Freed-Hardeman University

The Behavioral Sciences Department at Freed-Hardeman University and the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program invite applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the assistant/associate level in Clinical Mental Health Counseling beginning in August 2019. As a core faculty member in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, the assistant professor or associate professor in this position is responsible for teaching courses within the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, engaging in scholarly activity, and conducting committee work as assigned. —-QUALIFICATIONS—- 1) Active member in good standing of the churches of Christ. 2) Applicants should hold an earned doctoral degree in counselor education, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program. Applicants with a related doctoral degree and who have been employed as full-time faculty members in a counseling program at another institution for at least one full academic year prior to July 1, 2013 may also be considered. 3) At least two years experience as a professional clinical counselor is preferred. State licensure in counseling is preferred. 4) A demonstrated history, competence in, and commitment to quality teaching courses at the graduate level is preferred. 5) Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other faculty members, as well as students. 6) Excellent verbal, written, and electronic communication skills. 7) Evidence of prior scholarship of discovery, integration, application, and/or teaching and learning is preferred. Commitment to ongoing scholarship is required. —-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES—- 1) Teaches courses within the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program with a total load of up to twenty-seven hours per academic year (approximately 7 graduate courses per year). 2) Participates in student recruitment and promotion. 3) Assists the Director of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program and other core faculty in the ongoing evaluation of applicants, students, and candidates in the program as a core faculty member of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. 4) Assists the Department Chair, Director of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, and other core-faculty in the ongoing evaluation of and improvement of the program as a core faculty member of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. 5) Evaluates student achievement of curricular objectives/outcomes related to Clinical Mental Health Counseling knowledge and practice. 6) Maintains a minimum of 10 office hours per week for student availability. 7) Schedules administrative time for classroom preparation. 8) Engages in scholarly research or other creative achievement activity. 9) Serves on university committees as assigned. 10) Conducts servant leadership in the community. 11) Abides by all University policies governing behavior and in fulfillment of job requirements. 12) Performs temporary duties as assigned to maintain operations and services.

Contact Person’s Name:
James H. Dalton, Director of Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program

College or University Name:
Freed-Hardeman University

School or College Where Program is Housed:
College of Education and Behavioral Sciences


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Specialty Type:
Clinical Mental Health

Is a state-specific counseling license required for the position?: Not required, but preferred

Is relocation required to teach in this program?:

What percentage of teaching is online? :
Up to 10%

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Position Start Date:
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Application Close Date:
Monday, April 1, 2019


Contact Person’s Contact Information: 731-989-6643

Accreditation Type:
CACREP – in process

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