Department Faculty

Washington, DC
Apr 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Washington, D.C.

Job Code

Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an independent professional graduate school with a dynamic student body and a professionally accomplished faculty. Our curriculum and training opportunities prepare graduates to deliver outstanding professional services emphasizing the ability to understand and work with diverse populations.

Position Summary:

A Master of Arts Forensic Psychology: Professional Counselor Licensure Track Faculty member may be responsible for teaching, student advisement, research, professional service to the School and community, and administration over the course of the three semester academic year. While a Faculty member is fundamentally responsible for teaching in accordance with TCSPP's workload policy, adjustments to an individual's teaching load may be made by the Department Chair based on Department needs first and individual talents and abilities second.

Principle Duties:
  • Teaching
  • 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 prospects and requirements
  • 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
  • Co-curricular activities such as colloquia
  • Advising
  • 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 monthly meetings, meet with Advisees to gather additional information or communicate Faculty concerns, and report back to Faculty on the results
  • Research
  • Engage in personal scholarship activities
  • Present at state, national, and international conferences
  • Make results of research available for Departmental/Institutional review
  • Professional Service
  • Actively maintain activities that further professional practice
  • Foster education of, and interest in, student service in the community
  • Engage in community service
  • Administration
  • Participate in Departmental functions, including but not limited to participating in the analysis of Student Learning Plan results, assisting in general Faculty Search and Admissions activities, contributing to general and specific Curriculum Development activities, mentoring of new Faculty members, and sponsoring student associations. Attendance at faculty meetings is an expectation
  • After consultation with the Department Chair, serving on one Institutional committee

    Professional Behavior

    All Faculty members are required to behave in a collegial and professional manner with all members of TCS community. All Faculty members are required to adhere to the highest professional conduct and ethical standards of their profession. A Faculty member routinely engages in his/her responsibilities with the promotion of TCS mission and reputation in mind at all times.

    It is essential for faculty to be active participants in an annual and formal system of Faculty evaluation to identify strengths and weaknesses in the above areas and to identify professional development activities that will lead to their ongoing development as a Faculty member.

Position Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education
  • Licensed or licensed-eligible in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and/or Maryland
  • Addictions counselor preferred
  • Teaching experience in higher education
  • Strong knowledge base in forensic mental health

For more information about The Chicago School of Professional Psychology visit

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an affiliate of TCS Education System. For more information about TCS Education System visit

TCS Education System 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: paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

TCS Education System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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