Employment at Pacifica Graduate Institute


Pacifica is an accredited graduate school offering degree programs in the fields of Psychology, Mythological Studies and Humanities. We are located between the foothills and the Pacific Ocean a few miles south of Santa Barbara.

Pacifica offers a full benefit package including: medical, dental, vision, LTD and retirement plans. If your qualifications meet our current needs, please send your resume to the email address listed below. No faxes or phone calls please.

Adjunct Faculty Positions

Pacifica Graduate Institute welcomes Adjunct Faculty applications for each of these graduate programs:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Depth Psychology
  • Depth Psychotherapy

Appointment by quarters and by academic years vary by program. Qualifications reflect the course content, delivery method, and any applicable licensing standards.

For more information please contact the Department Chair by clicking on "Contact Us" then clicking on the department in which you are interested.


Core Faculty Positions


Submit a letter of interest indicating which department you are applying, a curriculum vitae, a statement describing your teaching philosophy and three letters of recommendation to the address listed below. If you are interested in more than one department, please send separate letters of interest for each department.

Department of Human Resources
Pacifica Graduate Institute
249 Lambert Road
Carpinteria, CA 93013
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Staff Positions



Senior Admissions Counselor

Pacifica Graduate Institute is a privately accredited graduate school located near the coastal community of Santa Barbara, CA. Pacifica offers masters and doctoral degrees in psychology, mythological studies, and humanities. Pacifica is seeking a Senior Admissions Counselor to recruit students to meet the enrollment goals of the Institute on a quarterly (or as needed) basis and to honor the Institute's commitment to diversity.

Responsibilities: The Senior Admissions Counselor will support the Institute in meeting enrollment goals. Counselor is responsible for identifying, contacting, and maintaining relationships with prospective students; advising and facilitating student applications; assisting applied students in completing the admission processes and smoothing the process of admitted students in completing the enrollment process. Counselor serves as an integral part of the Admissions and Advancement teams and is responsible for meeting deadlines and quotas with the highest professional standards. Counselor is responsible for entering and compiling admissions data and issuing reports upon request. The Counselor is responsible for preparation of and participation in all Admissions sponsored events including the interview process.

Qualifications: Candidate must possess a bachelor's degree; 1-3 years of progressively responsible admissions work; recruitment, sales and/or development. Strong relational skills with comfortable telephone presence. Experience working with Customer Relationship Management tools and online technology a plus. Computer experience in Microsoft Office and database management required. Attention to detail in administrative work and the ability to contribute in a team environment. Some weekends and evenings required.

Application Procedure: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Review will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.



Interested Candidates, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to:

Pacifica Graduate Institute
Office of Human Resources
249 Lambert Road
Carpinteria, CA 93013
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249 Lambert Road, Carpinteria, California, 93013 | Telephone: 805.969.3626