Training Director (87 views)

Training Director


University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Position Number: 01040024

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

Job Summary

Reporting to the Counseling Services Director, the Training Director will lead a training program based on a philosophy of experiential learning through supervised professional practice – a “learning by doing” process. This position requires knowledge and ongoing monitoring of trends in training, therapeutic interventions, and licensing requirements and communication of this information to staff members, affiliated programs and departments. In addition to serving as the agency’s lead administrator on all training and staff development, the Training Director will engage in the full range of psychological services including assessment (diagnosis), evaluation, consultation and/or psychotherapy to promote the mental health and well-being of patients.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Licensure as an independent clinician as a Ph.D./Psy.D, LCSW, LMFT, or LPC
  • State licensed in Wisconsin, or license eligible through reciprocity

Preferred Qualifications


  • 3 or more years of experience providing services to individuals with significant mental health, substance abuse, or co-occurring needs
  • Evidence of outstanding and culturally competent clinical skills and a well-integrated understanding of brief treatment, crisis intervention, high risk and high acuity populations, and outreach/developmental programming
  • Practical experience with supervision and training one or more of the following:
  • Psychology doctoral students
  • Advanced Practice and Advanced Standing MSW students
  • Post-masters, post-doctoral, or ABD (“all but dissertation”) students from Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling fields
  • Clinical experience serving undergraduate and graduate aged students in one or more of the following:
  • Working with intersecting identities
  • Eating disorders
  • Alcohol and drug abuse assessment/treatment
  • Trauma
  • Demonstrated ability to form strong partnerships with internal and external entities to aid in the provision of a training program
  • Evidence of incorporating cultural competencies and equity practices into training and the implementation of a mental health program
  • Experience with program/curriculum development

Application Instructions

Applications must include ALL THREE of these required documents:

  • Cover letter addressing educational and professional level work experience and knowledge as it relates specifically to the minimum and preferred qualifications listed
  • Professional resume
  • Document listing the names and contact information for three professional references. Failing to include any of these documents may disqualify your application.

Your cover letter MUST specifically address how your education and experience relate to the required qualifications. Be sure to emphasize the areas outlined under Minimum and Preferred Qualifications.

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether qualifications are met, the candidate will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

Candidates selected for hire will be required to submit official college transcripts and documentation of licensure.

Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

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Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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