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Counseling Psychology Position

Company: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY
Location: Allentown
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Lehigh University Counseling Psychology Position Job Function: The Teaching Faculty is an active member of the faculty in the Counseling Psychology program. This position is a renewable, non-tenure track, 12-month position. This individual coordinates the training of future counseling psychologists, licensed professional counselors, and school counselors (domestic and international). The Teaching Faculty provides excellent teaching and supervision to future psychologists and counselors, using culturally competent and social justice-oriented pedagogies, while coordinating opportunities for students to grow their clinical skills.

Responsibilities:

Teach courses equivalent to 8 credits in fall and in spring semesters (e.g., Advanced Doctoral Practicum; Masters Counseling Practicum, Masters Counseling Internship).

Teaching/supervising responsibilities equivalent of up to 6 credits during the summer.

Advise and supervise students in our Counseling Psychology doctoral program and four masters programs (Counseling and Human Services [CHS], School Counseling, and International School Counseling).

Organize and hold group meetings with students to provide information about practicum and internship.

Organize group meetings on topics relevant to clinical training including some presented by outside speakers (annual Mandated Reporter Training for CHS and doctoral program, Student Assistant Program [SAP] training for school counseling students, Professionalism Workshop), some presented by alumni (e.g., information on careers, starting a private practice), and some conducted by the Teaching Faculty (e.g., Suicide Assessment and Safety Planning).

Hold individual meetings with students as needed, and provide mentoring and guidance regarding clinical training and career development.

Attend Program Meetings, coordinate meetings with external stakeholders (practicum and internship supervisors), and establish relationships with clinical training sites and collaborators (e.g., mental health organizations, local and international schools).

Coordinate Practicum and Internship placements for students in our Counseling Psychology doctoral program and four masters programs (Counseling and Human Services, School Counseling, and International School Counseling), including networking and developing new relationships with new training sites.

Oversee and manage the software licensing needed for tracking hours (e.g., Time2Track, SCUTA).

Manage the contracts and training agreements with training sites and coordinate with Lehighs Legal Office.

Manage timely electronic collection (e.g., via Qualtrics) of supervisory evaluations at mid-semester and end of semester.

Monitor developments in PenDelDot and NYNJADot.

Attend Lehighs School Counseling Advisory Board Meetings held on campus.

Track student experiences at sites and post data regarding student experiences on Course Site.

Prepare doctoral students for internship applications and coordinate with the Training Director and advisors on providing feedback to internship applicants.

Recommend updates to the program manual and training materials as needed, and provide input and feedback to the overall training of students.

Participate in student remediation, when needed.

Other responsibilities as indicated by programmatic need and the Program or Training Director.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology or related field

Licensed Psychologist in PA or license eligible in PA

Eligible for all state-mandated clearances, including FBI Federal Criminal history, Record (Act 114), Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check (Act 34), Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151) and Tuberculous clearance

Lehigh University is a highly competitive Doctoral/Research Extensive university of 4400 undergraduates and 1800 graduate students, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with easy access to New York City and Philadelphia. The College of Education is strongly committed to enhancing and maintaining strong reciprocal relations with the multicultural, largely Spanish-speaking community in which it is located. The Counseling Psychology Program, housed in the College of Education, offers a doctorate in Counseling Psychology as well as masters degrees in Counseling and Human Services, School Counseling, and International School Counseling. Signature areas of the Counseling Psychology program include multicultural issues and social justice, counseling process/outcomes and supervision, international counseling, school counseling, vocational counseling, and early childhood. The Program faculty have established strong research and service partnerships in the Lehigh Valley, including our Community Voices Clinic.

Additional information about the Counseling Psychology program is available at: http://ed.lehigh.edu/academics/programs/cp

To apply, please submit 1) a letter of interest highlighting your teaching philosophy, 2) a statement outlining your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, 3) a CV, and 4) 3 letters of recommendation at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20798. Only electronic submissions will be considered. Inquiries and nominations can be directed to: Nicole L. Johnson, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Department of Education and Human Services, College of Education, Lehigh University, email: nij316@lehigh.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 4th, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Start date is August 2022.

The College of Education at Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity and inclusion of the college community and curriculum. Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award for promoting the careers of women in academic science and engineering. Read more about Lehighs ADVANCE Center for Women STEM Faculty at: http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at: https://www.lehigh.edu/-inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty. Learn more about Dual Career Assistance at: https://www.lehigh.edu/-inprv/faculty/dualcareer.html. https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20798
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Keywords: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY, Allentown , Counseling Psychology Position, Healthcare , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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