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Clinical Mental Health Counseling
There are Adjunct Faculty openings to teach online in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program beginning January 2021.
Wilmington University is committed to academic excellence in our classrooms; relevant programs in our curriculum; and caring, personal attention to our students. One of our great strengths is the enthusiastic, personal involvement of our trustees, administrators, faculty, staff, and alumni in creating a sense of community. We believe that the opportunity for higher education should be available to all who seek it, and we will continue to meet the ongoing challenges that higher education presents in the years ahead.
The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is part of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Wilmington University. The program is a very well respected program in Delaware and has been CACREP accredited since1998.
Program Specific Courses:
Adjunct Faculty hired for these openings will teach courses in the Counseling departments each semester. Assignments will depend on needs of the program. Adjunct faculty will be required to prepare and disseminate weekly announcements, communicate with students via email, prepare course videos, moderate discussion board forums, and grade and provide feedback weekly.
Adjunct teaching applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree in Counseling or a related field, preferably in Counselor Education or Supervision. Preference will be given to those from a CACREP accredited program. Students in Counselor Education and Supervision doctoral programs are also encouraged to apply. Additional referred qualifications include
· Knowledge of CACREP Standards and program evaluation
· Commitment to, as outlined in the CMHC Program’s mission statement: providing a quality counselor education to students in preparation for a professional counseling practice that serves the mental health needs of an ever-changing multicultural world; dedicated to establishing a professional formative process that highlights the humanistic perspective and thereby incorporates compassion, self-care, and resilience, empathy, awareness of self and others in the context of cultural diversity and the challenges of the 21st century.
· Understand the mission and values of Wilmington University.
· Submit a Teaching Philosophy, following these guidelines: Provide a description of your teaching philosophy. Your description should be no more than 1.5 pages in length and should include the following information: (1) A brief statement (5-7 sentences) explaining how you plan to provide excellence in teaching, relevancy of curriculum, and individual attention to students, which is the cornerstone of Wilmington University’s mission statement. (2) Based on your statement above, please briefly answer the following questions: (a) Explain your beliefs, theories and/or methods regarding teaching and how they shape your concept of successful teaching? (b) How do you know when you are teaching effectively? (c) How do you develop and maintain positive relationships with students? (d) How do you create a supportive learning environment? and (3) Include a summary of your thoughts on education and the role that you feel you could play in developing students to be successful in their discipline, career, and life. (This statement should be attached to the application, using the Attachment area – in the space provided, enter “see attached”)
· Effective computer skills and be able to use MS Office software.
· Experience in using Canvas technology a plus.
· If hired, must complete Wilmington University’s Canvas (Learning Management System) training and the Hybrid Online Training program.
· Must have knowledge of various instructional strategies designed to meet the course instructional objectives and add to student learning.
· Must be able to develop a personalized course outline designed to follow a generic syllabus provided by the University.
· Must be able to provide relevant work experience to the instructional content of the course.
· Qualified applicants may be asked to present a writing sample
· Qualified Applicants may be asked to present a 10-minute teaching sample for the Program’s Director and Chair as part of the interview process.
To apply for this opening, please go to: https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=WILMU&cws=48&rid=1151
Complete the application, attach your Curriculum Vitae or resume, a letter of application, a list of 3 current references with contact information, and a copy of your transcripts for the highest degree earned.
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