Faculty Job Openings
Adjunct Faculty - Clinical Mental Health Counseling Position
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
The goal for each member of the USW campus community is to believe and live consistently by the principles of the mission of the University. The USW mission is as follows:
University of the Southwest is a Christ-centered educational community dedicated to developing men and women for a lifetime of servant leadership by emphasizing individual faith, responsibility, and initiative.
Teaching at University of the Southwest adheres to belief in God, in the Bible as the inspired Word of God, in Jesus Christ as the Son of God, and in the separation of church and state.
University of the Southwest strives for excellence in academic curriculum, campus life programming, and student activities in a supportive educational community where freedom of thought and expression is honored and the demonstration of faith in acts of service is encouraged.
At University of the Southwest, students are instructed and mentored by a faculty and staff who demonstrate Christ-centered values and maintain an environment where students can live and work cooperatively, valuing the multiple cultures from which they came.
As a community of initiative, University of the Southwest challenges graduates to become enterprising members of our society contributing to the common good by advocating and participating in the productive commerce of free enterprise, the constitutional privilege of self-government, and the practical contributions of community service.
We are seeking applicants for adjunct faculty positions in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program.
Manage courses and promote program development
Possess professional accomplishments that demonstrate creativity and energy, self-direction, and the ability to work with a highly motivated team
Demonstrate excellence in teaching and a willingness to teach using traditional and distance education technologies
Facilitate/teach assigned courses; online graduate courses
Respond to student phone and email inquiries within 24 hours (48 hours on weekends)
Plan, organize, and inform students of course content, texts, readings, assignments, attendance/participation, methods of evaluation/assessment, including grading scales
Follow through with all directives handed down by the Dean
Submit final course grades to the registrar’s office by the established deadline
Use distance education learning platforms and appropriate digital learning resources
Encourage and support scholarly activity among students
Use technology to enhance teaching, learning, and communicating
Participate in professional development opportunities
Participate in and develop efforts to recruit and retain students
Maintain a high level of professional ethics
Ensure ADA compliance within classes assigned
Carry out all duties with professionalism and cordiality
Perform other related duties as assigned
Participate in campus activities (Residential Faculty)
Education, experience, & skills required:
Doctorate degree in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited doctoral program
Must possess a New Mexico professional counselor license, or be eligible to become licensed within the first year of teaching
Possess a variety of work-related skills (e.g., time management skills, collegiality, collaboration, task completion, strong written/oral/technology skills, etc.)
Ability to multi-task, embrace change, organize, and prioritize
Possess effective interpersonal skills
Education, experience, & skills Preferred:
Online teaching experience strongly preferred
Preference for adjunct positions is given to residents of New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Georgia, Virginia, and Idaho
Review of applications or nominees is ongoing. University of the Southwest is an EEO employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Applications should be submitted via email to Veronica Torrez (email@example.com).