MIO - Program Director Chicago,  IL Employment: About: Adler University


For a more just society

Why join Adler University?

  • Subsidized group health insurance
  • Employer-paid group life, long-term disability and accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Employee-paid dental, vision, and transportation benefits
  • 403(b) savings/retirement plan benefit, with a fully-vested employer matching contribution of up to 5% in the first year. After two years of participation, matching grows by 1% per year, to a limit of 10% employer match. 
  • $1,500 professional development allowance per fiscal year
  • Tuition reimbursement of 50% for coursework related to Adler University employment
  • Paid time off for holidays, vacation and sick days

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MIO - Program Director

Job Title
MIO - Program Director
Job ID
Chicago,  IL 60602
Other Location
The Adler School is founded on an important idea: Our health resides in our community life and connections. This is what drives our groundbreaking curricula and commitment to social responsibility, from our campuses in downtown Chicago and Vancouver and through Adler Online. We work with those courageous enough to want to change the world.  Our doctoral and master's programs—many of them nationally recognized in fast-growing fields—prepare students to lead social change in the fields of psychology and mental health, criminal justice and public safety, business, public policy, and advocacy.  In January 2015, we will become Adler University, a new name selected to support our vision as the leading academic institution advancing socially responsible practice, healthy communities, and a more just society.

Program Director responsibilities include teaching selected online courses, online course development, advisement of graduate students, hiring adjunct faculty and monitoring their course work, administrative leadership, service provision to Adler School and greater professional community, participation in institutional committees, chairing capstone examinations, collaboration in marketing and recruitment of students.


Required Skills
Applicants must have a doctorate degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology or related field; demonstrate a strong record of graduate-level teaching and online expertise and familiarity with the scholar-practitioner training model including evidence of proficiency in scholarship and other professional activities. Candidates with applied experience in the areas of industrial and organizational psychology are strongly desired.
The ideal candidate has a track record of administrative and leadership expertise including demonstrated capabilities to manage a diverse range of stakeholders including instructors both on campus and off site. The position requires excellent communication and effective interpersonal skills, and an ability to collaborate with students, faculty and a range of professional staff. Demonstrated commitment to socially responsible practice, social justice issues and diversity in the workplace is desirable.

Application Process:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Applicants should submit detailed curriculum vitae, the names of three professional references with contact information, two to three course syllabi and/or teaching samples for review, and a letter of interest.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Adler School of Professional Psychology that all persons are entitled to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) protection. The School does not discriminate against any individual for employment because of age, religion, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status (including unfavorable discharge from the military), or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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