Psychology and Counseling Department

Director of Psychological Services Center

Summary of Duties

Marywood University Department of Psychology and Counseling invites applications for a 12-month Clinical Services position beginning May 1, 2017. The Director of the Psychological Services Center (PSC) position is a Clinical Faculty position with a renewable contract. The PSC is the training facility for our APA approved Psy.D. program in Clinical Psychology, our CACREP approved Mental Health Counseling interns, and our Master’s in Clinical Psychology practicum students. The PSC provides quality low cost mental health services to the underserved in a state-of-the-art facility with nine treatment rooms. The PSC provides assessments and intervention services (individual, marital and family) for children, adolescents and adults. The PSC also provides numerous outreach services such as depression, anxiety, dementia and eating disorders screenings and attendance at various community health fairs.

The PSC Director is responsible for oversight of the PSC, which includes establishing and refining the policies and procedures of the PSC; supervising students providing clinical services;  and screening prospective clients.  The PSC Director typically teaches three clinically related courses per year.

Marywood University is a comprehensive Catholic university sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The University resides in northeastern Pennsylvania within close proximity to the Pocono mountains and is approximately two hours from New York City and Philadelphia. The Department of Psychology and Counseling offers degrees in undergraduate psychology, master’s psychology, CACREP approved School and Mental Health Counseling, School Psychology, and APA-accredited Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology.



  • Educational:

    The position requires a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from a program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). The completion of an APA-accredited internship is preferred but not required. Diplomate status is also highly desirable. The successful applicant is expected to be licensed as a psychologist in Pennsylvania either at the point of hire or shortly thereafter. The ideal candidate will possess excellent clinical and supervisory skills as well as strong organizational skills.

How to Apply

Applicants should send a letter of interest, a curriculum vita and a list of three references with contact information electronically to David Palmiter, Ph.D., ABPP (,

or via mail to:

Chair, Clinic Director Search Committee

Department of Psychology and Counseling

Marywood University

2300 Adams Avenue

Scranton, PA 18509

Phone: (570) 348-6211, ext 2541; Fax: (570) 340-6040.