Assistant Director, Psychology Clinic

Orlando, Florida
May 22, 2023
Jul 21, 2023

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Department of Psychology:

The Department of Psychology at UCF has over 50 full-time faculty, nearly 5,000 undergraduate majors, and houses Ph.D. programs in Human Factors and Cognitive Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and I/O Psychology. For more information, visit

The Opportunity:

The University of Central Florida's (UCF) Department of Psychology, in the College of Sciences, seeks applicants to direct its in-house Psychology Clinic. The clinic provides assessment and psychotherapy to adults from the Central Florida community, using a low-cost sliding-scale fee system. Students currently enrolled in the UCF Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program provide direct clinical services, under the close supervision of licensed Psychologists.

This is a 12-month, non-tenure earning, recurring administrative and professional position with the title of “Assistant Director, Psychology Clinic.” This position will be supervised by the Program Director who is a faculty member in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program and who reports to the department chair (unit head). Compensation for the 12-month appointment is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

UCF is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at UCF.


  • Supervising clinic staff.

  • Overseeing the use of scheduling and clinical report software.

  • Maintaining the security of private health information.

  • Providing general clinical coverage, as well as developing and maintaining relationships with referring agencies.

  • Supervising graduate students in clinical practicum each semester.

Minimum Qualifications:

A doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA (American Psychological Association) accredited college or university, completion of an APA-accredited internship or closely related field. Must possess a current clinical license in their current state jurisdiction of practice. Must be license eligible in Florida at time of hire, licensed by the State of Florida within 6 months of hire date, and must maintain a license. Requires at least two years of clinical supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous history of providing clinical supervision.

  • Previous experience providing and/or supervising teletherapy.

  • Currently have an active license as a Psychologist in the United States.

  • Candidates must be competent with clinical supervision of graduate students seeing adult clients and using empirically supported assessment and psychotherapy approaches.

Additional Application Materials Required:

  • Resume/Curriculum vitae (CV).

  • Applicants must provide the names and contact information of three professional references as part of their online application.

  • Statement about your theoretical clinical orientation.

  • Statement about how you approach diversity in your clinical work and supervision.

  • Statement about your clinical supervision approach and your experience with clinical supervision.

  • Note: Finalists will be asked to submit a de-identified case sample, with case conceptualization.

Special Instructions to the Applicants:

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Jeffrey Bedwell (Program Director) at

Are Benefits Important to You?

Working at UCF has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:

  • Benefits packages, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending, and Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays

  • Retirement savings options

  • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando attractions

  • Education assistance

  • Flexible work environment

  • And more…For more benefits information, go to UCF Employee Benefits Guide (12-14-21)

Who Are We?

Founded in 1963 to fuel the region's talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It's one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation's top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.s., certificates, and more.

Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF's expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.


College of Sciences (COS) - Department of Psychology

Work Schedule

40-hour work week between 8:00 am and 7:00 pm. There is an expectation of at least two evenings per week.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at

As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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