Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Clinical Mental Health Counseling
: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)
The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master's program at Utah Valley University invites applicants for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor. We offer a robust program dedicated to preparing students to provide counseling services, mental health evaluations, and referrals to ameliorate and prevent cognitive and emotional crises as well as personal and interpersonal problems.
Under the direction of the department chair and the dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Assistant Professor - Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) will teach a 4/4 teaching load and will include both graduate-level CMHC courses as well as undergraduate psychology courses. Teaching load will include face-to-face, hybrid, and distance education sections. Creates a student-oriented approach to academics. Plans, develops, and follows an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught. Prepares instructional materials. Supervises individuals and groups in oral, practical, and performance tests. Assists in recruitment, advertisement, and placement of students. Recommends students for advancement and graduation. Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up. Accepts delegation of some tasks to facilitate accreditation. Establishes and maintains office hours and advises students as needed. Assists advisor, department chairperson, faculty, and department staff in maintaining an effective program, serves on committees, and attends meetings as required. Develops an active research agenda involving students resulting in presentation and publication. Continues professional growth as evidenced by research, publication, involvement in professional associations and continuing education. Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to cultural diversity in its people and programs. As such, we have implemented an inclusion-based mission, incorporated inclusion within strategic planning, and actively participate in inclusive programs, such as ElevateHER. UVU encourages the applications of women and minority scholars. UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a terminal, earned degree in the appropriate discipline. ABD may be accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of subject matter and course content in clinical mental health counseling and other behavioral science courses at the discretion of the department. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques and content. Demonstrated knowledge of the process of research, presentation, and publication. Knowledge of CACREP accreditation processes and clinical practice. Knowledge of the principles and methodology of in-person, hybrid, and distance education models.
Skills:Skills in teaching as demonstrated through effective instructional strategies and techniques. Skills in maintaining a positive and engaging learning environment for studentsEffective oral and written communication skillsExcellent community relations skillsExcellent clinical supervision skillsSkilled in time management and organization Abilities:Ability to teach at least four of the following courses: Program Evaluation, Professional Orientation, Group Counseling, Ethics, Assessment, DSM Diagnostics, Career Counseling, Addictions Counseling, and Psychopharmacology.Ability to develop and maintain an active research and scholarly agenda as indicated by CV.Ability to facilitate CMHC program administrationAbility to instruct and motivate students, manage classroom procedures, and student learning in traditional, hybrid, and distance learning formatsAbility to apply research while engaging studentsAbility to develop or adapt new course curriculumAbility to work effectively and collegially with faculty, staff and students
Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision.
Ability to use computers. Physical ability to teach in a classroom setting. Ability to see, hear, talk, stand, sit, walk and fine hand manipulation. Other standard physical abilities for full-time faculty positions.
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
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