Employee Type: Faculty – 9 Months
Department: Counseling and Social Work
Reports to: Counseling and Social Work Department Chair
Supervisory Responsibilities: none
- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
- Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
This position exists for the purpose of teaching graduate courses in the area of professional school counseling and advising/mentoring graduate students.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.).
- 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.