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Open Position: Executive Director, Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC)

Published on Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Position: Executive Director, Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) 

APPIC, an international non-profit psychology membership training organization, seeks a strategic and experienced Executive Director to lead the organization in its mission to facilitate access, foster development, and support the implementation of quality education and training in Health Service Psychology. The Executive Director provides visionary leadership, strategic planning, financial management, and support to the organization’s programs, the APPIC Board of Directors, and APPIC Central Office.  

Essential qualifications include a doctoral degree from an accredited program in Clinical, Counseling, School, or other Designated Practice Area of Psychology and a demonstrated record of leadership in Health Service/Professional Psychology. The candidate should also possess exceptional communication and presentation skills to represent the organization effectively and engage with a wide range of relevant parties, including APPIC member programs, associated education and training organizations, trainees, and vendors.  

The ideal candidate is: a critical thinker; an effective manager and supervisor; committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and dedicated to promoting organizational health and membership support. APPIC is an Equal Opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from backgrounds that are underrepresented within Health Service/Professional Psychology.  

To apply, please submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae to APPIC’s Search Committee via this link In your cover letter, please include: the reasons for your interest in the position; your qualifications and leadership experience; evidence of your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; demonstration of your dedication to quality education and training; and your overall vision for the organization.  

For more information about the Executive Director role, please visit APPIC’s website. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be directed to Daniel Hurley, Ph.D., Chair of the Search Committee, at