Assistant/Associate Professor of Counselor Education

Position Description

Reporting to the department chair, the assistant/associate professor's responsibilities include teaching graduate level courses in Counselor Education, advising students, assisting with the CACREP Self-Study (in progress), and providing service to the University, community, and profession. Grace University offers a Master of Arts with a track in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and will begin offering a track in School Counseling starting Fall 2013. The position is a 10-month appointment with possible summer employment opportunities and the salary and benefits package is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications

-Evangelical Christian with strong emphasis towards integration of faith in education.
-Working toward completion of a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision.
-The ability to teach graduate courses using a Learning Management System (Blackboard, Its Learning).
-Experience as a School Counselor.
-The ability to work with diverse student populations.
-The ability to use and model innovative technology.
-Effective communication and leadership skills.
-Willingness to sign affirmation of University’s Doctrinal Statement (see below).

Preferred Qualifications

-Experience teaching at a faith based institution.  
-Earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision by August 1, 2013.
-Graduate of a CACREP accredited program.
-The ability to conduct scholarly research, publish, and perform service.
-Experience in higher education.
-Experience with CACREP regulations.
-Experience teaching in a k-12 environment

Screening of applications begins January 15, 2012, and continues until the position is filled. The position starting date is August 1, 2013. A complete application consists of the following electronic documents: a cover letter addressing the qualifications cited above; curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references. Additional documentation will be requested for candidates selected for further screening.  Grace University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities. Applications and nominations should be submitted via e-mail as attachments to: Paper submissions are discouraged.

Grace University encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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