Indiana Tech is a thriving, independent, teaching-oriented institution with a focus on career/professional programs. Indiana Tech enrolls approximately 1,400 students in its traditional programs on its main campus and over 7,000 students in Professional Studies programs at 15 regional locations and online. Indiana Tech’s picturesque main campus is located on 45 acres near downtown Fort Wayne. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The College of General Studies at Indiana Tech is seeking an experienced psychologist or mental health counselor to fill a tenure-track Director of Mental Health Counseling position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The psychology department provides general education coursework as well as a B.S. in Psychology, B.S. in Human Services, B.S. in Child Development, M.S. in Psychology and is launching a M.S. in Mental Health Counseling effective Fall 2017. This is a 12 month annually renewable position with an appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor beginning Summer, 2017.
- Teaching 2 day courses and four online courses per year.
- Holding 18 office hours per week
- Supervise psychology and counseling faculty
- Collaborate with key university departments
- Oversee all curriculum and course development activities
- Serve on the admissions committee for the MS in Mental Health Counseling Program
- Oversee the program assessment and accreditation processes, including the initial accreditation of the M.S. in Mental Health Counseling under the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
- Work with the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency and the Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board
- Maintain current knowledge of Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addition care standards
- Build and maintain strong relationships with area mental health facilities
- Represent the interests of the College of General Studies and the psychology programs at relevant state and national meetings
- In general, provide leadership for all programs in the psychology department, ensuring innovation and quality to support highly effective educational practices
- Ph.D. in Counselor Education or a related field
- Minimum of 3 years experience in the mental health profession
- Minimum of 3 years experience in higher education
- Strong communication and collaboration skills
- Currently hold or be eligible for licensure in Indiana
- Experience with program development and assessment
- Experience with CACREP preferred
Qualified candidates should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching and advising and working collegially and collaboratively in a multicultural environment that embraces diversity. A strong commitment to higher education, in general, is expected.
Applicants should demonstrate a capacity for high quality teaching, evidenced by teaching evaluations, if available. Applicants should be able to use technology effectively in all aspects of their work, including teaching and must be able to legally work in the U.S. as of the first day of the contract.
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