Program Director - Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program

  • Adler University
  • 17 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Nov 05, 2019
Full time   Psychology Social & Behavioral Sciences Social Work Deans & Directors

Job Description

Adler University is seeking qualified candidates to fill the Program Director position for the M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program in the Department of Counseling and Integrated Programs.  Position will start in spring 2020.



Administrative Duties include monitoring the quality of the program and student experiences, overseeing faculty, managing the operation of the CMHC program including both on-ground and online modalities, and maintaining accreditation and related processes.  Other responsibilities include: teaching, advising students, support of institutional and departmental committees and initiatives, as well as recruitment and admission efforts. Candidates must be willing to align with the University’s mission and values which is training socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities, and advancing social justice.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Candidates are required to have a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program, experienced in leading and teaching in a CARECP accredited Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, and in the writing of a self-study and the accreditation process. The candidate must be eligible for Illinois counselor licensure. Candidates are also expected to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to collaborate effectively with students, faculty, and professional staff. 

Application Details


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically a curriculum vita and three (3) professional recommendation letters with contact information.

Should there be any questions, please contact Dr. Tsui-yee Chow, Chair of the Search Committee, at

Prior to an offer of employment official transcripts and letters of recommendation will be required. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A range of full benefits are provided and are detailed further on the employment page of the Adler website.



Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Adler University that all persons are entitled to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) protection. The University does not discriminate against any individual for employment because of age, religion, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status (including unfavorable discharge from the military), or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


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