Assistant Clinic Director, Parnes Clinic, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology

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Work type: Faculty Full-time, Staff Full-time
Department: Ferkauf School of Psychology
Location: Resnick Campus, 1165 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY
Categories: Clinical Services, Education/Teaching

Position Summary: 

The Max and Celia Parnes Psychological and Psychoeducational Doctoral Psychology Clinic invites applications for the position of Assistant Director. The position will start in Fall 2023. Candidates with expertise in all areas of clinical psychology, including assessment, will be considered. Applicants with a track record of a wide range clinical training experiences, supervisory proficiency, program management and administrative competence are sought. Skills in program development are preferred but not required. Prior experience in testing supervision is strongly preferred.  


The Assistant Director reports directly to the Parnes Clinic Director. The Assistant Director is responsible for co-leading our training clinic, along with the Director, to further enable it to fulfill its mission of training graduate students to provide state of the art clinical services to the people of New York. The Assistant Director will also have total oversight of the Clinic in the evenings until 8 p.m., and on Fridays from 9-2. Other specific responsibilities and expectations include supervising doctoral students’ therapy and assessment cases, crisis management, student and supervisor case consultation, assisting in coordinating our new Non-verbal Learning Disorders (NVLD) assessment and treatment sub-clinic, and participating in educational activities related to graduate student training. There are also opportunities for mentoring doctoral student research and graduate teaching.

Experience and Educational Background: 

The candidate should hold a doctoral degree in clinical psychology and be licensed or license eligible in New York State as a clinical psychologist. Applicants must have a strong track record of clinical, administrative, supervisory and teaching/mentoring experience. Prior experience as a director, or assistant director of a mental health clinic is strongly preferred.  

Application Instructions: 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Please submit your cover letter along with e-copies of the following: (1) curriculum vitae, (3) three letters of reference.  Your cover letter should detail your interest in the position as well as your relevant qualifications. It should also address information about your experiences working in a diverse environment, and the qualities that you would bring to foster an environment of equality and inclusion at Parnes and Ferkauf.

Salary Range:

$75,000 - $95,000 / 12 months

About us: 

Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology is located in the Bronx on Yeshiva University's Resnick Campus and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Campus approximately 6-7 miles from Manhattan, New York.  Ferkauf has existed for over 50 years and all of its doctoral programs are APA-accredited. Information about Ferkauf can be obtained at (where information about the Parnes Clinic is also available). Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology offers three APA-accredited doctoral programs: Clinical, School-Clinical-Child and Clinical Health, and offers a NY State certified Master of Arts program in Counseling Psychology and a NY State certified Master of Science program in Marriage and Family Therapy. 

The Max and Celia Parnes Family Psychological and Psychoeducational Services Clinic is the training clinic of Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. Since its inception over 50 years ago, we have provided low-cost, confidential, state-of-the-art mental health services for children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. We provide compassionate care to individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds, regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, culture, sexual orientation, political orientation, marital status, religious affiliation or physical or medical disability. While we do not accept health insurance, fees are established on a sliding-scale basis, and we will never turn away a patient due to financial circumstances. We serve between 500 and 600 patients at any given time.

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together. 

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan.  

Equal Employment Opportunity 

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. 

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