Faculty Job Openings
Full Time (Non-Residential) - Clinical Mental Health Counseling
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.
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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.
The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time, non-resident faculty position. A full-time, non-resident faculty member in CAS supports and advances the University’s mission by providing expertise and experience in clinical mental health counseling, and promoting the academic achievement and personal development of students. The courses in clinical mental health counseling are offered in an online format to students working toward master’s degrees in clinical mental health counseling.
Teach 24 semester credit hours each academic year, demonstrating excellence in teaching, scholarly activity, professional development, and willingness to teach using traditional and online distance education technologies
Cooperate with, and assist Individual Program Director in areas of recruitment, advising, and program development as requested by Director
Maintain the highest level of professional ethics in accordance with the standards of the counseling profession
Maintain highest level of professional licensure in New Mexico as full-time resident faculty member, and respective state appropriate licensure as full-time non-resident faculty member
Serve as a model for Counseling/Counselor Education Program faculty, staff and students in all areas of university service and service to the profession in accordance with the standards of the American Counseling Association and CACREP
Serve on departmental and university committees (resident faculty only)
Meet and facilitate all scheduled courses/classes
Maintain the number of on-campus office hours each week as required by policy that meet the needs of the students (resident faculty only)
Organize and inform students of course content, texts, readings, assignments, attendance/participation, methods of evaluation/assessment, including grading scales
Assist in conducting program review and assist Individual Program Director in making data-driven decisions for continuous improvement
Assist in accreditation activities as assigned by the individual Program Director in support of the Higher Learning Commission and/or CACREP accreditation guidelines with regard to student academic achievement, (assessment) and student success on learning outcomes (institutional effectiveness)
Submit final course grades to Registrar’s office by the established deadlines each term
Encourage and support professional and scholarly activity among students
Attend departmental and university meetings
Participate in professional development opportunities
Assist the Individual Program Director to develop and participate in efforts to recruit, retain, and graduate students
Ensure ADA compliance within classes assigned
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:
University-level teaching experience
Experience in a professional setting
Preferred experience with or knowledge of CACREP standards, including ability to assist in assessing program curricula, program outcomes, student learning outcomes and evaluating operational policies and procedures for the program
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).