BAS - Behavioral Healthcare Assistant Professor (Full-time, Tenure-track) Location:
Centralia College Regular/Temporary:
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Centralia College is located on a 30-acre campus in the heart of Centralia, Washington and has been serving students in the Lewis County region since 1925. As a comprehensive community college, Centralia College offers academic transfer and workforce programs, as well as adult basic education, ELL, and personal enrichment classes. The college also offers five Bachelor of Applied Science degrees: Information Technology - Application Development, Diesel Technology, Applied Management (Business), Behavioral Healthcare and Teacher Education.
In addition to the main campus in Centralia, Centralia College East in Morton is a smaller site that serves the needs of students in east Lewis County. Since the college is committed to the success of all students, Centralia College also provides educational programs at two corrections centers in southwest Washington - Garrett Heyns Education Center located in Shelton, Washington and the Cedar Creek Corrections Center located in Littlerock, Washington. In addition to Green Hill School in Chehalis, Washington. In total, the college serves more than 7,000 students annually. For more than 90 years, several generations of Lewis County residents have looked to Centralia College for their education and training needs.
For more information on Centralia College and what it can do for you, please call 360-736-9391 or visit www.centralia.edu.
Centralia College is committed to student success, academic excellence, and supporting our community in an inclusive and equitable learning environment. Working in the education programs, the assistant professor is responsible for facilitating student learning and student success with a diverse student population. In addition, this position is responsible for contributing to a collaborative, professional work environment focused on personal and student growth.
The BAS in Behavioral Healthcare consists of upper division coursework to prepare students for entry level positions in the human services field.
This position could be assigned a variety of upper and lower division coursework in behavioral healthcare or related coursework. The appointment is expected to begin Fall quarter 2022.
Duties and Responsibilities
60% Instruction, curriculum development and assessment of student learning, and program outcomes
Serve the needs of students who represent a broad spectrum of ages, abilities, ethnicities, and educational and cultural backgrounds, and infuse multicultural perspectives into course content and delivery.Assess the local business community to determine employment needs and develop applicable curriculum.Assess student learning and revise curriculum as neededUse a Learning Management system and other technology in a manner that enhances student learning.Demonstrated commitment to equity and diversity and inclusion through pedagogical practices and curriculum development.
20% Committee work, grant work and outreach
Collaborate in a professional environment focused on personal and student growth. Collaboration within the feeder programs, across campus, with local high schools, and the community are essential. Implement strategies to recruit and retain students.Serve on campus committees that support the college’s mission.
20% Advising and career planning with students
Effectively work with students to identify career goals and select a program and courses to reach those goals.Guide students through various college processesAdvise students on a quarterly basis and track student progress throughout program completion
Doctoral degree in Human Services, Mental Health, Counseling, or closely related field
Master’s degree in Human Services, Mental Health, Counseling, or closely related field AND 2 years of relevant work experience in a clinical setting
Teaching experienceExperience in student advising or career planningSkills to assess curriculum/objective effectivenessWork or education experience working with diverse populationsExperience collaborating or working in teams to achieve common goalsLicensed mental health counselor
Conditions of Employment
Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14, all employees who work for Centralia College must be fully vaccinated. Please contact the Human Resources Office at [email protected] if you need information on medical accommodation or religious exemption.
This is a full-time, tenure track faculty appointment with employment expected to begin Fall Quarter 2022, subject to state legislative funding. The State of Washington provides a comprehensive benefits package for all state employees.
Centralia College faculty are represented by the Centralia College Federation of Teachers, Local No.4469, AFT/AAFL-CIO.
DEADLINE: The screening committee will begin their review on July 7, 2022. Position is open until filled.
Placement on the established faculty salary schedule is dependent upon education and teaching experience.
Interested candidates may apply by submitting the following items:
- Online Application
- Cover Letter that addresses your interest in the position and ability to perform the responsibilities describedin this announcement.
- Detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience that demonstrates how you meet thequalifications.
- List of at least three professional references with contact information. References are typically contacted after interviews.
Eligibility to Work
If you are hired, you will need proof of Covid-19 vaccination, proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.
Centralia College has a strong institutional commitment to the principles of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we strongly urge all qualified applicants, especially people of color, persons of disability, women, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans, to apply. Centralia College is an Equal Opportunity employer.
It is the policy of Centralia College to assure equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age (over 40), religion, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.
Centralia College does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Designated Title II, VI, VII, IX, Section 504, ADA compliance officer: Vice President for Human Resources and Equity, Hanson Hall Room 101, Centralia College, 600 Centralia College Blvd, Centralia WA 98531-4099, (360)623-8943.
The Human Resources Office is accessible for persons with disabilities. Those who need disability accommodation in the application/employment process, please call (360)623-8943.
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