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Core Faculty/Program Chair- Community Mental Health

Company: California Institute of Integral Studies
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Location: San Francisco, CA Category: Faculty Positions Posted On: Thu Jan 12 2023 Job Description: ABOUT THE MA PROGRAM
CIIS' Community Mental Health program was the first of its kind and developed in partnership
with public and non-profit mental health agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area. The program is
one of five programs offered through the Counseling Psychology department at CIIS. Its
dynamic coursework integrates the fundamentals of psychotherapy with cultural humility and
an understanding of the impact of trauma and social systems on individuals, couples, families,
and communities. The program's flexible weekend format allows working individuals to
maximize educational outcomes and maintain a healthy work/life balance. Graduates are
prepared to practice counseling in hospitals, clinics, schools, government agencies, community
non-profits, and more. Through ongoing work in community settings, CIIS faculty help to ensure
that the program design continues to meet the needs of community agencies. The hands-on
work also helps strengthen the ties the University has to organizations that are potential
employers of our graduates.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Program Chair
The program chair is the academic and administrative leader of the program. As such,
the role of the program chair combines collaborative leadership skills with
organizational visioning and implementation involving matters of curriculum,
coordination with the MCP Director and the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences, academic
and nonacademic personnel actions and evaluation, budget and expenditures, and
planning and evaluation of outcomes. The program chair is responsible for the use of all
program resources to achieve goals and objectives identified through established
program and University processes. They are responsible for communicating the
program's needs to the University administration. They are also responsible for
communicating University policies and administrative procedures to the program faculty
and staff. Leadership and commitment in meeting the instructional, research, service,
and developmental goals of the program is essential.

Responsibilities:

Foster an environment that encourages and supports facultydevelopment and creativity within the goals and objectives of theprogram and University.Coordinate program planning and development and the initiatives thatarise out of those processes. Convene program meetings.Supervise the evaluation of program faculty and staff as required bypersonnel procedures.Supervise the recruitment of faculty and staff in accordance withprogrammatic needs and budgetary parameters, and in keeping with theUniversity mandate for diversity.Encourage currency and improvement in the quality of the program'scurriculum and coordinate the plan for the 2-year cycle of courseofferings.Coordinate program's student advising and mentoring efforts. ? Heargrievances from faculty and students (as specified in section VIII"Grievance procedures" in this Handbook, and in the student handbook).Coordinate program faculty workload assignment. Page 48Ensure that the program's instructional schedules are submitted asrequired and modified as needed.Prepare and present the program's budget to University authorities asappropriate. The department chair is responsible for administration ofprogram resources.Coordinate the development, implementation, and analysis of theprogram's evaluation of student learning outcomes.Coordinate the self-study that is part of the regular program reviewprocess.Assign and provide oversight for program faculty working with theAdmissions Office to review applicants for admission and recommendappropriate action.Collaborate with The Clinic Without Walls (TCWOW) Clinical DirectorConduct an assessment of TCWOWCollaborate with Admissions to develop a recruitment strategy for theprogram.Partner with Office of DEI in administration of grants and other fundsPerform other duties as specified by the provost and/or other University administrators and carry out assigned duties in accordance with CIIS policy.Provide guidance and oversight for CMH's Clinic Without Walls (TCWOW)that supports the academic program to ensure effective coordinationwith its specific educational goals.Lead the initiative to create a 2-credit pre-practicum based in peerrecovery principles and practices.

Core Faculty

18 workload units, including a minimum of 6 units of release for administrative work and 6 teaching units.

PM22 Job Requirements:QUALIFICATIONS

PhD preferredMinimum of 3 years of teaching experience in higher education.Minimum of 5 years of experience working in community mental health settingsincluding experience with peer recovery principles and practicesMinimum of 3 years of strong, demonstrated collaborative leadership skillsProven track record of commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.

ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS
Occasional work performed alone with ability to work remotely from time-to-time.
Collaboration and constant work around and with other people.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES
This position requires attention to detail, good memory, ability to work under deadline
pressure, sitting and standing for long periods of time, oral and written communication,
keyboarding for significant portions of the workday, pushing, pulling, bending, stooping,
reaching, patience, and tact to perform the essential functions.

LOCATION
This is a primarily remote position; however, the candidate will need to reside or relocate to the
San Francisco Bay area to collaborate with clinic operations. This position additionally leads
and provides educational instruction during the on-campus cohort weekend residencies. Additional Information:WAGES AND BENEFITS
Wages are commensurate with skills and experience and may include a competitive benefits
package.

NOTES TO CANDIDATE

Working Conditions - Duties are primarily performed in an office environment at a deskor computer terminal, typically Monday through Friday.Background Check - Due to the sensitivity and requirements of this position, you shouldexpect to undergo and be cleared of an employment background/criminal check, ifextended an offer for employment. You may also be asked to provide proof ofeducational degree(s), licenses, or credentials pertinent to the position. If your jobrequires driving on behalf of CIIS you will be required to provide proof of a valid driver'slicense.Visa Sponsorship - Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants mustcurrently be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.Relocation Assistance - This position is eligible for relocation assistance.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY
CIIS strives to cultivate and preserve a culture of inclusion and belonging as part of its Seven
Commitments. More than accept difference, we honor and celebrate our staff's diversity of
experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community creates and maintains
working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, accessible, and welcoming.
CIIS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an open,
fair, inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for all individuals across differences of race,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, socio- economic status, ethnicity,
age, physical ability, or medical condition. We seek to increase the presence, representation,
and inclusion of U.S. historically under-represented people of color, international, bilingual, and
bicultural students, faculty, and staff; and, to provide an environment that will attract and
retain individuals identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and
intersex (LGBTQQI+). CIIS is committed to compliance with all fair employment practices
regarding citizenship and immigration status.PI202127852

Keywords: California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco , Core Faculty/Program Chair- Community Mental Health, Healthcare , San Francisco, California

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