The School of Education and Behavioral Studies at Palm Beach Atlantic University is seeking a program director to provide transformational leadership to an established graduate Counselor Education program that has produced over 1200 graduates since its founding in 1995. The program faculty and staff are looking for a collaborative leader who has experience in teaching, administration, and research in a university setting. A distinctive of our program is the ethical integration of the Christian faith and the use of spiritually sensitive interventions in counseling.
The ideal candidate should be relationally oriented, have an earned Ph.D. from a CACREP-accredited university and be familiar with CACREP accreditation standards and processes. The program director will be the chief academic and administrative officer for the program, including budgeting, curriculum development, personnel, and resource allocation while leading eleven full-time faculty situated on the West Palm Beach and Orlando campuses. The program director position is a twelve-month administrative position with some teaching required; the successful candidate will hold the faculty rank of associate or full professor. Achieving CACREP accreditation is a major goal of the program and University. The program director will reside in West Palm Beach and report directly to the Dean of the School of Education and Behavioral Studies. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.