Professor and Founding
Program Director

Clinical Psychology Doctoral


D’Youville College, in
partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy &
is pleased to announce the search for a
Founding Program Director for the Clinical Psychology
Doctoral Program (tenure-track, open rank position).
exciting new program is currently being developed and presents a
unique opportunity for a professional committed to clinical
psychology education to envision and implement an innovative
program dedicated to the preparation of clinical psychology
doctoral students to work as health services psychologists in a
range of settings and roles.


The PsyD Program will serve to complement the portfolio of
current programs and deepen D’Youville’s commitment to preparing
health care professionals at all levels. The program will be housed
within the Department of Social Sciences. The strategic vision for
the program includes setting up the foundational groundwork for the
PsyD Program and ensure its achievement of APA accreditation. Once
the program is established, the Professor and Founding Director’s
duties will be overseeing the day-to-day operations and directing
accreditation activities related to the APA-accredited PsyD


The Professor and Founding Director will be a creative thinker
and have experience with all aspects of program development,
accreditation and administration, including but not limited to
curriculum development, leading APA accreditation activities,
student recruitment and retention. The Professor and Founding
Director will also help recruit and manage faculty, serve on and
participate in departmental and college-wide committees.
Additionally, the candidate will be expected to engage in
scholarship, keep an ongoing professional presence and provide
support and guidance related to initial and ongoing accreditation
of the program including program assessment and implementation.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the operation and administration of the PsyD
  • Responsible for teaching, advising and mentoring students in
    the PsyD Program and/or other programs within the college or school
    as appropriate;
  • Develop and coordinate clinical fieldwork placements in the
    community and will supervise clinical service delivery in
    D’Youville’s Health Professions HUB;
  • Pursue a robust scholarly agenda in the field, serve on
    department, school-wide and institutional-wide committees, ad hoc
    task forces, work groups and perform student recruitment activities


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