Clinical Director/Instructor #499689

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Position Title:

Clinical Director/Instructor #499689





Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Clinical Director is responsible the administration of the Lamar Psychology Clinic, which provides psychological services to the general public and to Lamar University students, staff, and faculty. The Director is the primary coordinator of all clinical activities in the clinic, including case assignments, maintenance of medical records, and disposition/termination activities. The Director is responsible for updating policies and procedures manual for the clinical area; overseeing quality assurance of clinical activities and compliance with Texas and federal law; and providing supervision to the students providing psychological services to fulfill practicum requirements in the Master of Science in Applied Psychology program, Clinical Concentration. The Director may, on occasion, provide direct services to clients, but the role is primarily one of administration, teaching, and supervision. The Director is also responsible for the curriculum in the Clinical track of the Master’s program, ensuring that curriculum is in keeping with requirements for preparation of candidates for the Psychological Associate credential in the state of Texas. The Director will also teach courses related directly to clinical training such as psychotherapy, ethics, practicum and other courses as required by the department. The Director will also be responsible for supervising and serving on graduate student thesis committees. Summer teaching and Clinical supervision required with additional compensation.

Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience):

Required credentials and experience:
•This position requires a minimum of a PhD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and licensure as a psychologist. The individual should be Texas licensed or license eligible.
•The individual should have experience in evidenced-based psychological practices and the ability to teach these to trainees.

Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience):

•Administrative experience/management of counseling center operations.
•Experience working with college populations, and treating a variety of clinical problems, including eating disorders, substance abuse, suicidality, and mood disorders is helpful.
•Ability to work with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
•Proven interpersonal skills.
•Flexibility and accessibility to students and staff.
•Team oriented and a willingness to collaborate.

EEO Statement:

Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Veteran's Preference:

Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.

Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Lamar Expectation of Quality:

Employee will support the mission of Lamar by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.


This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. This description is subject to modification as the needs and requirements of the position change. Lamar University reserves the right to revise, change or eliminate this job description at any time.

Other duties may be assigned to this position on a regular or occasional basis to respond to the needs of the university.

This Job Description is not intended to be a contract of employment or a legal document. Employment with Lamar University is at will, and may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time. Nothing in this Job Description shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way the employment-at-will status of Lamar University employees.

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should apply online at:

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, and 3 letters of reference.

Questions may be addressed to Dr. Edythe Kirk (email: [email protected]).

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Posted: 3/30/2021
Application Due: 6/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time