Lecturer, Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling

Washington, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 05, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Counseling program in the College of Education at Seattle University is growing! We are seeking applications for multiple one-year Lecturer positions in the CACREP-accredited counseling program. Lecturer positions will primarily teach in the clinical mental health counseling program, or in the school counseling program. These positions begin September 1, 2021 and have the strong possibility of renewal. The school counseling and clinical mental health counseling programs at Seattle University focus on preparing emerging counselors to be social change agents. The program holds the distinction of being the first CACREP-accredited graduate program in the Seattle area. These Lecturer positions have the potential to work remotely depending on the Covid pandemic.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities including teaching three courses per quarter term (9 total per academic year) and service to the program at the discretion of the department chair. The individual will teach graduate level counseling courses across the eight CACREP core areas in school and mental health counseling and provide support to the programs.

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to the University's and College of Education’s mission, vision, and values. The College emphasizes engagement in teaching, research, and service that contributes to building and sustaining equitable, diverse, and inclusive communities. In concert with our Jesuit mission and commitment to diversity and inclusion, candidates must demonstrate an understanding of components of a Jesuit education and its alignment with the counseling program’s social justice mission.

Minimum Requirements: A doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program. Demonstrated commitment to social justice. Actively engaged in the counseling profession. Experience teaching and supervising at the graduate level.

Preferred: Experience with community engaged teaching and learning. Experience and flexibility in delivering counseling courses online. Experience in substance-use disorders and other addictions.

Salary:  The salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7, 200 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas, and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Applicants should submit applications online at https://www.seattleu.edu/careers/  , including a cover letter, curriculum Vitae, one-page essay articulating how one’s teaching, scholarship, and service commitments align with social justice, and contact information for at least three professional references. Preference will be given to applications received by June 5, 2021. Open until filled. For additional information, contact Dr. Kristi A. Lee, Chair of Search Committee at leekrist@seattleu.edu.

Further information about Seattle University and the College of Education may be found at www.seattleu.edu/education.