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FACULTY POSITIONS CORE FACULTY POSITIONS STAFF POSITIONS

 

FountainPhoto: 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                                                                

Pacifica Graduate Institute is recruiting for Core Faculty positions for the 2013 academic year in:

  • Clinical Psychology Department
  • M.A. Counseling Psychology Department

Pacifica’s mission and curriculum are grounded in Jungian, imaginal, and archetypal depth psychologies.

Qualifications: 

  • Preferably, a doctorate in psychology or a closely related field (M.A. candidates with strong qualifications may be considered).
  • Licensed in mental health depending upon program assignment.
  • Prior experience teaching at graduate level.
  • Clinical and research experience depending upon program assignment.

General Duties and Responsibilities:
 
All positions emphasize excellence and experience in teaching at the graduate level. Successful candidates are required to carry full academic loads and be involved in: advising, department and school committees, teaching across curriculum areas, program development, thesis/dissertation committees, assessment, admissions reviews and interviews, evidence of scholarly publications, and community service. An understanding of depth psychological perspectives is essential.



Core Faculty Applicants

 

 

 

 

Core Faculty - Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Program

Pacifica Graduate Institute invites applications for Core Faculty in its Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Program. Pacifica Graduate Institute is a faculty and staff owned private institution, and is located in the beautiful Santa Barbara area, nestled between mountains and the sea.

Candidates are sought with expertise in clinical training, supervision, and assessment with an emphasis in cultural diversity. Candidates with experience in APA self-study and application processes are favored. The position requires evidence of graduate level teaching experience, familiarity with depth psychology, capability to supervise doctoral research, a record of scholarship, and a commitment to multicultural training. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology, and be licensed or license eligible in California.

Send vitae, a letter of application describing interests and fit for the position, and three letters of recommendation. The position will start in September, 2014, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates from diverse populations are encouraged to apply.

Please forward all information to:

Oksana Yakushko, PhD
Chair, Clinical Psychology Department
Pacifica Graduate Institute
249 Lambert Rd.
Carpinteria, CA 93013

 

 

½ Time Core Faculty - Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Program

Pacifica Graduate Institute invites applications for half time Associate Core Faculty in its Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Program. Pacifica Graduate Institute is a faculty and staff owned private institution, and is located in the beautiful Santa Barbara area, nestled between mountains and the sea.

Candidates are sought with expertise in assessment, evidence-based treatments and psychopathology within a depth psychological and multicultural frameworks. Candidates with experience in APA self-study and application processes are favored. The position requires evidence of graduate level teaching experience, familiarity with depth psychology, capability to supervise doctoral research, a record of scholarship, and a commitment to multicultural training. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology, and be licensed or license eligible in California.

Send vitae, a letter of application describing interests and fit for the position, and three letters of recommendation. The position will start in September, 2014, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates from diverse populations are encouraged to apply.

Please forward all information to:

Oksana Yakushko, PhD
Chair, Clinical Psychology Department
Pacifica Graduate Institute
249 Lambert Rd.
Carpinteria, CA 93013

 

 

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

EOE M/F



Staff Positions     

 

  

 

 Assistant Director of Public Programs

Summary: The Public Programs Department is a point of entry for people inquiring about Pacifica or visiting the campuses. This position requires a keen understanding of Pacifica’s mission and the ability to communicate and support it in the office and at each event. This position requires an interest in Depth Psychology; knowledge of Depth Psychology is a real plus.

Responsibilities: 

  • Attend Public Program Planning Committee meetings
  • Oversee and coordinate the work of the Public Programs Administrators
  • Negotiate with outside venues to identify specific needs for space, food & beverage, sleeping rooms, etc., if needed
  • Coordinate logistics for public programs and Introduction to Pacifica days
  • Facilitate and host Introductions and other various programs
  • Prepare Speaker Agreements for presenters
  • Review and submit invoices to Business Office
  • Coordinate mail lists and mailings for public programs
  • Create confirmation letters and supplemental materials for various events
  • Create registration databases for all events
  • Coordinate on-campus housing with Guest Services Coordinator
  • Handle Disability Services Requests for Department
  • Maintain outgoing messages on department extension
  • Oversee scholarship awards
  • Proof and edit printed materials and website
  • Create internal and external documents
  • Maintain office meeting minutes
  • Host events onsite

