Instructor/Assistant Professor - Counseling

Lock Haven University

United States

July 17, 2022

Description

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F0811

Position Title Instructor/Assistant Professor - Counseling Department Social Work and Counseling Bargaining Unit APSCUF FLSA Exempt Position Type Faculty Full-time/ Part-time Full-time If Part-time, specify percentage Temporary/ Permanent Permanent Tenure Track Tenure Track Position Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Anticipated Start Date Fall 2022 Anticipated End Date none Work Hours Other Benefits

Lock Haven University Benefits are offered through PASSHE (Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education). To be eligible for most benefits, you must be a permanent, full-time employee (including temporary, full-time faculty with at least an academic year contract) or a permanent, part-time employee (including temporary, part-time faculty with at least an academic year contract) who is scheduled to work every pay period for at least 50% of full- time hours.

For more benefits information, please visit: https:// www. passhe.edu/inside/HR/syshr/healthcare/Pages/Summary-of- Benefits.aspx

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

Lock Haven University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in the Department of Social Work and Counseling at the Lock Haven University main campus beginning Fall 2022.

The position will require provision of both in-person and telehealth services, and may require site visits to other campuses.

The position will require attendance at weekly clinical staffing meetings as part of a multidisciplinary team.

The position will include conducting intake, triage, and crisis appointments; completing diagnoses, treatment plans, and other documentation; and conducting individual psychotherapy, outreach, and consultation.

Additional duties will include providing daytime crisis/emergency services as needed; consultation with the Director of Counseling Services and participation in clinical supervision as needed; service on Department and University committees as appropriate.

Essential Duties

Providing counseling services to students enrolled at Lock Haven University: conducting intake, triage, and crisis appointments; completing diagnoses, treatment plans, progress notes, and other documentation; conducting individual psychotherapy, outreach, and consultation; and maintaining appropriate counseling caseload.

Providing daytime crisis services as needed.

Consulting with the Director of Counseling Services, Counseling Services team, and other university staff, faculty, and administration as needed, as well as attending weekly clinical staffing.

Occasional evening hours may be required.

Specific Duties

Same as above

Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Master's Degree in Counseling or a related field and license eligibility as a counselor or related field. Terminal degree is required for appointment as Assistant Professor, without the terminal degree candidate will be appointed as Instructor.

The successful candidate will also have a minimum of three years experience working in a counseling capacity.

Experience working in a counseling capacity with trauma, sexual assault/domestic violence, eating disorders is essential.

Experience with BIPOC or LGBTQ population is essential.

The successful candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and /or perform effectively in an interview or clinical case presentation.

Preferred Qualifications

Direct experience working in a University Counseling Service or Center is preferred.

Physical Demands

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/16/2022

Close Date Special Instructions for Applicants

Applicant must provide the name, email address, phone number for three professional references.

The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment.

Position is dependent upon funding and enrollment.

Background Clearances

In accordance with Act 153 of 2014 (HB 435), appointment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, Act 34, Pennsylvania Criminal Record Clearance; Act 151, Child Abuse Clearance; and Act 114, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks.

Appointment is provisional provided the “Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form” and verification of your three background checks are returned to the Human Resource office prior to your hire date.

Diversity Statement

Lock Haven University is profoundly dedicated to cultural diversity and supports the integration of diverse and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from people of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. To learn more about diversity at LHU and in our community, visit our website at https:// lockhaven.edu/hr/socialequity.html

Annual Security Report (Clery Act)

The Lock Haven University's Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report are now available on-line or in paper form by request. Federal law requires these reports to contain policy statements, crime and fire safety statistics for the university. The policy statements address the university's policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, i.e. policies for responding to emergency situations, fire safety procedures and statistics, and sexual offenses, etc. Three years' worth of statistics is included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in on-campus buildings, or off-campus sites property owned or controlled by the university and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to the campus. The Security and Fire Report is available online at:

https:// lockhaven.edu/publicsafety/

You may also request a paper copy from the Public Safety Office located in the Glennon Infirmary building or by calling 570-484-2278.

About LHU

A career at Lock Haven University (LHU) is a distinctly unique and exciting opportunity. We encourage and support diversity and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is located in central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River and the picturesque Bald Eagle Mountains. LHU is one of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).

About the Northeast Integration

The Northeast Integrationof Bloomsburg, Lock Haven and Mansfield universities was confirmed via a unanimous vote by the PA State System Board of Governors in July 2021. The Northeast university integration is a bold investment in the communities and people of Northeastern Pennsylvania that will allow all three institutions to continue sustainably fulfilling their missions. Centered on student success, our shared vision is to expand high-quality educational opportunities for students, position institutions for growth, and meet regional economic and workforce needs across Pennsylvania.

The home campus for this position is Lock Haven University with the expectation of serving a multi-campus University within the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education .

The State System and its universities are committed to cultivating diverse, equitable, and inclusive environments that allow all members of the State System community to thrive.

Quick Link https: // jobs.lhup.edu/postings/5850

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a minimum of a Master's Degree in Counseling or a Related Field and License Eligibility as a Counselor or Related Field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a minimum of three years experience working in a Counseling Capacity?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience working in a counseling capacity with trauma, sexual assault/domestic violence, and/or eating disorders?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience with BIPOC or LGBTQ population?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Can you perform the essential duties of this position with or without accommodations?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please indicate where you heard about this employment opportunity.
  • Local Newspaper (The Express, Sun Gazette, CDT)
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • The Chronicle (print/online)
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
  • The Hispanic Outlook
  • Professional journal
  • Electronic list serve
  • Personal Referral
  • LHU Website
  • CareerLink Office
  • HERC website (NJ/PA/DE)
  • Inside Higher Ed
  • Other
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Professional Licenses/Certifications
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

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