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Associate Director of the Certificate Program - California Institute of Integral Studies

California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Job Code
    117513545
Location: San Francisco, CA Category: Staff Positions Posted On: Tue Dec 17 2019 Job Description:

The Associate Director of the Psychedelic Therapies and Research Certificate Program (CPTR) in has a multidimensional role; they are responsible for administration of the communication, educational, and technological needs of the Center and for oversight of the operation of the certificate program in collaboration with the Center Director.

Applications open immediately for a full-time, dynamic and experienced educational, academic leader. The ideal candidate will possess an earned MD/Phd/PsyD or MBA, have understanding of the landscape of psychedelic research in the US and EU, and have a demonstrated record as a consensus builder, academic or business entrepreneur, energetic leader, and student-centered teacher and administrator. The Center is the first of its kind in offering certificate training for licensed medical and mental health professionals to become therapists and researchers in the field of psychedelic medicines. The vision of the Center is to expand programming in collaboration with research organizations and other universities in order to meet the need of thousands of training therapists ready to provide services after psilocybin and MDMA are rescheduled by the FDA.

Duties include, but are not limited to: managing the full scope of the 8-month long certificate training program of 75 students: teaching in the program, scheduling of teachers, developing curricular initiatives, overseeing maintenance of the CPTR website, program and student evaluations, newsletters, supervising the clinical mentors and the volunteer programs, acting as a liaison between staff and faculty, and students and faculty, creating the clinical program handbook, and other departmental documents, organizing weekend and retreat classes, and performing additional duties as requested. These roles require teaching and business experience and are accomplished within the guidelines set by the Center Director and with support from the Center Manager



Job Requirements:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Requirements for this position include demonstrated experience in the following areas:

Academic and/or business achievement in teaching, program development, and service

  • Directing the assessment and planning of training outcomes with researchers and scholars
  • Assist in implementing a strategic plan for the Center
  • Sensitivity to the needs and goals of diverse members of the Center's community
  • Directing the precise and thorough oversight of all aspects of the Center curriculum and training
  • Advancing on-line education at the post-graduate level
  • Assisting in raising funds for Center programs and building alliances with external organizations
  • Creativity in curriculum development and leadership in Center initiatives for quality psychedelic training programming

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Directing the development and delivery of the four cohort weekend trainings and the retreat for 70-75 students.
  • Collaborating with teachers and staff to ensure academic excellence, a climate of collegiality, a student-centered learning environment, and advancement of the Center's mission, ideals, and strategic plan.
  • Developing connections across US and EU research organizations, scholars, practitioners, and CIIS.
  • Monitoring academic standards, including quality of teaching, class size, student and mentor evaluation and assessment, written projects, independent study, and field placement.
  • Will eventually supervise the work of the Center Manager and work-study students.
  • Oversee the maintenance of the following official documents: CPTR course lists, course descriptions, continuing education CEs and CMEs, and create the Student Handbook.
  • Coordinate professional clinical mentors, adjunct faculty, and teaching assistants.
  • Liaison between CPTR and other Departments e.g., Operations, Dean of Students.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of eight years of a combination of teaching and administrative experience in an academic department or educational or social service setting, preferably at the graduate or post-graduate levels in mental health or the social sciences. A PhD/PsyD/MD (clinical strongly preferred), MBA, or equivalence of experience and education.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Understanding of the clinical graduate and post-graduate academic environment.
  • Familiarity with the history and current scope of psychedelic research and therapy.
  • Sound organizational and interpersonal skills to maintain an efficient and effectively high standard program. Management skills: excellent oral and written communication, business development leadership, word processing and web software familiarity, and a kind sense of humor.
  • Ability to interact with students, faculty, staff, and the outside community with diplomacy.
  • Ability to operate under pressure and assign priority to work needs coming from a number of co-existing business development, clinical, and educational initiatives.
  • While this position is optimally a 100% position, an excellent candidate may have the opportunity to step into this role under certain flexible circumstances.


Additional Information:

SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY

CIIS is committed to providing an open, fair, inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for all individuals across differences of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, socio-economic status, ethnicity, age, physical ability, or medical condition. We seek to increase the presence, representation and inclusion of U.S. historically under-represented people of color, international, bilingual and bicultural students, faculty and staff; and, to provide an environment that will attract and retain individuals identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and intersex (LGBTQQI

