Academic/Faculty, Medical - Clinical, Social/Behavioral Sciences
This is a faculty position with administrative responsibilities. This is a full time, 12 month position with expectation of time split between the Henniker and Manchester Campuses, and travel to partner cohort instruction sites. The Director of Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling serves as the academic leader of the MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) and MS in Human Services (HS) Programs. The Director provides oversight of the Academic programming, Academic Assessment, Accreditation, and Academic services related to CMHC and HS. In addition to this the Director has a teaching responsibility of four credits per term in graduate programs. The Director will bear the primary responsibility for ensuring that the program meets CACREP Certification Standards, and should be qualified to fill a Core Faculty role as defined by CACREP. The Director reports to the Associate Dean of Natural and Social Sciences and the Dean of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies and assists faculty members, staff members, and students, by fulfilling the responsibilities as outlined below.
Faculty and Teaching • Meets with students, as needed, to handle student issues; provides academic/career advice to students. • Teaches 3 credits per term (12 week terms). • Oversees the internship process and student placement, including establishment of Affiliation Agreements at clinical sites, periodic meeting with internship supervisors, meeting with students and internship instructors. • Remains active in related professional organizations. • Serves as Core Faculty in line with CACREP regulations. • Provide leadership and oversight of CMHC and HS programs, including but not limited to ongoing operations, e.g. course scheduling, course development, and adjunct faculty hires. • Ensure CMHC and HS program assessment is well designed, occurs regularly, and is utilized in making curricular and programmatic decisions. • Oversees program budget, ensuring that expenses support the outcomes of the program and are controlled; makes budget recommendations to Associate Dean for future budgets. • Develops annual goals for the program and shares those goals with Associate Dean and Dean. Oversees program budget, ensuring that expenses support the outcomes of the program and are controlled; makes budget recommendations to Associate Dean and Dean for future budgets. • Assists in the outreach and recruitment associated with the CMHC and HS programs, including responding to prospective students, participating in information fairs, advertising and developing professional cohorts. • Works with graduate admissions to support enrollment goals for the program. Accreditation and Curriculum • Leads the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program in the CACREP accreditation process and assists with relevant assessment tasks. • Serve as Core Faculty and lead of NEC’s CACREP certification efforts. • Leads relevant accreditation and assessment processes.
Skills & Knowledge • Knowledge of faculty development and teaching at the graduate level • Knowledge of effective classroom teaching, especially as associated with experiential learning • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, and members of the administration • Ability to represent the College effectively to internal and external stakeholders Experience • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a licensed mental health counselor. • Experience developing and accessing academic programs • Evidence of successful academic planning and implementation, program development and evaluation, and personnel and budget management • Evidence of teaching and scholarly or professional attainment • Experience in CACREP Education • Must have a doctoral degree from a counselor education program, preferably from a CACREP accredited program
About New England College
New England College is a private, non-profit college, located in the quintessential New England town of Henniker, New Hampshire dedicated to providing exceptional education for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students from all over the world.