Assistant/Associate Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Coordinator

Summary

Position Title

Assistant/Associate Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Coordinator

Department

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Status

Full Time/Exempt (Tenure Track)

Position Summary

Jacksonville University, ranked as a Best Regional University by US News & World Report, invites applicants for a for a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-accruing position for an Assistant/Associate Professor in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. This individual will coordinate the Palm Coast CMHC program under the direction of the Program Director. Preference will be given to an applicant with expertise in the areas of Marriage and Family Therapy and/or Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Essential Job Duties

  • Oversee the Palm Coast Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program under the direction of the Program Director. 
  • Develop and teach courses in the area of clinical mental health counseling at the graduate level 
  • Develop research portfolio in the area of clinical mental health counseling and/or marriage and family therapy 
  • Assist with clinical supervision and clinical site affiliations 
  • Mentor master’s students 
  • Provide service in the area of clinical mental health counseling and/or marriage and family therapy

Work Conditions

  • Primarily indoors  
  • Some off-campus travel may be required 
  • Work is performed under minimum supervision and requires incumbent to exercise independence and discretion 

Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and other business machines 
  • Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display screens 
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone 

Prerequisites Required for Position

Minimum Education Requirement

  • An earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision with an emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and/or Marriage and Family Therapy, from a CACREP-accredited program. 
  • Licensed or licensure eligible as a mental health counselor and/or marriage and family therapist in the state of Florida. 
  • A commitment to teaching and program development, to working in a culturally diverse environment and an understanding of the mission of Jacksonville University. 
  • Demonstrated expertise in Mental Health and/or Marriage and Family counseling. 

Minimum Work Experience

  • Clinical Counseling experience in teaching or clinical practice

Preferred Qualifications

  • Clinical expertise in the following specialty areas  
    • Mental Health and/or Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling 
  • Preference will be given to applicants with:  
    • Documented scholarship and teaching experience in the field  
    • Prior experience as a practicing counselor or marriage and family therapist 
    • Teaching experience, preferably at the University level 
    • Prior experience as a CMHC Program Director or faculty member 

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Interested applications should submit letter of interest emphasizing experience and potential, a curriculum vitae, JU faculty application, background check authorization, three letters of reference, and transcripts, via electronic email  to Whitney George, Chair at wgeorge@ju.edu.