Associate Professor/Branch Director - Couple & Family Therapy (San Diego)

  • Alliant International University
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Jul 12, 2021
Full time Psychology

Job Description

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Associate Professor/Branch Director - Couple & Family Therapy (San Diego)

Alliant International University is a professional practice University committed to excellence in four areas: Education for Professional Practice, Scholarship, Multicultural and International Competence and Community Engagement. The University provides students with the highest quality of education through excellence and innovation in academic scholarship, applied training and research, and community service, particularly to underserved populations. Through its Mission, the University's goal is to equip students with the competencies they need to provide public benefit and make an impact in their communities by addressing major contemporary social issues. Core competencies of the University's training programs include cultural diversity, which is infused in courses and field placements and is manifest in the diversity of its students, faculty.

Our Mission:
Alliant International University prepares students for professional careers of service and leadership, and promotes the discovery and application of knowledge to improve the lives of people in diverse cultures and communities around the world.

Our Vision:
An inclusive world empowered by Alliant alumni.

The California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University offers APA-accredited doctoral programs (PsyD and PhD) in Clinical Psychology at five campuses in California, Clinical Counseling master's programs at two campuses, COAMFTE-accredited master's and doctoral programs in Marriage and Family Therapy at four campuses, and a national postdoctoral master's program in psychopharmacology. CSPP's mission is to provide the highest quality education, training, research and service in professional psychology and related human service fields. We strive to improve quality of life by fostering respect for human diversity in a multicultural and international society and by combating discrimination in all its forms. We seek to redefine excellence in scholarship via models of applied clinical research that provide a solid framework for understanding and addressing problems in contemporary life.

The Alliant International University's Couple and Family Therapy programs have existed since 1973 and have been COAMFTE accredited since 2001. Both the MA and PsyD programs operate as one program across multiple Alliant locations. They are housed in the California School of Professional Psychology.

The role will provide Academic and administrative leadership in the San Diego location for the COAMFTE-accredited Couple and Family Therapy (CFT) MA and PsyD Programs. This is a full-time position to provide leadership as well as teaching and mentoring of students as a core faculty member. This position is part of a systemwide CFT Program offered in several locations (San Diego, Irvine, LA, Sacramento, and Online) and the Branch Director reports to the Systemwide Program Director of CFT Programs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teaching
  • Supervising dissertations
  • Mentoring students
  • University committee participation
  • Scholarship
  • Service



Skills:


  • Proficient computer skills.

  • The ability to work independently and be self-motivated.

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to problem solve.

  • The ability to explain complex requirements in clear and concise terms

  • The ability to be flexible with workflow to meet the needs of the department and students and to manage multiple tasks per required deadlines

  • The drive to encourage, direct, hold accountable and guide students toward task completion.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to work as an effective team member and develop trusting relationships with students and Alliant employees.

  • Culturally competent and ability to communicate and interact effectively with diverse people .

  • Highly motivated, focused and results oriented.

  • Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal interactions , and to maintain confidentiality.

  • Collaboration and partnering with other university stakeholders to support candidate success.

  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments



Requirements:

  • Education: Candidates must hold a doctorate in MFT (COAMFTE accredited program preferred) or closely related field; meet educational requirements for licensure as an MFT in California
  • Experience: The position requires demonstrated experience in teaching and mentoring within a graduate program; Academic, administrative experience, and experience with the COAMFTE accreditation processes; A record of achievement in the field; A demonstrated an understanding of diversity issues, clinical expertise in providing services to diverse and underserved populations and a commitment to productive scholarship, and candidates also should have demonstrated competency in training students to work with multicultural and/or international populations and/or conducting culturally relevant research
  • Certifications, Licenses, etc.: AAMFT Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor (or Approved supervisor candidate)


Background Check Requirements:
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check (including criminal, prior employment and education verification). Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current University employees who apply for the position.

Additional Information:
Anti-Discrimination Policy: Alliant International University prohibits unlawful discrimination, harassment or retaliation in its educational programs, services and activities, and in employment practices, including but not limited to internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, relationships with outside vendors, use of contractors and consultants, and in its admission or access thereto, on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin or descent, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability (including physical, disease, psychiatric or psychological disability), medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, hair style or texture associated with race, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Alliant International University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to ensuring a high quality of education through the diversity of the University community and the curriculum. Women, people of color, people with disabilities and people from other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as we actively seek to increase diversity at all levels. The University will conduct its programs, services and activities consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and orders.

Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Human Resources at hrstaff@alliant.edu or 858-635-4509.

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires that we provide you with this Notice at Collection for California Employees and Applicants. This notice is about the collection and use of your personal information. We encourage you to read this notice carefully.

Governing legislation: Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the regulations implementing these statutes, and applicable federal and California law.

Alliant International University is a smoke and tobacco free environment.

Company: Alliant International University, Inc.

Country: United States of America

State/Region: California

City: San Diego

Postal Code: 92131

Job ID: 123864


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