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Posting Title Lecturer
Department DAL-Counseling & Human Services-518100
College/School Counseling and Human Services
Full Time/Part Time
Salary Information Salary commensurate with experience
The Counseling Program at UNT Dallas prepares a multi-culturally competent
counselor and a change agent who promotes wellness in children, adults,
families, schools, and communities locally and worldwide. The Program offers
two CACREP accredited master's programs: school counseling and mental health
counseling. Mentored by dedicated faculty with extensive experience as
licensed practitioners and in research, our students undergo an authentic
experiential and evidence-based training. Graduates of the UNTD Counseling
program are dedicated leaders and advocates for diversity in the communities
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position
of Lecturer in the Counseling Program in Fall 2021. UNT Dallas –the first
public institution of higher education in the city –offers faculty the unique
opportunity to help shape the character of a 21st century, learner-focused,
comprehensive urban university.
This Lecturer position is a renewable,9-month, non-tenure-track appointment
with expectations of a four-course teaching load each semester. The initial
one-year appointment begins September 1, 2022. The position includes teaching
12 hours (four courses) per semester.
The ideal candidate will be committed to assisting in the development and
growth of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Programs. Strong
candidates will have experience teaching, providing clinical supervision in
community mental health and school settings. Candidates should demonstrate
strong promise in recruitment and retention and show extensive experience in
community outreach and professional and university service. Participating in
building a strong student organization, securing internship placements with
various counseling and behavioral health organizations and schools, and
establishing quality relationships with clinic directors, program
coordinators, and other clinical professionals. Preference goes to candidates
who provide evidence of leadership in program development, enrollment growth,
and excellence in clinical supervision and teaching.
· Teaching a broad range of counseling courses, both web-based and face to
face. Courses taught
may include, but are not limited to: Advanced Counseling, Practicum,
Counseling Skills, Professional Orientation, and Ethics.
· Supervising clinical experiences of community and school counselors in both
internship, post-graduate tracking and maintenance.
· Advising students in a Master's level CACREP program.
· Managing aspects of curriculum development/assessment of program learning
providing administrative support for departmental and institutional projects.
· Participating in curriculum development and program enhancement to achieve
goals and expected programs outcomes, while aligning with national accrediting
· Working with culturally diverse populations.
· Engagement in community and university partnerships.
· Conduction research and publishing in journals related to the discipline
· Serve on cross-functional committees, assisting with strategic planning
key liaison relationships, and assisting with programs and events.
Earned doctorate/terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional
· Demonstrated clinical competence in counseling supervision
· Professional school counseling experience
· Familiarity with CACREP accreditation process
· Evidence of the leadership necessary to propel the program forward,
demonstrated outreach, recruitment, and services activities
· Experience with collaborative grant development
· Counseling skills; knowledge of statistics, diversity, and addiction
· Clinical experience as clinic director or practitioner, or supervisor of an
organization, or hospital.
Required License / Registration / Certification
Area of Specialty
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are
committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and
state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University
of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational
programs and activities, and employment practices.
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