M.A. Counseling Faculty - Sport & Health Psychology Chicago,  IL Employment: About: Adler University


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  • 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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M.A. Counseling Faculty - Sport & Health Psychology

Job Title
M.A. Counseling Faculty - Sport & Health Psychology
Job ID
Chicago,  IL 60602
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The Adler School of Professional Psychology, founded in 1952, is the oldest independent school of psychology in North America. The School provides graduate education in counseling, psychology and health service delivery with campuses in the heart of downtown Chicago and downtown Vancouver. Program offerings include an APA-accredited clinical psychology program and five Master’s Degree programs at its Chicago location and a Master of Arts in Counseling at its Vancouver location. The Adler School is committed to continuing the pioneering work of its namesake, Alfred Adler. As part of that commitment, the School graduates socially responsible practitioners, engages in communities, and advances social justice.

The Adler School of Professional Psychology is seeking qualified candidates to fill a full time core faculty/Sport and Health Training coordinator position for its M. A. Counseling Program specializing in Sport & Health Psychology starting Fall 2014.


Duties include teaching, advising and mentoring students, coordination of applied sport psychology training (externship), participation in institutional and departmental committees, admission efforts, as well as support of department and institutional initiatives. Candidates must be willing to align with the School’s mission and values which is training socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities, and advancing social justice.

Application Process:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.  . Applicants should submit electronically a curriculum vita, three professional references with contact information, and a letter of interest.

Prior to an offer of employment official transcripts and letters of recommendation will be required. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A range of full benefits are provided and are detailed further on the employment page of our website.
Required Skills
Candidates are required to have a doctorate in Sport Psychology, Counselor Education and Supervision, Counseling Psychology or a closely related field, experience in teaching, supervision of practicum/internship students, either in the practice of clinical counseling or sport and health psychology.. Candidates must be certified by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (CC-AASP) and have experience mentoring applied sport psychology students. Preference will be given to those with expertise in teaching Sport Psychology related courses, Research & Program Evaluation, Assessment/appraisal, and Substance Abuse. Eligibility for Illinois counselor licensure is also preferred.

Candidates are also expected to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to collaborate effectively with students, faculty, and professional staff.

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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