PI117513545

<strong> Location: </strong> San Francisco, CA <strong> Category: </strong> Staff Positions <strong> Posted On: </strong> Tue Dec 17 2019 <strong> Job Description:</strong> <br /> <p>The Associate Director of the Psychedelic Therapies and Research Certificate Program (CPTR) in has a multidimensional role; they are responsible for administration of the communication, educational, and technological needs of the Center and for oversight of the operation of the certificate program in collaboration with the Center Director.</p> <p>Applications open immediately for a full-time, dynamic and experienced educational, academic leader. The ideal candidate will possess an earned MD/Phd/PsyD or MBA, have understanding of the landscape of psychedelic research in the US and EU, and have a demonstrated record as a consensus builder, academic or business entrepreneur, energetic leader, and student-centered teacher and administrator. The Center is the first of its kind in offering certificate training for licensed medical and mental health professionals to become therapists and researchers in the field of psychedelic medicines. The vision of the Center is to expand programming in collaboration with research organizations and other universities in order to meet the need of thousands of training therapists ready to provide services after psilocybin and MDMA are rescheduled by the FDA.</p> <p>Duties include, but are not limited to: managing the full scope of the 8-month long certificate training program of 75 students: teaching in the program, scheduling of teachers, developing curricular initiatives, overseeing maintenance of the CPTR website, program and student evaluations, newsletters, supervising the clinical mentors and the volunteer programs, acting as a liaison between staff and faculty, and students and faculty, creating the clinical program handbook, and other departmental documents, organizing weekend and retreat classes, and performing additional duties as requested. These roles require teaching and business experience and are accomplished within the guidelines set by the Center Director and with support from the Center Manager</p> <br /><br /><strong> Job Requirements:</strong><br /> <p><u>ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES</u></p> <p>Requirements for this position include demonstrated experience in the following areas:</p> <p>Academic and/or business achievement in teaching, program development, and service</p> <ul> <li>Directing the assessment and planning of training outcomes with researchers and scholars</li> <li>Assist in implementing a strategic plan for the Center</li> <li>Sensitivity to the needs and goals of diverse members of the Center's community</li> <li>Directing the precise and thorough oversight of all aspects of the Center curriculum and training</li> <li>Advancing on-line education at the post-graduate level</li> <li>Assisting in raising funds for Center programs and building alliances with external organizations</li> <li>Creativity in curriculum development and leadership in Center initiatives for quality psychedelic training programming</li> </ul> <p><u>Responsibilities for this position include: </u></p> <ul> <li>Directing the development and delivery of the four cohort weekend trainings and the retreat for 70-75 students.</li> <li>Collaborating with teachers and staff to ensure academic excellence, a climate of collegiality, a student-centered learning environment, and advancement of the Center's mission, ideals, and strategic plan.</li> <li>Developing connections across US and EU research organizations, scholars, practitioners, and CIIS.</li> <li>Monitoring academic standards, including quality of teaching, class size, student and mentor evaluation and assessment, written projects, independent study, and field placement.</li> <li>Will eventually supervise the work of the Center Manager and work-study students.</li> <li>Oversee the maintenance of the following official documents: CPTR course lists, course descriptions, continuing education CEs and CMEs, and create the Student Handbook.</li> <li>Coordinate professional clinical mentors, adjunct faculty, and teaching assistants.</li> <li>Liaison between CPTR and other Departments e.g., Operations, Dean of Students.</li> </ul> <p><u>QUALIFICATIONS</u></p> <ul> <li>Minimum of eight years of a combination of teaching and administrative experience in an academic department or educational or social service setting, preferably at the graduate or post-graduate levels in mental health or the social sciences. A PhD/PsyD/MD (clinical strongly preferred), MBA, or equivalence of experience and education.</li> <li>Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.</li> <li>Understanding of the clinical graduate and post-graduate academic environment.</li> <li>Familiarity with the history and current scope of psychedelic research and therapy.</li> <li>Sound organizational and interpersonal skills to maintain an efficient and effectively high standard program. Management skills: excellent oral and written communication, business development leadership, word processing and web software familiarity, and a kind sense of humor.</li> <li>Ability to interact with students, faculty, staff, and the outside community with diplomacy.</li> <li>Ability to operate under pressure and assign priority to work needs coming from a number of co-existing business development, clinical, and educational initiatives.</li> <li>While this position is optimally a 100% position, an excellent candidate may have the opportunity to step into this role under certain flexible circumstances.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong> Additional Information:</strong><br /> <p>SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.</p> <p>EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY</p> <p>CIIS is committed to providing an open, fair, inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for all individuals across differences of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, socio-economic status, ethnicity, age, physical ability, or medical condition. We seek to increase the presence, representation and inclusion of U.S. historically under-represented people of color, international, bilingual and bicultural students, faculty and staff; and, to provide an environment that will attract and retain individuals identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and intersex (LGBTQQI</p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/Mag5DmTDpYyqSoMyuwnee"> <p>PI117513545</p>

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