Counseling Faculty Positions

Agnes Scott College
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 13, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Counseling Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling


Non-tenure-track Faculty


Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Graduate Studies

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program within Graduate Studies at Agnes Scott College is seeking to hire two Assistant Professors (non-tenure track) with expertise in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and knowledge of intersectional frameworks.

Qualifications and Experience Minimum Qualifications

Earned PhD in Counselor Education by July 31, 2023 from a CACREP accredited program. Licensed or license eligible in Georgia. Demonstrated commitment to values of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications

Holds or is eligible to apply for either CPCS (Georgia’s supervision credential) or ACS (supervision credential through NBCC/CCE). Demonstrated commitment to the field of counseling through active engagement in professional organizations. Prior teaching experience in a graduate Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Evidence of scholarship in the form of peer-reviewed publications and/or national presentations. Preference given to scholarship addressing equity and diversity in counseling.

Position Description

Both positions are for Assistant Professors in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program with Graduate Studies at Agnes Scott College. Each position is a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track, 12 month appointment. Graduate faculty who hold 1 or 2 year appointments are titled, “Visiting,” per college policy. These positions may be renewed (either as visiting or non-visiting), and are eligible for promotion.

The CMHC program is in the process of seeking CACREP accreditation and these positions will be instrumental in that process. Primary responsibilities include teaching (60%), research/scholarship (20%), and service (20%). A commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in counseling is required in this position. Our program approaches counseling with an intersectional framework and values decolonizing practices. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with others and communicate effectively. It is likely that some of the teaching load will include practicum and/or internship. Persons from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance. After one year of employment, retirement benefits are available.

Contact and Application Deadline

Submit your letter of interest, CV, teaching statement, diversity statement, and research statement to the Program Director, Jennifer Fulling-Smith, PhD, at by December 1, 2022. Each statement should not exceed two pages. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Additional Requirements

Background check, official transcripts, and proof of COVID vaccination and booster is required before employment.

About Agnes Scott College

Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, or disability in the recruitment and admission of graduate and post-baccalaureate students. This nondiscrimination policy also applies to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the college, and to the administration of educational policies, scholarship, and loan programs and all other programs administered by the college. Agnes Scott College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees.

Founded in 1889, Agnes Scott College is an independent national liberal arts college guided by its mission to educate women “to think deeply, live honorably, and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times.” Agnes Scott prepares graduates to be effective change agents in a global society and develop leadership abilities and understanding of complex global dynamics as relevant for professional success. Ranked as the most innovative national liberal arts college by U.S. News & World Report, the college’s growing number of graduate and post-baccalaureate programs are interdisciplinary, cutting-edge, and designed for professional and academic success. The college’s 1,115 undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate students come from 42 states/U.S. territories and 12 countries. Driven by purpose and supported by the college’s award-winning faculty, Agnes Scott’s graduate and post-baccalaureate students typify the college’s core values: a commitment to teaching and learning, a commitment to the liberal arts, a commitment to an appreciation of diverse cultures, and a commitment to a community that values justice, courage and integrity.

Mission Statements

Agnes Scott College’s Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Studies educate students to think critically, creatively, and courageously. Graduate studies enhance the intellectual life of the college by enabling graduate students to undertake advanced study and prepare for professional work while engaging the intellectual and social challenges of their times.

In conjunction with the above Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Studies mission statement, the clinical mental health counseling program educates students, more specifically future counselors, to think critically about barriers to achieving mental health, creatively engage with clients to achieve their goals in counseling, and courageously make meaningful impact as a counselor with clients, in their communities, and on systems. The clinical mental health counseling program is dedicated to providing education that assists counselors to successfully apply for licensure.

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