Employment Description

Program Director - MA Counseling and Psychological Services
Date Posted 01/09/2017
Hiring Status No Longer Accepting Applications
Location Twin Cities Campus
Position Responsibilities

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota seeks an experienced and energetic individual for the position of Program Director of a well-established Master of Arts in Counseling and Psychological Services graduate program. This is a full-time, annually-renewable, benefits-eligible position located in Minneapolis.

This motivated individual will be responsible for the leadership, direction, and administration of the program. Overall responsibilities include overseeing and leading: development and assessment of the curriculum; recruitment and development of teaching faculty; recruitment, retention, and advising of students; and scheduling of courses. General administration of the program includes overseeing the budget, supervision of staff, and assistance with the cultivation of clinical practicum sites.

Essential Skills and Abilities

The ideal candidate will also possess these essential skills and abilities:

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and multi-tasking skills with proven ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.  
  • Strong interpersonal skills that will positively impact interactions with adult learners, faculty and other professionals in academic settings, and community partners.  
  • Professional decorum and ethical decision-making.
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience

A doctoral degree in a related field required (ABD considered if nearing completion). One of the following licenses is also required: Licensed Psychologists (LP) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and experience in the field after achieving licensure.  Higher education experience is preferred in academic administration and graduate teaching/advising, and experience with specialty accreditation is welcomed.

All job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Additional Required Materials Submit cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three professional references.
Application Review Date 02/17/2017
Starting Date 03/13/2017
Contact Susan Jarosak, M.Ed. Assistant Dean
Contact Email sjarosak@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 12 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.