The Core Clinical lecturer for the online site of the Counseling Program will teach four course sections each quarter, totaling 16 sections each academic year. Core Clinical lecturers may be asked to teach more courses depending on program needs.
1. Clinical lecturer is a core faculty member teaching four courses each quarter of the academic year
2. Grades and returns all papers within two weeks or earlier.
3. Responds to all correspondence within 48 hours.
4. Provides additional assistance and guidance to students as needed.
5. Participates in remediation/retention efforts when required.
6. Submits grades into Caesar in a timely fashion each quarter.
7. Attends ONE annual Capstone (annually, as requested)
8. Abides by Counseling@Northwestern policy and procedure.
9. Attends ONE core faculty meeting monthly (attending others is optional)
1. Provides admission support as requested
2. Participates in Group Dynamics Immersion (at least once annually as requested)
3. Participates in remediation/retention efforts, as needed
Professional Scholarship and Leadership
1. Participates in State and National Leadership activities
2. Conduct research
3. Engages in academic scholarship (publications, presentations, grants etc)
4. Write blogs as requested
1. Showcases multicultural proficiencies
2. Holds professional Counseling identity
3. Has a capacity to support students in career development
4. Participates in student advising and remediation
5. Committed to psychodynamic theory infusion
Knowledge and Skills:
1. Counselor Education and Supervision identity as evidenced by professional affiliations, publications, and licensure
2. Evidence of ability to teach within the discipline of Counseling
3. Excellent organization skills
4. Creativity, innovation, and ability to work independently and within a team
5. Ability to adapt to new and rapidly changing situations
6. Strong time management and problem-solving skills
7. Ability to successfully resolve issues from identification through resolution
8. Effectively work with multiple databases and student platforms
9. Skilled at connecting and building rapport with students and faculty
10. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
11. Excellent oral and written communication skills
12. Cultural competence and strong interest in diversity
Minimum Hiring Specifications:
1. Earned CACREP-accredited Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision.
2. Experience teaching graduate level courses
3. Experience supervising graduate students in clinical settings
4. Ability to gain clinical licensure in home state.
THE FAMILY INSTITUTE AT NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY is committed to strengthening and healing families from all walks of life through clinical service, education and research. As an affiliate of Northwestern University, we are a unique not-for-profit organization that is leading the way in all facets of marriage and family therapy. No other institution brings together such a concentration of knowledge, expertise and academic credentials to help improve the lives of people in Chicago and around the globe. EOE
About The Family Institute at Northwestern University
Since the 1960s, The Family Institute at Northwestern University has been committed to strengthening and healing families and individuals from all walks of life through clinical service, education and research. The Institute provides counseling and psychotherapy throughout the Chicago metropolitan area and now helps more than 7,000 people annually.
The Family Institute also operates graduate programs in marriage and family therapy and counseling at Northwestern University and conducts important research projects that lead to better understanding of mental health issues. The distinguished professional staff and faculty include internationally recognized experts who combine the roles of therapist/teacher/scientist.