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Part-Time Assistant Professor - MA in Counseling Psychology

National University
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 30, 2022
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Position Summary

Adjunct faculty are valued as an integral and vital component of the University's teaching staff, providing unique and valuable perspectives and contributions. We have an excellent opportunity for Adjunct Faculty to join our highly engaged teaching staff in the Master of Arts, Counseling Psychology program. To teach in our program, candidates must have an advanced or terminal degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, or Social Work from a regionally accredited university. In this role, the successful candidate will teach courses to students seeking to gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the practice of professional counseling. This role is critical in ensuring successful student outcomes.

Note: This is a part-time position. The successful candidate will be teaching 4-week onsite and online classes. Onsite classes will be held at the National University campus in San Diego, Los Angeles or Rancho Cordova.

Essential Job Duties:
  • Lead classroom sessions online according to university policies.
  • Provide expertise in assigned content areas by maintaining current knowledge in the field.
  • Posting faculty guidance and expectations.
  • Respond to student needs in a timely fashion or typically within 48 hours.
  • Provide substantive feedback to students, grade assignments, and post grades.
  • Participate in online class discussion boards.
  • Have a strong emphasis on student-centered learning by encouraging participation in their own learning and promoting student inquiry.
  • Maintain a positive, safe, inclusive student-centric learning environment.
  • Actively engage students in developing their knowledge base in MFT and LPCC counseling.
  • Participates in twice yearly adjunct faculty meetings.
  • Works collaboratively with Staffing Lead Faculty to ensure early student engagement and success.
  • Assess student learning outcomes competency.
Required Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, or Social Work from a regionally accredited university.
  • License to practice in California as an MFT, LPCC, LCSW, or Psychologist.
  • Minimum 2 years' post licensure experience.
  • Proficiency in common internet tools, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must reside and be eligible to work in the United States.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Terminal degree (i.e. PhD, PsyD, or DSW) in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, or Social Work from a regionally accredited university.
  • Demonstrated record of teaching and/or clinical work.
  • For masters-prepared candidates, four years of clinical experience.
  • Proficiency using online learning platforms.
Materials needed for submission:
  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae.
  • Unofficial Transcripts.
  • Cover Letter highly preferred.
  • If selected, candidates with international degrees may be required to submit translation/degree evaluation from one of our approved agencies.
National University offers an opportunity to work in an innovative environment that supports diversity.

National University (NU) is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employee per applicable federal, state and local laws. At NU, a diverse mix of highly talented, innovative, and create people come together to make the impact of a lifetime for each of our student learners. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment, education, and admission at National University. We are focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, color, ancestry, age, family care status, veteran status, marital status, creed, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and other legally protected group status.

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