The Department of Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) at Oklahoma State University invites applications for Instructor/Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT). The eleven (11) month, non-tenure track faculty position supports the HDFS department mission of the generation, translation, and application of the science of relationships.
The successful candidate will contribute to the MFT program and HDFS Department through the following efforts:
Serve the MFT program as the Director of the Center for Family Services, reporting to the MFT Program Director and HDFS Department Head in the management of the Center for Family Services (CFS). Specific responsibilities include:
Insure that services provided are within the scope of the clinic and meet appropriate ethical, legal, and competent service standards including the management of clinical assessment and case filing systems.
Maintain economic viability for the services provided consistent with the policies of the MFT program and HDFS department including the management of weekly deposits and the CFS annual budget.
Maintain clinic facilities upkeep and plan toward growth or development of the facilities, services provided, training of clinical staff including development and hosting of staff meetings, or staffing and resources needed for growth and development.
Seek funding to support the growth and viability of the CFS and clinical training for students.
Provide clinical supervision within the MFT program including evening live supervision.
Participate in ongoing MFT program development including MFT student advising, capstone development, MFT faculty and program meetings, MFT program retreats, offsite placement management, assisting with accreditation requirements, and serving on special committees as needed.
Serve as an Instructor/Assistant Professor of Professional Practice teaching three to six credit hours per semester, including summers.
Work in a team-oriented clinical environment and demonstrate a commitment to clinical training; contribute to outreach and service activities; participate in departmental, college, and university committee activities as needed; engage in other responsibilities consistent with the comprehensive land-grant mission of OSU; fulfill other duties as assigned by the HDFS Department Head.
Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy
Licensed or license eligible as an Oklahoma Marital and Family Therapist
AAMFT Approved Supervisor or Supervisor-Candidate
Successful candidate must provide evidence of employment eligibility as required
Earned doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy (ABD doctoral candidates will be considered)
Experience in one or more of the following areas:
Substance Abuse and Addictions counseling
Medical Family Therapy
Family Financial Counseling
Child and Adolescent Therapy, Registered Play Therapy
Internal Number: Req6514
About Oklahoma State University
HDFS is one of the largest departments in the university with 34 full-time faculty members, 521 undergraduate students, and 85 graduate students across both the Tulsa and Stillwater campuses. Undergraduate specializations are offered in child and family services (CHFS), early childhood education (ECE), and family consumer sciences education (FACS). Graduate specializations are offered in applied human services (AHS), developmental and family science (DVFS), early childhood education (ECE), gerontology (GERO), and marriage and family therapy (MFT). Recent graduates with terminal degrees (B.S. with ECE option, M.S. with MFT and CHFS options, and Ph.D.) have experienced near-100% success in finding relevant employment and in passing licensing exams. The department has formed several outstanding centers including the Child Development Laboratory, Center for Family Resilience, Center for Family Services, and Institute for Building Early Relationships. The department is home to seven endowed faculty professorships or chairs. Consistent with the land-grant emphasis on scholarship dissemination, members of the faculty work with community partners in regional agencies ...and with Cooperative Extension educators in all 77 counties in Oklahoma. For more information about the department, its faculty, centers and programs, please go to: http://humansciences.okstate.edu/hdfs/.