DIRECTOR OF THE PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICE CENTRE
POSITION NUMBER BJ980
The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in Psychology from an accredited clinical psychology training program and be registered as a professional psychologist, or eligible for registration, in Manitoba. He or she will demonstrate outstanding interpersonal and professional skills, a broad range of clinical skills in psychological assessment and intervention, experience in, and commitment to, high quality clinical supervision, teaching, and professional and ethical standards, as well as strong organizational and administrative skills. Our ideal candidate is a warm, energetic individual who possesses the ability to lead, work well with others, and is conscientious and accountable in the performance of responsibilities.
The Director of the Psychological Service Centre (PSC) reports to the Head, Department of Psychology, and works closely with the Director of the Clinical Psychology Training Program and faculty members in the program, as well as the Head of Psychology in the administration and operation of the PSC. The primary responsibilities of the PSC Director include (a) administrative responsibility for clinical activities, services, and research conducted within the PSC and for the work of the administrative assistant and receptionist; (b) responsibility for educational activities and programming occurring in the PSC including inservice training and the assignment and oversight of supervisory duties for internal and external practica, serving as the clinical program’s liaison with external practicum supervisors and others in the community to ensure that students receive high quality training and supervision that fit within the clinical program’s scientist-practitioner educational goals and objectives; (c) working with the Director of the Clinical Training Program to provide information and support required for maintaining the ongoing accreditation of the program; and (d) serve as the Training Director for the Manitoba Affiliated Psychology Internship Consortium.
The Psychological Service Centre
Founded in 1968, the mission of the PSC is to provide high quality clinical training opportunities for graduate students in Clinical Psychology and allied professional programs through (a) delivery of a range of supervised psychological and related services to the public, (b) partnerships with community service agencies, (c) continuing professional education, and (d) research.
The PSC is a large, active clinic on the Fort Garry campus of the University of Manitoba, providing a diverse range of psychological services to the general public. The fully equipped centre consists of flexible spaces designed to accommodate individual, couple, family, and group therapy, along with dedicated space for assessments and play therapy. Equipment for video recording of sessions, along with a dedicated supervision suite, provides for a high quality training experience. In addition, there are three dedicated student rooms equipped with computers as well as a resource library of test instruments, books, and video resources.
The appointment will begin as soon as possible and applications will be reviewed immediately after the due date of October 25, 2013. The starting salary will reflect the qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate. The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applications for this position must include a curriculum vitae and a letter of application that summarizes how your experience, professional goals, and vision for the PSC make you a strong candidate for the position. As well, three confidential letters of reference must be received directly from the applicant’s referees.
Applications and letters of reference should be sent to: Dr. Todd A. Mondor, Head, Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, P405 Duff Roblin Building, 190 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2. Enquiries by telephone (204-474-6378), FAX (204-474-7599), or Email (Todd.Mondor@umanitoba.ca) are welcome.