Department Chair, I/O and Business Psychology - SoCal Campuses
Job location: Los Angeles, CA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-23
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.
The Master of Arts in Industrial Organizational Psychology is a flagship program at TCSPP with a nationally aligned curriculum that includes ground and blended courses at our Southern California campuses. In Los Angeles and Anaheim, we offer doctoral programs of study in Organizational Leadership, with the additional option of a Ph.D. in Business Psychology in Los Angeles.
The Department of I/O and Business Psychology at the Downtown Los Angeles campus is accepting applications for a Department Chair that will oversee the academic operations across our Los Angeles, Anaheim, and San Diego campuses. The Chair works within a matrixed structure, reporting directly to the Campus Dean, with dotted reporting lines to our Vice President of Academic Affairs.
A successful candidate will understand the competitive recruiting landscape in Southern California and bring an entrepreneurial approach to developing a strategic enrollment plan.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Southern California) is a complex and interdependent university system of 3 campuses with a culture of collaboration and shared decision making. We are seeking a strong record of scholarship, faculty training and mentoring, and measurable experience with developing community and business relationships with a strategic focus on growing the next generation of I/O professionals.
Provide the day-to-day administrative functions of the department
Responsible for institutional, program, and learning outcomes
Ensure student advisement results in timely completion rates
Abide by FERPA in managing all student documents and records
Take a lead role in envisioning, evaluating, and executing grass roots efforts to grow program enrollment
Manage the financial health of the program, maintains active oversight with forecasting future expenses and managing costs in accordance with budget plan
Innovate new opportunities for students to engage in scholarship and community engagement
Stay abreast of emergent technologies in the field and incorporates them into the learning experience
Partner with student serving departments and inter-campus personnel to augment the student life experience
Maintain knowledge of current catalog guidelines and academic policies
Ensure that course scheduling is efficient and in accordance with academic budget guidelines
Hire, onboard, and train core and adjunct faculty
Plan and execute action-oriented faculty meetings
Assess curricular and student assessment data
Manage yearly budgets
Serve as a role model for addressing student concerns in a timely and responsive manner
Review and assess accreditation standards and department goals
Coordinate various administrative functions with the Campus Dean and Dean other departments as appropriate
Serve as an architect of processes and procedures that are updated to fit the changing needs of our student populations
Teach graduate level psychology courses using contemporary pedagogical methods
Maintain active scholarship as evidenced by membership in professional organizations, publications, presentations, and colloquia
Integrate technology into classroom instruction
Supervise student research
Mentor and provide internship supervision for a diverse student body
Actively engage in institution-wide development
Ph.D. or Psy.D. in I/O and or Business Psychology from a regionally accredited institution preferred
Evidence of prior effective leadership in a similar role within a college or university setting
Ability to demonstrate the relevance of their work and interests to our larger community
Ability to share the Department's emphasis on evidence-based practice.
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 is an affiliate of TCS Education System. For more information about TCS Education System visit www.tcsedsystem.org
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.