Colorado Christian University

Faculty- Masters of Arts in Counseling- College of Adult and Graduate Studies

Colorado Christian University
Lakewood, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 11/28/2017
Categories: Counseling - Education
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Summary


Currently seeking faculty for in-seat classes at our Lakewood, CO campus. 

Colorado Christian University is a teaching institution that emphasizes exceptional faculty teaching and achievement of student learning outcomes, within the framework of spiritual formation. Full-time faculty for the Master of Arts in Counseling Program (MAC) are highly qualified professionals with an earned doctorate in counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program, or have a related doctoral degree and have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013. They are able to integrate their Christian faith in the classroom to disciple the next generation of Christian leaders in the professional counseling profession.


The primary role of MAC faculty in CAGS is teaching which focuses on instruction, curriculum development, assessment of student learning outcomes, and program evaluation. Faculty will teach courses in an accelerated format with synchronous and asynchronous components. These courses are offered in a variety of lengths, most often in seven and fourteen weeks. Core courses are taught in a cohort model, using blended formats designed for adult learners. The Master of Arts in Counseling program is a year-round program.


MAC faculty assume a variety of roles in areas of scholarship and service which enhance the functioning of the program including administrative responsibilities, academic advising, committee work, professional scholarship, and service to the program, University, profession, and the community. Clinical practice activities are performed apart from CCU assigned office hours.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Doctoral degree in counselor education and supervision, preferably from a CACREP accredited program. Candidates with a related doctoral degree and employment as a full-time faculty in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013 will also be considered. 
  2. Three to five years of higher education teaching experience preferred.
  3. Clinical experience appropriate for master's level instruction.
  4. Must be eligible for clinical licensure within state of residency. Appropriate certification and/or licensure may be required to teach some courses.
  5. Knowledge and demonstrated application of adult learning theory, effective teaching and learning in in seat and online formats, and integration of Christian faith and learning.
  6. Passionate about faith-based higher education and dedicated to student success.
  7. Research/publication history and commitment to future research preferred.
  8. Knowledge of ethical standards of practice for professional counseling.
  9. Superior oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills. Ability to work cooperatively within the CCU community.
  10. Desire to be proficient in technological course assets.
  11. Proficiency in appropriate MS Office software required.


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