Senior Program Associate, Latino Psychology Specialty

USA, Denver, Colorado
Aug 29, 2017
University of
Faculty Jobs
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Denver (DU) is a top ranked university in a thriving city at the base of the Rocky Mountains. The Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) at DU was created in 1976 to house one of the first PsyD programs in the country, under the Vail training model (practitioner-scholar). The PsyD program has been continuously accredited by the American Psychological Association since 1979. GSPP provides four specialized masters programs: sport coaching, sport and performance psychology, forensic psychology, and international disaster psychology. The School also has an exclusively affiliated, APA internship consortium and several in-house service clinics. All programs provide comprehensive training for applied work within an academic environment of cooperation and collaboration that fosters critical thinking and self-determined functioning; we are committed to providing cultural competence for all our students. We use our knowledge of multiculturalism and individual differences to make our program as welcoming and inclusive as we can to all students, staff, and faculty. As a professional college, GSPP is focused on high level integration of applied practice, theory, research, and scholarship.

Position Summary

The Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) is seeking a part-time Senior Program Associate to coordinate and develop quality, culturally responsive training in infant and early childhood mental health through it's Latino Psychology Specialty. This position includes community relations, clinical supervision, program evaluation, and administrative responsibilities. The Associate will identify and develop partnerships with community-based organizations to establish and sustain field placements for students in GSPP's Latino Specialty and provide bilingual supervision for a group of students. In addition, the Associate will develop, implement, and report on a program evaluation plan with both quantitative and qualitative assessments of the programs progress. These duties may include writing proposals or reports for external funding sources. Finally, the Associate will coordinate the development of courses for online professional development and for GSPP students in the Latino and Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialties. The Associate will have significant opportunities for innovation and collaboration in a collegial and inclusive work environment.

This is a two-year, part-time, benefitted position and will remain open until filled. The position timeline could be extended beyond two years if grants or additional funding is secured. Start date is negotiable.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in clinical psychology or related field and license eligible in Colorado within 6 months.
  • Extensive knowledge base that indicates cultural competency working with infant and early childhood mental health and the Latino community and a commitment to the principles of Inclusive Excellence.
  • 2 years of experience in an agency or equivalent providing counseling/psychotherapy and assessment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate in clinical psychology or related field.
  • Licensed in the State of Colorado as a psychologist.
  • Bilingual Spanish.
  • Strong network in infant and early childhood mental health and Latino psychology treatment fields or clinical communities.
  • 5 years of experience in an agency or equivalent providing counseling/psychotherapy and assessment and supervision.
  • Experience with program evaluation.

Work Schedule

Part-time position; specific hours will be determined with the supervisor.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Monday, September 11, 2017.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of references

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.