NMHU seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.

Duties and Responsibilities

Teach counseling courses and supervise practicum/internship. Engage in service activities including curriculum development; recruitment, advisement, and retention of culturally and linguistically diverse students. Assist with program relations with area schools, agencies, and community behavioral health centers including the establishment of practicum and internship placements.

In addition, this person will carry an advisee load of about 20-25 Clinical Mental Health Counseling students. Faculty members are required to be available to students by scheduling and honoring office hours and by special appointment when necessary. It is required that a faculty member is available (on campus) five hours per week, over at least three (3) days, during normal working hours. This person will also share faculty duties as they arise.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should possess a terminal degree in Counselor Education or closely related field, or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2018; have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience in their area of expertise; and, possess, or be eligible for, professional credentials in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. In addition, candidates must be proficient in communicating with students and colleagues via electronic and digital modalities. Demonstrated experience in various teaching modalities including face-to-face, online synchronous, online asynchronous, and blended learning required.

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have an established professional identity as a counselor educator; be a graduate of CACREP Accredited Doctoral Program; demonstrate knowledge and experience with teaching courses across the CACREP core and have experience in the professional development of clinical skills at the Masters level. The candidate will have three or more years of expertise, possess, or be eligible for, licensure as a professional counselor (LPCC) in the State of New Mexico; be involved with professional counseling organizations, and be experienced with CACREP, CAEP, and/or state accreditation processes. Demonstrated successful experience teaching and designing online asynchronous courses preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Demonstrate knowledge and experience with teaching courses across the CACREP core through a variety of modalities.