Tenure Track Psychologist in the Center for Counseling and Human Development (Beginning January 2022)

Millersville University

United States

October 24, 2021

Description

Faculty Posting Details Requisition Number F02472

Department Counseling Center Faculty Working Title Tenure Track Psychologist in the Center for Counseling and Human Development (Beginning January 2022) Classification Assistant Professor - 24910

Nature of position Tenure-Track

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Center for Counseling and Human Development at Millersville University welcomes applications for a Psychologist (beginning January 2022).

The person selected for this tenure-track faculty position will be able to provide skilled, confidential counseling and psychotherapy with students who face problems of a personal, social, educational, or developmental nature. The position requires a counseling generalist with excellent interpersonal skills who will provide time-limited individual, group and couples counseling and psychotherapy. Responsibilities include counseling and psychotherapy; crisis intervention; outreach services; consulting services; supervision of graduate students; maintenance of clinical records; and other duties as designed by the department chairperson. Actual assignments will depend upon department needs. Tenure-track faculty are also required, on an ongoing basis, to pursue scholarly growth and provide service by contributing professionally to department and university governance and the community at large, in a participatory, developmental or advisory capacity. The faculty will seek/maintain appropriate license (e.g., Psychologist) to serve as a clinical professor in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

A complete application comprises the following:

  • A cover letter summarizing how the applicant's education and experience match the required qualifications of the position.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Copies of registrar-issued unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred and in progress (the successful candidate will be required to provide registrar-issued official transcripts from the issuing institution(s) directly to the Provost's Office by the start date).
  • Three current letters of reference (applicant to submit names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of individuals who will be contacted to upload current letters of reference directly to a confidential website).
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application materials far enough in advance of the closing date to allow time for their references to respond. If you choose to provide additional documentation, please upload these items as optional documents.

    Please do not link your application to the position until you have uploaded all of the required documents and any optional documents you want to provide. You will not be able to change the materials submitted or upload any new additional materials, after the application process has been completed and you receive a confirmation number.

    Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students' success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,600 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. One thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master's and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

    At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

    Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate in counseling psychology, clinical psychology or related field.
  • Pennsylvania psychology license or license eligible within two years of hire.
  • Counseling experience with traditional college-aged populations and diverse client populations.
  • Crisis Intervention experience.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in team setting.
  • Evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Successful interview.
  • Successful case conference presentation.
  • Successful completion of three background checks.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • University counseling center experience.
  • Job Description

    TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Counseling and Psychotherapy: The primary responsibility of the psychologist/faculty will be to provide skilled, confidential counseling and psychotherapy with students who face problems of a personal, social, educational, or developmental nature. The position requires a counseling generalist with excellent interpersonal skills who will provide time-limited individual, group and couples counseling and psychotherapy.

    Crisis Intervention: The psychologist/faculty is expected to share the responsibility for responding to students experiencing an emergency or crisis. The psychologist/faculty will provide these services during a crisis hour, walk-in hour and/or at other times during the workday that is necessary to address the needs of University students.

    Outreach Services: The psychologist/faculty will engage in the development and implementation of outreach and educational programs, trainings and workshops that will serve the university community.

    Consulting Services: The psychologist/faculty will be available to assist faculty, administrators, staff, parents and students in areas where their psychological knowledge and expertise may be useful to the well-being of students and/or others. The counselor/faculty will always act under the guidance of ethical principles and within the limits of confidentiality.

    Supervision: The psychologist/faculty may be asked to provide individual and/or group supervision to graduate trainees performing duties within the center.

    Maintaining Clinical Records: The psychologist/faculty will be responsible for maintaining complete and confidential records of services rendered to all clients/students. Psychologist/Faculty will utilize record keeping/scheduling system “Titanium” to document records and manage appointments.

    Other Duties: The psychologist/faculty will perform other duties as designated by the Director/Chair. Actual assignments will depend upon department needs.

    Faculty are expected, per the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) Article 4, to engage in professional responsibilities such as curriculum development and update; learning outcomes assessment for courses and programs; and participating in department, college, and university meetings and workshops.

    For details, please see:

  • The CBA, Article 12.B.1, Effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities (p. 27);
  • The Millersville University Promotion Statement and particularly Section V.C.1 Teaching Effectiveness and Fulfillment of Professional Responsibilities (pp. 9-11); and
  • The Millersville University Tenure Statement, particularly the section titled Teaching Effectiveness and Fulfillment of Professional Responsibilities (pp. 3-4).
  • CONTINUING SCHOLARLY GROWTH:

    Pursue scholarly growth on an ongoing basis, both within and outside the subject discipline, in the academic profession. The psychologist/faculty will seek/maintain appropriate license (e.g., Psychologist) to serve as a clinical professional in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The psychologist/faculty will seek to evaluate the effectiveness of counseling services and develop a scholarly agenda that will inform and enrich their clinical work.

    For details, please see:

  • The CBA, Article 12.B.2, Continuing scholarly growth (p. 28);
  • The Millersville University Promotion Statement, particularly Section V.C.2 Continuing Scholarly Growth (pp. 11-13); and
  • The Millersville University Tenure Statement, particularly the section titled Continuing Scholarly Growth (pp. 4-6).
  • SERVICE :

    Provide service on an ongoing basis by contributing professionally to department and university governance outside the classroom for the university, professional community, and community at large, in a participatory, developmental, or advisory capacity. The psychologist/faculty will participate in Departmental meetings and engage in the development and implementation of Center policy and procedure, staff development, and evaluation of program effectiveness. In addition, the psychologist/faculty will serve on committees within the Department, Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, the University, and/or in the community at large that are relevant to the goals and activities of the Department of Counseling and Human Development.

    For details, please see:

  • The CBA, Article 12.B.3, Service: contribution to the University and/or community (p. 28)
  • The Millersville University Promotion Statement, particularly Section V.C.3 Service: Contributions to the University and/or Community (pp. 13-15); and
  • The Millersville University Tenure Statement, particularly the section titled Service, Contributions to the University and/or Community (pp. 6-7).
  • OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

    May include but is not limited to: Supervise interns, practicum students and graduate assistants as well as theses and dissertations. Other reasonable duties assigned within the faculty member's field of competence.

    PERFORMANCE REVIEW / EVALUATIONS:

    Please see the CBA, Article 12, Performance Review and Evaluation of Faculty (pp. 27-39).

    DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION: The Center for Counseling and Human Development is a part of the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. The department is comprised of faculty and support staff and offers mental health services to Millersville University students including psychotherapy, consultation, crisis intervention and outreach. The Center for Counseling and Human Development is accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling Services. The Center for Counseling and Human Development is committed to providing quality mental health care to a diverse student body. The Center supports the academic mission of the University by enhancing students' emotional, social, and personal development.

    Essential Functions

  • Ability to engage in effective oral and written communications.
  • Ability to work effectively in team setting.
  • Ability to use office computer and standard computer software.
  • Posting Open Date 09/03/2021 Posting Close Date 10/24/2021 Full Consideration Date Quicklink for Posting/Requisition https: // jobs.millersville.edu/postings/8859

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts 1
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Unofficial Transcripts 3
  • Other Document 1
  • Other Document 2
  • DD 214
  • Supplemental Questions

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