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Position Title
12 Month TenureTrack Regular Faculty Counselor

Central Michigan University

Counseling Center

Salary Range
Competitve, commensurate with qualifications

Position Description
Central Michigan University’s Counseling Center provides comprehensive short term counseling services to assist students with a wide range of behavioral, developmental and mental health concerns in support of personal growth and academic success.
We seek a skilled generalist counselor for a non-teaching 12 month tenure track regular faculty position at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 2013. Counselors without formal administrative responsibilities carry a 65% clinical case load. Documented counseling competence, scholarly activities, and university service are required to achieve tenure.
Primary duties include counseling, referral services and consultation. Secondary duties include scholarly activities, outreach, and committee membership, leadership responsibilities and may include clinical supervision of interns or limited licensed counselors. Counselors provide after hours on call services for approximately 4 weeks during the academic year.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Full benefits including retirement will be provided.

Minimum Qualifications
Masters, specialist or doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology, counseling, social work or related field
Current full license in home state and eligibility for licensure in Michigan
Demonstrated competence in working within a multicultural framework with under serviced or minority populations
Demonstrated clinical skills related to short term counseling, crisis intervention, outreach and consultation services that address typical college student developmental and mental health concerns
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and collaboratively within a team oriented environment
Strong commitment to workplace integrity and professional ethics
Demonstrated leadership, organizational and/or human relations skills
Demonstrated research, professional writing and/ or presentation skills
Skills and desire to actively engage in scholarly activities and university service in addition to maintaining clinical excellence
Interest in pursuing administrative and/or leadership roles

Desired Qualifications
Full Michigan Licensure
Experience in a university counseling center setting
Clinical and/or organizational management experience
Scholarly accomplishments such as publications or professional presentations

University Description
Central Michigan University is one of the nationís 100 largest public universities and the fourth largest in Michigan, with more than 20,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus and another 7,000 enrolled online and at more than 50 locations across North America. CMU offers academic programs at the undergraduate, masters, specialist and doctoral levels. CMU also has established a college of medicine, which is actively recruiting students for its inaugural class that will start in the summer of 2013.
The Counseling Center administratively is part of the Enrollment and Student Services Division, however, counselors are faculty members. The Counseling Center is currently staffed with four Regular Faculty Counselors, four Fixed-Term Faculty Counselors and one Sexual Aggression Dedicated Counselor. The Counseling Center also serves as a practicum site for doctoral and masters level student interns.

To learn more about the department, visit the departmental website.

Region Description
Central Michigan University is located in Mt Pleasant, Michigan. It is close to both urban centers (state capitol Lansing, MI is located one hour south)and rural areas boasting many recreational opportunities.

Required Application Materials
You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position. www.jobs.cmich.edu Resume/CV Cover Letter List of References Copy of Transcript(s) You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position. www.jobs.cmich.edu In addition to the on-line application documents, 3 letters of recommendation are required and must be directly mailed by the reference provider to the Search Chair.

Application Deadline
Position is open until filled although priority consideration will be given to applications completed by March 25, 2013.

Starting Date
August 19, 2013.

Send Applications To:
Michelle Bigard, Search Chair

Mailing Address
CMU Counseling Center, Foust 102
Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Phone Number
989 774 3381

Email Address

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