Director of Clinical Training (DCT), School of Psychology (67 views)

Remote with bi-annual travel to national sessions attended by students and faculty
August 29, 2022

Fielding Graduate University

Director of Clinical Training (DCT), School of Psychology

Reports to: Clinical Psychology Program Director 

Position: Regular, Full-Time 

Location: Remote with bi-annual travel to national sessions attended by students and faculty

Wage Range: DOE

FLSA Status: Exempt

Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Do not use Easy Apply. 

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The Director of Clinical Training (DCT) for Fielding Graduate University’s APA Accredited Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program provides an essential administrative function for the program involving directing all clinical training components for the program. In addition, the DCT oversees the APA accreditation process in collaboration with the PD. The Clinical Program has over 200 students in the United States and Canada placed in practicum and internship in a given year. 

The DCT is responsible for clinical training, including clinical practicum, and doctoral internship, and is the liaison with APA. The DCT, in collaboration with a Director of Practicum Training, monitors day-to-day activities of students in field placements. This includes guiding students through the practicum and doctoral internship process (including affirming readiness), ensuring contracts and paperwork are complete prior to practicum or doctoral internship initiation, providing training in record keeping and monitoring accrual of clinical hours, collecting and reviewing Clinical Skills Inventories to assess profession wide competencies, and supporting students in need of remediation. 

Fielding Graduate University delivers a personalized graduate education that fosters individual development, community collaboration, and societal engagement. Our vision is for our graduates to excel in scholarship and practice that create a more humane, just, and sustainable world. Fielding Graduate University is proud to have the only APA accredited clinical psychology PhD program in the United States with a distributed learning model. Fielding is committed to social justice and diversity, and strongly encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


Responsible for directing all clinical training components (including practicum, curriculum, and internship), APA accreditation, and program review for the Clinical Psychology program including:

• Ensuring the quality of clinical training including the clinical training curriculum. Involves closely collaborating with a Director of Practicum Training and a Clinical Training Committee.

• Responsible for APA accreditation and program review. Involves close collaboration with the Program Director.

• Responsible for overseeing internship application development, oversight of internships, and support of current interns. 


Qualified candidates should have an earned Doctoral Degree from an APA accredited Clinical Psychology Program, 2-3 years professional training experience (e.g., previously served as an Assistant Training Director, Training Director, DCT, or been a supervisor at an APA accredited internship or site), 2-3 years graduate teaching experience, licensed in any state in the United States, and experience with APA accreditation process under the current Standards of Accreditation.


 Join our outstanding employee community! Fielding employees enjoy a friendly and dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits which include a 37.5 hour work week, flexible scheduling and workplace, 10 paid holidays, 2 weeks paid vacation, 1-week paid winter break, medical/dental/vision/life insurances, Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts, generous retirement contributions after one year of service, Childcare Assistance, Tuition Assistance, and professional development opportunities.


Improving diversity, equity and inclusion is an active process that requires continuous commitment to promote collaborative learning and change through attracting, retaining, graduating, and honoring a more diverse population of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community friends. Fielding’s commitment to social and ecological justice is part of our explicit commitment to understanding, analyzing, and acting to reduce inequality, oppression, and social stratification, recognizing the linkages between economic, social, racial and ecological justice. The University strives to ensure that the values of DEI are embodied in all academic programs and course content, and also in faculty, staff and student performance and assessment. We challenge our community to think boldly and take specific actions that are realistic and measurable. By working here, you join a diverse and vibrant community that advances Fielding’s world-changing mission in meaningful ways, inspires innovation and collaboration, and builds skills and expertise.

Thank you for considering employment with Fielding Graduate University. Our employees are among our most valued resources, and we are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce comprised of talented, qualified, and hardworking individuals. We strive to take good care of our employees and their families with excellent benefits, and to provide a stimulating and supportive work environment with opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

Application Instructions

Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a user name and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Do not use Easy Apply. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30-60 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via email.

Fielding Graduate University is committed to inclusive excellence and encourages diversity and inclusivity in all its enterprises. As an equal opportunity employer committed to social justice, we value and welcome individuals of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, marital status, national origins, race and ethnicities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, veteran status – and other visible and nonvisible differences. We seek employees who are committed to creating a respectful, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all community members.

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