The Core faculty reports to the Academic Unit Head/Chair and regularly collaborates with the Chair and fellow full-time faculty (Core, Teaching, and Affiliate) members in the Counseling Department (at both the MA CMHC and PhD CES levels). The Core faculty is responsible to maintain work in all four areas of faculty engagement at Antioch University (student learning, scholarship, institutional citizenship and service). The teaching load may fluctuate based on departmental administrative demands. The PhD Core Faculty teaches in both the PhD Counselor Education and Supervision (CES) Program and the MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) Program and is expected to be a leader in his/her field with an appropriate publication and presentation record and a working knowledge of alternative delivery models including technology-mediated/low-residency education. All Core PhD Level Faculty have either a) successfully completed their initial 3-year Core Faculty contract with Antioch University Seattle and have been offered a consecutive 3-year Core appointment or b) were hired directly into a Core Faculty position within the CES Program. The position reports to the Counseling Department Leadership Team (equally to the CMHC Chair and the CES Co-Chairs).
Engagement in Student Learning: Teaching load will be determined in consultation with the Chair and Provost.Conducts workshops/campus presentations on topics as needed.
Engagement in Scholarship and Creative Work: Conducts academic research, publishes appropriately in the discipline, and makes presentations at professional meetings. Maintains membership in professional organizations and attends professional trainings, conferences and workshops to enhance professional growth and expertise. Shows a consistent involvement and drive for leadership within counseling professional organizations (ACA, ACES, WACES, local state chapters, etc.)
Engagement in Service: Participates in community service and in local, statewide, national and/or international levels that further the interests of the students, local community, program, and university (directly or indirectly).
Engagement in Institutional Citizenship: Coordinates with admissions committee in reviewing applications and interviewing of candidates at both the MA and PhD levels, as determined by the Leadership Team. Serves as mentor to MA Core, Teaching, Affiliate and Adjunct colleagues. Takes part in the collection of data for program evaluation and accreditation processes. Participates in aspects of the CES and CMHC programs as needed, including admissions work, new student orientation, the development of workshops or special events, and student, alumni, and faculty surveys. Participates in the development and revision of the curriculum.
Program Administration/Service: The duties of PhD Core Faculty of the Counseling Department include the following:
Attend Information Sessions (representing CMHC and CES) as needed
Attend New Student Orientations (representing CMHC and CES) as needed
Participate in admissions interviews (for both CMHC and CES) as needed
Advise and mentor students via 1:1 meetings (in-person, phone or Zoom).
Maintain a combination of MA and PhD level student advisees, as needed
Participate in Plan of Study Review of all advisees
Participate in Quarterly Review of Student Progress
Attend Annual Review of Student Performance
Attend Clinical Training and Readiness meetings in tandem with Director of Clinical Training as needed
Provide support for full-time faculty and direction for intervention follow-up of Student Development Plans
Conduct Degree Audit Reviews for Graduation Credit
Conduct Practicum and Internship Site Visits/Calls as needed
Evaluate courses for State and National standards of Clinical Mental Health practice (e.g. Curriculum Design, Course Offerings, Program Sequencing, Prerequisites)
Continue oversight and leadership on development of New Courses (e.g. Electives, Certificates, Concentrations)
Provide Student Support for Licensure (e.g. exam readiness)
Provide Student Support Services (e.g. University Student Services, Student Organizations, Chi Sigma Iota, CSJ)
Coordinate with Registrar's Office (e.g. Student Progress Evaluations, course updates, maintenance of Student Academic Records)
Provide continuous adaptation/adoption of Program Policies to meet shifting needs of students related to graduation and overall counselor preparation
Collect and review own teaching data: mid-quarter evals, end of quarter evals, current student survey, alumni survey, faculty survey, staff survey, teaching observations
Aid in the maintenance of CACREP accreditation standards at both MA and PhD levels
Maintain Primary Course Ownership for at least 3 courses (MA, PhD or a combination of both)
Maintain Secondary Course Ownership and serve as advisor to Primary Course Owner for courses
Participate on 3 internal Counseling Department Committees (Student Assessment Committee, New Faculty Hiring and Onboarding Committee, CMHC Networking, Marketing & Alumni Communications Committee)
Serve as Secondary Course Owner/Course Liaisons in support of faculty teaching activities and/or concerns (to faculty delivering course during the quarter) to support with pedagogy and aid in questions/issues regarding student narrative evaluations
Serve as Dissertation Chair (as needed)
Serve as Dissertation Committee Member (as needed)
UNIVERSITY RESPONSIBILITIES: The PhD Core Faculty in the CMHC Program is a member of campus governance groups and committees, among them Faculty Assembly, and search committees as required by Core Faculty.
QUALIFICATIONS: The PhD Core Faculty in the Counseling Department must hold
An earned doctoral degree (by July 1 of starting AY) in the Counselor Education and Supervision, CACREP/CACREP Aligned.
Successful completion of 3 year MA Core Faculty contract and university offer of next consecutive 3-year Core Faculty contract
Core Faculty designation/eligible within the Counseling Department
3+ years successful teaching history at graduate level in counselor education
Licensed as LMHC in State of Washington or equal licensing in another state or national counseling credential
WA State (or other state) Approved Supervisor credential (preferred).
Strong record of administrative/leadership experience in higher education
A clear history of service to the counseling profession and an interest in leadership thereof
A history of publication and presentation work at the local and national level
Strong record of leadership/coordination role within a Counseling Department
Strong record of teaching at the graduate level—a proven history of high marks in student evaluations (made available to the committee)
Optimistic, collaborative, and proactive leadership skills
Strong record of both online and on the ground teaching formats
Interest in the development of leaders
Skilled in demonstration-based teaching (faculty need to teach using real/live demonstration) and experiential learning
Excellent organizational and time-management skills with the ability to oversee various operational processes within the department at one time
Clear developmental skills with a focus on providing new opportunities for students, faculty and staff to excel.
This is an environment that expects high productivity and quick response time, as well as the ability to minimize operational tasks and maximize creativity and innovation. The PhD Core Faculty must be able to balance institutional priorities with program needs and initiatives, in the ultimate service of student development and professional counselor gatekeeping.
Excellent oral and written communication skills—an additional interest in grant writing is preferred
Ability to be flexible and working in an environment of expansion and change
Ability and interest to serve on the SEIU Faculty Bargaining Committee
To be considered for this position, please complete and submit the following documents to [email protected]:
Names, addresses (including email addresses) and telephone numbers of three references. References will not be contacted without prior approval of the candidate.
For accommodations to complete the application process, and/or if selected for an interview, please contact the Human Resources Department at [email protected].
Antioch University provides equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, family status, or disability in matters affecting employment or in providing access to programs.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience
Internal Number: CMHC-002
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