Rush NeuroBehavioral Center Clinical Director


This key leadership position involves managing and growing the clinical program at the Rush NeuroBehavioral Center (RNBC) in Skokie, IL. RNBC’s multi-disciplinary clinical team supports the needs of children and adolescents with social, emotional, and learning challenges, including ADHD, ASD, LD, and common comorbidities. RNBC’s clinic team is particularly well-regarded for their thorough diagnostic assessments, and we envision this as a strong foundation on which to develop and grow new high-impact programs. Alongside the clinic, RNBC has developed robust education and research initiatives focused on developing insights, assessments, and interventions to support children’s social development and executive functions.

The goal of all of our work is to measurably improve children’s social, emotional, and academic outcomes. The Clinic Director will play a critical role in fulfilling that goal. The Clinic Director reports to RNBC’s Executive Director, and will have wide latitude and support to develop a strategic vision for RNBC’s clinical programs, and to realize that vision through clinical program development and through supervising, training, and mentoring the clinical team. The Clinic Director will also have opportunities to collaborate with RNBC’s research and education staff and colleagues at Rush University Medical Center. The Clinic Director will represent Rush and RNBC to the community and be responsible for generating clinical referrals.

The Clinic Director will enjoy collaborative relationships with Directors of Research and Education, and will be support and benefit from a participatory governance model in which several faculty and staff-run standing committees provide advisory input on important decisions about RNBC. Current committees include: Communications, Culture and Climate, Graduate Training, Hiring (ad hoc), and Space.

 We are looking for someone who is collaborative, who supports of clinical staff success and professional growth, who values the perspectives of professionals from multiple disciplines, and who sees leadership as an opportunity to help others succeed.


Patient Care (70%)

  • Maintain clinical caseload, with support from psychological technicians and/or graduate trainees.

Leadership (30%)

RNBC Leadership

  • Participate in periodic meetings with Research Director and Education Services Director to provide Executive Director advisory input on management of Center.

Recruitment and Mentorship of Clinical Team Members

  • With the support and input of hiring committees, recruit clinic team members.
  • Mentor clinic team members, including the following:

 Clinic Operations

  • With the support of the Clinic Coordinator:

Outreach and Marketing

  • In collaboration with and supported by the RNBC Communication Committee and clinic team members:

Financial Management

  • With the support of the Financial Analyst, monitor and manage clinician productivity and develop and support plans to ensure clinicians meet productivity targets.
  • With the support of the Financial Analyst, Develop, monitor and manage annual budget. Responsible for meeting overall revenue and expense targets.


  • PhD in clinical psychology or related field
  • Licensed or license-eligible in Illinois
  • Track record of mentorship
  • Administrative experience
  • Board certification a plus

More about Rush University Medical Center:

Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 669-bed hospital serving adults and children. In January 2012, Rush opened a new 376-bed hospital building, known as the Tower, which is part of the Medical Center’s major renovation of its campus.

Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.

Rush is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 7 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2018–2019 “America's Best Hospitals” issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall.

Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2018.

Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status—the highest honor in nursing—and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation.

Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals—and 15 major teaching hospitals—four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics.

The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization that advocates for equality for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and/or queer/questioning named Rush University Medical Center a leader in LGBT Health Equality for the tenth consecutive year.

Maggie McGauley

Maggie McGauley

Faculty Recruiter

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