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The University of Phoenix is a higher education institution founded in 1976 by John Sperling. Our mission is to improve the lives of our students, their families and future generations through higher education. Our values (which, hopefully you share) are: Brave. Honest. Focused.
We have an amazing leadership team that truly cares about our team members and students. And, we offer excellent benefits, an effective recognition program, and outstanding learning and development tools, including tuition vouchers for employees and their qualified family members.
About the Position
This Full-time Faculty (FTF) position will be located at our local campus in Phoenix, Arizona.
The FTF member primarily teaches program-specific courses exclusively in their College, including didactic and/or clinical courses, and engages in specialized outreach to students and various stakeholders to assess and meet the ongoing needs of specific student populations. Additionally, a FTF monitors the quality of education and the profession through effective research. A FTF also carries out various administrative and/or service duties and performs research/ professional scholarship activities to ensure that content area expertise remains up-to-date and relevant, and to contribute to the University's brand and reputation through publication and other means of professional advocacy.
FTF typically work 40 hours per workweek but are expected to work additional hours as needed based on job responsibilities and business need. FTF are eligible for paid vacation, holidays, and sick time in accordance with University policy. FTF teach exclusively or in some combination, didactic and clinical courses as well as residency or other program-specific courses. FTF teach at the local campus, and may be required to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, as determined by college leadership. FTF in practice-based disciplines (i.e. Counseling) will carry an assignment that includes teaching, administrative/service duties and research/professional scholarship activities. The workload percentage for Teaching and Service/Administrative assignments may vary between categories according to the needs of the College.
FTF are expected to comply with University and College policies, handbooks, resources; observe telecommute policy and maintain a professional home office environment (noise free, etc.) and to be available to colleagues and students on all telecommute and office days during regular working time.
What You'll Do
For the sake of brevity, we're only going to list the key responsibilities rather than the typical laundry list. They are:
Teach the equivalent of 14 courses per year, including introductory courses, didactic courses, residency courses, and clinical courses in the undergraduate and/or graduate program curricula in one of the practice-based disciplines within a College count toward this requirement. All courses must be taught in accordance with established University of Phoenix-approved curriculum, policies and College requirements, and in compliance with regulatory and accreditation agency requirements and standards.
Based upon individual College needs and requirements, teach one or more program residencies per year; teach and lead Preceptor Courses; participate and supervise in skills and simulation activities and centers (assignment will vary among Colleges).
Implement instructional strategies appropriate for the learner and content, differentiating instruction to meet diverse learner needs; promote student success by using creative and diverse teaching methods and strategies.
Communicate with students regularly, using a variety of mechanisms both written and verbal; ensure availability to students based on the learning environment and according to University policy and instructional standards; guide and direct students to resources that support student success, such as the learning management system, academic and professional resources, and University resources.
Participate in applicable University committees, advising, and other shared governance responsibilities such as General Faculty Meetings, Content Area Meetings, College leadership, faculty and council meetings; and serve on student standards committees.
Engage in professional development activities to maintain relevancy in educational research, evidence-based practice, discipline trends and best practices in accordance with service and scholarship requirements of the University; maintain active involvement in academic discipline, such as participation in professional organizations, academic conferences, and/or community service.
Perform all required student, classroom and related teaching activities, including but not limited to assisting with clinical placement, tracking student progress, reviewing student and faculty course feedback, and new faculty onboarding and mentoring.
What You Bring to the Table
Once again, we're only going to list the key requirements for this position rather than the typical laundry list. They are:
Doctorate degree in Counselor Education or related field, or Doctorate degree in another field and 18 graduate semester credits in counseling
Must have one (1) year full-time teaching experience in a counseling program prior to July 1, 2013
Counselor identity imperative, professional organization membership required
Current unencumbered State Behavioral Health license; NCC and ACS required within one (1) year of hire. Must be state qualified to provide clinical supervision to counseling students
One or more years of experience teaching in a graduate Counselor Education program
One or more years of experience in clinical supervision
Five or more years of experience working in clinical/organizational counseling setting
Must have a record of research and scholarly activity
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Experience teaching diverse adult learner populations
Experience conducting educational research, studies, or projects
Able to convey a professional image, as well as effectively represent the University as appropriate in its relationship with students and the community
Excellent communication skills to effectively deliver information to diverse constituencies
Self-motivated and proven ability to work independently managing multiple priorities and tasks to deliver required results efficiently and effectively
About Your Next Step
If you like what you've read, apply for this position today!
This position cannot be performed in Colorado.
As an Equal Opportunity employer, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
The University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex/gender. Sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking are forms of sex discrimination, which are prohibited under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and by University policy. Reports of misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and concerns about noncompliance should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator:
Bridget Beville, JD, Title IX Coordinator
4025 S. Riverpoint Parkway
Mail Stop: CF-K303
Phoenix, AZ 85040
For a complete copy of the University's Equal Opportunity, Harassment and Nondiscrimination Policy and additional information on Title IX, please click the Title IX Information link at the bottom of the page.
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