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Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - Psychology and Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Apr. 8, 2021
Title Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - Psychology and Clinical Mental Health Counseling
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - Psychology and Clinical Mental Health Counseling


Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:

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. Facilitates accreditation process and serves as liaison between the department and the accrediting body, which may necessitate course release. 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. 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.

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.

Benefits PT:
You may be eligible for a 3 credit hour or 1 class tuition waiver after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 480 hours worked. Dependents do not qualify for a waiver.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a terminal, earned degree in the appropriate discipline. ABD may be accepted but must be complete upon time of start. Knowledge and skill in current instructional strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university.
License in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in the state of Utah

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge:
  • 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 or MPCAC 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 students
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent community relations skills
  • Excellent clinical supervision skills
  • Skilled 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 administration
  • Ability to instruct and motivate students, manage classroom procedures, and student learning in traditional, hybrid, and distance learning formats
  • Ability to apply research while engaging students
  • Ability to develop or adapt new course curriculum
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, staff and students


Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in Counselor Education or related field

Physical Requirements:

Frequent standing, sitting, and walking; continuous ability to see, hear, and speak/ able to lift up to 10 pounds; frequent fine hand manipulation associated with the use of a computer.

Benefits Summary:

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.

Benefits PT:
You may be eligible for a 3 credit hour or 1 class tuition waiver after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 480 hours worked. Dependents do not qualify for a waiver.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC03921

Open Date: 04/06/2021

Review Start Date: 05/06/2021

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: For the required documents Other Document #1 & #2, please attach proof of effective teaching which includes student evaluations of teaching and documentation of courses taught and designed.

Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date. This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/22001

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