General: 

  • Coordinate various aspects of production for outside groups
  • Coordinate logistics for meetings and other miscellaneous events
  • Handle ‘Remove me’ from mailing list requests
  • Answers department phone and email as needed
  • Initiate and/or attend meetings as necessary           
  • Interview, hire, and train new staff for department
  • Oversee department expense database
  • Liaison with the Facilities and IT Departments
  • Maintain Department Black Book Job Manual


Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred.
  • 1-2 years of event planning experience.
  • Familiarity with virtual events a plus.
  • Be PC literate, MS Office (including Word and Excel; Filemaker Pro a must. InDesign and/or Photoshop a plus. Ability and willingness to learn PowerCampus.
  • Be confident and comfortable speaking in public.
  • Be able to handle difficult situations and people.
  • Be able to interface with a number of different departments and people.
  • Be detailed oriented with excellent prioritization, time-management, and organizational skills.
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills both verbal and written.
  • Able to multi-task, initiate and follow-through, meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Able to problem-solve while maintaining creativity.
  • Flexibility to staff weekend/evening events required.
  • Interest in Depth Psychology a must; knowledge in Depth Psychology a plus.

Applicants please send Cover letter, resume to:

Office of Human Resources
Pacifica Graduate Institute
249 Lambert Road
Carpinteria, CA  93013

   

 

 

 

 

   

Financial Aid Coordinator II

Pacifica Graduate Institute is an accredited graduate school offering Master’s and PhD degrees in Psychology, Humanities, and Mythological Studies in the tradition of depth psychology. Pacifica is located in beautiful Carpinteria, CA and is currently seeking a Financial Aid Coordinator II.

Responsibilities include: assisting in the day-to-day operations of a busy Financial Aid Office. Candidate must be able to multi-task and provide counsel to adult student learners, determine student eligibility, package, certify, administer, and disburse financial aid. Will update Financial Aid Website as needed throughout the year; search for outside scholarships and update list on website; assist Director with Title IV Consumer Information Compliance; calculate students’ aggregate loan limits and trouble-shoot as needed; resolve ISIRs and C-codes; review Enrollment status changes and send exit packets; counsel graduate students concerning federal and institutional financial aid programs, policies, and procedures; will work in conjunction with the Financial Aid Coordinator I as the initial contact for prospective applicants and students and respond to all inquiries. Will originate Direct Loans; upload Department of Education Response Files; support Associate Director with return of Title IV funds; must remain current regarding all applicable regulations; assist as needed in review and revision of policies and procedures; compile data and prepare reports as needed; process all incoming student documentation and communication for Yellow Ribbon, Veterans Affairs, Voc Rehab, State and other agencies funding; resolve loan issues and disputes between students and the Department of Education; conduct workshops regarding the financial aid application process and procedures; determine eligibility and award aid; prepare and transmit student correspondence. Verify student status; participate in collection of data for special projects; maintain professional training; monitor and track phone calls; work within existing rules and procedures; execute all other duties related to this position as assigned.

Confidentiality and personal integrity must be maintained at all times. Must have strong oral and written communication skills and take pride in providing excellent customer service.

Requires: a Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years relevant experience, knowledge and understanding of financial aid programs. Must be proficiency with Microsoft Office and able to learn additional programs. Experience with PowerFAIDS software preferred.

Competitive Salary and Full Benefit Package including 401(k) and ESOP.

Please send cover letter, resume, three professional reference and salary history and requirements to:
Please send cover letter, resume and three professional references to:


Office of Human Resources
Pacifica Graduate Institute
249 Lambert Road
Carpinteria, CA  93013

   

  

  Staff Applicants

  Are required to submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history to:

Department of Human Resources
Pacifica Graduate Institute
249 Lambert Rd.
Carpinteria, CA 93013
hr@pacifica.edu

EOE M/F