Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor & Clinic Director

Kansas State University
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The Department of Applied Human Sciences, within the College of Health and Human Sciences, is currently seeking a 12-month Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor. Serving as Clinic Director, this position will be responsible for providing leadership to the Family Center, our on-campus couple and family therapy (CFT) clinic staffed by CFT masters and doctoral students. This non-tenure track position will report directly to the Department Head.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Plan and oversee clinical and administrative operations of the Family Center
Supervise budget, clinical funds, and oversee all financial aspects of the Family Center
Lead Family Center public relations and marketing efforts
Teach graduate courses in the CFT master’s program
Provide clinical supervision to CFT students during hours of operation
Direct, develop, and maintain Family Center community partnerships both on and off campus
Monitor compliance with legal guidelines, internal policies, and quality
Promote and strengthen Family Center policies, practices, training processes, and clinical services that are socioculturally attuned
This 12-month position at the rank of clinical assistant/associate professor has a preferred starting date of August 2023, with a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Minimum Requirements:

Earned master’s degree (by start date) in Couple and Family Therapy or a closely related field
Successful experience in the areas of clinical work, supervision, administration, and teaching
Evidence of open, collaborative approach to decision making
Evidence of strong human relations and communication skills
Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations and commitment to diversity and social justice
AAMFT Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor (or eligible)
Eligible for clinical licensure in the state of Kansas

Preferred Qualifications:

Earned doctorate (by start date) in Couple and Family Therapy or a closely related field
Experience marketing clinical services
Experience fundraising and preparing clinical and/or service grants
Experience providing training and services, along with familiarity with telehealth practices and guidelines
Skilled in developing relationships and networking with on-campus and off-campus clinical affiliations
Experience working with international students/populations

Other Requirements:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

Organization Summary

The Family Center is a state-of-the-art therapy/training center that serves individuals, couples, and families and has provided therapy services to the greater Manhattan area and surrounding communities for over 40 years. In recent years, the Family Center has experienced exponential growth. During 2022, the Family Center had over 5,000 in-person and telehealth visits. We currently provide services to individuals and families in Riley County and other surrounding counties.

The Couple and Family Therapy master’s and doctoral programs have existed since 1976 and have been continuously accredited by COAMFTE since 1983. The program has seven full-time faculty including the clinic director. Cohort sizes remain small in order to provide individualized attention and mentorship. Master’s cohorts range in size from 12-15 students and doctoral cohorts typically include 4-6 students. Students in the two programs come from all over the U.S. and internationally.

At the master’s level, we provide the academic, clinical, and professional training necessary for graduates to be successful clinicians in a variety of mental health settings. At the doctoral level, we mentor family scientist-practitioners with the most advanced, cutting-edge training in research, supervision, and clinical work, for the purpose of developing professionals who embrace diversity and are prepared to make significant contributions as world-class researchers, impactful educators, excellent clinicians and supervisors, and collaborative community leaders.

The Department of Applied Human Sciences consists of seven primary academic programs (Communication Sciences and Disorders, Conflict Resolution, Couple and Family Therapy, Early Childhood Education, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Human Development and Family Science, and Integrative Human Sciences), as well as Cooperative Extension. The department is committed to conducting comprehensive research with a focus on well-being through multi-disciplinary collaborations; providing transformational educational experiences to students; and enhancing the well-being of individuals, families, and communities through engaged and collaborative research, teaching, and service that addresses the human needs and improves societal conditions.

The College of Health and Human Sciences is home to six academic departments (Applied Human Sciences; Food, Nutrition, Dietetics & Health; Hospitality Management; Interior Design & Fashion Studies; Personal Financial Planning; and Kinesiology), the Center on Aging, Physician Assistant program, and a Nursing partnership with Wichita State University. The College enrolls more than 2,300 undergraduate and 400 graduate students and employs more than 115 full-time faculty members in teaching, research, and Extension positions ( The College is committed to promoting research, scholarship, creative activity, and discovery with a strategic and cohesive focus on health and human behavior.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays). To see what benefits are available, please visit

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Salary Information
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

139 Campus Creek Complex
Manhattan , KS 66506
United States

How to Apply

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Application Deadline
Initial review of applications will begin June 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.