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Mental Health Counseling, Adjunct Faculty

Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 17, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Mental Health Counseling, Adjunct Faculty

Job Summary
Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive University dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All Faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; and provide service to the College, University and Community.
Assignments will include teaching, at the graduate level. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region. Additional duties may be assigned by supervisor.

Job Description

Typical duties include but not limited to:
  • Plans and teaches in assigned course(s).
  • Attends course orientation and faculty meetings, as required.
  • Provides primary instruction and evaluation of students against department and accreditation standards.
  • Prepare syllabi, instruction materials; coordinate lectures and tests.
  • Provide professional mentoring to students.
  • Contribute to course and/or curriculum development.
  • Function as an effective, active, and collegial team member.

Other duties
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Minimum qualifications
  • Masters in Counseling.
  • All candidates must have at least two years of experience in the field.

Preferred qualifications
  • Experience teaching courses in Mental Health Counseling, including Practicum and Internship.
  • Experience in teaching at the University or graduate level, supervision experience, and experience in the counseling profession.
  • Doctorate in Counseling.
  • Graduates from CACREP accredited programs will be given preference.
  • Experience with on-line learning management systems like Canvas or Blackboard as well as instruction/ supervision experiences that use active learning in online and face to face classrooms is preferred.
  • Licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Promote a common purpose consistent with stated University goals and demonstrate a commitment to students and the learning environment.
  • Possess the knowledge of general written standards and procedures utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks.
  • Demonstrate the ability to respond to supervision, guidance and direction in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies.
  • Provide quality customer service by creating a welcoming and supportive environment.
  • Present a professional image in word, action and attire.
  • Apply effective techniques to create working relationships with others to achieve common goals; successfully communicates and collaborates with others to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrate skills necessary to look at situations and processes critically to make recommendations for improvement.

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