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Lecturer of Counseling / Clinical Fieldwork Coordinator

University of New Haven
West Haven, Connecticut (US)
Date posted
Mar 18, 2024

Job Details

Department of Psychology

College of Arts & Sciences

Lecturer of Counseling / Clinical Fieldwork Coordinator

Search # 24-30F

The University of New Haven seeks applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track, Lecturer position in the Department of Psychology’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program beginning Fall 2024.

The successful applicant for this position will teach selected graduate courses in counselor education and in our undergraduate offerings, coordinate and administer clinical fieldwork placements, and contribute actively and effectively to student growth, service, and program development. An earned master’s degree in mental health counseling or related counseling field is required at minimum. The successful applicant will be licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Connecticut (or equivalent licensure issued by another state). Special consideration will be given to persons trained in rehabilitation counseling or forensic counseling, but this is not required.

The successful candidate must be a dynamic instructor and able to teach using online, hybrid, and face-to-face modalities. Experience in advising, mentoring, and providing clinical supervision to graduate counseling students is preferred. A commitment to serving culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse communities is expected. The position is on ground in West Haven, CT.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Teaching a 24-credit load per academic year in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program and potentially some undergraduate courses;
  • Engaging in service activities including curriculum development, recruitment, advisement, and retention of culturally and linguistically diverse students;
  • Responding to inquiries from students and site supervisors regarding field placement opportunities;
  • Planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating field placement for graduate counseling students;
  • Verifying placement of graduate counseling students in approved sites;
  • Recruiting, evaluating, and retaining sites ensuring responsiveness to the missions of the University, Department of Psychology, and Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program;
  • Monitoring, assessing, and guiding field placements and providing consultation to students and site supervisors;
  • Compiling performance evaluations of students, site supervisors, and placement sites;
  • Intervening promptly in collaboration with faculty supervisors, the resolution of problems experienced by students or sites in placements;
  • Scheduling field trainings each semester for site supervisors;
  • Planning, developing, and implementing field orientation for students prior to being placed in field experiences;
  • Providing reports to the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program director including student progress, status of clinical/field sites, and problems encountered in placements;
  • Overseeing the maintenance and updating of student files and placement information;
  • Leading site supervisor/faculty meeting (minimum of once per semester);
  • Performing related duties as assigned;
  • Supporting fieldwork based CACREP standards.

Application materials should include a cover letter of interest addressing all the qualifications for the position, current curriculum vitae, a concise statement of teaching and supervision philosophies, a diversity and inclusion statement, and three letters of professional reference. All materials should be submitted online to Interfolio

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1920, UNH is a private, top-tier, comprehensive university with an 80-acre main campus. UNH has an enrollment of more than 5,900: approximately 1,700 graduate students and more than 4,200 undergraduates, 70 percent of whom reside in university housing. The University offers over 80 undergraduate degrees and over 25 graduate degrees through its five colleges. Conveniently located near downtown New Haven, the University provides employees with a comprehensive benefit package and a professional, productive and pleasant work environment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University of New Haven is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The University of New Haven is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.


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