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TITLE: Assistant/Associate Professor of Counseling (1 Position), Graduate Faculty

DEPARTMENT: School of Criminal Justice, Behavioral, Political & Social Sciences

REPORTS TO: Chair, School of Behavioral and Social Sciences





Assistant/Associate Professor of Counseling - 9 months, tenure track position. Candidate will possess a Doctorial Degree in counseling from an accredited program, be professionally licensed to practice, and provide supervision to master's level trainees. Other requirements include a record of research, scholarly and/or creative activity, and a demonstrated potential for effective teaching using a variety of methodologies including face-to-face, hybrid, and online instruction. Teaching Counseling Graduate Program courses as defined by the Faculty Handbook.

  • Duties include but are not limited to teaching a 3/3 course load in graduate counseling, supervising practicum students in placements, submitting learning assessment reports for accreditation, and serving on the graduate program committee.

Core counselor education program faculty have earned doctoral degrees in counselor education, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program, or have related doctoral degrees and have been employed as full-time faculty members in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013.

Core counselor education program faculty identify with the counseling profession (1) through sustained memberships in professional counseling organizations, (2) through the maintenance of certifications and/or licenses related to their counseling specialty area(s), and (3) by showing evidence of sustained (a) professional development and renewal activities related to counseling, (b) professional service and advocacy in counseling, and (c) research and scholarly activity in counseling commensurate with their faculty role.

  • This position does have supervisory responsibility.
  • Practicum supervisory responsibility for graduate-level counseling students.
  • The candidate will actively participate in the unit’s application for professional program accreditation within the next two years. Potential opportunity to assist in the Campus Emotional and Wellness Center.
  • Ph.D. in Counseling from an accredited institution, and commitment to teaching in a Historical Black College and University (HBCU) preferred. An established record of research, publication, and teaching, the ability to offer students clinical/research experiences, experience with teaching in face-to-face, hybrid, and online modalities, and grant writing experience. Program-level accreditation experience and Quality Matters certification is preferred.
  • Applicants must submit a letter of application indicating teaching philosophy and adaptability to course modalities, graduate transcript(s), curriculum vitae, names, and contact information of three references. Applicants will be accepted immediately until the position is filled.
Licensing and Certifications:
  • LPC, CRC
  • Work involves an office setting.
Internal candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States. At this time, Kentucky State University is unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa

KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The functions, qualifications, knowledge/skills, and physical requirements listed in this job description represent the essential duties of the job, which the incumbent must be able to perform either with or without reasonable accommodation. The Job Functions listed do not necessarily include all activities that the individual may perform.

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