Hodges University is a private, not-for-profit, regionally
accredited university located in southwest Florida and is
regionally accredited by SACSCOC and approved as a Level III
institution offering associate, baccalaureate, and master’s
degrees. The University offers degrees in five Schools including
Fisher School of Technology, Johnson School of Business, Nichols
School of Professional Studies, School General Studies, and the
School of Health Sciences.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: The Program
Director is responsible for the general oversight and development
of faculty and curriculum for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Program. The Program Director assists in handling student
program inquiries, academic and career guidance to students, course
scheduling, curriculum, and text review, budgeting, hiring faculty,
orientation, and evaluation of faculty and faculty training. The
Program Director also teaches a reduced class load.
- To be courteous to students at all times and service the needs
of the students to prepare them for the professional world of work
and participation in contemporary life.
To prepare and instruct classes as assigned by the Associate
Dean of Academic Affairs.
To post and maintain office hours in accordance with school
To supervise Program Academic Advising to students by
monitoring student course selection and the registration
To attend course selection and scheduling meetings as required
and assist in course selection and scheduling of classes and
instructors each semester.
To review program syllabi for each course within the program
To develop program objectives and assessment methods for
To select the textbook and materials for each course offered
within the program annually and submit a list of those selections
to the Bookstore Manager in a timely manner.
To review the curriculum as needed, but at least once every
three years, and provide a report including any suggested changes
to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs.
To conduct department meetings with instructors, attend
graduation ceremonies, and participate as directed by the Associate
Dean of Academic Affairs.
To participate on the Planning Council and implement the
institutional effectiveness processes for effective planning and
assessment of program goals and objectives, including those
required by the University’s regional accreditor (SACSCOC) and the
programmatic accreditor (CACREP).
To evaluate program faculty as needed, but at least every other
year, and provide a copy of the evaluation to the Office of
To advise the Admissions Department of changes within the
program and/or the career/profession.
To conduct advisory board meetings as needed, but at least once
a year, and actively participate with the board.
To prepare a proposed budget each year for the following year
and submit it to the Executive Vice President of Administration on
or before May 1, or as otherwise directed.
To assist the Registrar with registration activities.
To perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean of
Academic Affairs, including but not limited to, committees,
meetings, and public relations.
- To handle inquiries from prospective students and provide
information and guidance.
Candidates must have earned doctoral degrees in counselor
education, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program, or have
related doctoral degree and have been employed as full-time faculty
member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full
academic year before July 1, 2013. The candidate must also be
licensed in the state in which they are located. Candidates
should be familiar with the CACREP standards and have a working
knowledge of how these standards serve as a guideline to course
content. Clinical practice experience in the field as well as
3 years of experience teaching predominately graduate courses in
counseling education at the university level is required.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will
continue until the position is filled.
- Applicants must submit the following information to
Letter of interest that addresses the required
Contact information for three professional references (name,
title, address, phone number, email address)
For more information about Hodges University, please visit
Live and work in paradise! Hodges University is located in
sunny, Ft. Myers, Florida on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast. The
region is home to over 1 million year-round residents who take
advantage of entertainment options as diverse as shelling on
Sanibel Island or Swamp Buggy Racing in Naples, Airboat rides in
the Everglades or Art Shows on Fifth Avenue, Fine dining on cuisine
from all over the world or fishing for your own fresh catch,
world-class golfing or Warm Mineral Springs, the Ferry to Key West
or the Edison/Ford Winter estates, and the REVS Institute for
Automotive Research and Historical Study or the Rodeo in Arcadia.
Our economy is among the more diversified in the state and our
region continues to grow.
Hodges University is a dynamic, entrepreneurial institution of
higher education that espouses the non-traditional, not just in the
students we serve but in the opportunities we leverage. We offer
workforce focused certificates and degrees in areas such as
Clinical Healthcare, Business, Psychology, and Information
Technology. We are the region’s only federally-designated
Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and offer a robust English as a
Second Language program – on campus, online, and in satellite
locations. All of our learning environments are TEC-enabled, which
means, for the majority of classes, students can pick both how and
when they go to class – in person, online, or virtual – each time
the class meets!
If you’d like to join our dedicated team of professionals
focused on thinking critically and creatively to deliver
educational programming and support designed to efficiently develop
the workforce in Southwest Florida, click here.
Hodges University is an equal-opportunity employer and does not
discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, disability or any other
protected characteristics under the law in its hiring
practices. All offers of employment conditioned on the
successful completion of a background check and in some cases, a
Hodges Annual Security report (Cleary Act Information and
Policy) and Crime Stats located at
The security report describes Hodges Annual Security Plan, and the
Crime Stats report lists the number and types of crimes committed
on or near campus each year.
To the extent, the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)
is applicable to me, I hereby consent to the processing of my
Personal Data as defined by the GDPR for the purposes outlined and
provided for in Hodges’ policies, as amended from time to
time. I understand that in certain circumstances, I have the
right to object to the processing of my Personal Data. I
further understand that I have the right to request (1) access to
my Personal Data; (2) rectification of mistakes or errors and/or
erasure of my Personal Data; (3) that Hodges restrict processing of
my Personal Data; and (4) that Hodges provide my Personal Data upon
request in a portable format.