Part-Time Faculty, Mental Health and Human Services - Houlton & Millinocket Centers

University of Maine at Augusta

United States

November 10, 2021

Description

Position Title:

Part-Time Faculty, Mental Health and Human Services - Houlton & Millinocket Centers

Campus:

UMA Augusta

Department:

Mental Health/Human Services - AHUMS

Bargaining Unit:

PATFA

Salary Band/Wage Band:

Salary is per credit hours and commensurate with qualifications and previous experience, in accordance with the PATFA contract.

Work Schedule:

Various

Location :

Houlton ME

Statement of Job:

UMA transforms the lives of students of every age and background across the State of Maine and beyond through access to high-quality distance and on-site education, excellence in student support, civic engagement, and professional and liberal arts programs.

UMA is the third largest public university in Maine. In addition to its main campus in the state's capital, UMA also serves students at its campus in Bangor (UMA Bangor) and through UMA Centers around the state. With its multiple locations and long-term expertise in online and distance learning, UMA is generally considered the university of choice for Mainers of all ages who want to attend college without uprooting their lives.

The University of Maine at Augusta has an opening for a part-time faculty member to teach a Community Mental Health (HUS 218) course for our Mental Health and Human Services Degree Program. This course focuses on the formation and current structure of our community mental health system which serves individuals with mental health conditions in the community. This course will be held live between our Houlton and Millinocket UMA Centers. The instructor will be teaching live on Thursdays from 1:00 - 3:45 p.m. each week, rotating between the two centers. The students at the other location each week will connect with the class live via Zoom. The part-time faculty member will also be asked to use the online learning management system (Brightspace) for course materials and homework submissions.

Essential duties and responsibilities of this position: Part-time faculty will prepare the course syllabus, develop the course's online Brightspace site, present live lectures and support the students in their learning and career development. They will need to communicate with their students regularly, respond to emails and submit grades in the required timeframe.

Review of applications is ongoing. Please note that general adjunct postings are to establish adjunct pools. Positions may or may not be immediately available.

Additional information about UMA's undergraduate and graduate Mental Health and Human Services Program are available he re.

Salary: Salary is per credit hours and commensurate with qualifications and previous experience, in accordance with the PATFA contract.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications: Masters in Social Work, Counseling Education, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, or other areas of human services, including addictions treatment. Ph.D.s are also welcome to apply.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience teaching in higher education setting; professional license or certificate in your field.

Other Information:

Applicants must complete an online application and submit a cover letter and resume at https: // uma.hiretouch.com/. Materials must be submitted via "Apply for Position." You will need to create an applicant profile, complete an application, upload a cover letter which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications , a resume/curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be ongoing. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.

The University of Maine at Augusta is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754 or at 207.581.1226.

Length:

Other

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, Resume/CV