The Counseling Program in the Department of Counseling and Human Services at East Tennessee State University is now accepting applications for a 12-month full time fixed-term faculty (Clinical Instructor/Clinic Director) position in the area of Counselor Education, effective as early as May 2022 and as late as August 2022.
East Tennessee State University is a state-assisted and Carnegie-classified Doctoral Research Intensive University of more than 15,000 students. It is a regional institution, serving east Tennessee, southwest Virginia, and western North Carolina, and is located in Northeast Tennessee between the Great Smoky Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The area enjoys a moderate climate and a variety of festivals, recreational opportunities, and attractions, such as the Corazon Latino Festival, the Umoja Festival, and Tri Pride, camping, fishing, golfing, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, and hiking, and the Pisgah National Forest, the Birthplace of Country Music, and Asheville, NC.
This position includes an initial appointment of three years, pending obtainment of professional licensure, with the potential for a multiple-year renewal based upon demonstrated abilities and needs of the department. The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, respects, and celebrates diversity and differences. Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
We are seeking a Clinical Instructor/Clinic Director with a professional counseling identity and strong experience as a clinician and clinical supervisor. The successful candidate will direct our on-campus clinic and teach graduate courses in our CACREP-Accredited counseling program. As Clinic Director, the successful candidate for this position will coordinate and manage the ETSU Community Counseling Clinic (CCC) on ETSU's main campus. The CCC is a community-based mental health clinic equipped with the CORS recording system.
Administrative duties may include:
- Collaboration with the Director of Field Experience, program faculty, and students including coordinating practicum and internship counselor and client schedules;
- Monitoring compliance to professional and state legal and ethical standards pertinent to a mental health facility and training clinic;
- Marketing and client recruitment;
- Managing daily clinic operation including responding to inquiries from the community and prospective clients, maintaining software, and ensuring client safety through regular quality of care assurance file audits (progress note review and approval, treatment plan review, development of policy and procedures, and other documentation needs);
- Grant writing and supervision/implementation of funded grants; and
- Providing onsite clinical supervision (including crisis/emergency support) as needed and supervising graduate assistant(s) assigned to the clinic.
At ETSU, we value having a diversity of views and experiences that enrich our campus community, support our academic mission, and foster excellence. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive campus culture that puts people first and respects everyone.
Job Category: Faculty
Applicants for this position must possess:
- A Master's Degree in Counseling from a CACREP-accredited program with 18 graduate semester credits in teaching discipline from a regionally accredited institution or comparable recognized non-U.S. institution; or an earned doctorate in a counseling CACREP-accredited program at time of hire.
- Licensure as an LPC-MHSP in TN or eligible to become licensed as an LPC-MHSP in TN within one year of appointment.
- Completed training in clinical supervision.
- Professional counseling identity, including membership in ACA or other professional counseling associations.
- Demonstrate a strong commitment to multicultural and social justice counseling competencies as evidenced in clinical work, supervision, and teaching.
Internal Number: 19911
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.