Department Chair - ABA Psychology - CA

Firestone Park, Los Angeles County / Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Jul 14, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Office Building/Campus: Los Angeles- Downtown
Home Department: Applied Behavior Analysis
Position Type: Faculty Position
Employment duration: Full time


Department Chair – Applied Behavior Analysis

Founded in 1979, and with campuses in Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, and online, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is the nation's leading nonprofit school exclusively dedicated to psychology and its applications.  The Chicago School trains individuals to be engaged professionals in their communities, approach practice and scholarship from the broader view of innovators, transformers, and problem solvers, and use their disciplines to make positive and lasting impact on the world.  A cornerstone of The Chicago School mission is its commitment to serving and embracing diverse and underserved communities.

Successful candidates must hold an earned doctorate in behavior analysis, and hold the BCBA or BCBA-D certification. They should have at least 3-5 years of previous administrative experience as an academic department chair or program director, and a record of scholarship or professional experience commensurate with the rank of Associate or Full Professor.  This department offers both the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees at the downtown LA campus.  Program chairs are expected to provide the day-to-day administrative functions of their respective departments.  These duties include providing direction to the faculty with regard to scheduling courses, hiring full and adjunct faculty, chairing meetings, assessing curricular and student assessment data, managing yearly budgets, addressing student concerns, reviewing and assessing accreditation standards and department goals, and coordinating various administrative functions with the Dean of Academic Affairs and other departments as appropriate.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an affiliate of TCS Education System and is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and.  It offers full-time faculty members a generous compensation and benefits package, a collegial and cooperative work environment, and the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of professional psychology.  Some of our key benefits include generous paid time off, medical and dental coverage, employer-paid life and disability insurance, 403b with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development resources, and regular employee appreciation events.

To apply, please complete this application and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and teaching evaluations (if available).

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