Department: MACP Reports to: Chair Classification: Full Time Core Faculty. Position is remote through September 2021 Open: Until filled
Note: Bilingual/ Spanish speaking and adept in conducting clinical work with Spanish speaking populations as well as teaching in both Spanish and English.
Antioch University Santa Barbara Master’s in Clinical Psychology Program is seeking a Core Faculty member with cultural competency working with Latinx populations and who is bilingual/Spanish speaking. As a member of the MA in Clinical Psychology program’s team and under supervision of the Chair, a core faculty is responsible for participation in both administrative and academic aspects of the program. As Core Faculty, responsibilities include but are not limited to, teaching, advising, and assisting in curriculum development within the program as well as committee responsibilities within the University. Other responsibilities include student recruitment and retention efforts, and coordinating and implementing all phases of program development and assessment in conjunction with the MACP team. Core Faculty participate in the leadership of Antioch Santa Barbara’s academic efforts to provide an excellent university environment for student learners and are expected to be leaders in their field with appropriate publishing records and working knowledge of teaching methods. In this position, the faculty member would hold a leadership role within the programs’ bilingual Latinx Mental Health Concentration, serving as a mentor for students in the Concentration and supporting students’ clinical competency in working with individuals, couples, families, groups and communities who may identify as of Hispanic or multicultural/Hispanic origin. Bilingual/Spanish speaking is required. Demonstrated competence in clinical training requirements leading to California Marriage and Family Therapy and Professional Clinical Counselor licensure and any of the following areas is highly desired: clinical practice, family systems, child development and psychotherapy, somatics, healthy aging, research methodology, or psychological assessment. The candidate’s continued clinical practice is encouraged as an important mentorship component.
Engagement in Student Learning: Teaches 24 quarter units. Conducts workshops on additional topics as needed. Serves as mentor for students in professional development and clinical training.
Engagement in Scholarship and Creative Work: Conducts scholarly work in the form of academic research, publications, and/or presentations at professional organizations. Attends trainings, conferences, workshops to enhance professional growth and expertise in pedagogy, scientific foundations of clinical psychology, psychotherapy, cultural competence, and clinical practice training. Maintains membership in professional associations within one’s discipline.
Engagement in Service: Participates in community service and local, statewide, and/or national professional organizations that further the interests of the community, program, and university.
Engagement in Institutional Citizenship: Serves on campus, regional, and university wide committees. Coordinates with admissions committee in reviewing applications and interviewing of candidates. Serves as mentor to adjunct colleagues. Facilitates in the collection of data for program evaluation and accreditation processes. Participates in all aspects of the MACP program including the development of workshops or special events, and student, alumni, and faculty surveys.
Other duties as needed: Participates in curriculum development and revision, grant-writing, and other departmental initiatives. Performs other duties as assigned by Chair.
To Apply: Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, and names of three (3) business references.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
HOURS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a full-time position. A work schedule will be established in consultation with the Department Chair with some evening and weekend hours required. The normal work week is Monday through Friday. Full time faculty are exempt employees.
Compensation and benefits: Salary is dependent on placement on the core faculty salary scale. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, paid holidays, sick and vacation, life insurance, long term disability option, and pension plan. Tuition benefit may be available after one year of employment.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE DUTIES OF THIS POSITION AT ANY TIME.
Antioch University provides equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, family status, or disability in matters affecting employment or in providing access to programs.
Terminal graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or a closely related field (e.g., PhD, Ed.D., Psy.D., D.S.W.). California licensure (or eligibility) as LMFT, LPCC, LCSW, or Psychologist
4-6 years of experience in teaching and administration
Appropriate record of publication and/or a professional portfolio showing experience in area of expertise
Bilingual/ Spanish speaking and adept in conducting clinical work with Spanish speaking populations as well as teaching in both Spanish and English.
Experience with program evaluation and assessment
Experience in working with adult students and a diverse faculty and student body with strong multi-cultural competencies
Experience in technology mediated education and information literacy
Ability to work collaboratively and independently, meet goals in a timely manner and be a positive member of the AUSB community
A strong commitment and understanding of the AUSB mission and student centered learning, especially adult learners and non-traditional students.
Internal Number: SBMACKCRF061021
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