This job has expired

Open Rank Faculty Position, Mental Health Counseling

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Determined on experience
Posted Date
Aug 23, 2023

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Description
The Master of Science Program in Mental Health Counseling in the School of Professional and
Applied Psychology (SPAP) at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) is
seeking applicants for a full-time (12-month) tenure track position, to begin January 2023.  This
position is already funded. This is NOT a remote position. This is an open-rank position; rank will
be commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 

  • Teaching 7 courses a year, many within the core curriculum and many in-person (there are
    opportunities to teach a class or two in a virtual manner)
  • Mentoring and advising students including scholarly activities and presentations
  • Engagement in remediation meetings and development plans for students (SPEC)
  • Providing clinical supervision through field experience courses
  • Participating in the administration of the mental health counseling program
  • Engaging in recruitment activities, admissions interviews and decisions
  • Scholarly activity in areas of specialty
  • Reviewing STEPPS (standardized patient) encounters and overseeing the STEPPS process.
  • Participating in the CACREP self-study and accreditation application process
  • Participating in program, departmental, and college service such as but not limited to college
    committees, club sponsorships, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and
    mentoring of new and part-time faculty
  • Developing a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning including course
    competency expectations and student learning outcome measures
  • Engagement in national or local counseling associations
  • Performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chair of the Department of
    Counseling and/or the Dean of the School of Professional and Applied and Psychology
    The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:
  • Ability to form a positive collaborative, supportive and effective working relationship with peers and
    administration is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and collaborative skills; someone who actively contributes and
    listens to their coworkers, respects ideas and aims to improve the program - essential
  • Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty,
    staff and community members. Supports and enhances a sense of belonging and success of students
    from traditionally marginalized populations.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge about the needs of diverse learners
  • Desire to teach courses in a program that values the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approach as
    well as integrated care/interprofessional education
  • Strong commitment to mentoring students
  • Ability to assist program leadership to maintain CACREP accreditation standards and pursue
    alternate teaching modalities (online/hybrid)

Position Requirements

Education, Skills and Abilities:

  • Doctoral Degree in Counselor Education and Supervision (CES) from a CACREP accredited
    University with conferral of degree by December 31, 2022
  • Counseling experience in mental health and/or behavioral health settings
  • PA Licensure or license eligible
  • At least two years teaching experience at the graduate level; can include doctoral field work
  • A planned program of scholarly activity
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal, teamwork, and collaborative skills
  • Experience in clinical supervision of students

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active in state or national counseling associations (e.g., ACA, PCA)
  • Ability and desire to teach courses within our addictions and correctional counseling
    concentration and/or Marriage and Family concentration
  • Potential to secure grant funding 
  • Experience working with diversity, equity and inclusion programs

Application Instructions

All inquiries MUST include:

  • CV or resume
  • Salary requirements
  • Three (3) references, preferably from former or current supervisor

Please apply online at:

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert