• Full Time
  • New York, NY
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Website Fordham University

Assistant Director of Training

Counseling Center, Rose Hill

Fordham University


Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City.  Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools. 


Fordham University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to its employees, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
We offer tuition remission for employees and their dependents 
A generous employer match towards a 403(b) retirement plan.
As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.
As part of its work-life balance program, the University provides generous PTO including 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays, and holidays that include paid time off between Christmas and New year.  
University employees have access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.

Hybrid Policy:       

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Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services ,the Assistant Director for Training provides overall coordination, oversight, and administration of CPS’ mental health graduate training programs. These programs include a post-graduate fellowship, a pre-doctoral psychology externship, a mental health counseling/social work internship, and a psychiatric residency rotation.


Additionally, the Assistant Director for Training provides a range of mental health services to the Fordham community, including individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, consultations, clinical supervision, outreach interventions, and assessments and evaluations.


Essential Functions        

Provides direct clinical services, including initial screening assessments, crisis intervention, and individual and group psychotherapy/counseling to a diverse undergraduate and graduate student population.
Coordinates and oversees recruitment, orientation and personnel records for pre-doctoral externs, post-graduate fellows, psychiatric residents, and mental health counseling/social work interns.
Develops and delivers training curricula for post-graduate fellowship, pre-doctoral externship, and social work/mental health counseling internship programs.
Provides clinical supervision to pre-doctoral externs, post-graduate fellows, psychiatric residents, and mental health counseling/social work interns.
Communicates and consults with directors of clinical training and psychiatric residency programs in the NYC metropolitan area.
Monitors and ensures compliance with local and national standards and guidelines for graduate training programs in mental health, including NYNJADOT, APPIC, APA, ACA and NASW.
Assists in the planning and delivery of university wide outreach events and programs.
Participates in clinical, multidisciplinary, and administrative team meetings.
Provides consultation to faculty, administrators, families, and community providers about students of concern and campus wide mental health issues.

Essential Functions Note

This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list.

The University may assign additional related duties as necessary.


Management Responsibilities  

Guides work of other employees who perform essentially the same work and/or student workers. Organizes, sets priorities, schedules and reviews work, but is generally not responsible for final decisions in hiring, performance management or compensation.


Required Qualifications: Education and Experience        

Doctorate in clinical, counseling or school psychology from an APA-accredited program.
Licensed or license eligible as a psychologist in New York State.
Minimum of 2 years of experience providing counseling, group psychotherapy and clinical supervision and training in a mental health setting.

Required Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills     

Commitment to providing multicultural counseling and conceptualizing from a psychodynamic framework.
Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse university community of students, faculty, administrators, and families.
Dedication to learning about, understanding, and supporting the care of students and the vocation of student affairs in the context of Fordham University’s Jesuit tradition.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Minimum Starting Salary: $75,000


Maximum Starting Salary: $85,000


Note: Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and skills.




APPLY HERE: https://careers.fordham.edu/postings/7200



Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools.  It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom. 


Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.


Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories