Clinical Director & Instructor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling


Position Title

Clinical Director & Instructor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling 


Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare​ Sciences


Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

Leads coordination of Practicum and Internship experiences including:  

  • Leads partnership development with current and potential training sites including outreach to community agencies 
  • Conducts site visits to all agencies currently working with CMHC students 
  • Attends networking and training events to increase awareness of JU’s CMHC program and establish new relationships with community partners.   
  • Meets with students regarding P/I placement and supervision  
  • Serves as a liaison to State of Florida 491 Board on licensing requirements 
  • Revises Practicum and Internship Handbooks for students and site supervisors as needed 
  • Maintains and updates the Clinical Site Directory as needed 
  • Provides support for individual students with issues related to Tevera and/or field site placement as needed. 
  • Maintains practicum and internship documentation in Tevera 
  • Conducts annual student trainings on Tevera, VALT, and other clinical technology 
  • Oversees annual student background checks 
  • Organizes annual internship fair  
  • Coordinates annual site supervisor training 


Oversees Program and Student Assessments including:  

  • Collects and reports needed CACREP assessment data 
  • Leads student assessments (CCS-R) in collaboration with CMHC faculty 
  • Oversees CPCE/CECE student examination once a year 
  • Oversees/communicates regarding NCC examination once a year 
  • Oversees/ communicates regarding NCMHCE examination once a year 
  • Conducts Program and Clinical Experience Related Surveys 
  • Alumni survey (minimum of once every 2 years) 
  • Employer survey (biannually) 
  • Supervisor survey (biannually) 
  • Assists Program Director with survey summary reports and posting on JU website 


Provides program support in collaboration with Program Director including: 

  • Coordinates with JU marketing team to update and edit JU CMHC website as needed 
  • Maintains database on student/alumni records, including clinical site placements, admissions numbers, student attrition data, graduation rates, etc.  
  • Meets with the Department Chairperson at least once a month. 
  • Collaborates with other JU BRCHS Clinical Directors and Coordinators to share resources and information 
  • Teaches one section of Practicum or Internship course per semester 
  • Oversees non-degree seeking courses and trainings 

Essential Job Duties

  • 12-month, non-tenure accruing, full-time clinical faculty position in the clinical mental health counseling program. 
  • Teaching load of 9-credit hours per year of clinical courses 
  • Maximum of additional 3-credit hours per semester of non-degree seeking student courses or trainings

Prerequisites Required for Position

Minimum Education Requirement

  • An earned Master’s degree with an emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and/or Marriage and Family Therapy, from a CACREP-accredited program. 
  • Licensed as a mental health counselor and/or marriage and family therapist in the state of Florida 
  • Demonstrated expertise in mental health counseling and/or marriage and family therapy. 
  • Registered with the State of Florida as an approved Qualified Supervisor 
  • A commitment to student clinical development, working in a culturally diverse environment, and understanding of the mission of Jacksonville University. 

Minimum Work Experience

  • 2-5 years of clinical counseling and supervision experience in a community setting

Preferred Qualifications

  • An earned Doctoral degree with an emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and/or Marriage and Family Therapy, from a CACREP-accredited program. 
  • Clinical expertise in the following specialty areas: Mental Health and/or Marriage and Family Therapy  
  • Preference will be given to applicants with: Prior experience as a practicing counselor or marriage and family therapist

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 applicants, send all application materials including cover letter, curriculum vitae, JU Faculty employment application, Background Authorization Form, and Required Screening Questionnaire to Dr. LaTonya Summers at The forms can be found at this link committee will begin to review applications on Monday, November 16 and position will be open until filled.