The Department of Psychology & Counselor Education at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Counselor Educator position starting in August 2017 with teaching and coordination of primary field placements as primary responsibilities. Opportunities for summer teaching are also available. The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Assistant Professor will work under the direction of the CMHC Program Director and the Provost.
Teaching: Teach three graduate level clinical counseling courses/semester. A summer contract will be available for teaching additional courses if desired. Develop and maintain competence with web-assisted teaching technology.
Program Administration and Development: The Internship Coordinator is responsible for maintaining clinical counseling program requirements in accordance with CACREP Standards and Michigan state statutes and regulations for Licensed Professional Counselor preparation as well as policies of Aquinas College. This will include oversight of clinical field placements, maintaining student and cohort records, developing and scheduling site curriculum, and evaluating the program.
Student Advisement, Recruitment, Selection, and Evaluation: Advise CMHC students, actively recruit qualified students, assist with new student orientation, and serve on program committees for admissions and remediation to assess student progress throughout the program.
CACREP Accreditation: Assist in implementing CACREP standards, program assessment, and conducting and writing the self-study.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum requirements include a Doctorate in Counselor Education, preferably from a CACREP program. Experience: Must have or be eligible for the LPC in Michigan. The successful candidate will obtain Michigan licensure by the end of their first year. Experience in teaching, counseling, and clinical supervision of counselors-in-training is preferred. Candidates must be willing to support the Catholic Dominican mission of Aquinas College as expressed in its mission statement specifically, and in the spirit of Ex Corde Ecclesiae generally.
To apply, submit a 1) cover letter, 2) statements on teaching philosophy and research interests, 3) a curriculum vitae with a list of at least three references, and 4) a statement reflecting on your potential contribution to the Aquinas College mission. Send all materials to Bailey Terebinski, Executive Assistant to the Provost, at ude.saniuqa|100tdb#ude.saniuqa|100tdb. Review of applications will begin January 30th, 2017. For questions about the program, contact Daniel R. Cruikshanks, Ph.D., Chair of the Search Committee, at ude.saniuqa|100crd#ude.saniuqa|100crd. This position is subject to final budget approval.
Aquinas College is an equal opportunity employer. Aquinas values diversity and strives to be an institution that is an inclusive community. Individuals who have experience with and commitment to inclusive communities are encouraged to apply. Mission statement: Aquinas College, an inclusive educational community rooted in the Catholic Dominican tradition, provides a liberal arts education with a global perspective, emphasizes career preparation focused on leadership and service to others, and fosters a commitment to lifelong learning dedicated to the pursuit of truth and the common good. Aquinas College Values: Faith, Learning, Service and Community.