Director of Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The Division of Health Professions in the School of Nursing and Health Professions at McKendree University invites applications for a tenure track position to serve as director of the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. The program desires an energetic, organized, dedicated leader to coordinate and grow the program. The responsibilities of this position include teaching graduate courses in clinical mental health counseling and participating in other activities of the division, school and university.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology

  • Licensed or eligible to be licensed in the State of Illinois

  • Three to five (3-5) years of full-time professional clinical experience

  • Evidence of effective clinical counselor supervision experience

  • Understanding of certification and licensure standards for clinical mental health counseling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a program director or internship supervisor

  • Knowledge of professional master’s program requirements for Clinical Mental Health Counseling

  • Evidence of participation in professional organizations

  • Evidence of scholarly interests relevant to the field of mental health counseling

  • Experience with curriculum design, assessment, and outcomes measurement

To apply, submit the following documents, referencing position #MHC79 to Shirley A. Baugh at

  • Cover letter

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Statement of teaching philosophy

  • Statement of diversity and inclusion philosophy

  • Statement of research interests

  • Proof of current state license to practice

Required following initial interview:

  • Official college transcripts (all degrees)

  • Three professional references

Screening of applications will begin on December 1, 2020 and continue until position is filled. Minorities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/ADA/Vet/Disabled