Full-time Faculty (10 month)
This position exists for providing classroom instruction and academic advisement in the MA in Professional Counseling program.
Candidates will meet the following requirements:
- A minimum of a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited institution (or current enrollment in such program).
- 10 years of experience in clinical practice.
- At least 5 years of experience teaching at the graduate level, preferably on a full-time basis.
- Actively Licensed in PA
- An ability to teach a wide range of graduate professional counseling classes
- A minimum of 10 years of licensed, direct clinical experience in the field of Mental Health or Marriage and Family counseling, with the ability to counsel others effectively, and a continued interest in engaging in clinically therapeutic relationships.
- A positive reputation as a scholar and educator
- A well-articulated philosophy of education
- A demonstrated record of leadership
Candidates will need to possess the following skills:
- A demonstrated ability and willingness to function fully and cooperatively within an institution of Biblical Christian higher education
- Enthusiastic support for the college and departmental philosophy of education and counseling
- A demonstrated ability and desire to mentor and assist students beyond the classroom contexts both personally and spiritually.
- The ability to function as a team member with the administration of the college
- The ability and demonstrated desire to grow, develop, and mature as characterized by achievement in both personal and organization matters
- The ability to implement fairly and firmly the policies and procedures of the college
- Maintain absolute confidentiality in handling all matters within the college
- Communication skills necessary for tasks
- Analysis skills for analyzing academic trends and developments
- Awareness of the various laws and ethical standards for academia and their relationship to the college
- Effective knowledge and application of word processing and presentation platforms.
- Experience with and practical knowledge of online course delivery platforms.
Personal Qualities – the ability to identify personal strengths, weaknesses, skills, and limitations and use this understanding profitably
- The ability to creatively and maturely follow/lead in the academic community of LBC
- The ability to function as a team member among the faculty, bringing a collaborative spirit in representing the programs in counseling
- The ability to develop and mature – characterized by a hunger for both personal and institutional growth and achievement
- The ability to be easily approached by students and colleagues, but firm and fair in the exercise of all policies and procedures
- A demonstrated Biblical pattern of leadership characterized by appropriate respect for and use of authority
Candidates will be responsible for the following tasks:
- Teach 24 credits of graduate courses per calendar year (e.g. 12 months) within the MA program.
- Adhere to the mission and administration of the entire department to provide a continuity of team leadership
- Actively support the program director toward gaining and maintaining CACREP accreditation for the program.
- Attend and participate in all departmental and faculty meetings and assigned subcommittees.
- Attend Chapel at least 50% of the time each semester
- Be involved in events and planning toward attracting prospective students to the CSW Dept. programs
- Advise graduate students
- Conduct Admission interviews as needed
- Partner with the graduate recruitment team as needed
- Facilitate spiritual, emotional, and academic shepherding of students
- Continue to develop professionally through personal study, research, and attendance professional meetings as your professional schedule allows.
- Seek to publish on a regular basis (as your professional schedule allows). This could be in various forms including journal or magazine articles and books.
- Other tasks as assigned for the enhancement of students and academic programing.