Professor in MEd in Professional School Counseling Program

Posted: 4/27/21

Employee Type: Faculty – 9 Months  

Department: Counseling and Social Work

Reports to:  Counseling and Social Work Department Chair

Supervisory Responsibilities:  none

Physical Requirements: 

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Job Summary:

This position exists for the purpose of teaching graduate courses in the area of professional school counseling and advising/mentoring graduate students.

Personal Qualities:

  • The desire to grow, develop, and mature, both spiritually and professionally.
  • The ability to create and maintain a Christian professional atmosphere in all internal and external relationships.
  • A spirit of cooperation and willingness to serve as a member of a team.
  • A professional appearance.
  • Continued ability to creatively and maturely follow/lead in the academic community of LBC | Capital.
  • Continued ability to function as a healthy team member among the faculty, bringing a collaborative spirit in representing the programs in Professional Counseling.
  • Continued ability to develop and mature – characterized by a hunger for both personal and institutional growth and achievement.
  • Continued ability to be easily approached by students and colleagues, but firm and fair in the exercise of all policies and procedures.
  • Ongoing demonstration of a Biblical pattern of leadership characterized by appropriate respect for and use of authority.

Education and Experience:  

  • A PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP accredited institution or a PhD/PsyD/Ed.D in a related field with a history of full-time college-level teaching continuously since 2013.
  • At least 5 years of experience teaching at the graduate level, preferably on a full-time basis.
  • Certified School Counselor in PA required; LPC preferred.
  • An ability to teach a wide range of graduate professional school counseling classes     A minimum of 10 years of direct experience in the field of professional school counseling. Clinical mental health skills also preferred (e.g. 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

Required Skills/Abilities: 

Administrative

  • Continued demonstration of ability and willingness to function fully and cooperatively within an institution of Biblical Christian higher education
  • Continued enthusiastic support for the college and departmental philosophy of education and counseling.
  • Continued demonstration of ability and desire to mentor and assist students beyond the classroom contexts both personally and spiritually.
  • Continued ability to function as a team member with the administration of the college.
  • Ongoing demonstrated desire to grow, develop, and mature as characterized by achievement in both personal and organizational matters.
  • Continued ability to implement fairly and firmly the policies and procedures of the college.
  • Continue to maintain absolute confidentiality in handling all matters within the college.

Technical Abilities

  • Ongoing use of effective communication skills necessary for tasks.
  • Effective knowledge and application of word processing and presentation platforms.
  • Continue to widen experience with and practical knowledge of online course delivery platforms.
  • Proficiency with word processing, general computer skills, and LBC | Capital’s instructional technologies (i.e., Learning Management System, Video Conferencing, etc.).

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Teach graduate courses in the CSW Department at a rate of 24 credits per calendar year (accrual beginning in the Fall term).
  • Intentional mentorship of the BS/M.Ed. and traditional M.Ed. students in the form of at least one 1:1 meeting each semester. Course advising is not part of this and will be handled by other faculty.
  • Continue to adhere to the mission and administration of the CSW department.
  • Continue to personally update courses each semester (e.g. syllabi and Learning Management System) to maintain content to industry (and internal) standards (with dept. approval).
  • Continue to attend and participate in the departmental faculty meetings and assigned subcommittees.
  • Continue to attend 50% of the morning chapel services each semester.
  • Periodically support CSW majors and our goal attract prospective students by participating in at least three events per year (e.g., September Retreat, NSO’s, Cookouts, etc.).
  • Continue to advise undergraduate students each semester
  • Continue to facilitate spiritual, emotional, and academic shepherding of students.
  • Continue to develop professionally through personal study, research, and attendance professional meetings.
  • Continue to seek to publish on a regular basis (as professional time allows). This could be in various forms including journal or magazine articles and books.
  • Ongoing openness to other tasks as assigned for the enhancement of students and academic programing.
  • Based on the needs of the CSW Dept., teach courses as assigned at the undergraduate, adult education, and/or graduate level in face-to-face, blended, and online format which may require teaching during the day, evening, and/or weekend.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following: cover letter; resume; and spiritual testimony to Human Resources. Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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