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Two (2) Temporary, Part-time Sabbatical Leave Counseling

Millersville University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Nov 30, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

Two (2) Temporary, Part-time Sabbatical Leave Counseling & Psychotherapy, Crisis Intervention, Outreach, and Consultation Instructor 18.75 hours each which includes 10 clinical hours
Millersville University

Department: Counseling Center Faculty
Nature of Position: Temporary, part-time

Job Summary/Basic Function
The Department of Counseling is accepting applications for two (2) Temporary, part-time instructor responsible for counseling and psychotherapy, crisis intervention, outreach, and consultation (and related documentation) in a University Counseling Center setting. These 2 positions will include 10 clinical hours and a total of 18.75 hours each with flexible scheduling.

Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications as well as aligned with the details contained in the Collective Bargaining Agreement and the Millersville University Promotion Statement.

A complete application comprises the following:

  • A Cover Letter summarizing how the applicant's education and experience match the required qualifications of the position.
  • A current Curriculum Vitae.
  • A Teaching Philosophy that includes the applicant's commitment to inclusive and equitable learning and to working with diverse populations of students.
  • A summary of Scholarly and/or Creative Activity Plan outlining an agenda involving undergraduate or graduate students.
  • Copies of registrar-issued unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred and in progress (the successful candidate will be required to provide registrar-issued official transcripts from the issuing institution(s) directly to the Provost's Office by the start date).
  • Three current letters of reference, (applicant to submit names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of individuals who will be contacted to upload current letters of reference directly to a confidential website).

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application materials far enough in advance of the closing date to allow time for their references to respond. If you choose to provide additional documentation, please upload these items as optional documents.

Please do not link your application to the position until you have uploaded all of the required documents and any optional documents you want to provide. You will not be able to change the materials submitted or upload any new additional materials, after the application process has been completed and you receive a confirmation number.

Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 10 public universities of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students' success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,000 students to find their path.. Approximately one thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master's and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence are an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

The State System Employee Benefits Summary for faculty can be found at:

Required Qualifications
  • Doctorate or Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or related discipline.
  • Pennsylvania Psychology license; Social Work license (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).
  • Counseling and crisis intervention experience with traditional college-aged populations and counseling experience with diverse client population required.
  • Evidence of ability to successfully counsel diverse student populations.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication skills.
  • Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Successful interview.
  • Successful completion of three background checks.

Preferred Qualifications
  • University Counseling Center experience.

Job Description
The psychologist/faculty member is to provide skilled, confidential counseling and psychotherapy with students who face problems of a personal, social, educational, or developmental nature. The position requires a counseling generalist with excellent interpersonal skills who will provide time-limited individual, group and couples counseling and psychotherapy.

  • Crisis Intervention: The psychologist/faculty is expected to share the responsibility for responding to students experiencing an emergency or crisis. The psychologist/faculty will provide these services during a crisis hour, walk-in hours and/or at other times during the workday that is necessary to address the needs of University students.
  • Outreach Services: The psychologist/faculty will engage in the development and implementation of outreach and educational programs, trainings and workshops that will serve the university community.
  • Consulting Services: The psychologist/faculty will be available to assist faculty, administrators, staff, parents, and students in areas where their psychological knowledge and expertise may be useful to the wellbeing of students and/or others. The counselor/faculty will always act under the guidance of ethical principles and within the limits of confidentiality.
  • Supervision: The psychologist/faculty may be asked to provide individual and/or group supervision to graduate trainees performing duties within the Center.

  • Maintaining Clinical Records: The psychologist/faculty will be responsible for maintaining complete and confidential records of services rendered to all clients/students. Psychologist/Faculty will utilize record keeping/scheduling system, Point ‘n’ Click, to document records and manage appointments.

  • Other Duties: The psychologist/faculty will perform other duties as designated by the Director/Chair. Actual assignments will depend upon department needs.
This position requires in-person instruction on Millersville University’s campus.

For details, please see:
  • The CBA, Article 12.B.1, Effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities (p. 27);

In addition to teaching, there is an expectation for scholarship and service commensurate with the assignment.
The Psychologist/faculty will pursue scholarly growth on an ongoing basis, both within and outside the subject discipline, in the academic profession. The psychologist/faculty will seek/maintain appropriate license (e.g., Psychologist) to serve as a clinical professional in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The psychologist/faculty will seek to evaluate the effectiveness of counseling services and develop a scholarly agenda that will inform and enrich their clinical work.

The Psychologist/Faculty will provide service on an ongoing basis by contributing professionally to department and university governance outside the classroom for the university, professional community, and community at large, in a participatory, developmental, or advisory capacity. The psychologist/faculty will participate in Departmental meetings and engage in the development and implementation of Center policy and procedure, staff development, and evaluation of program effectiveness. In addition, the Psychologist/Faculty may be asked to serve on committees within the Department, Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, the University, and/or in the community at large that are relevant to the goals and activities of the Department of Counseling and Human Development.
Other reasonable duties assigned within the faculty member’s field of competence.These may include but are not limited to: Supervise interns, practicum students and graduate assistants.
PERFORMANCE REVIEW / EVALUATIONS: Please see the CBA, Article 12, Performance Review and Evaluation of Faculty (pp. 27-39).
DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION: The Department of Counseling & Human Development is in the Division of Student Affairs and is considered a Non-School department. The department is comprised of faculty and support staff and offers mental health services to Millersville University students including psychotherapy, consultation, crisis intervention and outreach.

Essential Functions
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

  • Ability to:
    • sit or stand while in counseling session with student.
    • speak clearly.
    • communicate via writing exceptionally well.
    • understand verbal communication (read and understand verbal messages).
    • move to and from campus buildings, offices, and classrooms.
    • stoop or bend to pick things up.

  • Must be able to lift/pull/push up to 10 pounds without assistance.
    • Lift paper bundles, small boxes, equipment and printed materials.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift/pull/push heavier items with assistance.
  • See students in face-to-face counseling/psychotherapy as well as conduct telehealth sessions online if necessary.
  • Use computer for email, obtain information on websites, prepare documents, write letters to other professionals, and other duties related to counseling students and serving the department, college, university and community.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risks.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and mouse.

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