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Associate/Full Professor of Counseling and Counselor Education

IU School of Education at IUPUI
Indianapolis, Indiana
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Posted Date
Nov 7, 2022

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

The Indiana University School of Education at IUPUI in Indianapolis is seeking 2 positions for Associate or Full Professors in Counseling and Counselor Education to contribute to our academic community and the advancement of urban school counseling in our CACREP accredited program. The ideal candidate should have expertise with teaching and research strengths in a CACREP accredited program.

The School of Education at IUPUI is an urban-serving institution located in the heart of Indianapolis. Our School of Education has over 30 full time faculty, all of whom are actively engaged in teaching, scholarship of teaching, and research focused on urban education.  Many of our faculty have scholarship interests that focus on social justice and anti-racist practices, partnerships with urban communities and schools, and critical perspectives in education. Faculty in our Counseling and Counselor education program are committed to preparing school counselors to enact transformative practices in urban schools, field-based experiences that support our students, and diversifying the school counseling workforce. For more information, visit our website at:

As the state’s premier urban research institution, IUPUI is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has taken an anti-racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle racism so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.


  • Design and teach counseling and counselor education courses which prepare school counselors for work in urban settings.
  • Lead ongoing program development, innovation, and evaluation as Program Coordinator.
  • Engage in research and grant-supported activity.
  • Collaborate with colleagues from other School of Education disciplines such as Educational Leadership, Urban Education Studies, Special Education and/or Teacher Education to develop mutually beneficial partnerships with local PK-12 schools and/or community organizations.
  • Provide service to the school, university, community, and professional organizations.
  • Mentor doctoral students in the Urban Education Studies program.

Required Qualifications:  

  • Earned doctorate in Counselor Education. 
  • Demonstrated strong teaching and supervision skills at the graduate level.
  • Demonstrated ability to infuse social justice issues into courses.
  • Strong evidence and commitment to serving the needs of all students, including marginalized students, families, and communities.
  • Record of research and grant activity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited program.
  • Experience as a school counselor working with diverse populations.
  • Maintenance of certifications and/or licenses related to counseling specialty area; or eligibility for licensure in Indiana as a licensed school counselor.
  • Experience with online course development and the integration of educational technology to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Experience working and communicating with non-native English-speaking students and families.
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to urban issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to secure external funds for research/projects.
  • Professional and program level leadership.

Application: Candidates should submit (a) letter of application describing their specific qualifications for the position, teaching and research interests, civic engagement, and articulation of how their teaching, service and scholarly interests contribute to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion; and (b) curriculum vita; (c) one syllabus; and (d) 2 samples of writing/scholarship. Candidates should also provide the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses for at least three professional references. All application materials must be submitted online at: 

Application Deadline: Applications received by January 15, 2023, are assured full consideration. Screening of applications will continue until the positions are filled. The starting date is August 1, 2023. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Direct questions about the position or program to Dr. Sha’Kema Blackmon ( and Dr. Na Mi Bang (, Search Committee Co-Chairs. IUPUI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Individuals who require accommodations to participate in the application process should notify Jennifer Fedor at with appropriate advance notice. We seek greater diversity in our faculty and welcome applications from People of Color, individuals with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and members of other underrepresented groups.

About the Campus
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is located in the heart of a metropolitan area of more than two million people, the state’s capitol and a vibrant business, arts museum and cultural community. With 30,000 students from 49 states and 122 countries, and more than 200 academic programs, the campus is among the Top 10 “up and coming” universities in US World and News Report’s ranking, earning national recognition as a model for urban higher education for the 21st century. IUPUI is committed to serving the need of both non-traditional and traditional students.  For more information about IUPUI, visit 

Indiana University is an equal employment and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination which includes contact information. 

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