Open Rank Faculty Position, Mental Health Counseling
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Location: Suwanee, Georgia
Clinical Mental Health
Director of Counseling
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: req298
Job Title: Open Rank Faculty Position, Mental Health Counseling
Department: Mental Health Counseling
The Master of Science Program in Mental Health Counseling in the School of Professional and Applied Psychology (SPAP) at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) is seeking applicants for a full-time (12-month) tenure track position, to begin June 2023. This position is already funded. This is an open-rank position; rank will be commensurate with experience.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
• Teaching 6 courses a year, many within the core curriculum and many in-person (there are opportunities to teach a class or two in a virtual manner)
• Mentoring and advising students including scholarly activities and presentations
• Engagement in remediation meetings and development plans for students (SPEC)
• Providing clinical supervision through field experience courses
• Participating in the administration of the mental health counseling program
• Engaging in recruitment activities, admissions interviews and decisions
• Participating in the CACREP self-study and accreditation application process
• Participating in program, departmental, and college service such as but not limited to college committees, club sponsorships, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty
• Developing a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning including course competency expectations and student learning outcome measures
• Engagement in national or local counseling associations
• Performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chair of the Department of Counseling and/or the Dean of the School of Professional and Applied and Psychology
The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:
• Ability to form a positive collaborative, supportive and effective working relationship with peers and administration is essential
• Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and collaborative skills; someone who actively contributes and listens to their coworkers, respects ideas and aims to improve the program - essential
• Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members. Supports and enhances a sense of belonging and success of students from traditionally marginalized populations.
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Knowledge about the needs of diverse learners
• Desire to teach courses in a program that values the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approach as well as integrated care/interprofessional education
• Strong commitment to mentoring students
• Ability to assist program leadership to maintain CACREP accreditation standards and pursue alternate teaching modalities (online/hybrid)
Education, Skills and Abilities
• Doctoral Degree in Counselor Education and Supervision (CES) from a CACREP accredited University with conferral of degree by May 31, 2023 (required)
• Counseling experience in mental health and/or behavioral health settings
• PA Licensure or license eligible (required)
• At least two years teaching experience at the graduate level; can include doctoral field work
• A planned program of scholarly activity
• Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal, teamwork, and collaborative skills
• Active in state or national counseling associations (e.g., ACA, PCA)
• Ability and desire to teach courses within our addictions and correctional counseling concentration and/or Marriage and Family concentration
• Potential to secure grant funding
• Experience working with diversity, equity and inclusion programs
• This is NOT a Remote Position
• Position has the ability to be hybrid two days per week as long as the candidate is within reasonable distance of PCOM Philadelphia campus
PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
About Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.
Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to app...roach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the PCOM experience the best possible for our students.