Department Faculty

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Job location: Washington, DC


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2018-10-03
Req: R0002655
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. 

Position Summary:

A Forensic and Counseling Psychology 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.  Department Faculty members are recommended to the Vice President of Academic Affairs for hire by the Department Chair. 

Principle Duties:

  • Teaching  64%
    • Teach 24 credit hours over the course of three semester or 6 online terms
      • No more than 2 preps per semester or online term
      • 9 credits Fall Semester (Fall 1 and 2 Online)
      • 9 credits Spring Semester (Spring 1 and 2 Online)
      • 6 credits Summer Semester (Summer 1 and 2 Online)
    • 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
    • Student-­‐focused educator committed to student learning, retention, persistence, and completion.
    • Assign grades and maintain course/student records in accordance with FERPA regulations and submit grades and records by established deadlines.

  • Advising  (24% Flex)
    • 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 (24% Flex)
    • Scholarship may include qualitative/quantitative research, presentations at professional conferences, scholarship-based community service, etc.

  • Professional Service (24% Flex)
    • 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

Professional Behavior

All Faculty members are required to behave in a collegial and professional manner with all members of TCSPP community. All Faculty members are required to adhere to the highest professional conduct and ethical standards of the profession of psychology. 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. or Psy.D. degree in clinical or counseling psychology is preferred
  • Licensed in the DMV area as a psychologist and/or a counselor is preferred
  • Teaching experience in higher education
  • Strong knowledge base in issues related to forensic mental health

For more information about The Chicago School of Professional Psychology visit www.thechicagoschool.edu 

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

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.

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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