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Assistant Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Molloy University
Rockville Centre, New York
Posted Date
Oct 28, 2022

Job Details

Two Full-Time, Tenure-Track Positions; Graduate Program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Department Molloy University.


We are currently searching for two tenure-track faculty members at the assistant professor level for the CACREP accredited Master of Science (M.S.) Program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) at Molloy University. The M.S. in CMHC program services a diverse student body and provides academically rigorous courses, incorporating clinical skills training with evidence-based counseling principles. Faculty have multiple opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary research and scholarly activities.

Faculty appointment entails the following responsibilities: (a) teaching graduate courses in the CMHC program, (b) supervising and mentoring graduate students in the CMHC program, (c) maintaining a record of scholarly productivity, and (d) providing service to the department, schools, and university. Faculty appointment may also entail fulfilling the Clinical Coordinator position for the department, which comes with one course reduction per semester. Additionally, Summer and/or Winter semester teaching may be required. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Doctorate from a CACREP-accredited Counselor Education program. Applicants who have completed all degree requirements except for the dissertation will be considered, but the doctoral degree must be completed by the end of May 2024.


  • Experience instructing courses in counselor education and human services, specifically Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • History of scholarship as evidenced by presentations, publications, and/or grant work
  • Post-master's experience in clinical mental health counseling
  • Licensed or license eligible as a mental health counselor in New York State
  • Experience in clinical supervision 
  • Demonstrated awareness of issues affecting diverse populations
  • Membership and/or leadership in ACA, Chi Sigma Iota, and/or other organizations related to counseling 

Deadline for Application
 The formal review of applications will commence immediately. The search will remain open until the position is filled. The position will begin in September 2023.

Application Instructions

 Interested applicants should submit the following materials with their application: 

  • Cover Letter 
  • Curriculum Vitae, with a list of three professional references 
  • Teaching Statement
  • Research Statement
  • Diversity Statement that addresses how you may contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion


Type of Position/Employment Category

Full-Time, Faculty 


Molloy University Main Campus
Rockville Centre, NY

For more information about the graduate clinical mental health counseling program, please visit:


Molloy College, an independent, Catholic college, rooted in the Dominican tradition of study, spirituality, service and community, is committed to academic excellence with respect for each person. Through transformative education, Molloy promotes a lifelong search for truth and the development of ethical leadership.  


All Molloy College employees are expected to display an understanding of and a commitment to the College's mission and core values; foster relationships with a spirit of inclusivity, compassion and respect; appreciate and celebrate differences and support a welcoming and hospitable environment that is responsive and helpful to all members of the Molloy community and beyond.  


Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  


Molloy College does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, or military status; in its administration of educational policies, programs or activities; its admissions policies; or in employment practices. Molloy College takes its responsibility seriously to establish an environment in which the dignity and worth of all members of the institutional community are respected. In its effort to provide an optimal learning environment the College seeks the appointment of persons who are highly qualified and whose background is appropriate to fill each vacancy. It is College policy to recruit, employ, retain and promote employees without discrimination regarding sex, race, color, creed, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or physical disability. In selecting for employment, the College is committed to the highest standard of excellence and will select the best qualified candidate. In cases where there are equally qualified candidates for positions, selection will be made from those groups of persons who have been identified by the Federal and State Governments as having been discriminated against in the past.


Molloy, a Catholic University in Long Island, NY located less than one hour from New York City, provides a value-centered, multidimensional education with more than 50 academic undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs grounded in the ideals of truth and respect for the dignity and worth of every individual. Our accomplished faculty are committed to student success, leading small classes in which students are encouraged to think critically and explore creatively. Combining the strengths of academic excellence and leadership with personal, compassionate mentoring, we bring out the best in every student.

With teaching, learning and training sites in Rockville Centre, Manhattan and Suffolk County, three residence halls, a student center and a performing arts center, students experience the best of the New York metropolitan area. International study and service opportunities, more than 60 clubs and honor societies, experiential learning, internships, NCAA Division II sports teams and abundant volunteer engage students to link study, service and community.

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