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Assistant Professor of Counseling

UNC Pembroke
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Aug 6, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke School of Education seeks a qualified candidate for a tenure track faculty position in Counselor Education at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2021. The successful candidate will teach core and specialty graduate level counseling courses in the Department of Counseling. Classes are offered in face to face, hybrid, and online formats. Additional responsibilities include student advisement and mentoring, serving on program, department, and university committees, service to the community, and scholarly activity. 

The Department offers two CACREP accredited graduate degrees in counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Professional School Counseling. The Department includes an active, dynamic faculty and serves a diverse student population. Rank is open and depends on the qualifications and achievements of the candidate, but no higher than the rank currently held at another university. Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor is preferred. 

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  Must possess an earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP accredited program by January 1, 2022; licensure as a school counselor in North Carolina or licensure eligible at time of employment; school counseling training and experience; and experience with graduate teaching and supervision. 

Management Preferences:  Prior teaching experience in higher education and strong research interest in school counseling are preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with school counseling training and experience, experience with graduate teaching and supervision, and RPT/RPTS credentialing. 

Licenses and Certifications:  Licensure as a school counselor in the State of North Carolina or licensure eligible.

Special Instructions to Applicants: 

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice.

Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process. 

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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