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Counseling Faculty - Full Time

Bushnell University
Job Location:
Counselor Education

Position Overview

Department – Counseling

Supervisor – Interim Director of Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Benefits – Yes

Status – Full-time, 12-month Instruction, 45 weight load hours (42 direct instruction), Open Rank

Position Information Job Summary

The faculty position in Counseling will be a “core” CMHC faculty member in a dynamic team of Counseling Faculty and will teach online (synchronously). The candidate must possess a strong counselor identity and online pedagogical skills. Additionally, the candidate must have a high degree of expertise teaching CACREP Accredited Clinical Mental Health Counseling coursework. Effective interpersonal and communication skills, collaboration with CMHC faculty and staff members (i.e., team player) and the desire to support the mission of Bushnell University are paramount in this position. Position requires a strong commitment to multiculturalism and diversity.

Position Duties & Responsibilities

General for all Faculty:

  • Maintain a full-time teaching load (or equivalent) as described in the Faculty Handbook and as assigned by your supervisor.
  • As a ‘teacher-scholar’ actively engage with students in collaborative research and learning activities.
  • Provide a solid role model of wisdom, faith, and service.
  • Maintain and post regular office hours as specified in the Faculty Handbook.
  • Attend all regular and special faculty meetings.
  • Serve on faculty committees, as assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty within Faculty Handbook guidelines.
  • Submit updated course syllabi each semester to the office of the VPAA for each course taught.
  • Complete embedded course assessment and/or program assessment activities in TaskStream.
  • Facilitate the evaluation of each of your classes each semester and contribute to the evaluation of the curriculum and instruction, ensuring the delivery of quality academic programs.
  • Contribute to development of library resources in area of teaching expertise.
  • Provide mentorship for students in the program.
  • Follow the current Faculty Handbook as it pertains to faculty roles and responsibilities.
  • Interact with the Registrar’s office in transcript evaluation and recording of student progress, as required.
  • Actively participate in marketing of the programs as well as forming partnerships with colleagues and students where appropriate.
  • Contribute to the integration of faith and learning by addressing this issue in class and in curriculum standards.
  • Fulfill any other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Specific to this Position:

  • Assume a lead in one of the department projects (e.g., honor society, national exams, working with state counseling organizations) as assigned by supervisor.
  • Participate in clinical portfolio advising, and clinical supervision as assigned.
  • Participate in the ongoing development and growth of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program including knowledge and/or familiarity with the CACREP accreditation process.
  • Provide a solid model of ethical leadership while fostering academics and professionalism with students.

Experience and Qualification Requirements

Earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP accredited program with minimum of 2-5 years prior teaching experience is desirable; must be able to be Core faculty as defined by CACREP. Holding a current Oregon LPC or LMFT license or ability to be licensed in Oregon is required. Current NCC or NCMHCE. Knowledge of Oregon LPC licensing standards, Oregon law pertaining to clinical mental health counselors and CACREP Standards. Familiarity with curriculum standards and new program development protocols as well as the CACREP accreditation process.

Candidate must be actively engaged in a Christian congregation and able to identify with and support the Bushnell Theological Context for Community statement.

Ability to utilize Windows based software including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience utilizing e-mail for the purposes of organizational communications. Listening skills and the ability to speak and write clearly are essential to the position. Individual must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Individual must be proficient in online instructional technologies and course design and have the ability to teach well in synchronous and asynchronous formats.

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