Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running.
Position Title: Faculty (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) for M.S. in Counseling Psychology with specialization in children and youth program
Position Tracking Number: F719
School/College: School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
Location: Azusa Campus
Description: Full time 12-month faculty position in the Department of Psychology with Program Director responsibilities.
The Department of Psychology seeks a full-time faculty person with specialization in children and youth mental health. All applicants must hold licensure as a mental health provider (Psychologist, LPCC, MFT) and clinical supervisor qualifications (minimum of 2 years of licensure).The MS of Counseling Psychology faculty are primarily responsible for teaching course in the area of Counseling psychology, mentoring and advising undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates seeking are also expected to maintain an active research/scholarship program. Program directorsreport to the Department Chair and are responsible for the overall direction and administration of their assigned graduate program, including: admissions, recruitment, and student services in the MS in Counseling Psychology program.a Counseling psychology faculty are fully integrated with the department of psychology faculty, and carry faculty responsibilities as a member of the department.
Specialization: Licensure and clinical supervisor qualifications (minimum of 2 years licensure) in mental health field. Registered Play Therapist prefered. Evidence of clinical specialization in children and youth services.
Teaching, mentoring, research/scholarship, university community service.
Direct and growth the MS in Counseling Psychology graduate program.
Participate as a full and integral member of the department of psychology faculty.
Other duties, as assigned by the Chair.
May be needed to work at alternative Regional Campuses or Sites.
Level: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
Qualifications: Licensure and clinical supervisor qualifications (minimum of 2 years licensure) in mental health field. Evidence of clinical specialization in children and youth services. Registered Play Therapist preferred. Previous program administration and leadership experience desired.
Experience: Demonstrated breadth and depth of experience in Children's mental health services and a strong Christian commitment are required. Previous experience and demonstrated excellence in university teaching and service to a university is desirable. Candidates seeking appointment at Associate or Full professor level must demonstrate evidence of scholarly research and publications in their field.
Workload: Full-time position. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the department of psychology, mentor and advise students, conduct research and/or clinical services, and participate in university service and leadership.
Hire Date: Open until filled.
Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
Ability to collaborate with other faculty and staff and maintain collegial relations.
Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
Candidates must align with Azusa Pacific University's Christian identity. Faculty members are expected to sign a Statement of Faith (available at http://www.apu.edu/about/believe), to adhere to the policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook, and to integrate the Christian faith in teaching and scholarship.
Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.
Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.
Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.