January 26, 2018 - 11:49am -- jlaskey

Director of the Center for Addictions and Professional Instructor of Psychology

Ashland University, a private faith-based higher education institution, is uniquely qualified to educate and train professionals in addressing the problems of addictions through continuing education, certificate programs, associate degrees, bachelor specialization, and master's degrees through a coordinated interdisciplinary center. The Center for Addictions will coordinate interdisciplinary coursework offered from the College of Arts and Sciences, the Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the Founders College of Continuing Education, and the Ashland Theological Seminary. All programs offered through the Center for Addictions will include a faith-based approach to counseling.

Position Summary:

A 12-month position, the Director will develop, implement and lead a Center for Addictions at Ashland University that will prepare counselors and social workers to assist both individuals with addictions and their family members. The Director will work with the Founders College of Continuing Education to develop and offer certificate programs, workshops and seminars; the College of Arts and Sciences to develop coursework appropriate to psychology, social work and family studies, criminal justice and sociology; the Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences to develop course work related to addiction medicine; and with the Ashland Theological Seminary to develop coursework in addiction counseling as part of the M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The Director will have administrative and teaching responsibilities, including seated and online courses. Housed in the Department of Psychology and the College of Arts and Sciences, the Director will work collaboratively across the University, the Ashland community, and the state and national addiction field.

Position Requirements:

  • Master's degree with three (3) or more years working with addictions required.
  • Ph.D. in Psychology and successful grant writing experience preferred.
  • Leadership experience collaborating with various academic disciplines, local and state agencies, and the community.
  • Able to demonstrate excellence in teaching in traditional seated and online environments.
  • Expected to contribute to the life of the University and Ashland community.

In lieu of clicking "Apply Now" below, please submit a letter of application, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, sample of teaching evaluations and transcripts to brodebac@ashland.edu. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Ashland University meets fully its obligation of nondiscrimination under federal and state laws and is actively committed to diversity in its workplace. Employment will require a criminal background check.

Title: 
Director of the Center for Addictions and Professional Instructor of Psychology
Request From: 
Dr. Dawn Weber
Official Posting Date: 
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 11:15am
Operational Department: 
College of Arts and Sciences
Shift Required: 
Varied
Employment Type: 
Full-Time