Position Title: Assistant Professor/Clinical Coordinator
Department: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
College: Social and Natural Sciences
Contract Term: 9 months, Full time, On Campus, Tenure Track
The Clinical Coordinator for the online Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) is principally responsible for coordinating, supervising, and managing the academic aspects of the student practicum and internships of the CMHC program. The position requires licensure as an LMHC, the ability to maintain current licensure in the state of Iowa, an earned doctorate in counseling from CACREP accredited program or counseling-related degree, familiarity with CACREP accreditation standards, and clinical experience as a counselor. The successful applicant must have knowledge and skills necessary for curriculum development, instruction, and evaluation at the graduate level. Active participation in professional organizations and ongoing professional development specific to the responsibilities of the position is an expectation.
The Clinical Coordinator is a full-time, on-campus tenure track faculty member with all of the rights and responsibilities of other full-time faculty at Grand View University in similar leadership positions. A strong commitment to the academic success of all of our CMHC Grand View University Graduate students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are the first generation to college, veterans, diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and diverse sexual orientations.
Teach a minimum of 18 credits per year including teaching practicum, and internship courses that require weekly faculty supervision. This will include teaching 1 summer course.
Assist the Program Director with the operation of the M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program.
Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate field placement for graduate counseling students.
Monitor, assess, and guide field placement and provide support and consultation to students and site supervisors.
Familiarity with technology to assess student competencies and benchmarks.
Engage in research/scholarly/continuing education activity appropriate to the discipline.
Actively participate in related professional organizations including ACA but not limited to.
Organize practicum and internship manual, course development, site placements.
Provide reports, assess, and guide field placement, and site supervisors and/or updates to the Program Director on student progress, the status of clinical/field sites, and problems encountered in placements and/or remediation.
All applicants must apply through our online application system.
The position will remain open until filled.
Grand View University is an equal opportunity employer. The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, members of minority groups and people with disabilities.
Pre-employment background check required.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Doctoral degree in counselor education, preferably from CACREP accredited program. Or, related doctoral degrees will be considered if the applicant has been employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013.
The candidate identifies with the counseling profession as defined by CACREP (2016) aligned with CACREP philosophy.
Licensed as LMHC or license eligible.
Must have competency in Blackboard, Zoom, PC applications Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Possess excellent written and verbal communications skills
Evidence of effective administrative and teaching performance with proficiency in various teaching modalities including face-to-face, online synchronous, online asynchronous, and blended learning.
Clinical Experience in counseling practice.
Experience supervising students within clinical placement or training sites.
Credential of Approved Clinical Supervisor by CCE or eligible in the future.
About Grand View University
Grand View is a Liberal Arts University that supports a diverse student population of approximately 2200 full and part-time students in both undergraduate and graduate programs. A University of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Grand View was founded in 1896 and is located in Des Moines, Iowa. Des Moines offers exceptional facilities for the enjoyment of lectures, concerts, museums, sporting events, and other cultural opportunities. Grand View welcomes traditional students and adult learners representing a wide range of religious and cultural backgrounds.