Assistant Professor of Counselor Education

Texas, United States
Competitive Salary
Jan 05, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
University of Houston-Victoria invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Counselor Education starting Fall 2021.

The University of Houston Victoria School of Education, Health Professions, & Human Development is seeking a qualified assistant professor to teach master’s level courses in both the clinical mental health counseling and newly created marriage, couples, and family counseling degree tracks. Candidates must be available to teach at the Victoria and Katy campus.

The Counselor Education program at UH-Victoria offers two CACREP-accredited Masters of Education concentrations, Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Professional School Counseling.

Candidate must have a doctorate in Counselor Education, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program. Applicants should identify with the counseling profession through membership in professional organizations (i.e., ACA and/or its divisions, AAMFT and/or its divisions). Experience in teaching and clinical supervision of counselors-in-training is required. Candidates should have evidence of scholarly activities related to clinical mental health counseling and/or marriage, couples, and family counseling. Applicants should be familiar with utilizing technology and distance learning and have a working knowledge of and/or experience with the CACREP standards. Licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) is required. Candidates are expected to be licensure eligible in the state of Texas and seek Texas licensure upon employment.

Major responsibilities include: (1) teaching master's level courses in the CACREP-core for the clinical mental health counseling and marriage, couples, and family counseling degrees; (2) contribute to the continued development of progressive and culturally relevant curriculum and develop initiatives to strengthen community engagement; (3) supervising counseling student-interns, including clinical site visits; (4) student advisement, mentorship, retention, remediation, and recruitment; (5) coordinating the newly developed counseling clinic at the Katy campus, (6) working cooperatively with area clinical mental health agencies; (7) having an interest and participation in professional counseling organizations; (8) committing to a defined program of research; (9) participating in appropriate program, school, and university activities such as program information sessions, admissions processes, and workshops, 10) assist in occasional school and university recruiting activities; and 11) strong interpersonal communication skills, a sense of humor, and a collaborative approach. Successful applicants will be required to teach courses face-to-face and on-line in Victoria and Katy as needed with primary focus on our Katy campus location.

Salary is competitive. Applicants should submit: 1) a current CV, 2) a cover letter, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, and 4) a list of at least 3 professional references for the search committee members to contact.

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Screening of applications will begin immediately; however applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information about the Counselor Education Program at UH-Victoria or the School of Education, Health Professions, & Human Development, see our web-site at and


The University of Houston-Victoria is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.