Faculty - Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Adler University in Chicago Illinois

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Adler University

Chicago, Illinois 60602

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Adler School of Professional Psychology is seeking qualified candidates to fill two full time core faculty positions for its M. A. in Counseling Specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling starting spring 2015.
The Adler School is founded on an important idea: Our health resides in our community life and connections. This is what drives our groundbreaking curricula and commitment to social responsibility, from our campuses in downtown Chicago and Vancouver and through Adler Online. We work with those courageous enough to want to change the world.  Our doctoral and master's programs—many of them nationally recognized in fast-growing fields—prepare students to lead social change in the fields of psychology and mental health, criminal justice and public safety, business, public policy, and advocacy.  In January 2015, we will become Adler University, a new name selected to support our vision as the leading academic institution advancing socially responsible practice, healthy communities, and a more just society.

Duties include teaching, advising and mentoring students, participation in institutional and departmental committees, admission efforts, advising/ mentoring students, as well as support of department and institutional initiatives. Candidates must be willing to align with the School’s mission and values which is training socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities, and advancing social justice. 

Candidates are required to have a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program, experience in teaching, supervision of practicum/internship students, clinical practice; and eligibility for Illinois counselor licensure. Preference will be given to those experienced in teaching online/blended formats, expertise in teaching Research & Program Evaluation, Assessment/appraisal, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Couple and Family Counseling, and Substance Abuse.   This position requires the teaching of evening and weekend classes. Candidates are also expected to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to collaborate effectively with students, faculty, and professional staff.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions have been filled. Applicants should submit electronically a curriculum vita, three professional references with contact information, and a letter of interest to Dr. Mark Bilkey at mbilkey@adler.edu or mail to: Dr. Mark Bilkey, Chair, Search Committee Adler School of Professional Psychology 17 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60602. Prior to an offer of employment official transcripts and letters of recommendation will be required. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A range of full benefits are provided and are detailed further on the employment page of our website. Equal Opportunity Employer It is the policy of Adler School of Professional Psychology that all persons are entitled to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) protection. The School does not discriminate against any individual for employment because of age, religion, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status (including unfavorable discharge from the military), or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keyword Phrases

  • clinical mental health counseling
  • couple and family counseling
  • teaching
  • substance abuse
  • supervising practicum/internship students
  • online/blended formats
  • teaching Research & Program Evaluation
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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