Position Overview & Responsibilities

The Psychology Department and Clinical Mental Health Counseling Graduate Program invites applications to teach CMH 6020: Internship II during the Spring 2022 semester. Adjunct faculty member serves as on-campus clinical supervisor for 8 students currently completing their 12-month internship. CMH 6020: Internship II is a 4-credit course which meets in-person on Mondays from 4:30 pm - 6:40 pm. Adjunct faculty are required to participate in a Supervision Consultation with other on-campus clinical supervisors via Zoom meeting every 3 weeks on Fridays from 1:00 pm - 2:00pm. The spring semester starts on January 17, 2022 and ends on May 13, 2022.

Below is the course description for CMH 6020: Internship II:

This course is a continuation of CMH 6010 Internship I and takes place during the second year of the program. Students provide 300-350 hours of clinical experience, and by the end of the internship sequence, they will have completed 240 direct clinical care hours. Students continue at their Internship I placement during this course. Students continue to meet weekly on campus with a faculty clinical supervisor to discuss their experiences in a seminar format with other graduate students/interns. This course enables students to further hone their counseling skills and to evaluate their own performance through self-critique and formal clinical case presentations. 4 credits

Qualifications:

Licensure as a Mental Health Counselor, Social Worker, or Psychologist with 3 years full-time clinical experience after licensure date. Graduate-level teaching experience preferred.

Experience with clinical supervision, knowledge of counseling skills and techniques, counseling theories, ethics, and addressing issues of culture and diversity in counseling is required.

Statement on Our Mission

Merrimack College is a Catholic Augustinian institution of higher education committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community. Our mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts and empower lives and is inspired by our Catholic faith and the Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and dialogue.

Merrimack College seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to Merrimack’s Augustinian mission and values and advance our work in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that supports our Augustinian mission, our Catholic faith and our values of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Application materials should include:

  • Cover letter stating motivation and interest in the position, citing experience relevant to the qualifications and including experience with, and commitment to, our Catholic Augustinian mission, our values, and our desire to be a more diverse, equitable and inclusive institution of higher learning.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • If available prior course syllabi and teaching evaluations for the past two years only.
  • This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Required Vaccinations & Remote Work:

Unless otherwise stated above, this is an on-campus position. This is not a remote or hybrid position as employees are essential in order to provide a fully on-campus, residential college experience for our students and the community.

Merrimack College currently has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Students, faculty and staff are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

About Merrimack College:

The only Catholic, Augustinian institution of higher education in New England, Merrimack College is a private, independent, coeducational institution with more than 5,000 undergraduates and graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 260- acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Massachusetts. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one of the fastest growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 46th out of 170 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category in 2020. Merrimack is also listed as one of the top 10 most innovative schools and placed 35th for best undergraduate teaching programs among schools in the U.S. News category.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Posted: 11/17/21