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Founding Program Director of Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Thiel College invites applications for a tenure track position to serve as the founding program director of the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.

This position starts on August 15, 2021.  The M.A. program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling will open in June 2022. The program desires an energetic, innovative, dedicated leader to develop, launch, coordinate and grow a program that foregrounds social justice and a commitment to diversity and inclusion. This program comes out of the College’s Thiel 2021 Student Success strategic plan that advances creating an environment in which students from diverse backgrounds succeed.  The responsibilities of this position include leading all aspects of the program, including but not limited to curricular development, staffing, CACREP accreditation, assessment and evaluation, recruitment and admission of students, and teaching graduate courses in clinical mental health counseling.

A dedicated passion for helping students reach their full potential in a supportive and inclusive diverse environment is essential to this position.  Responsibilities include teaching, advising, student supervision, and professional development.  While Thiel College gives highest priority to teaching effectiveness, the faculty will be expected to remain current in the field through professional development opportunities such as attendance at related conferences, research, or other scholarly activities, as well as service to the College.  A robust employee benefit package that includes, generous health and wellness coverage options and paid leave time, as well as including research support and a sabbatical program is provided.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in counselor education, preferably from a CACREP accredited program
  • Licensed or eligible to be licensed in the State of Pennsylvania
  • Three to five (3-5) years of full-time professional clinical experience
  • Evidence of effective clinical counselor supervision experience
  • Evidence of successful college teaching experience
  • Understanding of certification and licensure standards for clinical mental health counseling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a program director or internship supervisor
  • Knowledge of professional master’s program requirements for Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Experience and proven commitment to working with diverse populations and leading a program with a social justice focus that support clients from diverse populations
  • Evidence of participation in professional organizations
  • Evidence of scholarly interests relevant to the field of mental health counseling
  • Experience with curriculum design, assessment, and outcomes measurement

To Apply:

Email letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of three professional references, sample syllabi and summaries of teaching evaluations if available to:  employment@thiel.edu (preferred method), or mail application materials to:  Jennifer Clark, Director of Human Resources, Thiel College, 75 College Avenue, Greenville, PA  16125.  Review of materials will begin on March 1, 2021.

Thiel College is committed to attracting a culturally and professionally diverse faculty and staff who engage our students by providing a rich and fulfilling curricular and co-curricular experience.