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Assistant/Associate Professor, Counseling in Educational Settings - Department of Educational

Rowan University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 28, 2022

Assistant/Associate Professor of Counseling in Educational Settings, Department of Educational Services and Leadership

Organization: Rowan University

Work type: Regular Full-time

Location: Glassboro, New Jersey

Categories: Faculty - College of Education


A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University offers bachelor’s through doctoral and professional programs in person and online to 23,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford, and five others. Home to Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts; William G. Rohrer College of Business; Virtua Health College of Medicine & Health Sciences; Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the School of Osteopathic Medicine, it also comprises the colleges of Education, Humanities & Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science & Mathematics; Virtua Health School of Nursing & Health Professions; the schools of Earth & Environment; Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Translational Biomedical Engineering & Sciences; School of Veterinary Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; and a multidisciplinary honors college. Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitment to high-quality, affordable education; and developing public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified (R2/high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the fourth fastest-growing public research university for three consecutive years as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

The College of Education, as the oldest college at Rowan University, has a long-held commitment to excellence in teaching, community engagement, and innovation in scholarship. The College of Education is fully accredited under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and initial certification programs are approved by the New Jersey Department of Education. Rowan’s College of Education is devoted to collaboration, professionalism, diversity, scholarly inquiry, student learning, civic responsibility, and respect for all people, preparing and supporting reflective practitioners who use education to transform our global society. We seek a faculty member who is committed to seeking opportunities to support the College of Education’s commitment to social justice in education and access, success and equity for all.

The Department of Educational Services and Leadership is one of four departments within the College of Education. The Department of Educational Services and Leadership houses graduate programs in educational leadership, school administration, school psychology, counseling in educational settings, higher education, and a post-baccalaureate program in school nursing.

The Department of Educational Services and Leadership is accepting applications for a full-time assistant/associate tenure track professor position for our Master of Arts in Counseling in Educational Settings beginning Fall 2023. We are especially interested in candidates whose research and teaching explicitly addresses issues of equity, access, and social justice as grounded in theoretical frameworks. The department is seeking a creative and innovative faculty member to play an integral role in our Counseling in Educational Settings program. Applicants may view the website for a list of courses and descriptions offered in the Counseling in Educational Settings program.


This position requires demonstrated scholarly and teaching excellence in counseling in educational settings. Specifically, the department is looking for a faculty member who is dedicated to increasing awareness, sensitivity, and knowledge of practices that will result in equitable educational opportunities for diverse learners. The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • Earned doctoral degree in counselor education, or counselor education adjacent by September 1, 2023

  • Record of scholarship and grants commensurate with rank

  • Ability to teach a variety of courses in the counseling curriculum including supervision of field experiences

  • Commitment to interactive and field-based work

  • Experience working with P-12 schools, higher education, and/ or community agencies

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective internal and external relationships in dynamic and collaborative environments

  • Clear understanding of the social justice issues that face educational leaders and a commitment to equity and the celebration of diversity in a pluralistic society

  • Earned doctoral degrees, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program

  • Eligibility to obtain school counselor certificate and/or LPC license in the state of New Jersey.

  • Ability to demonstrate currency and fluency in best practices in counseling in educational settings, working with children, adolescents, and/ or college students.

  • Professional or service activities specializing in counseling children and adolescents

  • Credentialed as a Nationally Certified Counselor and/or Licensed Professional Counselor

  • Record of excellence in teaching at the graduate level with the potential to teach and supervise PhD students

  • Experience in developing and delivering educational programs online

  • Substantial practitioner experience in school counseling

General Information:

Application Deadline: Applications received by October 21, 2022 will receive full consideration. Open until filled.

Starting Date: September 1, 2023

Candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter outlining suitability for the role; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a description of research agenda (including potential funding mechanisms); 4) a statement on teaching philosophy (including discussion of the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion); 5) transcripts from all institutions attended; and 6) contact information for three professional references (at least one of which addresses teaching ability).

Rowan University celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, race, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, (dis)ability status, military status, and other NJ protected classes. Rowan University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment as required by Title IX. Rowan is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with (dis)abilities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Christy Mroz, Administrative Assistant, , 856-256-5494. Rowan strongly encourages applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

Review of applications begin: October 21, 2022. Open until filled.

Advertised: Sep 28 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
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