Couple- Family Therapy Lecturer

Employer
University of Colorado Denver and the Health Sciences Center
Location
Denver, CO
Closing date
Dec 6, 2021

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Other
Organization Type
Corporate
Description
*University of Colorado - School of Education & Human Development*
*Couple and Family Therapy - Counseling Program*
*Lecturer*
The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at: Anschutz: [https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2](https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2) Denver: [https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus](https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus) Exemptions vary by campus location/department. Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:
* Anschutz Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.
* Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.
* Consolidated/Central Services Administration - Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.
The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.The School of Education & Human Development will establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers for future appointments to temporary, part-time, non-tenure-track positions in the Couple and Family Therapy - Counseling Program. Lecturers are limited to two courses per term. This will be a semester-by-semester appointment, with the possibility of renewal. This temporary Lecturer pool is anticipated to remain continuously active through January 31, 2022-at that point, all applications will be cleared from the pool. You are welcome to reapply to the new posting after that date.Lecturers selected from this pool will become vital members of the School's innovative education programs. For information on the specific programs and courses offered, please visit [http://ucdenver.edu/education](http://ucdenver.edu/education).The School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver is a highly collaborative program that includes university faculty and P-12 educators and community members. Our mission is to prepare and inspire teacher leaders to have a profound impact in fostering student opportunity, achievement and success in urban and diverse communities. Faculty develop and maintain close partnerships with schools and other educational and community agencies situated in social and economic contexts with diverse student and community populations.

The University of Colorado Denver is the premier urban research university in Colorado and is committed to becoming one of the top ten urban institutions in the country. The School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) strives to provide national expertise on educational issues and socially just solutions for urban and diverse communities. Located in the heart of downtown Denver, whose population is increasingly diverse (32% Latino, 11% African American), the SEHD, accredited by NCATE, has taken a leadership role in preparing professionals to work in diverse schools, agencies and related settings. The SEHD emphasizes diverse collaborative partnerships including PK-12 schools, local communities, businesses, government agencies, private foundations, and other universities and colleges.

*Job Responsibilities:*The purpose of this posting is to expand our pool of Lecturers available to teach courses. These are temporary, part-time Lecturer positions, as we build our capacity to offer quality instruction to all students in the School of Education and Human Development.Teaching assignments may fluctuate and are contingent upon the schedule of courses offered each term, the required number of student enrollments in your tentatively scheduled course(s), and budget availability. Thus, we cannot guarantee that you will teach particular courses or that you will actually teach in a given term. *Salary and Benefits:*This is a limited part-time at-will appointment.Total salary for fully enrolled courses is $4,500 per term.The above salary range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.Please note that under enrolled courses may be canceled, and pay is prorated for under enrolled courses that have not been canceled.If your appointment in this position continues, you will be notified in writing each term. You will be paid monthly, on the last business day of the month.This part-time appointment is *not* eligible for group health, life insurance, and retirement benefits. As of January 1, 2021, Lecturer positions will accrue sick leave at a rate of 0.034 hours per hour worked with a maximum accrual of 48 hours per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at [Employee Services](http://www.cu.edu/employee-services).University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.Benefits: [https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits](https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits).Total Compensation Calculator: [https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation](https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation)*Diversity and Equity:*Please contact [hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu](mailto:hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu) for information on disability accommodationsOffice of Equity: [https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity](https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity)The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Qualifications
*Qualifications:**COUN 5160 (Techniques in Family Counseling/Therapy):**Minimum qualifications *
Earned master's degree in Counseling or related field Evidence of understanding of historic and present day sociocultural issues that influence family therapy, as well as a commitment to social justice.Clinical experience in family therapy*Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities*
Knowledge of relational/systems therapyFamily Therapy techniquesCulturally responsive practice in the field of family therapy*Desired qualifications *
LMFT or MFTCFamiliarity with CANVAS educational platformExperience teaching at the graduate level.Experience teaching online or with blended/hybrid models (e.g. Blackboard or eCollege and LiveText) *COUN 6000 (Introduction to Sex Therapy):**Minimum qualifications *
Earned master's degree in Counseling or related field *Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities*
Knowledge of Human sexuality and its effect on couple and family functioning. Conceptualizing and implementing treatment, planning, and intervention strategies in marriage, couple, and family counseling.Culturally responsive therapeutic practices.*Desired qualifications *
Sex therapy certificationFamiliarity with CANVAS educational platformExperience teaching at the graduate level.Experience teaching online or with blended/hybrid models (e.g. Blackboard or eCollege and LiveText) *COUN 6170 (Issues in Family Studies):**Minimum qualifications *
Earned master's degree in Counseling or related field Evidence of understanding of historic and present day sociocultural issues that influence family therapy, as well as a commitment to social justice.*Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities*
Knowledge of:
1. Theories of "normal" family processes and life cycle development.
2. Family composition [e.g. dual-earner families, divorce, remarriage families and step-parenting, adoptive families, multi-racial families, gay and lesbian families.]
3. Gender issues [e.g. sex roles, cultural norms, advertising, intimacy and power]
4. Social issues that impact families and family therapy [e.g. intimate partner violence, sexual aging, poverty & homelessness, immigration, religion/spirituality, grief & loss; disability, chronic illness]*Desired qualifications*
LMFT Familiarity with CANVAS educational platform
Experience teaching at the graduate level.
Experience teaching online or with blended/hybrid models (e.g. Blackboard or eCollege and LiveText)Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

*Job Category: *Faculty
*Primary Location: *Denver
*Schedule: *Part-time
*Posting Date: *Aug 11, 2021
*Unposting Date: *Ongoing

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