CCC Clinical Director & Assistant Professor-Columbia
February 26, 2018
Assistant Professor responsible for teaching counseling classes and for the development and implementation of a clinical counseling center (CCC) at Moberly Area Community College-Columbia (MACC-C). Other major duties of the position include developing and coordinating internship sites, and assisting the Program Coordinator – Columbia site and the MSCC Program Director with administrative duties related to advising, recruitment, course development, and accreditation.
The MSCC Assistant Professor is a full-time, nine-month, Counselor Educator position with teaching and administration as primary responsibilities. It is a tenure-track position if the person entering the position has completed their PhD; if not, the individual can apply for tenure track upon completion of their PhD. The opportunity for summer employment in teaching and administration is also available. The MSCC Assistant Professor will work under the direction of the MSCC Program Director, the CMU Director of Graduate Studies and the Provost, and will work collaboratively with the MSCC Program Coordinator, Columbia Site.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaching: Teaching a minimum of six courses the first year (3 courses per semester) with a possible increase in teaching load up to eight courses in subsequent years.
Directing Clinical Counseling Center (CCC): Develop and direct the joint CMU/MACC CCC at the Columbia location, which will be open for a minimum of 15 hours a week.
Assisting MSCC Program Coordinator, Columbia: Serve as alternate advisor and assist with student recruitment.
Assisting MSCC Director/MSCC Program: Serve as a member of the admissions and remediation committee for Clinical Counseling; assist with CACREP self-study and continued qualification for CACREP accreditation; and assist with course development.
Field Experience Coordinator function:
1. Develop and maintain appropriate paperwork for practicum/internship experiences using Clinical Training Manager.
2. Post updated paperwork related to practicum/internship experiences on the MSCC web page.
3. Manage the Clinical Training Manager software to monitor each student’s field documents (field applications, field logs, student evaluations, and site evaluations) along with site documents (updated site agreement forms, student evaluations, supervisor CVs, and supervisor agreement forms) across all four sites.
4. Assist site specific program coordinators in promoting the MSCC program to appropriate field experience sites and respond to inquiries regarding practicum and internship for all sites.
5. Develop, maintain, and semi-annually update a master list of approved practicum/internship sites used by all MSCC program sites. Disseminate updated master list to program coordinators once in fall and once in spring.
6. Update all training videos and recordings to orient and train the on-site supervisors with the philosophy, objectives, competencies, organization, expectations, and requirements of the counseling program and field experience.
7. Develop paperwork deadlines and inform program coordinators accordingly.
8. Conduct over-all evaluation of program’s field experiences based on feedback from students, faculty, and administrators. Report findings to MSCC Director. Notify MSCC Director and site-specific program coordinator if updates require a dismissal of field experience site.
9. Update MSCC Field Experience Handbook annually and provide program coordinators an updated handbook in July for the upcoming AY.
10. Provide updated MSCC practicum and internship orientation handouts and PowerPoint to program coordinators in July for the upcoming AY.
11. Facilitate orientation at each site at least one semester before practicum/internship begins.
12. Update and maiTeaching: Teach, at a minimum, four graduate level clinical counseling courses the first year and six courses in the years thereafter. A summer contract will be available for teaching an additional two courses. Develop and maintain competence with distance learning technology.
ntain the Clinical Counseling Center handbook and provide a copy to each CCC Clinical Director in July.
Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:
Ph.D. in Counseling Education from a CACREP-accredited program.
Consideration will be given to strong candidates who are ABD from a CACREP-accredited Counseling Education program. Applicants with doctorates in related areas who have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013 are also encouraged to apply.
Experience in teaching, counseling, clinical supervision of counselors in training, and eligibility as a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri is also required. Faculty will serve students both in the Columbia area and in the extended network which currently includes Columbia, Maryland Heights, Park Hills, and Sedalia; some travel to the network locations will be required.
Faculty members have responsibilities in program administration, program development, faculty recruitment/selection/maintenance/evaluation, student recruitment/selection/advisements/ evaluation, and teaching. Faculty are expected to participate in department, college, university governance activities, and other university events. Applicants must have evidence of potential for teaching, research, and supervision excellence.
Counseling experience required. LPC license in Missouri preferred.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Regularly required to sit for long periods of time, and talk or hear. Regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required include close vision. Must lift, carry, and move a minimum of 10 pounds on an occasional basis.
Must have the ability to operate a personal computer and keyboard, printers, telephone, facsimile, and other office equipment. The abilities to prioritize tasks effectively, solve problems creatively and constructively, cope with a changing work environment, and be self-motivated are extremely important.
Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Human Resources at HR@centralmethodist.edu.
CMU employees provide collegial, collaborative contributions to their areas and the University as a whole. They should stimulate a harmonious, productive and inviting work environment that is customer service oriented. Each must maintain a commitment to the mission and purposes of Central Methodist University.
Central Methodist University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In addition to an application, the MSCC Director requests that you also send: 1. a cover letter, 2. curriculum vitae, 3. statement of teaching philosophy, 4. teaching evaluations, 5. statment of research interests and relevant publications, and 6. at least three professional (former graduate faculty and cinical supervisors) letters of references.