Department Chair, Clinical Psychology

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Chicago, IL
Full time

Job Description:

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. We are currently searching for a Department Chair in Clinical Psychology to join our Chicago Campus.

Principle Duties:
• Maintenance of collegial and supportive relationships with relevant accrediting and professional bodies and completion of required reporting or documentation.
• Faculty committee and production assignments
• Facilitation of Program Faculty Governance and All Faculty meetings.
• Supervision and development of Program, Affiliate, and Adjunct Faculty to meet quality standards and goals as well as institutional priorities
• Oversight and coordination of the academic program to meet quality, relevance, and currency standards and goals
• Oversight and coordination of Student Affairs within the program.
• Development of viable new curricular offerings in the field.
• Participation in research, writing and ultimate responsibility for any necessary self-study or program-related reports.
• Management of the student learning assessment plan and the program review process for the department to identify needed improvements to student learning
• Development of strategic academic and budget plans for Department, including recommendations from the assessment and program review process.
• Achievement of departmental academic and financial goals.
• Outreach and recruitment of faculty and support of student recruitment.
• Coordination or management of student training.
• Supervision of the department manager to achieve department operational goals.
• Supervision of the teaching, advisement, dissertation activities, and other duties performed by Faculty members to meet department academic goals

Position Qualifications:
• Must be a licensed, doctoral clinical psychologist (APA accredited program) whose credentials and expertise are consistent with the mission of the department and the institution (preferred).
• Teaching and academic administration at the post-secondary level as well as professional experience is required.
• Solid people development skills with a focus on providing opportunities for faculty and staff to excel.

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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.

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Posted: 10/24/2018
Application Due: 12/23/2018
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