader to oversee our Clinical Training Program and Supervisor for our clinical Trainees is what we are seeking. This role is for you if you have expertise in coordinating a training program and supervising other clinicians on all levels of therapeutic services, including intake evaluations, treatment planning and disposition, crisis intervention, referrals, and ongoing individual and group therapy. You'll be responsible for organizing culturally inclusive and psychodynamic-oriented didactic seminars, curriculum, and case conferences for trainees. You will also handle a self-study review for the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC), follow APA accreditation, and more. An analytical thinker that is able to establish and maintain quality metrics while evaluating training effectiveness and much more.


Pratt Institute provides the creative leaders of tomorrow the professional knowledge and experience to make a better world. A world-class and internationally ranked college with programs in art, design, architecture, liberal arts and sciences, and information studies, Pratt offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

The Institute's impact expands beyond its 25-acre residential campus in Brooklyn to cutting-edge facilities throughout the borough, a landmark building and public gallery in Manhattan, as well as an extension campus, PrattMWP College of Art and Design in Utica, New York. On Governors Island, Pratt is a core partner on the Stony Brook University team selected to develop the New York Climate Exchange, a research and educational hub poised to establish New York City as the global leader for the most pressing issue of our time: climate change. Another extension of Pratt's campus is the Research Yard, a 20,000-square-foot facility that brings together the research activities of Pratt Institute under one roof in the Brooklyn Navy Yard (BNY).

Since its founding in 1887, Pratt has prioritized diversity and inclusion, welcoming students from all walks of life while developing and sustaining pathways to more equitable workplaces and careers.

Pratt and its exceptional faculty pride themselves on being academically excellent as well as leaders in both in-person and online learning. Pratt students are part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary, research- and inquiry-based education that prepares them for success in creative fields and professional practice. With a long-held commitment to the communities of New York, Pratt partners locally through the Pratt Center for Community Development to work for a more just city. The Institute also offers a variety of programs for local pre-college and continuing education students in the Center for Art, Design, and Community Engagement K-12 and the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Additionally, Pratt partnered with Bank Street College of Education and the NYC Department of Education to develop and launch a new public high school situated in downtown Brooklyn dedicated to design and social justice, Design Works High School, opening in fall 2023.


Administrative Duties:



  • Supervise trainees on all levels of clinical services including intake assessments, treatment planning and disposition, crisis intervention, referrals, and on-going individual and group therapy
  • Manage APPIC and other directories as a means to recruit training candidates
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The salary range for this position is $110,000-$120,000. The position will be hybrid and requires in-person presence 3 days per week.

Salary Range: $110K - $120K Generous Benefits:



  • 403B Retirement Program
  • Supplemental Retirement Account
  • Tuition Benefits for Employees and Dependents
  • Tuition Exchange Program
  • Summer hours
  • Childcare Benefit
  • Paid time off - vacation days, sick leave, and major holidays off
  • Additional Perks - free entry to select museums and cultural institutions, free use of campus recreation facilities, affordable


Education: Doctorate in psychology, clinical, counseling or a related field strongly preferred with additional experience teaching and supervising other clinicians.

Experience: Must have a minimum of 7 years of supervisory experience with a primary psychodynamic focus for doctoral trainees at different stages of development. The ideal candidate is an experienced, licensed psychologist interested in leadership and participation in the development of a growing training program based in a university counseling center. Experience in higher education is a plus.

Knowledge: Experience and scholarly understanding of adolescent and young adult development. Scholarly research and teaching in the context of a training program is strongly desired.

Skills: Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Demonstrated knowledge and familiarity addressing issues of concern facing students from diverse backgrounds in higher education, as well as demonstrated level of cultural competence.

Preferred Experience and Qualifications: NYS licensed clinical psychologist who has experience supervising and coordinating a doctoral training program in psychology within a higher education setting,

Application Instructions:
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