New England College seeks applicants for the position of Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of the Practice for the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. This is a 12 month faculty position (fall, spring, and summer semesters) with open start date. Faculty of the Practice focus on instruction and curricular development and are appointed based on their professional experience, their ability to serve the projected needs of the program, and their teaching effectiveness. The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program (CMHC) is a CACREP-aligned 60 credit Master of Science degree that prepares students for practice as a licensed clinical mental health counselor. The College is seeking CACREP accreditation in the near future.
Essential Duties Summary:
- The program faculty work from a scholar practitioner perspective to help students develop the skills necessary to achieve excellence as a practitioners within the field of behavioral health and integrated health care.
- This position works closely with the Program Director as a Core Faculty within the program helping to ensure accreditation standards are met as well as performing academic advising of students within the program, including other duties in support of this important degree program.
- The course load will be around 4 courses (32 credits of load over the year) per term (fall, spring, and summer).
- The Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling has taken an important lead in working within New Hampshire and now Maine’s community mental health system to address workforce needs across the state; this position will support those activities.
- Faculty teach courses at NEC’s Concord Campus as well as at our Preferred Partnership Program Agency locations.
- The course delivery model is designed to optimize the ability of adult learners to pursue a high quality education while working full-time. All courses are delivered evenings or weekends as hybrid courses using the College’s Blackboard platform with face to face class time occurring on alternate weeks during each 15 week semester.
- The program also embraces a scholar practitioner model where teaching faculty are academically astute as well as practicing professionals within the human service and behavioral health field.
- PhD in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Counselor Education or related degree.
- Appropriate licensure and affiliations related to clinical mental health counseling practice.
- Documented evidence of successful teaching ability.
- Demonstrated knowledge and use of effective and innovative pedagogy.
Ability to travel to teach at various cohort sites throughout New Hampshire.