The University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in its online masters level Clinical Mental Health Counseling program beginning August 23, 2014.
Essential Duties: This position may require development and teaching of courses online.
This position requires the Director to be present at the Lock Haven University campus at least three (3) days/week.
· Develop and teach core graduate courses in the CMHC program and courses within the rural and/or military/veterans specialty track.
· Coordinate the overall operation of the CMHC program, to include: Spearheading program evaluation and accreditation efforts; Making recommendations regarding the development of and expenditures from the program budget; Providing year-round leadership of the program.
· Coordinate practicum and internship experiences.
· Serve as academic advisor to graduate students.
· Engage in scholarly and professional activities, along with attending workshops and meetings consistent with professional and scholarly development.
· Participate in the admissions process and work cooperatively with the office of admissions to ensure a high-quality student body.
· Perform other university and departmental duties as expected of all faculty, including serving on committees, attending meetings, and engaging in community service.
Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities): Minimum educational qualifications will be a Doctorate in Counselor Education, preferably from a program accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Academic Programs (CACREP), or from a related counseling field with employment as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013.
Candidate must be LPC eligible in Pennsylvania within one year of employment.
The successful candidate must be able to communicate well and/or perform well in an interview or teaching demonstration.
Preferred Qualifications: Current Pennsylvania LPC or LPC eligibility in Pennsylvania, along with expertise in the treatment of military veterans and their families, is preferred.
Other preferred qualifications include evidence of effectiveness in supervising field experiences, teaching through distance education, scholarly activity, coordinating and/or directing programs, and counseling victims of trauma or rural populations.
Special Instructions for Applicants: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Official transcripts are required prior to the time of an on-campus interview.
The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment.
In addition to the items requested, applicants should request three letters of reference. References will be contacted via email to upload letters on behalf of applicant.
Position is dependent upon funding.