Assistant Professor of Education (Counseling)

Campbell University School of Education
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 27, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

POSITION:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Counseling

DEPARTMENT:  School of Education

STATUS:  Full Time (Effective Academic Year 2021-2022)

Position Summary:

The Assistant Professor of Counseling position is housed within the School of Education. The primary function of this faculty position is to teach students, research the truth, and serve the community, all of which grow out of their presence in a community of Christian scholars. This faculty member will be expected to teach courses in School and Mental Health Counseling. They are expected to prepare for and meet their teaching responsibilities for every class. Normal teaching load is three 3-credit courses during the fall and spring semesters, but may vary according to need. These classes are taught in the evening. Faculty members are also expected to be scholarly active and to engage in service activities in support of the institution and the profession. Assignment at the Assistant or Associate level will be commensurate with experience and education. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Teaching & Advising 

  • Prepare a syllabus for assigned courses, with all the required elements
  • Update course material regularly to maintain currency in the field
  • Select and administer assignments and tests that measure student mastery of the course learning objectives
  • Post grades to Campbell’s Self-Service portal by requested deadlines
  • Maintain campus presence, including at least six office hours per week
  • Advisement is a form of counseling and thus part of the teaching role and one of the main concerns of the faculty should be timely, reliable, and caring advice
  • Support students by advising, writing letters of recommendation, helping with career  preparation, and other appropriate activities


  • Remain current in their field of expertise, which may include summer development work  and course preparation through on-going professional development
  • Develop a scholarly agenda as appropriate for the discipline and position, in consultation with the department chair


  • Attend regular and special faculty meetings; including department meetings
  • Serve on college standing committees, ad hoc committees and/or working groups 
  • Attend the Convocation and Commencement; and process in regalia as required 
  • Oversight of curricular development of courses and programs as appropriate and in consultation with the department chair
  • Engage in service to the profession as appropriate

       Professional Behaviors 

  • Prepare annual reviews of performance, due at the end of each Spring semester
  • Respond promptly, no later than one business day, to student emails and request for assistance
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times 
  • Uphold and abide by Campbell University policies and procedures, including, but not limited to; Title IX, and Information Security, including, but not limited to FERPA and other state and federal mandates.
  • Other activities, duties and responsibilities may change, or be assigned by the Dean, School of Education, at any time with, or without notice


  • An earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited program required
  • Desirable qualifications include candidates who are active NCLCMHC or who hold or are eligible for NC licensure in School Counseling
  • Candidates must demonstrate evidence of successful clinical experience and have the ability to function in a setting requiring collaboration with a broad range of professionals
  • At least 5 years as an active LCMHC and/or School Counselor
  • Successful higher education teaching experience is desired
  • Experience with Blackboard learning management system desired
  • Industry experience is desired
  • Knowledge of the CACREP accreditation process is desired

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Communicate effectively to all groups through both oral and written channels
  • Demonstrated record for outstanding teaching and dedication to student learning
  • Ability to use or learn Blackboard, our learning management system, for grading, student communication, and assignments
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and standard methods of digital communication such as web/chat/text platforms
  • Comprehensive computer skills including the ability to learn and utilize new and emerging technology and software
  • Demonstrate tact, a positive attitude, courtesy and discretion in dealing with faculty, staff, students, university officials and the public
  • Work independently and function effectively in a team and within a diverse group of people
  • Exercise independent judgment in complex, new and/or challenging situations
  • Ability manage multiple, concurrent projects and meet strict deadlines, with accuracy and attention to detail
  • This position demands honesty, integrity and the ability to work within the Christian mission of Campbell University

To Apply For This Position:  

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