Graduate Psychology Field Education Director
Roberts Wesleyan College invites candidates to apply for a full-time 9 month, Field Education Director beginning January 2, 2022. This academic support faculty position is non-tenure track and is potentially eligible for assistant professor rank. The Graduate Psychology program is housed in the School of Natural and Social Sciences on our park-like campus in Rochester New York, providing the program with the advantages of a suburban setting within a vibrant metropolitan area.
Roberts Wesleyan College is a comprehensive, Christian college of the liberal arts, sciences, and professions serving approximately 1800 traditional and nontraditional students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The College is committed to integrating a Christian worldview with learning in order to prepare thoughtful, spiritually mature, service-oriented people who will help transform society. Roberts has more than 60 undergraduate programs/majors, including 7 adult-degree completion programs, 2 doctoral programs, 15 graduate programs, and 17 online programs. The Psychology Department currently houses seven full-time and three part-time faculty, a program coordinator, and an administrative assistant who support a thriving undergraduate program and two graduate programs (doctoral clinical/school psychology, and masters school psychology).
Required qualifications include a master's degree in a related field (clinical/school psychology, counseling, social work). Previous work in higher education and/or practitioner work in clinical/school settings preferred. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to the integration of Christian faith and professional practice and a willingness to support the College’s Christian mission and identity. In addition, a successful candidate will be able to demonstrate cultural competence and must value the principles of diversity and equity.
While the primary focus of this position is centered on support of the placement and supervision for our students in field placements, some teaching responsibilities may be possible if interest and experience is evident. Additional opportunities for work in our training clinic may be available based on clinical experience as well. Professional responsibilities for this position include: Administering the fieldwork Program for all students enrolled in the respective Graduate Psychology Programs, working collaboratively with all field sites, and maintaining database documentation that houses contract agreements/MOUs, supervisor contacts, supervisory feedback, etc. One on one student and Field Director contact will be expected as part of this position.
Application Process: Applications will be considered until October 31, 2021. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and a completed Application for RWC Faculty Employment (download at https://www.roberts.edu/employment.aspx/) to:
Dr. Julie Grimm
Dean, School of Natural and Social Sciences
Roberts Wesleyan College
2301 Westside Drive
Rochester, NY 14624-1997
For further information, contact Dean Grimm via e-mail or call 585.594.6033. Persons from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
RWC complies with all applicable non-discrimination laws and are committed to the enhancement of human dignity and workplace diversity.