Christian Theological Seminary (CTS) invites applications and nominations for an opening in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The program is committed to the formation of students as self-reflective, social-justice oriented, multiculturally competent and spiritually integrated practitioners. Core faculty work collaboratively with colleagues in other CTS counseling and theological programs.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This position will be a full-time, 3-year term with possibility of renewal, with faculty rank at the Assistant level. The faculty workload consists of teaching the equivalent of 3/2 courses per year and may include counseling supervision/field experience courses. The successful candidate will likely assume the role of Program Director of the MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program after the first year and take the lead in the faculty’s collaborative preparation for the programs’ accreditation.
The successful candidate will
- Have an earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Counselor Education & Supervision from a CACREP-accredited doctoral program (ABDs in their last semester considered).
- Possess a secondary theology degree (e.g., MDiv, DMin or MA) and be prepared to teach students enrolled in counseling courses from other CTS degree programs.
- Provide evidence of a strong commitment to the integration of theological reflection and social justice principles with the healing wisdom found in counseling, psychology and the social sciences.
- Contribute a specialization in addictions counseling.
- Possess skills necessary for administering a counseling program, conducting ongoing program evaluation and for leading a program accreditation process. Prior accreditation experience is a plus.
- Be a licensed or license-eligible mental health counselor and be able to provide counselor supervision.
- Demonstrate success in having taught graduate level courses.
- Show a record of, or promise for, scholarly activity and service to a graduate theological educational institution.
Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, CTS is a theologically progressive, ecumenical seminary with historic and ongoing ties to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). A strong endowment, committed Board of Trustees, visionary academic administration, and talented faculty position CTS well in continuing its mission of forming “disciples of Jesus Christ for church and community leadership to serve God’s transforming of the world.”
Applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and contact information for three professional references to Della Stanley-Green, Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin in April and continue until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to complete applications received by April 30, 2019. Ideally, an appointment will be made in time for the beginning of the 2019-2020 academic year.