• Full Time
  • Scranton, PA
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Website University of Scranton

University of Scranton
Assistant Professor – Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Non-Discrimination Statement
The University is committed to providing an educational, residential, and working environment that is free from harassment and discrimination. Members of the University community, applicants for employment or admissions, guests and visitors have the right to be free from harassment or discrimination based on race, color, religion, ancestry, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic, or other programs or in the context of employment.

Anyone who has questions about the University’s Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy, or the University’s Non-Discrimination or Anti-Harassment Policy, or wishes to report a possible violation of one of the policy should contact:

Elizabeth M. Garcia
Title IX Coordinator
The Office of Equity and Diversity
Institute of Molecular Biology & Medicine, Rm 311
(570) 941-6645

University Mission
The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding.  All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at https://www.scranton.edu/about/jesuit-tradition/index.shtml.

Diversity & Inclusion
The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from diverse candidates. Please see our website at https://www.scranton.edu/equity-diversity/ for our full non-discrimination statement.All applicants are required to provide a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs their pedagogy.

Counseling and Human Services

Job Purpose:
The University of Scranton Counseling and Human Services (CHS) department welcomes applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure track Assistant Professor position starting in August, 2024. The Counseling and Human Services (CHS) Department is home to a CSHSE accredited undergraduate program in Counseling and Human Services, three fully re-accredited (until Oct. 2031) CACREP master’s degree programs (Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling, and School Counseling), a master’s degree program in Applied Behavior Analysis, and two Advanced Certificates of Graduate study (Professional Counseling and Applied Behavior Analysis). The department aims to recruit applicants from diverse backgrounds with a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, service, and dedication to students’ professional development. This position is for a dynamic, enthusiastic Counselor Educator with primary responsibilities in our on-campus CACREP accredited Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. The successful candidate will also have the ability to teach courses in clinical mental health counseling, CACREP common core areas, and supervision of counselors in training in practicum and internship. Responsibilities include a 21-credit hour workload, research and publication, all levels of service, and student recruitment/advisement/mentoring. A background in program assessment and evaluation is desirable. Excellence in teaching, pursuit of an active research agenda, and professional, campus, and community service are necessary for promotion and tenure.

Application review will begin on December 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Essential Duties:
TeachingScholarshipServiceOther responsibilities as indicated in the faculty contract and handbook

Additional Skills Required:
Must be able to respect, support and contribute to the University’s Catholic and Jesuit mission

Minimum Education Requirements:
Applicants are required to have an earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program (Note: ABD with completion by June, 2024 will be considered). Possession of, or eligibility for, additional credentials (e.g., NCC, LPC, ACS). 

Preferred Education:

Minimum Job Experience Requirements:

Preferred Qualifications:
Leadership experience and a proven track record of work with clinical mental health counseling including experience working with children, adolescents, families, addictions, and/or diverse populations.

Full Time/Part Time:

Annual Schedule:

Assistant Professor

Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Interested applicants should apply online with a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three references who can directly address applicants’ competencies and potential in the above specified areas. Applicants are also encouraged to submit, if applicable, copies of representative publications and sample course evaluations. All applicants are also required to provide a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs their pedagogy.

Posting Number:

To apply, visit https://universityofscrantonjobs.com/postings/7106


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