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Master of Arts degree programs; Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy with specialties in Clinical Mental Health, Marriage and Family Therapy and Co-occurring Disorders.  Graduate degree from a CACREP institution preferred with LPCC, LMFT, or LADC licensure or eligibility for licensure in Minnesota.    

Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree from a counselor education program, preferably from a CACREP accredited program or;
  • A doctoral degree in a related field (e.g., Counseling Psychology, Social Work, Marriage, and Family) AND employment as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for at least a full academic year BEFORE July 1, 2013.
  • Professional clinical licensure or eligibility for licensure in Minnesota.

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Full Time Faculty/Field Experience Coordinator in School Counseling

About Adler Graduate School

Located in the Twin Cities metro area, Adler Graduate School offers master’s degree, certificate, and license-only programs in counseling and psychotherapy. It is a well-respected graduate institution educating and training mental health practitioners. At its core remains the Adlerian philosophy of encouragement, open-mindedness, and mutual support to advance the public interest. Visit www.alfredadler.edu for more information.

Vision Statement

“The Adler Graduate School will be a leader in empowering and developing mental health and human service professionals to transform society through social interest in action.”

Mission Statement

“Preparing mental health and human service professionals with a strong Adlerian foundation to foster encouragement, collaboration, and a sense of belonging to the individuals, families, and the culturally diverse communities they serve.”

 JOB TITLE: Full Time Faculty/Field Experience Coordinator

POSITION OPEN UNTIL:  May 31, 2019

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

The Field Experience Coordinator and faculty member will be part of a team of counselor educators who emphasize the practice of Adlerian Psychology that fosters encouragement and collaboration guided by social interest with the student body and the community.

This position is a continuous 12-month, non-tenure track position with benefits. Teach a reduced course load of 13 credits year one and move to 15 year two, advise students, sustain professional scholarship, participate in institutional service and serve as the field experience coordinator for the School Counseling Students.  The Coordinator oversees the field experience training for students including supervision, adherence to state regulations for licensure and student documentation of field work.  The Coordinator consults on student problems as well as issues which arise at field experience sites.  The Coordinator develops new sites and maintains relationships with current site supervisors. 

General Hours: 40 hours weekly

Twenty (20) hours of on-campus time is required; including six (6) hours dedicated/ posted office hours for students.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to Program Chair

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  None

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Full time Faculty to teach 13 credits year one.

2.  Service functions:

a.  Advising load assigned, which may include academic and professional development of students.

            b. Development and maintenance of field experience sites

            c. Administration of student field experience placement

            d. Field experience graduation audits

            e.  Site Supervisor trainings

f.  Regular attendance in committee and or academic faculty meetings.

            g.  Participate in student disposition evaluations

            h.  Oral exam committee assignments

            i.  Assist in new student admissions/selection

j.  Collect and interpret field experience assessment data as a part of the field experience online platform maintenance.

3.  Scholarship functions:

            a.  Conference and professional presentations

            b.  Participation in text book selection

c.  Participation in national and local professional organizations    

EDUCATION:

  • Doctorate from a CACREP-accredited program is preferred; or current enrollment in a CACREP-accredited doctoral program in counselor education and supervision or related field (needs to meet 2016 CACREP standards); or a master’s degree in School Counseling with a minimum of 5 years of direct experience in the field.
  • Current Licensure in School Counseling.  Knowledge of licensure requirements strongly preferred.

EXPEREINCE:

  • Experience providing supervision
  • Three-plus years of teaching experience is required. Higher education teaching experience, especially at the graduate level, is preferred.
  • Experience with learning or teaching in an online setting preferred.
  • Formal training in Adlerian Psychology or commitment to developing proficiency in Adlerian Psychology, in alignment with the Mission, Vision, and Values of the Adler Graduate School is required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES:

An individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily to successfully carry out this job.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Meet education and experience requirements
  • Commitment to current best practices and unyielding ethical practice
  • Commitment to increasing diversity within the organization and to working with an increasingly diverse academic community and community at-large
  • Reliable transportation
  • Interpersonal skills that facilitate both internal and external relations
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues in team-oriented atmosphere.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Understanding and demonstration of professional skills and abilities related to the field of School Counseling.
  • Commitment to increasing diversity within the organization and to work with an increasingly diverse academic community and community at-large.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the ethical principles that guide the practice of professionals in the field.
  • Membership and participation in counseling professional organizations.
  • Knowledge of learning management systems, e.g., Moodle, Blackboard.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Superior written and oral communication skills, including significant use of the phone, speaking with the public and producing written materials.
  • Technologically proficient in Microsoft Office programs and willingness to learn other computer programs as needed.
  • Strong ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and set priorities.
  • Ability to work effectively with students, alumni, faculty, staff, and organizations in the external community.
  • Ability to assess students’ level of performance and skills as a professional school counselor
  • Ability to serve as a community ambassador for the program and Adler Graduate School.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical requirements include the ability to sit and stand for an hour at a time, walk, reach, bend, stoop, stretch, lift, push, transport, and move up to 10 pounds and to talk and hear.
  • Manual dexterity and visual acuity needed to operate normal office equipment, such as a computer, telephone and copier.  Specific vision abilities include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus. 
  • Work may require flexibility in scheduling hours of work and, in general, a professional’s orientation to task completion.

ENVIRONMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is performed in an indoor educational environment and involves frequent contact with students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the public.   There is a moderate level of noise.
  • Some weekend and evening hours may be required

This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

Adler Graduate School (AGS) provides employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, military service, veteran status, genetic information, union membership, creed, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation or expression, status with regards to public assistance, membership in a local human rights commission, use of lawful consumable products. We will not request or require a genetic test or collect or use any protected genetic information from any employee or applicant in connection with employment-related decisions or any other status protected by law.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, selection, job assignment, promotion, discipline, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, access to benefits, leaves of absences, and training. If you have a question or concern about any type of discrimination in the workplace, you are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of your immediate supervisor or the Human Resources Department. You can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal. Anyone found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Interested Applicants should submit their Resume/CV and Three (3) Professional References to Allison Zapata, HR and Executive Assistant at Allison.Zapata@alfredadler.edu.  

 

CMHC, COD, and MFT Field Experience Faculty Members Needed

About Adler Graduate School

Located in the Twin Cities metro area, Adler Graduate School offers master’s degree, certificate, and license-only programs in counseling and psychotherapy. It is a well-respected graduate institution educating and training mental health practitioners. At its core remains the Adlerian philosophy of encouragement, open-mindedness, and mutual support to advance the public interest. Visit www.alfredadler.edu for more information.

Vision Statement

“The Adler Graduate School will be a leader in empowering and developing mental health and human service professionals to transform society through social interest in action.”

Mission Statement

“Preparing mental health and human service professionals with a strong Adlerian foundation to foster encouragement, collaboration, and a sense of belonging to the individuals, families, and the culturally diverse communities they serve.”

AGS Clinical Specialties Programs are currently looking for field experience faculty members for our Clinical Mental Health, Co-Occurring Disorders, and Marriage and Family Therapy field experience courses. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • MA or MS
  • Hold a current professional license (i.e. LICSW, LMFT, LPCC, or LP)
  • At least two years of post-licensure experience

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Board-approved supervisor

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical requirements include the ability to sit and stand for an hour at a time, walk, reach, bend, stoop, stretch, lift, push, transport, and move up to 10 pounds and to talk and hear.
  • Manual dexterity and visual acuity needed to operate normal office equipment, such as a computer, telephone and copier.  Specific vision abilities include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus. 

ENVIRONMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is performed in an indoor educational environment and involves frequent contact with students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the public.   There is a moderate level of noise.
  • Some weekend and evening hours may be required

This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

Adler Graduate School (AGS) provides employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, military service, veteran status, genetic information, union membership, creed, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation or expression, status with regards to public assistance, membership in a local human rights commission, use of lawful consumable products. We will not request or require a genetic test or collect or use any protected genetic information from any employee or applicant in connection with employment-related decisions or any other status protected by law.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, selection, job assignment, promotion, discipline, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, access to benefits, leaves of absences, and training. If you have a question or concern about any type of discrimination in the workplace, you are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of your immediate supervisor or the Human Resources Department. You can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal. Anyone found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Interested candidates should email a Cover Letter, Resume or CV, and three Professional References to Allison Zapata, HR and Executive Assistant at Allison.zapata@alfredadler.edu


Interested in future employment with Adler Graduate School? 

We keep applications on file for future positions! Fill out our Job Application and feel free to complete our Equal Opportunity Employment Survey. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Allison Zapata, HR and Executive Assistant, allison.zapata@alfredadler.edu.