Part-time Teaching Faculty: Counseling Education Program

City University of Seattle
Seattle, WA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Category:: Part-Time Teaching Faculty
Department:: School of Health and Social Sciences
Locations:: Seattle, WA
Posted:: Dec 13, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part-time
Position ID:: 140550

About City University of Seattle:

City University of Seattle (CityU) is a distinguished and comprehensive private nonprofit university and an affiliate of the National University System. We are dedicated to providing accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. As a pioneer in digital learning, we have been delivering online education for over 40 years. CityU is ranked by the U.S. News & World Report among the top for online bachelor's degree programs, and among the top online programs for veterans in the U.S. CityU prides itself on having a completion rate of twice the national average according to data from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

CityU has over 20 locations in the Northwest and worldwide. Many of our degree, certificate and endorsement programs are offered online, in-person, mixed-mode and in performance-based formats. Aside from its flagship campus and headquarters in Seattle, CityU offers programs in Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Mexico, Slovakia, Switzerland, and Vietnam.

Job Description:

City University of Seattle School of Health and Social Sciences has a commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment to our diverse students, faculty, and staff. Our Counseling Education Program is looking for qualified part-time Teaching Faculties to join its distinguished team of faculties and staff. Classes are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, and Saturdays from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

School Description:

City University of Seattle's School of Health and Social Sciences is one of the lead producers of counselors for Washington State and British Columbia, Canada. Aside from counseling, this School touts highly ranked and in-demand certificate, undergraduate and graduate programs in health and human services, and general studies.

Job Summary:

Part-time Teaching Faculty report to a Program Director and contribute to a quality student experience by modeling excellence and equity in teaching and learning while fostering student development. Additionally, faculty are invited to be as much involved in other areas of the program as they are interested including curriculum development and review, currency and scholarship, and service and outreach.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:.

  • Foster a respectful, empowering learning environment that contributes to a positive student experience.
  • Fulfill the instructional responsibilities of planning for course activities, appropriate teaching methods, and assessment of student work.
  • Connect class presentations and activities to course learning objectives as set forth in the course guide.
  • Provide feedback to students in a timely and meaningful manner aimed at fostering continuous growth and development.
  • Encourage student participation in the learning process through a variety of learning techniques and strategies.
  • Be available to students for consultation and clarification regarding course subject matter.
  • Model professional approaches that instill high ethical values and encourage lifelong learning.
  • Evaluate student performance according to established University criteria.
  • Support student learning and engagement. Proactively develop students to become responsible, ethical, self-directed professionals.
  • Engagement in and modeling of scholarship in research, teaching, and learning.
  • Promote equity, diversity and inclusion in mental health practice.


Minimum Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • An earned doctoral degree in Counseling Education or related fields from a CACREP-accredited institution, preferably expertise in Clinical Mental Health, Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling, Professional School Counseling, and/or Substance Use Disorder Counseling.
  • Clinical experience, preferably with diverse populations (e.g., BBIPOC, gender, SES, neurodiversity, LGBTQ+, veterans, disabilities, refugee/immigrant populations).
  • Proven experience in teaching, preferably in both in-class and online modes of educational delivery.
  • Ability to address academic-related issues and concerns in support of retention and student success.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills. Must be able to relate to and communicate with diverse students, faculty, staff, and external communities.
  • Ability to present a professional image on behalf of the school and City University of Seattle.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and learning management systems in support of quality teaching and learning.
  • A demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in both classroom and clinical settings.

Additional Information:

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear, and perform repetitive motions of the hands or wrists.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, grasp or handle, stoop or bend, and reach.

Working Conditions:

The working conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is generally performed indoors in a typical office and classroom setting.
  • Weekend hours may be required depending on the class availability.

Application Instructions:

City University of Seattle accepts applications through this online process only. For consideration, please submit a complete application packet. A complete application is one that includes:

  • Completed Electronic Application Form
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

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City University of Seattle is an equal opportunity employer and is continuously working to build a diverse faculty and staff. City University strongly encourages inquiries from all qualified individuals interested in becoming part of the CityU team, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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