Start Date: June 2014.
Purpose of Position:
Administrative and Academic oversight for programs and faculty within the Department of Counseling, including the Student Counseling Resource Center.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Coordinate with the Dean of the School of Education, Asst. Dean for Accreditation, and Department of Counseling faculty on all campuses to maintain approved accreditation status and develop a strategic plan for future accreditation.
- Engage the department faculty in the development of the department strategic plan that is aligned with the Lindenwood University and School of Education strategic plan.
- Oversee and coordinate with the Director of the Student Counseling and Resource Center (St. Charles campus) to supervise counseling interns providing counseling services at the St. Charles campus.
- Supervise the Program Coordinator in the recruitment, intake, program planning, success monitoring, enrollment, and preparation of graduation documents of all counseling students.
- Supervise the Department of Counseling faculty assisting the Dean for the School of Education in evaluation as appropriate.
- Coordinate the supervision of graduate assistants and work-and-learn students.
- Coordinate the processing of applications for Internships, coordinating the communication with site supervisors and assigning site visitations to internship and field placement sites.
- Teach 3-6 hours of graduate level counseling courses per term (fall, spring, and summer) as needed.
- Preside over departmental meetings and adjunct meetings (including Belleville counseling faculty) and collaborate with the off-site counseling program instructors in conjunction with the Dean and Associate Dean.
- Attend School of Education faculty meetings, Lindenwood University faculty meetings, including Faculty Orientation Week meetings each fall.
- Represent Lindenwood University and the department on university and community committees and boards.
- Serve on the Missouri Counselor Educator Committee, a state-wide group sponsored by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (MoDESE), attending some of the biannual meetings in addition to attending the Missouri School Counselor Association Conference.
- Coordinate the proctoring of comprehensive (CPCE) exams on a rotating basis, which are given once per term.
- Advise and assign advisors for counseling students.
The very successful candidate will:
- possess a doctorate in a mental health counseling program with a license for professional counseling and school counseling certification.
- have a minimum of two years’ experience in a leadership role. demonstrate a strong work ethic, strong familiarity of professional counseling licensure law and school counseling certification regulations.
- demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to be a liaison between the Department of Counseling and other entities at the university and counseling community. have experience teaching in higher education.
- be well acquainted with the ACA and the ASCA Codes of Ethics.
- A successful candidate will have received masters’ or doctoral training at a CACREP institution.
- A successful candidate will have knowledge of school counseling standards and certification processes.
- A successful candidate will demonstrate a strong work ethic by modeling positive and optimistic expectations for the program and faculty, and will provide inspiration for both full-time and adjunct counseling faculty.
- A successful candidate will serve as liaison between the Department of Counseling and the Dean/School of Education.
- A successful candidate will have experience teaching masters’-level counseling courses.
- A successful candidate will practice the highest level of personal and counseling ethics, as described in the ACA and the ASCA Codes of Ethics.
PhD in Counseling or related degree
Minimum two years of leadership experience, a minimum of five years counseling experience
Exempt/nonexempt status: Exempt.
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