Johnson & Wales University

Faculty-Master of Science Counseling Programs

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island



Faculty members are responsible for providing students with a rich, relevant and engaging academic experience. The faculty role encompasses teaching, student outcomes assessment, curriculum development, student advising, and university service. Faculty continuously engage in professional development while maintaining current expertise in the applicable content area and developing students through effective and innovative teaching and learning practices.

Teaches courses in the MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Addiction Counseling programs as assigned. Represents the MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Addiction Counseling programs at internal university meetings as assigned, and serves as one of the program’s representative at medical, professional and other community organizations and events.

The Counseling Department is comprised of an energetic and dedicated team of counselor educators. Our class sizes allow us to provide individualized attention to our students, which develops into strong bonds within our cohorts that can last a lifetime. We place priority on offering the best teaching and training opportunities possible.


Essential Job Functions

Demonstrates specialized knowledge and maintains expertise in the theory, skills, and pedagogy of the applicable discipline or profession
Uses strategies and skills necessary to support student learning and prepares and delivers current and relevant course material in an understandable and motivating manner
Continually assesses course objectives and instructional methods to improve teaching and learning
Uses formative and summative assessments of student learning within assigned courses to inform instruction and improve student attainment of course objectives and program outcomes
Establishes a student and advisor relationship that provides guidance with regard to program choices and career possibilities and supports student educational growth through guided decision making
Supports the university’s outcomes initiatives by working to refine and revise course assignments and evaluation tools and leading or participating in data analysis discussions to make program and course improvements
Facilitates development and revision of programs and courses, assuring alignment within the program description and outcomes, course objectives and content, as well as university curriculum standards
Attends commencement, convocation, faculty meetings, department meetings, committee meetings, professional development programs, and other university events, as applicable
Supports student enrollment and retention by participating in university events, advising student clubs and organizations, and assisting with admissions activities
Adheres to and fulfills the responsibilities of all faculty members as outlined in the faculty manual
Performs other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications

Earned doctorate in counselor education from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or other appropriate accreditation as determined by JWU, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program
Counseling license or licensure eligible in Rhode Island
Teaching experience at the university level, with preference for graduate level, in CSLG and/or PSYC
Sustained memberships in professional counseling organizations
Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse student populations
Preferred Qualifications

Sustained evidence of professional development, professional service and advocacy in counseling
Evidence of research and scholarly activity in counseling commensurate with the faculty role
Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.


Advertised: 15 Dec 2020 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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