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(FT) Assistant Professor Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, Dover and Wilson Graduate Center – Wilmington University.


The incumbent must have an earned doctorate. Doctoral Degree in Counselor Education and Supervision is required, or an earned doctorate in a closely related field and experience as a counselor educator consistent with CACREP standards. All but dissertation incumbents will be considered but if employed must complete their dissertation and degree within one year of employment. The incumbent will have a sufficient amount of experience to perform the essential functions of the job, preferably teaching and supervising students as a full time faculty member in a graduate counseling program. Must be licensed or certified as a mental health counselor (e.g. NCC, LPCMH). At least two years’ experience in relevant professional duties preferred, but not required.

The incumbent must have excellent communication, customer service, student service and organizational skills. Verifiable expertise in counseling, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental disorders. Experience in supervising and training student counselors. Knowledge of CACREP standards and experience in maintaining compliance with CACREP requirements preferred. The incumbent must have HOT (Hybrid Online Training) or have it successfully completed within the first year of employment. Incumbent must be detail oriented and able to work with a diverse population. Must be self-directed and able to make decisions independently. The incumbent must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office products, preferably with a working knowledge of Canvas and Banner. The incumbent must maintain professionalism and confidentiality at all times. Must be committed to teaching and providing a student-centered focus and learning atmosphere. Must maintain an effective working relationship with all employees.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): Serve as a full-time faculty member to teach and provide appropriate support for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) Program, reinforcing academic excellence. This will include teaching at any Wilmington University site as necessary. Provide instruction in common core courses across the program and related courses depending on background and experience and have the ability to work with a diverse group of students. Assist the CMHC Director with program support (advising students, assisting with the cohort selection process, special events, and program needs), strengthening our organization. Teach the equivalent of eight courses per year. This load may be adjusted as necessary (i.e., additional college responsibilities may reduce the teaching load), facilitating student access and success. Advise and assist students as necessary with scheduling, orientation and handle student issues or complaints in accordance to University policy. Attend College and University functions (staff meetings, Faculty Senate) as required. Complete and report on outcomes assessment data and other college reports as assigned strengthening our college and focusing on students supporting our mission of excellence in teaching and relevancy of the curriculum.

Hours of Employment: The incumbent must be flexible enough with his/her hours and schedule to meet the needs of the college, the department and/or the university. Travel will be required.


Benefits: Wilmington University offers an excellent benefit package that includes Medical and Dental, Vision, Retirement Plan (403b), Dependent Care Assistance, Life & Disability Insurances and Education benefits.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience.

Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed as received and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Wilmington University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff to all postings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, age, genetic information, marital status or other characteristics protected by law.

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