Core Faculty, Clinical Mental Health Counseling

  • Adler University
  • Chicago, IL 60602, USA
  • Nov 10, 2022
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Advising/Counseling/Support

Job Description

Under the general guidance of the Director of On-ground Modality, Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC), the Core Faculty, CMHC prepares students to lead social change in the fields of psychology and mental health, criminal justice, public safety, business, public policy, and advocacy. Leverages industry knowledge and best practices to promote the mission and vision of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program and the institution as well as supports culture development and management efforts.


This is a 10-month core faculty position in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program - on-ground modality, within the Department of Counseling and Integrated Programs.  



  • Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision required; Graduates of CACREP accredited program preferred. ABD candidates will be considered with the expectation of degree completion within the first semester of appointment.
  • Experience teaching master's level counseling courses across the curriculum, and supervision of practicum/ internship students required..
  • Preferences will be given to those have clinical experiences in the community, and experienced in teaching Research & Program Evaluation, Addiction Counseling, Assessment/Appraisal, and Career Counseling.



  • Licensed in Illinois, or eligibility for and attainment of the Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Licensure (LCPC) within one year of appointment.



  • Knowledge of and content expertise/competency in diversity, social justice, etc.
  • Ability to leverage influence to drive change and influence stakeholders
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving acumen
  • Ability to proactively identify challenges and barriers to stated objective and employ assistance in addressing these
  • Strong collaboration acumen and abilities
  • Demonstration of Emotional Intelligence and professional maturity
  • Proficient and functional knowledge of MS Office (Work, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Strong research acumen and abilities
  • Strong communication acumen including written, oral, and listening


Supervision (if applicable):  N/A


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teaches on-ground master's level counseling courses across the curriculum including supervise practicum/ internship students.
  • Advises and mentor CMHC students in the on-ground modality.
  • Engages in student retention, and professional development and remediation efforts.
  • Participates in institutional and departmental committees and meetings.
  • Supports and commit to programmatic, departmental, and institutional mission and initiatives.
  • Supports accreditation process and requirements.
  • Participates in program evaluation and data collection and analysis process
  • Participates in admissions process of new students and related initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Work Environment (Physical Demands):  The usual and customary methods of performing the jobs functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and 10% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.

Universal Core Behaviors:


  • Effectively expresses oneself in all oral and written communications.
  • Exhibits good listening and comprehension skills.
  • Keeps others informed, as well as responds, in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates match between words and actions.
  • Responds with tact, diplomacy, respect, and composure when dealing with others.
  • Promotes the spirit and essence of the School's Vision, Mission, Values and Key Strategies through both verbal and written communication.


Teamwork and Collaboration:

  • Cooperates with others toward the achievement of common goals.
  • Seeks consensus and win-win solutions to problems and conflicts.
  • Contributes actively and participates fully in team initiatives.
  • Puts success of the team above own interests.
  • Builds and maintains constructive work relationships.


Responsive to Change:

  • Supports changes in the work environment.
  • Displays a proactive, problem-solving approach toward work.
  • Committed to life-long learning by continuously increasing skills, knowledge, and effectiveness.
  • Actively seeks and initiates creative and innovative solutions.
  • Exercises sound, accurate and informed independent judgment when needed.


Quality-Driven and Accountable:

  • Results-oriented and committed to quality through continuous process improvement.
  • Eliminates ineffective activities and closes performance gaps.
  • Anticipates and responds to customer needs.
  • Monitors own performance, accept responsibility for actions and actively seeks feedback.
  • Meets deadlines and completes projects and activities in professional, timely manner.
  • Seeks opportunities to increase productivity and/or reduce costs while maintaining highest quality standards (fiscally responsible).


Support of Vision, Mission, Values, Key Strategies:

  • Supports and models the School's Values of: social interest, compassion, justice, respect for the individual, honors diversity and difference, intellectual rigor, optimism and collaboration.
  • Articulates the School's Vision, Mission, and Key Strategies in a way to educate others.
  • Demonstrates active commitment in advancing the School's Vision, Mission, and Key Strategies.
  • Exhibits personal integrity, honesty, zeal, and compassion.
  • Aligns work processes to advance the School's strategic plan and key strategies.


Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Adler University that all persons are entitled to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) protection. The University does not discriminate against any individual for employment because of age, religion, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status (including unfavorable discharge from the military), or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


As part of the Adler's equal employment opportunity policy, Adler will also take affirmative action to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.

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