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About The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is a nonprofit university with seven in-person locations across the United States, a growing online campus, and education partnerships worldwide. The Chicago School is a minority-majority university with 6,000+ students across 35+ degree programs in psychology, behavioral health, and nursing. The Chicago School is committed to creating a diverse pipeline of future professionals who will fundamentally improve the health and well-being of future generations of diverse communities. Founded in 1979 by a group of psychologists and educators, The Chicago School has grown into a dominant and globally respected leader in the fields of psychology and behavioral health sciences. Today, The Chicago School has an annual operating budget of nearly $150M and employs nearly 600 full-time faculty and staff. As an institution, The Chicago School is deeply committed to student success, innovation, and community impact. Our students are meaningfully connected in their communities, donating more than 1.2 million service hours per year through fieldwork and practicum opportunities. The Chicago School is part of the TCS Education System, a nonprofit system of colleges advancing student success and community impact.
Our San Diego campus has an opening for a Program Faculty member in the Marriage & Family Therapy program. Over the course of the three-semester academic year, Marriage & Family Therapy faculty members may be responsible for teaching, student advisement, chairing dissertations, research/scholarship, professional service to the School and community, and administration. While program faculty members are fundamentally responsible for teaching in accordance with TCS's workload policy, adjustments to an individual's teaching load may be made by the Department Chair based on program needs first and individual talents and abilities second. Program Faculty members are recommended to the Vice President of Academic Affairs for hire by the Department Chair.
Principle Duties include, but are not limited to:
Teach 18 credit hours over the course of three semesters
Hold office hours on a weekly basis
Remain current in field of study/teaching expertise and update course content to reflect knowledge updates
Prepare course syllabus and plans in accord with Department requirements
Select textbooks and teaching aids as required
Classroom instruction including lectures, demonstrations, discussions, or other appropriate modes of education delivery in a higher education setting
Develop, and regularly update, a system for ongoing evaluation of teaching and student learning
Maintain an advisee load according to Department needs
Spend time with advisees to provide mentorship on matters related to their academic, curricular, and career development
Mentor advisees in preparing their vita and training application materials, as well as write recommendation letters
Assist the Department Chair in documenting student progress through the program; when necessary, this includes crafting individual Academic Development Plans for Advisees, tracking their compliance, and documenting their progress
Present progress of advisees to Faculty at semester Student Review meetings, meet with advisees to gather additional information or communicate Faculty concerns, and report back to Faculty on the results
Scholarship may include qualitative/quantitative research, presentations at professional conferences, scholarship-based community service, etc.
Maintain scholarly activities that further the practice of professional psychology
Foster education of, and interest in, student service in the community
Engage in community service
Service to Institution
Participate in Departmental functions, including but not limited to participating in the analysis of student progress, assisting in general faculty searches, and admissions activities, contributing to general and specific curriculum development activities, mentoring of new faculty members, and other related duties as assigned
Attendance at faculty meetings and participation in the Faculty Assembly is an expectation.
Service on committee(s) as agreed upon with Department Chair, including Departmental and Institutional Committees.
A doctoral degree in the relevant discipline (graduation from a COAMFTE-accredited doctoral program preferred).
Licensure as a Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) in the state of California.
AAMFT-Approved Supervisor eligible (AAMFT Approved Supervisor status preferred).
Teaching experience in higher education of at least 5 years preferred.
Record of scholarship and/or community service preferred.
Ability to behave in a collegial and professional manner with all members of TCS community.
Ability to adhere to the highest professional conduct and ethical standards
Ability to engage in his/her responsibilities with the promotion of TCS mission and reputation in mind at all times.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
To apply, please complete this application and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and teaching evaluations (if available). For more information about The Chicago School of Professional Psychology visit www.thechicagoschool.edu.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please note: For the protection of faculty, staff, students and all who enter our facilities, The Chicago School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, with limited exemptions, as a condition of employment.