The Chair of the PsyD Program is responsible for administering all aspects of the PsyD degree program, including hiring and supervision of program faculty, leading program faculty and student recruitment and retention efforts, and, in conjunction with the PsyD faculty, coordinating and implementing all phases of program assessment, including seeking APA accreditation. Although the Program Chair is Core Faculty, his/her teaching load fluctuates based on departmental administrative demands. The Chair is responsible for the departmental budget and resource management. Together with the Vice President of Academic Affairs and the faculty chairs of AUSB’s other degree programs, the PsyD Chair participates in the leadership of Antioch Santa Barbara’s academic efforts to provide an excellent university environment for its adult student learners. The Chair is expected to be professionally active in his/her field with an appropriate scholarly/publishing record and a working knowledge of alternative delivery models including technology-mediated education. The position reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Terminal graduate degree from an accredited college or university in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or closely related (PhD or PsyD preferred);
5 – 7 years of experience in teaching and administration especially in the areas of: budget planning and allocation, administrative leadership, course and concentration development, and development of new degrees;
Appropriate record of publication and/or a professional portfolio showing experience in area of clinical psychology;
Experience with program evaluation, assessment and accreditation;
Experience in technology mediated education and information literacy;
Experience in working with adult students and a diverse faculty and student body highly desirable;