Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Westminster College
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 28, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Westminster College in Salt Lake City seeks a full-time, permanent Assistant or Associate Professor in the CACREP-accredited Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling Program (MSMHC) starting Fall 2021.  The program uses a full-time, residential, and cohort-based model and is committed to fostering a strong interpersonal learning environment. Our ideal candidate will display commitments to engaged teaching and learning as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion. In addition, they will have clinical and supervisory experience across multiple levels-of care. 


Major responsibilities include: (1) instruction of master’s level courses in a face-to-face format; (2) curriculum and program development; (3) supervision of counseling students and interns; (4) student advisement and recruitment; (5) cooperative work with agencies, schools, and the larger regional community and (6) service at the department and college levels.  The candidate will demonstrate the ability to teach classes in their area of expertise as well as core classes such as Internship, Individual Counseling, Counseling Research, Multicultural Counseling, and Career Counseling. We welcome applicants with teaching and research expertise in any area relevant to our program. For more information about the MSMHC program, please see:


Westminster College’s commitment to diversity and global learning is revealed in its core values, mission and vision statements, and learning goals. We seek colleagues who are prepared to support the learning of all students, including those from groups historically underrepresented in higher education, such as students of color, LGBTQ+ students, students with disabilities, and first-generation college students.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in the area of Counselor Education and Supervision by August 2021. Additionally, candidates must be license-eligible to practice and supervise in Utah, have supervisory experience in diverse clinical settings, display a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching and clinical practice, and successful face-to-face teaching experience at the graduate level. (Note: Utah offers license by endorsement:


Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred qualifications for this position include multiple years of 1) successful full-time teaching experience at the graduate level and 2) clinical experience.


Application & Supplemental Information:

A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two recent syllabi, and the names and contact information of three professional references. In the cover letter, applicants should describe their graduate teaching experience, experience supervising graduate students in multiple clinical settings, clinical experience in mental health counseling, and preparation to teach and mentor students from groups that are historically underrepresented in higher education. In the curriculum vitae, applicants should specify the type of professional license(s) currently held (including dates)

Review of applications will begin on December 4, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. This position is contingent on budgetary approval.


About Westminster:

Westminster College is a place for self-reliant students of all backgrounds who seek lives of consequence. We are a private, independent college that has been advancing the liberal arts tradition in Utah since 1875. Our historic campus is the center of Salt Lake City's Sugar House neighborhood. Our mountain vistas inspire exploration, our urban surroundings provide endless opportunities, and our small classes promote inclusive dialogue. We offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. Our devoted faculty challenge students to engage their curiosity and pursue their passions through purpose-driven academic programs. Westminster is a place for expanding your worldview, innovating for the future, and launching a meaningful life. For more information visit:

Westminster College is committed to a diversified workforce, equal opportunity, and nondiscrimination. To this end, Westminster prohibits any form of discrimination or harassment based on race or ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, disabilities, genetic information, status as a veteran, or any other category or classification protected by applicable federal, state, or city laws.