Central Michigan University DIR/PSYCH SVCS/CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR in Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Position Information

Position Summary

This position is responsible for the proper operation of the Psychological Training & Consultation Center. This position is responsible for the direction, management, coordination, and supervision of the Center in order to promote high standards of professional training and practice including adherence to ethical and legal standards of professional conduct and client care.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. from an APA accredited program in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology. Currently licensed as a psychologist or license eligible at the time of hire in the State of Michigan. Demonstrated ability to maintain effective working relationships with others. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive attitude. Demonstrated positive interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Qualifications

Administrative/managerial experience within a clinical setting. Experience working in an interdisciplinary environment. Experience supervising clinical work of psychology graduate students. Grant-writing experience.

Duties & Responsibilities

Establishes working relationships with other service oriented programs on campus, including the maintenance of collaborative relationships with the College of Health professions. Supervises professional and office support staff and student employees. Develops and maintains public relations with the community and other professional organizations. Responsible for day-to-day operations of the Center. Responsible for providing training and supervision of clinic policies and procedures for undergraduate and graduate students. Oversees delivery and supervision of client care. Adheres to appropriate professional, ethical, and legal standards. Seeks external funding for Center activities. Coordinates external practicum placements and liaison with external supervisors of clinical and school psychology graduate students. Serves on the Psychological Training and Consultation Center Advisory Board. Develops, monitors and maintains the Center’s budget and financial records. Completes an annual report concerning the Center’s activities – budget, student training, supervision activity, summary of clientele served, research activity, liaison activities with other departments, agencies and the community. Designs, implements, strategically plans, and evaluates the Center’s behavioral health service. Maintains a five-year plan as part of an on-going process of the Center. Encourages and facilitates the use of Center facilities for research. Orders, distributes and tracks assessment materials and other supplies needed for the Center and Department assessment courses. Coordinates and schedules room use. Other duties as assigned.

Message to Applicants

You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.

Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.

About CMU

Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.

CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.

Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences.

The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfilling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.

Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling.

Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions. and restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.

EEO Statement

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie.)

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Position Number: 69140

Type of Recruitment: External


Supervision Exercised: Supervisors are expected to support the Leadership Standards of Central Michigan University and foster a culture that inspires excellence. The Leadership Standards define how we lead and treat others in our teams. As leaders, it is our responsibility to seek input from our teams to continuously improve leadership abilities and demonstration of the standards. Additionally, it is our responsibility to encourage and support the growth and development of those whom we lead. At CMU, we encourage employees to grow both personally and professionally, and thus advance CMU’s culture of excellence.

Employee Group: Professional & Administrative -Salary

Pay Range: $65,000-$85,000

Division: Academic Affairs

Department: Psychology

Position Status: Regular

Employment Status: Full-Time

FTE: 1.0

Position Type: 12 month

Weekly Work Schedule: M-F, 8a-5p; evenings and weekends as necessary

At Will?: Yes

Location: Mount Pleasant, MI

About the Department: The Department of Psychology offers doctoral programs in school psychology, clinical, experimental, and industrial/organizational. To learn more about the department, please go to the departmental website.

Posting Begins: 09/16/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes