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Associate Director of Counseling Services/Training Director

University of Denver
USA, Colorado, Denver
Closing date
Jul 11, 2021

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The mission of the University of Denvers Health & Counseling Center is to enhance overall student well-being and success through inclusive physical and mental healthcare, prevention, education, advocacy, and recovery support services. The HCC is an on-campus facility with two counseling locations open 8am-5pm M-F with evening hours until 7pm two to three evenings a week during the academic year. The HCC provides a wide range of on-site medical and mental health services, along with advocacy, recovery and health promotion for the whole campus community. The University of Denver is deeply committed to Inclusive Excellence and Equity and seeks a licensed psychologist who possesses cultural humility and a strong understanding of systems of oppression and can integrate those perspective into all of their work.

Position Summary

The Associate Director (AD) of Counseling Services/Training Director provides collaborative leadership and administration at the University of Denver Health and Counseling Center (HCC) and is responsible for coordinating and supervising all the training programs, including the APA- approved Doctoral Internship program in Psychology. Along with the doctoral internships program that is a part of the Graduate School of Professional Psychologys (GSPP) consortium, this position oversees the postdoctoral residencies and graduate student practicum training programs. This position works with the HCC Counseling Services Director, the Counseling Services Clinical Director and the Executive Director of the HCC in developing and implementing policy consistent with institutional need and ethical professional practice. Additionally, this position provides direct counseling/psychotherapy, crisis intervention, and outreach/prevention services to DU students. This position also assists with the development and implementation of equity and anti-oppression initiatives.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or equivalent degree from an APA accredited program.
  • Licensed in the State of Colorado as a psychologist (or license eligible within three months).
  • Three or more years of licensed supervision experience with doctoral interns in APA accredited programs.
  • Five years of post-graduate clinical experience.
  • Experience in a leadership or administrative/management role.
  • Recent experience providing short and long-term counseling/psychotherapy.
  • Experience with crisis intervention.
  • Experience integrating the principles of Inclusive Excellence and anti-oppression/equity into the workplace.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Three or more years experience in a leadership role.
  • Five or more years of licensed experience supervising postdoctoral residents, interns, and/or practicum students.
  • Three or more years experience in university/college counseling center or similar clinical environment providing individual, couples and group therapy.

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with up to one evening per week until 7:00pm during the academic year. Evenings and weekends as required.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Wednesday, May 26th, 2021.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number
The salary grade number for this position is 13.

Salary Range
The salary range for the position is $87,000 - $94,000

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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


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