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GRAD PSYCH AND COUNSELING - Practicum & Internship Clinical Coord/Faculty

Job Classification

  Faculty Full-Time (75-100%)

Position summary

Oversees all aspects of the PhD Counseling Psychology and MA Counselor Education students’ clinical training experiences for the GPC department.  Help in coordinating departmental efforts in establishing training sites for MA student placement and works with APPIC as the Director of Training for the doctoral Counseling Psychology program to facilitate student internship placements.   The coordinator collaborates with the Andrews Community Counseling Center Director as well as other faculty in constructing student application guidelines and procedures for counseling students. The coordinator will have both administrative and teaching duties. 

Qualifications summary

Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing.

Duties and responsibilities

* Liaison for the department, site supervisors, and students to ensure the highest of quality training experiences for students.

* Inform site supervisors regarding departmental training requirements and ensure sites provide supervision and training opportunities as required.

* Manage clinical training placement for all doctoral and master counseling students and approve contract paperwork. 

* Work with CE and CP Program Directors and faculty to establish the process of determining students’ suitability and readiness to apply for and participate in practicum and internship.

* Manage data and documentation of students’ training experiences.

* Committed to maintaining an open line of communication between faculty, students, and site supervisors to proactively deal with issues that may arise.  Respond to general inquiries regarding practicum and internship.

* Be available to teach courses at various times, including evenings. Some travel may be required.

* Stay informed of current trends and new approaches to counseling, and new developments in the counselor education field via professional development activities.  Maintain professional development/growth according to personal needs and certification requirements.

* Maintain an active research agenda demonstrated through presentations at national conferences, and publications.  Participate in student dissertation committees, serving as either chair or member. 

Supervisory responsibilities

Directly supervise 1-2 graduate assistants. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.


Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing.

Technical competencies

Interpersonal interactions

Physical demands

A successful individual will be able to meet the physical demands described here to perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe, and assess. This job requires the employee to:

            -sit for periods of a few hours at a time

            -use hands with freedom

            -reach out with hands and arms

            -stand and walk

            -crouch and crawl

            -lift and move 50 lbs.

            -use a computer and telephone

Work environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate.