The Assistant Director/Training Coordinator will report to the Director; provide support, supervision, consultation to clinical and support staff; coordinate and oversee the Post-Doctoral Training Program; assist the Director in the development and coordination of clinical service programs; assist, develop and maintain policies and procedures for clinical services; adhere to best clinical practices, applicable state and federal statutes, local health and safety laws and regulations, student affairs risk management and professional code of ethics; prepare statistical and other written reports in accordance with job responsibilities; participate in developing programs and department materials.
Position Specific Responsibilities
Demonstrated competence in leadership, supervision, training and coordination of the post-doctoral fellows training program;
Maintain a clinical caseload of psychotherapy counseling to individuals couples, groups and consultation.
Implement initiatives and support team building and collaboration.
Demonstrate knowledge and embrace the university's Mission.
Demonstrate professional personal and ethical qualities consistent with the standards of Student Psychological Services and California Licensure requirements.
Serve on divisional or university committees at the request of the Director
In the absence of the Director, supervise and provide support for all operations in accordance with SPS policies and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to respond to emergency situations effectively, professionally, appropriately, flexibly and in a timely manner.
Substantial experience in case management and crisis intervention. Provides, as necessary, 24 hour emergency on-call service and crisis intervention counseling for students who experience a psychological emergency.
Monitor, evaluate and keep informed of current standards of practice in the university counseling center; keep abreast of pertinent regulations, laws, publications and information in regards to clinical psychology and post-doctoral training issues.
Experience in providing consultation to diverse multidisciplinary mental-health providers; skills and experience interacting with both campus and community resources, and in coordinating the mental health care of university students.
Provide other duties as assigned.
A minimum of 5 years post-graduate work experience, including substantial experience providing psychotherapeutic counseling and psychological counseling to adolescents and young adults, and supervision of mental health providers. Previous university or college counseling center experience highly desired.
Demonstrate ability to evaluate treatment programs and conduct independent research that provide evidenced based understanding of interventions.
Evidence of and experience working with communities of color and other diverse populations.
Effectively address issues of race, gender, and ethnicity with campus partners to promote social justice.
Highly developed organizational and leadership skills.
Exemplary communication skills, both written and oral, as evidenced by preparation of comprehensive reports and summaries.
Demonstrated computer competency and knowledge of social media, electronic records and other relevant computer systems.
Typically a Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an accredited institution of higher education.
Licensed in the State of California.
COVID Vaccination Requirement
To ensure the safety and well-being of our community Loyola Marymount University requires that all students, faculty and staff are vaccinated or have been approved for a qualifying medical or religious exemption.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.