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Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) Faculty/ Faculty Rank, Tenure Track - Counseling

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

*Applicants must be thoroughly supportive of the University's mission and values as an evangelical Christian university affiliated with the Free Methodist Church. *As a Christian community, Spring Arbor University has established commitments intended to maintain high standards within the evangelical community. It is expected that university faculty will uphold these Biblical values, both on and off campus, and conscientiously model a wholesome Christ-honoring lifestyle to students and colleagues. *Official degree transcripts will be required for any eventual offer.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) Faculty/ Faculty Rank, Tenure Track - Counseling
Job Description

SUMMARY

Graduate Counseling Faculty. Full-time, Exempt, 12 month position. Position: Teach in Flint.

Essential Duties Summary

Responsibilities

  • Teach the assigned 27 load hours in an academic year.
  • Design, modify, or revise course content in conjunction with the faculty and MAC Curriculum Committee, as requested.
  • Serve as Lead Faculty at designated site.
  • Participate as a member of the MAC Curriculum Committee and attend faculty meetings (both SAU and SHS).
  • Serve on task forces and/or university committees as requested.
  • Serve as liaison for faculty or students to the director of the MAC program.
  • May serve as representative in grievance or harassment proceedings.
  • Assist in recruitment of faculty and students.
  • Attend and participate in convocations, orientations, and graduations and commencement events for counseling students as requested.
  • Participate in CACREP and MDE specific compliance requirements and assist with program outcome effectiveness.
  • Recommend MAC program policies and procedures that promote program growth, improvement.
  • Participate in professional and scholarly activities.
  • Serve as a member of the School of Human Services reporting directly to the Director of Master of Arts in Counseling program.
  • May supervise graduate assistants/student employees to meet the needs of the counseling program executing the supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the university’s policies and applicable laws.
Required Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctorate in Counseling required, preferably from a CACREP accredited program.
  • The individual must have a current LPC or school counseling license and practical experience in clinical or school counseling.
  • Experience with teaching at the college level, online, and curriculum development is preferred.
  • It is foremost that the individual show evidence of a life and service committed to the teachings of Jesus Christ which is in full accord with the Spring Arbor University Concept and community covenant.
  • In order to perform this job effectively, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The individual must be able to demonstrate competence in teaching counseling at a graduate level and clinical or school counseling specific clinical practice and program competencies.
  • A successful teaching record and clinical or school counseling practice experience is imperative.
  • Graduate Counseling Faculty must maintain an active LPC in Michigan. School counseling license or endorsement would be an additional advantage, current membership in nationally recognized counseling associations such as the American Counseling Association, Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, and other means of demonstrating a strong counselor identity are also valued.
  • The individual must possess good interpersonal skills, communication (verbal and written) skills, online computer skills, and the ability to work with diverse faculty, stakeholders, and students.
  • It is imperative that attention to detail is demonstrated.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Because of the importance of diversity in the field of counseling, we are strongly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty. Thus, we are especially interested in receiving applications from members of historically underrepresented groups of all God’s peoples, and all who will assist us with achieving and maintaining our mission of a diverse and inclusive academic community.
  • Experience working in multicultural academic environments preferred and individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Job Type Full Time
Location Global

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P-133
Open Date 06/28/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

*Applicants must be thoroughly supportive of the University’s mission and values as an evangelical Christian university affiliated with the Free Methodist Church.
*As a Christian community, Spring Arbor University has established commitments intended to maintain high standards within the evangelical community. It is expected that university faculty will uphold these Biblical values, both on and off campus, and conscientiously model a wholesome Christ-honoring lifestyle to students and colleagues.
*Official degree transcripts will be required for any eventual offer.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Terminal Degree
  2. * Do you have a personal faith commitment to Jesus Christ?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Name and location of your home church:

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe your level of involvement in your church and any faith-related organizations:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please describe your faith commitment and your Christian experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * What draws you to teaching in an evangelical Christian university and to Spring Arbor University in particular?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Where might a common evangelical Christian worldview be at odds with the prevailing secular worldview of your discipline, and how will you work with that dichotomy in your teaching?

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * To what extent is it the role and responsibility of a Christian university and its faculty to get involved in conversations on issues?

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Please respond to the University Concept (found on next application page). Discuss how you relate to these principles and this framework.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * Are you a current employee of the university?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Spring Arbor University Website
    • Internal Job Posting
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • Other

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation