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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 faculty
  • development and creativity within the goals and objectives of the
  • program and University.
  • Coordinate program planning and development and the initiatives that
  • arise out of those processes. Convene program meetings.
  • Supervise the evaluation of program faculty and staff as required by
  • personnel procedures.
  • Supervise the recruitment of faculty and staff in accordance with
  • programmatic needs and budgetary parameters, and in keeping with the
  • University mandate for diversity.
  • Encourage currency and improvement in the quality of the program's
  • curriculum and coordinate the plan for the 2-year cycle of course
  • offerings.
  • Coordinate program's student advising and mentoring efforts. ? Hear
  • grievances 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 48
  • Ensure that the program's instructional schedules are submitted as
  • required and modified as needed.
  • Prepare and present the program's budget to University authorities as
  • appropriate. The department chair is responsible for administration of
  • program resources.
  • Coordinate the development, implementation, and analysis of the
  • program's evaluation of student learning outcomes.
  • Coordinate the self-study that is part of the regular program review
  • process.
  • Assign and provide oversight for program faculty working with the
  • Admissions Office to review applicants for admission and recommend
  • appropriate action.
  • Collaborate with The Clinic Without Walls (TCWOW) Clinical Director
  • Conduct an assessment of TCWOW
  • Collaborate with Admissions to develop a recruitment strategy for the
  • program.
  • Partner with Office of DEI in administration of grants and other funds
  • Perform 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 coordination
  • with its specific educational goals.
  • Lead the initiative to create a 2-credit pre-practicum based in peer
  • recovery 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 preferred
      • Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in higher education.
      • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in community mental health settings
      • including experience with peer recovery principles and practices
      • Minimum of 3 years of strong, demonstrated collaborative leadership skills
      • Proven 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 desk
        • or computer terminal, typically Monday through Friday.
        • Background Check - Due to the sensitivity and requirements of this position, you should
        • expect to undergo and be cleared of an employment background/criminal check, if
        • extended an offer for employment. You may also be asked to provide proof of
        • educational degree(s), licenses, or credentials pertinent to the position. If your job
        • requires driving on behalf of CIIS you will be required to provide proof of a valid driver's
        • license.
        • Visa Sponsorship - Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants must
        • currently 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.PI202127752

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

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