The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina is seeking a Director of Clinical Services. This is a fulltime, fixed term clinical faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full level (depending on experience) in the Department of Psychiatry, UNC School of Medicine.
The Director of Clinical Services is a senior leadership position reporting to the Executive Director of TEACCH. This position is responsible for the quality and effectiveness of clinical activities at all of TEACCH’s centers and programs. The Director will work with the regional clinic directors to support efficient, compassionate and skilled coordination of patient care as well as develop workflows that support the clinical teams. The Director will work to organize clinical teams to encourage innovative services. The Director will work closely with the Executive Director to develop, maintain and/or further enhance TEACCH’s collaboration with our healthcare and community partners as well other state agencies. This position will also be involved in the design of new inter-disciplinary programs and services. It is expected that the Director will also provide some direct clinical services including the assessment and treatment of patients with ASD as well as oversee clinical training within TEACCH. This position is open beginning January 1, 2020. Recruitment is ongoing until filled. The ideal candidate will start on or before September 1, 2020.
Interested candidates may apply by going to http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/171146 and attaching an up to date curriculum vitae and a letter of application. In addition, three letters of reference should be submitted to the Chair of the Search Committee, Director of Clinical Services Search, TEACCH Autism Program, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB#7180, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7180 or the letters may be emailed to Jessie Bishop at email@example.com .
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Preferred experience includes demonstrated administrative and leadership experience at an academic institution as well as demonstrated knowledge/experience of program development in a clinical setting.
Minimum requirements for this position include previous clinical training and experience in assessment and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, completion of a PhD in Clinical or School Psychology or MD in Psychiatry. Candidates must be licensed or license eligible in Psychology or Psychiatry in the state of North Carolina within 3 months of hire. Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.
Internal Number: FAC0002986
About UNC TEACCH Autism Program
The TEACCH Autism Program began in 1972 as a system of university-based regional centers to serve children, adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. As part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the program has an active clinical, teaching, and research program. TEACCH operates seven community regional clinics across the state and a vocational/residential facility for adults with ASD. Each center offers a set of core services along with unique programs meeting the needs of individuals with ASD, their families, and professionals across the state of North Carolina. TEACCH is part of the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) program and faculty are actively involved in student and professional training activities within the state, nation, and across the world. All TEACCH programs are coordinated through a central administration and research unit in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.