Staff Position

PsyD Program Coordinator

Position Details

Job ID # 17-925
Department College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Reports To Director of Academic Programs

Position Summary

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide administrative support for the PsyD program including oversight of semester operations, student and faculty files, clinical training records, and general program coordination. This position is a 0.7 FTE.

Essential Functions

  1. Provide administrative support the PsyD program including:
    • Anaging semester operations (e.g. syllabi, book-orders, discovery, grades, attendance, student registration, out-of-town faculty assistance, etc.)
    • Answering phone calls, emails, and questions
    • Managing PsyD meeting agenda and minute records
    • Maintaining CSBS faculty, PsyD student, and PsyD alumni files
    • Managing PsyD eagle pages
    • Coordinating program handbooks updates
    • Purchasing psychological assessments materials
    • Dissertation binding and publication
    • Assisting with the PsyD cultural immersion trip planning
    • Assisting with daily operations and projects.
  2. Provide general administrative support for PsyD Program Director, Director of Clinical Training, PsyD full-time, and adjunct faculty.
  3. Assist with PsyD competency evaluation and the APA self-study
  4. Manage PsyD cohort dinners and RAD teams
  5.  Assist with CSBS or PsyD annual or semester events (e.g. orientation, new student welcome night, group interview, graduation dinner, etc.)
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.


  1. Bachelor of Arts or Science degree; a social science field strongly preferred.
  2. Experience working in an office setting.
  3. Experience in custom service.
  4. An ability to be detail-orientated and multi-task effectively.
  5. Independent worker and self-motivating.
  6. Strong interpersonal, organizational, communication, and creative abilities and skills
  7. Capability to maintain confidentiality is crucial
  8. Must have compassion and commitment to serve poor and undervalued groups, keeping with the vision of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. 
  9. Demonstrate commitment to maintaining a safe work environment free of harassment, violence, and unlawful discrimination.
  10. Ability to communicate effectively, get along well with co-workers, and deal effectively and professionally with colleagues.

Working Environment

  1. Work is generally performed indoors in a typical office setting.
  2. Some weekend/evening  work required.
  3. Travel, including overnight travel, may be required.
  4. Position works with strictly confidential information.
  5. Frequently required to be in front of a computer screen for long periods of time.
  6. May be exposed to loud noise levels.


Lifestyle Standards

Recognize, understand, and agree to live by the spiritual, moral, and ethical standards of Northwest University, as outlined in the Employee Manual.

Application Procedure

Please submit your resume, a letter of interest describing your qualifications, and a completed application form to the Human Resources office. Applications are available online (, or in the Human Resources Office of Northwest University.

You may submit your package by mail, scan and email, or fax.

Northwest University
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 579
Kirkland, WA 98083-0579
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Fax: (425) 739-0695

Inquiries regarding staff positions may be made to:

Human Resources Office
Northwest University
5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 889-5749
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Northwest University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability in admissions and access to, employment, or treatment in its programs or activities. Northwest University is an "At Will" employer.

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