Northern New Mexico College’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences is inviting applications for an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology. Applications are invited for a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position with a contract starting August 2019.

Northern New Mexico College (NNMC) is a public two-year and four-year degree granting institution founded in 1909 by the New Mexico Constitution. NNMC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. NNMC operates from two campuses in Espanola and El Rito and serves an average of 1,000 students per semester. The mission of Northern New Mexico College is to ensure student success by providing access to affordable, community-based learning opportunities that meet the educational, cultural, and economic needs of the region. NNMC vision statement is as follows: Northern New Mexico College is a Hispanic- and Native American-serving comprehensive institution that will be recognized nationally for cultural sustainability, quality student learning and developing economically strong communities among diverse populations.

The Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, as a member of NNMC Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Department, will assist in development, implementation, and evaluation of the AA General Psychology, AA Substance Abuse Counselor, and the Bachelor of Integrated Studies (Psychology Emphasis) programs. Duties include student advisement, curriculum development, program evaluation, assessment, teaching (traditional, WEB, and HYB courses), evaluation of student learning, college and community service, scholarship, and other duties as assigned in accordance with the mission and vision of the college and department.
SALARY: Based on credentials and experience.

While the position will remain open until filled, interested applicants are encouraged to submit a complete application by Friday, May 03, 2019.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in counseling/clinical psychology or related field. Minimum two years’ experience teaching at the college level. Experience working as a mental health practitioner.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in Psychology or related field; credentialed as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and licensure as Professional Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LPCC) in the state of New Mexico; experience teaching with diverse student populations; experience in curriculum development.

• Must teach a variety of psychology courses within the Associate programs and the BAIS psychology emphasis (full load - 12 credit hours per semester).
• Must maintain a minimum of 5 office hours and a regular presence on campus.
• Participate in all departmental efforts, including curriculum development, assessment, recruitment, retention.
• Actively participate in at least two institutional committees per semester.
• Actively engage in advisement, meeting with assigned students.
• Maintain scholarly activity to stay current in the field.
• Engage in college-wide activities (graduation, convocation, strategic planning, assessment day).
• All other duties as assigned.

• Knowledge of clinical psychology and integrated studies.
• Knowledge of innovative teaching strategies.
• Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Personable and courteous in working relationships with colleagues, students, and the public.
• Ability to work with a wide range of individuals (students, staff, faculty, public) and with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
• Ability to effectively provide a classroom atmosphere that is conducive to learning. Ability to address multiple learning styles in classroom teaching. Experience with a variety of teaching resources.
• Excellent organizational skills and the ability to attend to details and meet deadlines.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application must include 1) a cover letter (addressing how the candidate’s experiences match the position requirements); 2) curriculum vitae (including three professional references and their contact information); 3) unofficial graduate transcripts, 4) a statement addressing the candidate’s teaching philosophy and clinical orientation; 5) three letters of recommendations (at least one professional and one academic); and 6) sample syllabus from a psychology course.

Required application materials should be sent to:

Northern New Mexico College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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The Northern Foundation remains committed to stimulate leadership, promote equity, and grow resources and philanthropy in the Española Valley and surrounding rural areas. Over the past twenty years, we have granted $1.3 million to support over 1,250 NNMC students.