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Assistant Professor of Counselor Education

Butler University
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 2, 2023

Position Overview

The College of Education (COE) at Butler University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty member in Counselor Education with an expected start date of August 2024. The successful candidate will teach online courses in the CACREP core and Clinical Mental Health Counseling specialization on a 9-month contract with annual summer teaching expectations for additional compensation. We are looking for a new colleague who has expertise in and a demonstrated commitment to culturally responsive counseling, specifically with working with BIPOC communities, though experience with other intersectional and underrepresented identities is also highly valued. We seek a motivated colleague to enhance our rapidly growing online degree programs by collaborating with others as a scholar-educator who both trains excellent counselors and engages with colleagues, youth, families, and communities to transform existing practice and scholarship. We are particularly interested in applicants from identity groups currently underrepresented in the counseling profession.

  • Teach 9-12 credit hours of online courses during fall and spring semesters in addition to variable summer term teaching responsibilities annually for additional compensation
  • Collaborate with colleagues on the development, review, and revision of online counseling courses.
  • Supervise students in the field
  • Collaborate with colleagues and community partners to transform existing practice and scholarship and engage with minoritized youth, families, and communities
  • Produce scholarship aligned with COE expectations for positive progress toward tenure
  • Complete grant funded work with community and school partners
  • Provide service to the program, College, University, and professional community
This is a tenure track position. An earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP accredited institution with significant coursework and/or commensurate experience in culturally responsive mental health counseling by contract start date is required.

Preferred Qualifications

While not everyone may meet all preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:
  • Demonstrated commitment to interrupting and eliminating inequitable outcomes, removing barriers, and creating inclusive conditions for individuals and communities regardless of any predictive identities;
  • Experience working with students and colleagues from a variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds;
  • Proficiency in a language in addition to English proficiency;
  • Knowledge and experience to support learners from a variety of backgrounds with strong, student-centered, inclusive instructional methods;
  • Proven success or potential for success in scholarship that is commensurate with the expectations within a "teacher-scholar" model;
  • Alignment with the COE Shared Commitments and the mission of Butler University ;
  • Experience and expertise in online, asynchronous learning that fosters strong student-instructor connections and student engagement
The position is located at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.


Applicants must submit:
  • A letter of application outlining qualifications and interest in the position
    • Inclusive and evidence-based pedagogy is expected at Butler University. Please indicate your previous experience with and commitment to inclusive and evidence-based pedagogies in your cover letter.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names, contact information, and roles of three professional references who can speak to the candidate’s excellence as an educator and counselor
Screening of applicants will begin November 6, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. For questions related to this position, please contact Alexis Methner at . For more information about the College of Education, please visit our website at .

About Butler

Founded by abolitionist Ovid Butler in 1855 on the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion, Butler University is a private, nationally recognized comprehensive university consisting of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Education, the Lacy School of Business, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Jordan College of the Arts, and College of Communication. Approximately 4,500 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate and doctoral students are enrolled at Butler, representing 46 states and 24 countries. Ranked #1 in the Midwest region by U.S. News and World Report and recognized for “best undergraduate teaching” and “most innovative schools,” Butler is located just five miles from downtown Indianapolis, a cultural center for both the state and the country ( ).

Butler University is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

Advertised: November 03, 2023
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