Faculty, Contributing - Mental Health Counseling Remote
Company: Adtalem Global Education Inc
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Opportunity at a GlanceGENERAL SUMMARY:
Walden University is a pioneer in student-centered distance
education. An accredited graduate institution with a mission for
social change, Walden is dedicated to high academic standards and
helping students make a difference in their professions,
organizations and communities.
Faculty for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program are
sought to teach and mentor students in their role as mental health
counselors. The Mental Health Counseling program focuses on
preparing students academically, professionally and personally to
become skilled counselors.
The philosophical foundation of the program is based on: a) the
scholar-practitioner model, b) culturally relevant pedagogy and
practice, c) academic and experiential learning and d)
developmental instruction that includes an emphasis on personal
growth. The scholar-practitioner training model is designed to
develop students who integrate skills, knowledge and research into
The M.S. in Mental Health Counseling program is accredited by the
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational
Programs (CACREP), an independent accrediting agency recognized by
the Council for Higher Education Accreditation that accredits
counselor preparation master's degree programs. CACREP
accreditation attests to the quality and relevancy of our
All new Faculty Members receive specific training from Walden
University in the techniques of online teaching, use of an
electronic learning platform, specifics of the policies,
procedures, and degree programs of the School or College in which
they are going to teach, socialization into the Walden University
culture, assessment of the academic integrity of student work, and
research supervision of theses and dissertations.
Faculty Members are assigned a course, which is taught using the
Blackboard platform, and are responsible for interacting with
students within this platform. Discussion Boards for classrooms are
open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Although postings to the
classroom may be done at any time of day, they must be completed in
a timely manner in accordance with the Faculty Handbook or other
criteria established by Walden University. As such, Faculty Members
are expected to be in the classroom a minimum of 4 days per week
and responses to student questions must be posted within 48 hours.
Faculty Members are required to verify the accuracy of student
postings and submissions and to provide feedback and grades to
students through Blackboard. In addition, Faculty members will
publish their availability to students through course syllabi. The
university suggests regular and predictable availability, such as
online office hours or regular online chats.
Some travel could be required (minimally once per quarter)
Contributing Faculty may be asked to attend
residencies/Pre-practica held domestically, where they will teach
intensives and colloquia, and facilitate school and university-wide
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on
performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
essential functions.Contributing faculty may complete training in
dissertation chairing and service and are eligible to serve on
doctoral dissertations.Completes other duties as
Faculty members are required to have an adequate computer to handle
an electronic learning platform, keyboard, pointing device, and
computer monitor. All other tools are knowledge-based or
training-based through Walden University. The Faculty Member must
be able to use Microsoft Office products (MS Word, MS Excel, and MS
PowerPoint), zip software, and Adobe Acrobat and must have reliable
Internet access as well as alternate access in cases where primary
access becomes unavailable.
Faculty Members must be appropriately credentialed, possess an
earned degree from an accredited institution or recognized by a
country's ministry of education in the discipline being taught, and
may be expected to be licensed or license-eligible in order to
teach in specific programs. Faculty Members must maintain their
licenses and any appropriate certifications in order to continue to
teach at Walden University. Faculty Members are also expected to
maintain currency with research by reviewing articles, journals,
and presentations. If participating in research, the Faculty Member
may publish and acknowledge Walden University.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- Earned doctorate in Counseling or Counselor Education from a
CACREP accredited program at an accredited institution.
- Current state licensure as a mental health professional
- Minimum of three years of experience teaching and mentoring
Master's and/or Doctoral level students, including directing
thesis/dissertation research preferred.
- Ability to provide leadership and mentoring for students in the
research process and a strongly student-centered nature.
- Interest in establishing a community of mental health
- Ability to provide leadership and support in program
- Ability to assume a significant role in addressing student
questions and concerns about the program.
- Experience supervising students in their field training
Commitment to the goals of diversity and social change.
- Ability to work with non-traditional students.
- Ability to participate in residencies/pre-practica, national
faculty meetings and other work-related travel. Work
Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment, but
may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves
operation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hours
daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional
office setting (e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other
physical functions as necessary).EEOWe are proud to be an EEO
employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong
commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our
Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that
prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain
a drug-free workplace.
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