Administrative Faculty with a Training Focus
Job location: Remote
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-05
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.
Administrative Faculty with a Training Focus Contract with 9 credits of Teaching:
Associate Director of Training:
- The Associate Director of Clinical Training- Clinical Psychology oversees the entire practicum experience for the students in the Masters in Forensic Psychology (MAFO) Program for the Chicago School’s Online Campus.
- This position collaborates with the Director of Clinical Training (DCT) in MAFO and the Campus Director of the Office of Placement and Training (OPT), and acts as a liaison between the academic program administration and faculty, the training sites, and the students.
- This position reports to the Director of Clinical Training and the Department Chair for the MAFO, Online department.
- Support and maintain a network of practicum sites, as well as relationships with site supervisors.
- Oversee the education of students who are new to the practicum and internship search processes and practices.
- Consult with students who are encountering issues related to their practicum or internship experience.
- Manage the flow of information regarding students’ progress, as well as problems, to academic department chairs, faculty, and/or practicum and internship sites.
- Oversee the review of practicum and internship evaluations and related paperwork.
- Manage the proper storage and/or dissemination of training data including the relevant portions of the Tevera training database.
- Consult on the development of new OPT initiatives and projects.
- Participate in the MAFO department meetings.
- Participate in department-level strategic planning and budget process.
- Consult on the development and maintenance of coursework pertinent to OPT.
- Interact and communicate successfully with a diverse population.
- Act in a way that embodies the mission, vision and values of The Chicago School.
- Adhere to all confidentiality requirements.
- Attend Faculty Council meetings.
- Attend OPT meetings.
- Maintain appropriate training records.
- Other duties as assigned by the Director of Clinical Training or the Department Chair.
- 2 -3 years of professional training experience.
- Doctoral degree in psychology or relevant area of study.
- Licensed as a Psychologist.
- Graduate from an APA accredited program.
- Maintain a professional appearance and conduct oneself in respectful and ethical manner.
- Ability to remain calm and make decisions under pressure.
- Ability to manage multiple projects with multiple deadlines while meeting or exceeding expectations.
- Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
- Learns actively to understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Listens actively, giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Thinks critically to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Communicates ideas and information effectively in both verbal and written form.
- Ability to adapt to changing circumstances, needs, and demands.
- Managing one's own time and the time of others effectively.
- Ability to motivate, develop, and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
- Knowledge of local and national training and licensing requirements.
- Understanding and ability to navigate multiple levels of program hierarchies.
- Faculty development through best practices workshops, identify external development opportunities and other development related to online facilitation.
- Curriculum development assistance as needed by the Department Chair.
- Teach 9 credits over the course of 6 terms
- Complete Term Prep duties on time
- Hold and track regular meetings with advisees
- Attend all department and clinical training meetings
- Use the selected textbooks and teaching aids as required. It is expected that faculty integrate additional materials and case studies into their classes.
- Lead or participate in residencies and professional development seminars as needed
- Abide by Online Campus policies for online classroom management and interaction
- Abide by Departmental teaching standards
- All Online faculty members at The Chicago School are expected to be available (online) and responsive to students five out of seven days during the course of the week. This “availability” includes:
- Active participation in the discussion forum
- Posting course-related announcement(s)
- Timely grading of assignments and providing quality feedback
- Holding virtual office hours on a weekly basis
- Posting a welcome message to all students outlining weekly virtual office hours
- Creating a video welcome message and post to Canvas course site
- Holding one voluntary conference call or synchronous chat each term
- Responding to each student’s initial post in a discussion forum
- Grading quizzes and providing feedback on short assignments within 48 hours
- Providing grading and feedback on larger assignments within 3 days after due date
- Responding to all student email(s) within 24 hours
- Issuing final grade on time
- Ph.D. or Psy.D. required in Clinical or Counseling Psychology
- Licensure in relevant profession
- Evidence of strong teaching and academic administration at the post-secondary level
- Teaching experience of at least 5 years preferred (combined onground/online preferably)
- Clinical experience of at least 5+ years preferred (clinical and forensic settings 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 responsibilities with the promotion of the TCS mission and reputation
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.