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Program Director, Master of Arts in Counseling and Psychological Services
Date Posted 01/30/2020
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Twin Cities Campus
Position Responsibilities
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota seeks an experienced and enthusiastic individual for the position of Program Director of a well-established Master of Arts in Counseling and Psychological Services graduate program in the Graduate School of Health and Human Services. 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; scheduling of courses; service on key committees within and across schools; maintenance of a strong presence on the Minneapolis campus; and collaboration with other program directors.  Administration of the program includes overseeing the budget, supervising staff, and assisting 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 doctorate in a related field is required (ABD will be considered if nearing degree completion). An active license is required, such as Licensed Psychologist (LP) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), as is experience in the field post-licensure.  Higher education experience in academic administration and graduate teaching/advising is preferred, as is understanding of and experience with state licensing procedures, policies, and laws. Experience with specialty accreditation is welcomed.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
Additional Required Materials Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references.
Application Review Date 02/28/2020
Starting Date 05/04/2020
Contact Susan Jarosak, M.Ed.
Contact Email
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.