Antioch University Los Angeles seeks a proven academic leader to lead its innovative Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology (MAP) Department centered in Los Angeles. Antioch University. The Department and related academic programs from Antioch’s five campuses have recently been organized into a School of Counseling, Psychology and Therapy (CPT). The MAP Department is the largest academic unit within the new CPT School and also the entire Antioch University system with an enrollment of approximately 700 students. The Department Chair will serve as the academic leader during a period of exceptional growth emerging out of new programming opportunities and partnerships.
The Chair’s responsibilities center on the leadership and administration, academic vision and strategic direction of the department, its various elements (e.g. specializations, clinical training, etc.) and oversight of associated faculty, staff, student and other stakeholders. The Chair ensures academic quality, manages personnel and resource allocations, mentors and supervises faculty, and engages community and other constituencies to promote and enhance the department’s visibility and reputation. In addition, the Department Chair engages in the full range of faculty activities and responsibilities which may include the equivalent of up to three (3) quarter courses (9 credits) during the academic year.
Antioch University is a historic leader in progressive, student-centered higher education since its founding in 1852 in Yellow Springs Ohio, and campuses have been located in Southern California since 1972. The University has a strong and historic commitment to social, racial, economic and environmental justice, values that are integrated into the curriculum and embodied in the work and life experiences of Antioch stakeholders.
Antioch University Los Angeles offers a Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology (MAP). Students may choose to specialize in: Addiction and Recovery, Psychological Trauma Studies, Spiritual and Depth Psychology, LGBT Affirmative Psychology, Professional Clinical Counseling, Child Studies, Applied Community Psychology, and General Practice Specialization. Students may also choose individualized programs. For students who eventually intend to pursue doctoral studies or non-clinical careers, the Los Angeles Department also offers the Master of Arts in Psychology Studies (MAPS).
The MAP curricula is infused with social justice as a foundational frame, while practical experience and self-reflection provide context to support the development of a well-rounded practitioner. The Department requires 90 quarter units for completion of the degree, to be taken over 8 full-time quarters of study, including three quarters of clinical training experience. The curriculum meets all educational requirements for students to qualify for application as Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT) with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Students may also choose to qualify as Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC).
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Review of applications begins immediately. For best consideration, submit applications by October 1, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Antioch 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.