The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Xavier University of Louisiana - Department Chair in Clinical Psychology

Location: New Orleans, LA
Date Posted: 09-11-2017
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology - Department Chair for Clinical Psychology Program at Xavier University of Louisiana
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Location:  This position will be located at Xavier University of Louisiana Campus in New Orleans.
The Opportunity
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is currently searching for a Department Chair in Clinical Psychology to join its Xavier University of Louisiana Campus in New Orleans. The program was launched in 2015, and just enrolled its third cohort of students in fall 2017. The Department Chair will continue the process towards APA accreditation (currently acknowledged on APA’s website with a status of Intent to Apply Using innovative and creative strategies, the Department Chair will collaborate with faculty, staff and students to grow the program and partnerships with Xavier University as well as regional organizations.
Principle Duties:
  • Maintenance of collegial and supportive relationships with relevant accrediting and professional bodies and completion of required reporting or documentation
  • Faculty committee and production assignments
  • Facilitation of program faculty governance and all faculty meetings
  • Supervision and development of program, affiliate, and adjunct faculty to meet quality standards and goals as well as institutional priorities
  • Oversight and coordination of the academic program to meet quality, relevance, and currency standards and goals
  • Oversight and coordination of Student Affairs within the program
  • Development of viable new curricular offerings in the field
  • Participation in research, writing and ultimate responsibility for any necessary self-study or program-related reports
  • Management of the student learning assessment plan and the program review process for the department to identify needed improvements to student learning
  • Development of strategic academic and budget plans for Department, including recommendations from the assessment and program review process
  • Achievement of departmental academic and financial goals
  • Outreach and recruitment of faculty and support of student recruitment
  • Coordination or management of student training
  • Supervision of the department manager to achieve department operational goals
  • Supervision of the teaching, advisement, dissertation activities, and other duties performed by Faculty members to meet department academic goals
  • Must be a licensed, doctoral clinical psychologist (APA accredited program) whose credentials and expertise are consistent with the mission of the department and the institution
  • Teaching and academic administration at the post-secondary level as well as professional experience is required
  • Record of demonstrated management and advancement of programs or initiatives
  • Record of professional activity in psychology (publications, presentations, leadership positions, etc.)
  • Solid people development skills with a focus on providing opportunities for faculty and staff to excel
About The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP)
Founded in 1979, The Chicago School is an independent professional graduate school with curriculum and training opportunities that prepare graduates to deliver outstanding professional services emphasizing the ability to understand and work with diverse populations. It offers multiple doctoral, specialist, master, and certificate programs at its many campuses. The Chicago School is committed to the values of innovation, education, service, and community, with a strong history of understanding diverse peoples and perspectives. The Chicago School is the nation’s largest graduate school focused exclusively on psychology and related behavioral sciences. As a professional school, its focus is not strictly on research and theory, but on preparing students to become outstanding practitioners, providing direct service to help individuals and organizations thrive. To read more, visit:
With more than 4,300 students, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP or The Chicago School) has a long tradition of being an innovator in the field for more than 30 years – working to push the boundaries and the impact that psychology has on the world. The Chicago School offers on-ground, online and blended programming, with physical campuses in Southern California, Chicago, Washington DC, and New Orleans.
The Chicago School’s faculty, staff, and administration play a critical role in advancing its mission and takes pride in hiring and retaining the field’s most dynamic, talented, and passionate professionals to help achieve its goals. It is a place where staff and faculty alike are inspired by ambitious and important goals, and are empowered to help achieve them.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an affiliate of TCS Education System. For more information about TCS Education System visit
This position will be located at The Chicago School at Xavier University of Louisiana where students are educated in providing culturally competent services in inter-professional mental health care settings. Ethnically, culturally, and economically diverse, New Orleans offers tremendous opportunities for clinical psychology students to work with underserved populations.
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Procedure for Candidacy:
Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please note that applications received on or before October 20th will be given priority consideration
For nominations or further information:
Caitlin Hummel
Senior Consultant
Summit Search Solutions, Inc.
Direct: 585-598-3269             
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of the key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
Caitlin Hummel
Senior Consultant
Summit Search Solutions, Inc.
585-598-3269 (Office)
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