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Assistant Professor - Mental Health Counseling - 9 MONTH

Company: University of Arkansas
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Current University of Arkansas System employees (excluding those at UAMS) including student employees and graduate assistants need to log into Workday on My Apps. Simply enter "Find Jobs" in the Workday search bar to view open positions. All Job Postings will close at 12:01 a.m. CT on the specified Closing Date (if designated). To view the job posting closing date please return to the search for jobs page. If you close the browser or exit your application prior to submitting, the application process will be saved as a draft. You will be able to access and complete the application through "My Draft Applications" located on your Candidate Home page. Type of Position: Faculty - Tenure/Tenure Track Workstudy Position: No Job Type: Regular Work Shift: Sponsorship Available: No Institution Name: University of Arkansas at Little Rock The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides an accessible, quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities. At UA Little Rock, we prepare our more than 8,900 students to be innovators and responsible leaders in their fields. Committed to its metropolitan research university mission, UA Little Rock is a driving force in Little Rock's thriving cultural community and a major component of the city and state's growing profile as a regional leader in research, technology transfer, economic development, and job creation. Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button. If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process please contact Human Resources at 501-916-3180. For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 501-916-3180. Department: Counseling, Adult, & Rehabilitation Education Department's Website: Summary of Job Duties: This position is for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor with qualifications and professional background sufficient to teach courses in School Counseling and Mental Health Counseling. Qualifications: Required Education and or Experience: * Ph.D. in Mental Health or Rehabilitation Counseling or closely related field from a regionally accredited university (CACREP accredited strongly preferred). ABD candidates will be considered provided the degree is conferred prior to the position start date;
* Licensed or Arkansas license-eligible in counseling specialty;
* Experience in the teaching of counseling and knowledge about mental health, rehabilitation, and school counseling;
* Experience with a learning management system (e.g., Blackboard);
* Minimum 3 professional references. Preferred Education and or Experience: * Experience in college/university teaching and student supervision;
* Experience teaching across various platforms, i.e. face-to-face, online, and/or hybrid;
* Demonstrated dedication to multicultural education and social justice (e.g., LGBTQ+, ethnic groups, social class, and disability status);
* Evidence of a commitment to working collegially;
* Training in specialty areas and teaching competency in areas that complement current faculty specialties as part of a multi-track large counseling program;
* Membership in ACA and ASCA;
* Established record of or potential for the accomplishment of conference presentations and publishing in journals and/or books. Job Duties: * Teach courses in the discipline per current workload policy;
* Keep course content timely and in line with accreditation standards;
* Engage in scholarship in the designated field, sufficient to meet requirements for promotion, tenure, or other advancements, as appropriate for the rank;
* Engage in service at the university level, community level, and professional level, sufficient to meet requirements for promotion, tenure, or other advancements, as appropriate for the rank;
* Respond to inquiries regarding the designated program(s);
* Navigate enrollment and probation procedures and assist students as necessary;
* Monitor student progress through the program and adjust degree plans as necessary;
* Assist students with career planning and job placement resources;
* Perform other duties as required. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Knowledge of classroom instruction, curriculum development, and program evaluation;
* Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate a diverse population of students;
* Collegial and cordial attitude toward interaction with colleagues, students, and staff;
* Demonstrable content knowledge of counseling and closely related fields and the ties between the field and various allied disciplines;
* Demonstrable knowledge of and interest in CACREP, CAEP and HLC accreditation;
* Effective in leading a team of faculty, support staff, and students;
* Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills;
* Self-motivated, responsible, and able to work with minimal direct supervision;
* Ability to serve effectively on committees at program, school, college, and university levels;
* Ability to conduct research in a counseling specialty area;
* Ability to engage with the local community. Additional Information: Please upload all required documents in the "Resume" attachment section of your application (before hitting the submit button), if you want to be considered for this position. Salary Information: $55,075 Required Documents to Apply: Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume Optional Documents: Special Instructions to Applicants: Recruitment Contact Information: David Johnson, Admin Assist III, All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site Please do not send to listed recruitment contact. Pre-employment Screening Requirements: Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States. Constant Physical Activity: Sitting Frequent Physical Activity: Talking Occasional Physical Activity: Walking Benefits Eligible: Yes

Keywords: University of Arkansas, Little Rock , Assistant Professor - Mental Health Counseling - 9 MONTH, Education / Teaching , Little Rock, Arkansas

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