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Human Services/Counseling/Psychology Faculty, Vail Valley at Edwards (req1422)

Location: Vail Vly At Edwards
Employment Type: Faculty
Compensation: 74,591.59 - 90,852.49 USD – Salary (Exempt)
Job Openings: 1

Position anticipated to close on February 11, 2024, or until filled.

Job Description

Full time faculty position beginning August 2024 with a 30 credit hour (170 day contract per Board Policy 4.12) teaching load annually.

This full-time faculty position will teach a variety of Human Services courses including: psychology, mental health/counseling, behavioral health, social services, and if qualified, addiction studies.

Of special interest for this position is a candidate with experience and knowledge in human services, mental health, counseling, addictions, and/or social work fields in rural communities.

Teaching responsibilities include:  full course load as assigned, evaluate courses, assess student learning, meet established course, program and learning outcomes, comply with guidelines and policies, maintain office hours per established standards, develop rapport with students, assist with and participate in advising, orientation and registration activities, and build and maintain community partnerships for student application of skills. This position will teach in multiple modalities including in-person face to face, hybrid, and livestream/distance.

This position reports to the Dean and works directly with the Program Director, other program faculty and faculty from other disciplines to develop and sustain a top-quality human services program. Additionally, this position will work with the Assistant Dean of Instruction for course supports to best meet the needs of students.

CMC Faculty engage in activities of service to students, the discipline, the college and the community. Activities include but are not limited to: serving on campus and college committees, participating in relevant projects, mentoring peers, performing assessments including self, peer, student and program reviews, engaging in student organizations, recruiting and retention activities, and developing community partnerships that facilitate experiential learning opportunities for students.

This is a new position for our Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Services. Critical to this position are collaborative and innovative ideals for working with supervisors, peers, students and community members. 

Salary range: $74,591.59 - $90,852.49 annual salary depending upon a combination of education and experience. Excellent benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Pet insurance, retirement contribution, tuition reimbursement, annual & sick time, mental health resources, healthy lifestyle benefits, affordable transitional housing may be available to the successful candidate based on eligibility and availability, relocation if applicable.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates must be credentialed, or eligible to be credentialed, to teach in this program. Examples of ideal qualifications include:

A Master’s degree in Human Services, Counseling, Behavioral Studies, Addictions, Psychology, Social Work or closely related field, or a Master’s degree and a minimum of 18 graduate credits in a Human Services related field. Minimum of one-year full-time teaching experience at the college level, or the equivalent as an adjunct instructor. PhD or EdD preferred.  Three years of experience working in a related direct service field(s) preferred.

Welcoming. Innovative. Focused on Student Success. These principles reflect the soul of CMC. They guide us in building our teams, cultivating leaders, and expanding our approaches and mindset. They guide us to be an institution of higher education that’s the right fit for every faculty member, staff, student, and community member in its trust. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with students, employees and community members of all backgrounds.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.

To Apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, resume, list of three professional references and transcripts. To be considered for a full-time faculty position, transcripts must be included with application material. Please do not send official transcripts; please use copies for application purposes. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.