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Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellowship
Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky
Date Posted 01/13/2022
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellowship


The Spalding University Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CaPS) is pleased to offer a 12-month Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellowship from August 2022 through July 2023. We are seeking a team-oriented generalist with strong clinical skills ready to meet the increasing severity of college students' mental health needs. Demonstrated experience working with underrepresented student populations, a commitment to social justice, as well as competencies in brief treatment, crisis management, group interventions, assessment, and the provision of supervision are preferred.

This non-exempt, full-time position is housed within Spalding University CaPS Center in the Department of Student Development and Campus Life. The fellowship includes a range of responsibilities including individual counseling, group counseling, psychological assessment, crisis intervention, triage assessment, consultation with university departments, clinical supervision of doctoral practicum students (primarily assessment supervision), outreach programming, and other special projects as assigned.

The fellow participates as a member of the CaPS Center staff and will be directly supervised by the CaPS Center Director. The fellow will receive a minimum of an hour of weekly individual face to face supervision and one to two hours of group supervision/didactics in weekly case conference meetings. The fellow will also have 1-2 additional hours per week to focus on professional development (e.g. independent study, webinars, article reviews, EPPP prep, and seminars/workshops in the community).


  • Provision of individual psychotherapy with mostly graduate students
  • Provision of psychotherapy with other students as needed
  • Provision of supervision of all assessment cases
  • Leading or co-leading at least one group during the year
  • Initial consultations or triage of walk-in clients
  • Outreach to the campus community
  • Consultations with other departments or outside agencies
  • Supplemental supervision of therapy practicum students
  • Providing coverage when Director is away
  • Other duties as assigned

To be fully considered for position, applicants must have:

  • Completed all requirements for a doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited graduate program. Dissertation should be defended before start date.
  • Completed a full time, 12-month pre-doctoral internship, preferably APA accredited.
  • Eligible for temporary licensure as a psychologist in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
  • Competence in generalist practice, including multiculturalism, brief psychotherapy, psychological assessment, and crisis intervention.

Preference for applicants with professional experience, strong assessment skills, and interest working with university and/or young adult population.


  • Regular contact with Director of CaPS
  • Contact with faculty and staff from other departments, especially with the Center for Accessibility and Learning Equity
  • Must have an appreciation and respect for diverse populations

All applications are made through the Paycom Applicant Tracking System. Applicants are asked to provide a letter of interest, CV, and names of three professional references (including current clinical supervisor or training director)

*Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. To receive fullest consideration, applications should be submitted by March 1, 2022.*

**All faculty and staff are required to have the COVID 19 vaccination or submit a medical or religious exemption form to Human Resources.


Spalding University offers a comprehensive package including medical, dental, vision, Spalding contribution of 2.5% of salary to 403b retirement plan and matching contribution of 2.5%, generous Paid Time Off program, Parental Leave, 21 holidays including 2 weeks off at the end of the year, paid life insurance and short term disability, paid time for volunteering, free gym membership, and more

Situated in the heart of downtown Louisville, Kentuckys largest city, Spalding University combines a rich social justice history and a commitment to community service as we attract students who desire a high-quality education in a very personalized setting. An engaged faculty serves nearly 2300 students at the bachelors, masters and doctoral levels, providing real-world learning in liberal and professional studies.

Faculty, staff and students are united by the institutional mission: Spalding University is a diverse community of learners dedicated to meeting the needs of the times in the tradition of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth through quality undergraduate and

graduate liberal and professional studies, grounded in spiritual values, with an emphasis on service and the promotion of peace and justice.

With a focus on service and leadership, Spalding offers all students a mission-driven connection to community and comprehensive learning resources while striking a distinctive balance serving the educational needs of both the traditional student and the working student. In addition, our unique 6-week class delivery format affords students scheduling flexibility amidst other life responsibilities.

Spalding aspires to become the rst choice for students of compassion and service, with a commitment to cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion, celebrated for a rigorous yet nurturing environment, emulated for interdisciplinary collaborations, and acclaimed for contributions to the community.

Spalding University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University complies with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws. It is the Universitys policy not to discriminate against any individual or group of individuals and to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, veteran status or other protected status. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment a criminal background check.

Location: 851 South 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40203

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

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