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Associate Director for Training

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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Counseling and Psychological Services



Associate Director for Training

UNC Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university and is in one of America’s fastest growing and most diverse cities. It leverages its location in the state’s largest and most dynamic city to offer internationally competitive programs of research and creative activity, exemplary undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, and impactful community engagement initiatives. UNC Charlotte is the third largest institution within the University of North Carolina system with an enrollment of over 29,000 students. UNC Charlotte is also the fastest growing institution in the UNC System, comprising seven academic colleges offering 171 undergraduate majors in 77 programs leading to Bachelor's degrees, 65 Master's degrees, and 24 Doctoral degrees. UNC Charlotte is proud to have 3,545 passionate and committed faculty and staff members and more than 120,000 living alumni.

The Division of Student Affairs is the 3rd largest of 9 divisions at UNC Charlotte with over 500 employees and 20 departments. Nearly 6,000 students live on campus with another 7,800 living within walking distance of campus. There are a range of programs and services that support students’ physical and mental wellbeing, introduce them to campus life and Niner Nation and develop skills and competencies that employers desire. The staff work to create inclusive student-centered learning environments where students excel academically and develop personally into their best selves.

The Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte supports the academic, personal, and interpersonal development of UNC Charlotte students by providing short-term individual and group counseling, psychological assessment, consultation for faculty, staff, parents, and students, and educational programs to the campus community.

The Associate Director for Training is the primary administrator responsible for the oversight, creation, and implementation of CAPS’ training programs for the center’s psychology doctoral interns, doctoral-level and master’s level practicum students, and clinical graduate assistants. The position is also responsible for supervision of the Assistant Director for Training and administrative supervision of additional designated permanent staff. Performs administrative duties as assigned. This position serves as chair of the center’s training committee and provides direct clinical services, consultation and outreach as is consistent with other staff psychologists.


Serves as a member of the CAPS leadership team

Under the supervision of the Director of CAPS, this position is the primary administrator responsible for the oversight and leadership of the center’s training programs including doctoral interns, doctoral-level and master’s-level practicum students, and clinical graduate assistants. This position also provides direct clinical services as is consistent with other staff psychologists as well as outreach services, supervision, research and evaluation, and service to the University community.

Provides oversight and leadership for the center’s training programs including doctoral interns, doctoral-level and master’s-level practicum students, and clinical graduate assistants. Serves as chair of the Training Committee.

Establishes and maintains relationships with campus academic departments that represent the center’s trainees, including Health Psychology program, School of Social Work, and Department of Counseling. Serves as the center’s primary representative to national training accreditation bodies.

Conducts yearly review of center training data, including feedback from trainees. Develops and implements strategic goals for the holistic CAPS’ training program. Maintains and develops policy and procedures for training programs. Serves as the primary consultant to CAPS staff and trainees on training issues.


The minimum qualifications are:

Doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology. Completion of an APA-accredited doctoral internship. The candidate must achieve licensure in North Carolina within six months of hire.

The preferred qualifications are:

At least three years of Counseling Center experience, or equivalent experience that is transferable, with evidence of increasing amounts of administrative and supervisory responsibility. Experience with administering or assisting with administration of a training program including practicum training programs, psychology doctoral internship programs, and/or post-doctoral fellowships from a multidisciplinary lens. Knowledge of APA standards regarding accreditation of training programs. Experience providing supervision to student staff.

The successful candidate will demonstrate their understanding of and ability to advance UNC Charlotte’s mission, vision, and guiding commitments (, as well as the goals articulated in the UNC System’s strategic plan (

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. All applicants are subject to a criminal background check

Interested applicants must apply online @

If you have additional questions, please contact:

Dr. Erica Lennon Director, 704-687-0311

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