VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING, DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELING
The Department of Counseling at John Carroll University seeks to fill a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Counselor Education. The contract is renewable annually. Full consideration will be given to applications that are complete by May 31, 2021, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The hire start date is August 2021.
In addition to teaching courses throughout the Department’s curriculum, the ideal candidate will be able to teach courses in Substance Use Disorder Counseling. The University is dedicated to teaching excellence that contributes to a rich intellectual environment. Visiting Assistant Professors teach a 4-4 course load. Summer teaching is also available and includes additional compensation. Visiting Assistant Professors also engage in service work, primarily in the department, with activities such as academic advising.
ABOUT JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY
John Carroll University is a private, coeducational, Catholic and Jesuit university of 3,500 students providing programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and business at the undergraduate level and in selected areas at the master’s level. Founded in 1886, JCU has earned the #2 spot in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings, among Best Regional Universities in the Midwest. The University seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty, skilled in fulfilling University Learning Goals of Intellect, Character, Leadership, and Service. John Carroll is in a residential neighborhood twenty minutes from downtown Cleveland, the center of an outstanding arts and cultural community.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELING
The CACREP-accredited counseling program is the largest graduate program at John Carroll with current enrollment of over 190 students. The Department has a long history at the University; 2021 marked the 55th anniversary of a counseling program at John Carroll. The Department is committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. Specifically, the Department prepares students to be multiculturally- and globally-competent citizens and counselors who deeply understand issues of race, inclusion, privilege, and oppression. In addition to supporting the sharing and teaching of different points of view and exposing students to underserved communities in Northeast Ohio, the Department offers a faculty-led study abroad opportunity in Vietnam. In 2017, the Department of Counseling was awarded a $1.3 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to support and expand the training of students in underserved communities.
The department specializes in training students in Substance Use Disorders (SUD) Counseling through two programs. In the SUD Concentration, Clinical Mental Health Counseling students
take three SUD electives and are eligible for the Licenced Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor credential at graduation. Separately, the SUD Certificate program enables participants to earn a chemical dependency credential in the State of Ohio.
Courses in the department are offered in a mix of in-person, online, and hybrid format.
For additional information on the University and the Department, please visit: https://jcu.edu/academics/counseling
● Master’s degree from a CACREP-accredited counseling program
● Valid license, or license eligible, as a Professional Clinical Counselor in Ohio Preferred Qualifications
● Licensed as a substance use disorder counselor
● Doctoral degree from a CACREP-accredited counseling program
● Experience teaching graduate-level courses in Counselor Education ● Experience with online teaching
● Supervisory designation in Ohio (LPCC-S)
● Clinical experience working in the field of counseling, especially in substance use disorder counseling
● Record of scholarly publications
● Experience with CACREP accreditation standards
● Experience with program assessment and program data collection and analysis ● Experience supervising counseling practicum and internship students ● Active participation in state/national counseling organizations and related community organizations
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should apply online at https://jcu.peopleadmin.com/postings/2075 REQUIRED MATERIALS
A complete application consists of:
● a letter of application that includes reflection about your teaching effectiveness, and about ways you have contributed to diversity, equity, and inclusion work in your education and employment history
● three current letters of reference
● statement on teaching, including a ranked list of top five courses you would like to teach ● copies of current professional licenses
● unofficial copies of graduate transcripts
The teaching statement and licenses should be submitted as one document under the “Portfolio” document heading of the online application.
Please direct questions about the department or this position to Search Committee Chairperson Dr. Martina Moore, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (216) 397-1916.
John Carroll University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
To apply for this job please visit jcu.peopleadmin.com.