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Teaching Faculty, Clinical Mental Health Counseling - DC Campus

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Washington, OH
Closing date
Nov 28, 2021

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Allied Health and Social Care, Psychology/Counselling
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Job Description:

We are searching for faculty members to join our Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program at our Washington, DC Campus to fill full-time, twelve (12) month positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The primary instructional assignment for this position is with the CMHC master's program. This program is designed to meet CACREP standards to prepare graduates to be licensed professional counselors. The primary areas of specialization beyond the counseling core are the treatment of addiction disorders, trauma, child and adolescent treatment, and couple and family therapy.

Principle Duties:
  • Teaching 64%
  • Teach 24 credit hours over the course of three semesters or 6 online terms
  • No more than 2 preps per semester or online term
  • 9 credits Fall Semester (Fall 1 and 2 Online)
  • 9 credits Spring Semester (Spring 1 and 2 Online)
  • 6 credits Summer Semester (Summer 1 and 2 Online)
  • Hold office hours on a weekly basis
  • Remain current in field of study/teaching expertise and update course content to reflect knowledge updates
  • Prepare course syllabus and plans in accord with Department requirements
  • Select textbooks and teaching aids as required
  • Classroom instruction including lectures, demonstrations, discussions, or other appropriate modes of education delivery in a higher education setting
  • Develop, and regularly update, a system for ongoing evaluation of teaching and student learning
  • Student-focused educator committed to student learning, retention, persistence, and completion.
  • Assign grades and maintain course/student records in accordance with FERPA regulations and submit grades and records by established deadlines.
  • Advising (24% Flex)
  • Maintain an advisee load according to Department needs
  • Spend time with advisees to provide mentorship on matters related to their academic, curricular, and career development
  • Mentor advisees in preparing their vita and training application materials, as well as write recommendation letters
  • Assist the Department Chair in documenting student progress through the program; when necessary, this includes crafting individual Academic Development Plans for Advisees, tracking their compliance, and documenting their progress
  • Present progress of advisees to Faculty at semester Student Review meetings, meet with advisees to gather additional information or communicate Faculty concerns, and report back to Faculty on the results
  • Scholarship (24% Flex)
  • Scholarship may include qualitative/quantitative research, presentations at professional conferences, scholarship-based community service, etc.
  • Professional Service (24% Flex)
  • Maintain scholarly activities that further the practice of professional psychology
  • Foster education of, and interest in, student service in the community
  • Engage in community service
  • Service to Institution (12%)
  • Participate in Departmental functions, including but not limited to participating in the analysis of student progress, assisting in general faculty searches, and admissions activities, contributing to general and specific curriculum development activities, mentoring of new faculty members, and other related duties as assigned
  • Attendance at faculty meetings and participation in the Faculty Assembly is an expectation.
  • Service on committee(s) as agreed upon with Department Chair, including Departmental and Institutional Committees.

Position Qualifications:
  • Doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP Accredited Program
  • Strong potential for or proven record of excellence in teaching and scholarship
  • Licensed or license-eligible as a professional counselor
  • Commitment to issues of social justice and diversity
  • Strong commitment to preparing students to become excellent practitioners
  • Strong commitment to working as part of a faculty team
  • Strong potential to develop curricula

  • Doctoral degree from a CACREP Accredited Program
  • Experience teaching at the graduate level
  • Strong potential to develop program of research
  • Strong potential for or proven track record in attracting external funding
  • Record of active involvement in professional organizations
  • Membership/Active in the American Counseling Association


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note: For the protection of faculty, staff, students and all who enter our facilities, The Chicago School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, with limited exemptions, as a condition of employment.
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