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Full-time, Tenure-track Asst. Prof. - School of Counseling and Special Education - Counselor Educ.

Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, Ohio
Assistant Professor. Salary is commensurate with level of experience.
Posted Date
Sep 8, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Primary Function:    Teaching, scholarship, and service in CACREP-accredited Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master of Arts Program, with a specialization in preparing clinical mental health counselors.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Teach graduate-level courses in counseling and provide supervision of practicums and internships.
  2. Maintain a systematic record of research productivity.
  3. Contribute to the School, College, University, and the Profession through select service activities.
  4. Provide leadership in master’s-level counselor preparation in the program of Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling through teaching, service, and research.
  5. Take an active role in the recruitment and retention of graduate students.
  6. Serve as a consultant to various schools and community agencies in the university service area.
  7. Provide leadership to professional counselors.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Earned doctorate in counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program. Candidates who are ABD at time of application may be considered. Degree must be conferred prior to appointment in August 2023.
  2. Licensed/Certified as a Licensed Professional Counselor.
  3. Experience as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to scholarly activities including research, publications, presentations at professional conferences, and/or grant writing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Documentation of effective teaching
  2. Experience with CACREP reaccreditation
  3. Experience supervising counselors in training

Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor. Salary is commensurate with level of experience.

Effective Date of Employment: August 2023

Review of Application Begins: Applications must be received by October 12, 2022, through the website:

Application Process: Only complete applications will be considered. Application materials include:

  1. a letter of application (cover letter)
  2. current curriculum vitae
  3. statement of teaching philosophy
  4. statement of research interests and experience
  5. names and contact information of three individuals who will be asked to provide current (dated within the past year) letters of reference  
  6. transcript indicating the highest degree earned (if ABD, also include doctoral transcript).

Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts and to authorize and pass a background check prior to an offer of employment being made.

For additional information, please contact: Dr. Trinka Messenheimer, Director, School of Counseling and Special Education, College of Education & Human Development, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403-0240. Phone: 419-372-7395; Fax: 419-372-8265; E-mail:

For a complete job description and instructions on how to apply for this position, visit or contact the Office of Human Resources, BGSU. Application deadline is October 12, 2022. Background check required for employment. BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet employer. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.

Information about the University, School, and College:

Bowling Green State University (BGSU) is a tier-one, public university serving 19,000 students on two campuses in northwest Ohio. The University has nationally recognized programs and research in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities, and applied technologies. BGSU seeks talented individuals to join our community in Bowling Green, Ohio, recognized as one of the “Best College Towns of America.”

The CACREP-accredited counseling programs at BGSU are housed within the College of Education and Human Development. Our faculty are committed to creating a community of inclusion, collaboration, and respect. This mission is operationalized though iterative practices of inquiry and innovation that enhance the professional preparation of our students, providing them opportunities to engage in leadership and service grounded in experiential learning. We prepare students across two programs, MEd in School Counseling and MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Counseling programs are delivered in-person at our main campus in Bowling Green, OH.

Please visit our websites for more information about the programs, school, and college.

Bowling Green State University

BGSU’s College of Education & Human Development

School of Counseling & Special Education

Clinical Mental Health & School Counseling Programs

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