Tuesday, October 29, 2013


The Counseling Department in the Adrian Dominican School of Education at Barry University is seeking a Department Chair to lead a vibrant department known for excellence in teaching, and supporting an outstanding student-centered research program. An advanced Associate or Full professor is sought for this faculty position beginning August 2014. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Candidate must have a Ph.D. from a CACREP-accredited program and at least six years graduate teaching experience in a counseling program. Preference will be given to candidates who have:
 administrative experience and oversight in a counseling program,
 held leadership positions in state and national professional organizations,
 a record of scholarship through presentations and publications,
 a record of writing for and/or securing grants,
 experience in mentoring research projects and directing dissertations,
 a Florida license (LMHC or LMFT) or are eligible, and
 clinical experience and expertise in clinical mental health counseling or marriage and family counseling.

This 12-month position involves leadership and day-to-day oversight of the department and some teaching at the Master’s and Doctoral levels. The program chair responsibilities include: (1) supervision of all seven degree program specializations, (2) oversight of admissions process and academic advisement, and (3) oversight of DOE, NASP, and CACREP accreditation requirements.

Successful candidates should demonstrate strong administrative and interpersonal skills; a collaborative style, multi-tasking ability, ability to meet deadlines, an ability to collaborate and develop partnerships with public and private entities, and experience with accreditation/state program approval processes.
The Counseling Program holds CACREP accreditation in its Master’s in Counseling with specializations in Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling/ Therapy; Clinical Mental Health Counseling; and School Counseling, as well as the Ph.D. in Counseling.

Please submit a letter of interest, vita, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of reference to Dr. Lilia DiBello, Search Committee Chair, Counseling Department-ADSOE, Barry University, 11300 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores, Florida 33161-6695. Dr. DiBello can also be reached by e-mail at: or by phone: 305-899-4827. Screening of applications will begin immediately. Barry University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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