Faculty: Chair, Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology
Position: Chair, Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology – Core Faculty Position
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Reports to: Provost/CEO
Classification: Full Time Core Faculty
Open: 11/9/2018 (Start date July 2019); Interviews to begin in January
Closed: Until filled
The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology Program at Antioch University Santa Barbara invites
applications for a full-time appointment in its CAMFT Award-winning program that emphasizes
authentic relationships and an understanding of diverse identities and perspectives. Graduates of
the program fulfill requirements for LMFT and LPCC licensure in California, while gaining
extensive preparation through experiential learning, instruction, and local community
internships. The program offers concentrations in Healthy Aging, Latino Mental Health, and
Somatic Psychotherapy. Faculty with expertise in these areas are invited to apply. The selected
candidate will teach, mentor and advise graduate students, and administer all aspects of the
degree program, including the hiring and supervision of program faculty, leading faculty and
student recruitment/retention efforts, program assessment, and budget management.
We seek a highly collaborative, motivated, and hands-on faculty member who is enthusiastic
about innovative teaching and learning. The desired candidate will have a record of professional
accomplishment as a leader in his/her field, with an appropriate record of scholarship, and a
working knowledge of a range of delivery models including technology-mediated education.
This is a full-time core faculty appointment in the Masters of Art in Clinical Psychology
Program. As a member of the faculty, the Chair has responsibilities in engagement in student
learning, scholarship and creative work, community service, and institutional citizenship.
Antioch University and the MACP Program
Founded in 1853, Antioch University provides learner-centered education to empower students
with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance social, economic, and
environmental justice. Antioch University Santa Barbara (AUSB), one of Antioch University’s
five regional campuses, uses a distinctive graduate education pedagogy that mixes academic
rigor with experiential learning and social engagement. The campus is located on the beautiful
central California Coast, with the Santa Ynez Mountains as dramatic backdrop. Downtown,
Mediterranean-style white stucco buildings with red-tile roofs reflect the city’s Spanish colonial
heritage. Santa Barbara offers excellent public and private schools, a strong community, and
numerous recreation opportunities.
The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology Program at AUSB educates visionary, pragmatic
leaders in a collaborative setting, founded on academic excellence and the principles of social,
economic, and environmental justice.
- Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution in Clinical or Counseling
Psychology or a closely related field; California license as a psychologist, LMFT, LPCC
is highly desirable;
- 5-7 years of experience in teaching and administration, especially in the areas of: budget
planning, administrative leadership, course and concentration development, and
development of new degrees;
- Appropriate record of scholarship and a professional portfolio showing experience in area
- 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
- Ability to get along well with others and be a positive member of the AUSB community;
- Willingness and ability to collaborate with Program Chairs at AUSB and on other AU
- Ability to work independently with a high degree of independent judgment and the ability
to meet goals in a timely manner;
- A strong commitment and understanding of the Antioch University mission.
For more information about the position, contact Dr. Barbara Lipinski, Provost and CEO, at
email@example.com. To apply, submit an application as one PDF file that includes your
statement of interest, curriculum vita, and contact information for three professional references to
Laurie Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org with “MACP-Chair Faculty Search” in the subject line.
Review of applications will begin this year with interviews to begin January 2019. The position
begins July 1, 2019.
Antioch University Santa Barbara provides equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification.
The campus is a smoke-free environment.