Program Director for Trauma, Stress, Resilience

UCEBT Trauma, Stress, and Resilience (TSR) Program Director Open Position 

Job Type: Full-time 
Salary: $100,000-$120,000/year 
Hours: 40 hours per week 
Education: Doctorate (Required) 
License: Psychologist, Eligible in Utah (Required), PSYPACT (Preferred)  
Work authorization: United States (Required) 

About Us:

Utah Center for Evidence Based Treatment (UCEBT), a growing outpatient practice, is seeking a licensed outpatient Program Director-Therapist for our TSR Clinical Program. Specifically, we are looking for professionals with supervisory experience and expert training in evidence-based therapies for trauma treatment. Our TSR team is a thriving program with community ties to support the care of a range of individuals including: survivors of DV, sexual trauma, and childhood abuse and neglect; survivors of single-incident events such as car accidents and natural disasters; medical professionals; and victims of trauma related to race, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity. 

We are a multidisciplinary team of expertly trained professionals, including psychologists, nurse practitioners, doctoral trainees, and expert consultants. Our work is based on a core set of values including specialized care, scientific rigor, accountability, and data-based results. UCEBT staff have access to extensive training and experience in the treatment and management of a wide range of mental health difficulties across the lifespan. In addition to providing clinical services, many of our staff provide supervision to trainees, offer expert community consultation, and hold faculty appointments at the University of Utah. 

UCEBT is dedicated to fostering a diverse, vibrant, and responsive work environment. Employees are able to designate preferences for in-person care, telehealth, or hybrid scheduling. We adapt to support the individual and family needs of our staff, including flexible work schedules and opportunities for advancement and innovation. Employee happiness and work-life balance are regularly discussed in meetings and supported through our center policies.   

For Applicants:

Interested candidates should have a terminal degree (e.g., PhD/PsyD) in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, School Psychology, or a related mental health field. Candidates must be license eligible to practice in the State of Utah and PSYPACT is preferred. Interpersonal warmth, openness to feedback and interest in continual learning are essential. Candidates should be highly attentive, self-assured, and proactive, with solid decision-making skills and adept clinical judgement. Candidates from diverse backgrounds and/or with specific skillsets in treating diverse populations are encouraged to apply. The clinician will have the opportunity to see clients in the age range of their interest(s), including children, adolescents, and adults.  


  • 100% premium covered by UCEBT for personal health insurance, vision and dental 
  • Retirement savings with company contribution 
  • Paid annual training stipend  
  • Licensure renewal assistance and CEU tracking  
  • Monthly group wellness activity  
  • Flexible schedule  
  • Costco membership  
  • Monthly phone reimbursement of $50  
  • Unlimited paid time off  
  • Paid holidays  
  • Ongoing didactic training 
  • Short Term Disability insurance coverage  
  • One month of paid sabbatical leave  
  • Option to work in multiple locations, including remote telepsychology practice  
  • Company retreats 


  • 2 years post licensure (or close) 
  • Evidence of advanced training and expertise for modalities used in treating trauma 
  • Willingness to train others internally and externally 
  • Willingness to network within the community and nationally  

Responsibilities include:    

  • Plans, develops, implements and maintains vision and day-to-day operations of clinical program. 
  • Ensures expertise of team members with ongoing oversight and coordination of trainings in Program area. 
  • In conjunction with outreach coordinator, develops and implements public relations and outreach plan for specific program 
  • Provides oversight and timely consultation for urgent clinical issues that arise with the clients and clinicians within their program. 
  • Implements agency-wide QA and Outcome Measurement initiatives within their program. Supports clinicians to make data-informed clinical decisions in client care.
  • Provision of direct clinical care within your program. 
  • Provision of direct clinical care to a smaller caseload of clients from at least one other Program (DBT, Anxiety & Mood Disorders or Assessment & Testing). 
  • Manages program budget  
  • Representation of program at weekly meetings of Program Directors 
  • Liaison between administrative departments and Program Directors through representation at weekly meetings 
  • Occasional on-call evening or weekend coverage. 
  • Conducts psychological assessments for children and/or adults 
  • Manages a caseload within UCEBT expectations  
  • Completes documentation in a timely manner 
  • Exemplifies conduct consistent with UCEBT values of professionalism, collaboration, and compassionate care 


  • Psychology licensure in Utah (required)  
  • Must have valid driver’s license in the state of Utah and means of transportation  
  • Formal training and expertise in evidence-based treatments 
  • Specialty training or certification in a clinical area of expertise (e.g. EMDR, PE, CPT, TF-CBT) 
  • Demonstrated program and supervisory experience  
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English  
  • Strong written and verbal skills  
  • Basic computer knowledge  
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to work effectively on interdisciplinary projects  
  • Critical decision making/problem-solving skills  
  • Knowledge of DSM-5 diagnoses/disorders  

Workplace Requirements:   

  • Sitting 70-75% and Standing 25-30%  
  • Occasionally lifting objects such as boxes or client charts  
  • Walking up and down stairs  
  • Need access to Telehealth compliant work area, laptop, private internet access  

This position requires a thorough knowledge of law, regulations, and ethics related to the provision of mental health services.  Candidate will be expected to acquire this knowledge immediately if hired:  

  • The operations manual of UCEBT, particularly issues of client relations and privacy.  
  • HIPAA- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)- Regulations & Standards Utah State Law regarding mental health, particularly related to consent to treatment and maintenance of health care information-Title 62A Utah Human Services Code: Chapter 15 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Act.  
  • The American Psychological Association Ethics of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (or field-appropriate equivalent).  

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, CV, and the names/contact information of 2-3 professional references to . Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and will continue until the position is filled.  

Utah Center for Evidence Based Treatment is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.  

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, and training. Utah Center for Evidence Based Treatment makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.