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Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinic Director

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Oct 17, 2023


The University of Tennessee Counselor Education Program is accepting applications for a Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant Professor position with administrative job duties as the Director of the Counselor Training Clinic (CTC). Full Time, 12 months, begins June 1 or August 1, 2024.


Qualifications: Required

1. Earned doctoral degree in counselor education (e.g., counseling, counselor education, counselor education and practice, counselor education and supervision, etc.), preferably from a CACREP-accredited program, no later than August 31, 2024

2. Current licensure as an LPC-MHSP in Tennessee or demonstrated eligibility for LPC-MHSP in Tennessee (with ability to obtain LPC-MHSP within one year)

3. Demonstrated success or potential success providing clinical supervision to master’s-level counseling students or counselors

4. Demonstrated success or potential success teaching graduate-level counseling courses

Qualifications: Desired

1. Depth of clinical experience as evidenced by several years full-time or sustained part-time post-master’s counseling experience with diverse populations

2. Administrative experience or leadership within a counseling clinic, including ability to collaborate with stakeholders within the university and local community

3. Ability and willingness to teach a range of core and specialty courses customized to the needs of clinical mental health and school counseling students

4. Strong commitment to ethical practice consistent with multicultural counseling and social justice counseling competencies as evidenced in clinical work, supervision, and teaching

5. Professional dispositions including ability to work collegially in a collaborative team environment and to model professional dispositions including Commitment, Humility, Openness, Respect, Integrity, and Self-Awareness (CHORIS)

6. Licensure or certification specific to supervision (e.g., state-approved supervisor, ACS)


1. Teach seven graduate-level counselor education courses per year (i.e., typically 3-2-2)

2. Provide year-round leadership of CTC (e.g., revise policies and procedures, supervise graduate assistants, develop university and community partnerships, collaborate with faculty on opportunities for CTC funding)

3. Serve as site supervisor for counselor education doctoral students completing teaching, supervision, clinical, and/or leadership and advocacy internships related to teaching and administrative assignments

4. Actively engage as core faculty member (e.g., advise master’s-level students; participate in faculty meetings, admissions interviews, student review and retention processes; serve on program or department committees as needed; provide licensure supervision for doctoral students as appropriate)

5. Maintain active licensure as an LPC-MHSP; if not licensed in Tennessee at the time of hire, must obtain LPC-MHSP within one year of appointment

6. Maintain requirements for serving as a CACREP core faculty member via sustained memberships in professional counseling organizations, professional development, and professional service and advocacy (e.g., engagement and presentations in local, state, or national organizations)

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2023 and will continue until position is filled. Applicants must submit (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vita, (3) teaching philosophy, (4) supervision and counseling philosophy, and (5) names and contact information for three references to Interfolio at . If you have inquiries regarding the position, contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Melinda Gibbons at .

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Requests for accommodations of a disability should be directed to the Office of Equity & Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-3560 or or (865)974-2498. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Investigation & Resolution 216 Business Incubator Building 2450 E.J. Chapman Drive Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 or (865)974-0717 or .

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