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Adjunct Faculty, Counseling in Educational Settings - Department of Wellness & Inclusiveness

Rowan University
Glassboro, New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 21, 2024

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Adjunct Faculty in Counseling in Educational Settings

College of Education

Wellness & Inclusiveness Services in Education


The College of Education as the oldest college at Rowan University has a long-held commitment to excellence in teaching, community engagement, and innovation in scholarship. The College of Education is fully accredited under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and initial certification programs are approved by the New Jersey Department of Education. Rowan University is classified as a Doctoral University – Moderate Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The main university campus is located in a Glassboro, New Jersey- a suburban, residential setting in southern New Jersey less than 20 miles from Philadelphia. The university also has an urban campus in Camden, New Jersey. The College of Education has over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students and was recently recognized as having one of the best online graduate programs in the country. The department of Wellness and Inclusiveness in Educational Settings is one of four departments within the College of Education. The department of Wellness and Inclusiveness in Educational Settings houses graduate programs in school psychology (NASP approved), counseling in educational settings (CACREP approved), and a post-baccalaureate program in school nursing. The College of Education is fully accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and approved by the New Jersey Department of Education.

The department of Wellness and Inclusiveness in Educational Settings is accepting applications for adjuncts to teach in our MA level program in Counseling in Educational Settings beginning Fall of 2024. We are especially interested in candidates whose research and teaching explicitly addresses issues of anti-racism, equity, access, and social justice as grounded in theoretical frameworks. The department is seeking a creative and innovative faculty member to play an integral role in our Master’s level program in school counseling. Applicants may view the website for a list of courses and descriptions offered in our program.

Rowan University’s College of Education is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and especially encourages applications from women and individuals from underrepresented groups in higher education.


This position requires demonstrated scholarly and teaching excellence in counseling in educational settings. Specifically, the department is looking for a faculty member, who is dedicated to increasing anti racism inclusive practices that will result in equitable educational opportunities for diverse learners. The successful candidate will meet the following required qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate from an accredited institution with a major in Counselor Education or a related field. Master level candidates may be considered in areas of specialized subject matter or according to the Program’s needs.
  • Department of Education certification as school counselor (any state)
  • A record of excellence in teaching in higher education and/or at the Graduate level
  • Substantial professional experience on all aspects of counseling in K-16 settings including individual, group, and career counseling procedures. Knowledge of ASCA model, testing and assessment and supervision of field experience students as appropriate
  • Demonstrated record of commitment in the areas of anti-racism, social justice, diversity and advocacy, expertise in access success and equity with underrepresented and underserved populations
  • Currency and fluency in current best practices in counseling in educational settings
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, team building and collaboration skills
  • Credentialed as a Nationally Certified Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Record of excellence in teaching at the graduate level
  • Experience in developing and delivering educational programs online.
  • Substantial practitioner experience in school counseling
Application Deadline: Ongoing

Starting Date: September 1, 2024

Submit letter of application with a statement of teaching interest that matches one or more areas of the counseling in educational settings courses, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts and names and contact information of three references (at least one of which addresses teaching ability).

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

  • Only completed, online applications submitted on or before the deadline will be considered.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.
  • All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.


Rowan University

Since its founding in 1923, Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a public research institution ranked among the top 100 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Today, Rowan University offers bachelor through doctoral degrees and professional certificates in person and online to 22,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden, Stratford, and Sewell, and on the campuses of partner community colleges. 

Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science, and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitme

Rowan University will become a new model for higher education by being inclusiveagile, and responsive, offering diverse scholarly and creative educational experiences, pathways, environments, and services to meet the needs of all students; maintaining agility by strategically delivering organizational capacity across the institution; and responding to emerging demands and opportunities regionally and nationally.nt to high-quality, affordable education; and the development of public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified R2 (high research activity) institution, Rowan is the nation’s third fastest-growing public research university, as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

As a leading employer in southern New Jersey with over 3,500 employees, Rowan offers comprehensive and competitive employment. 

A dynamic institution in the midst of unprecedented growth, Rowan offers faculty small classes, strong academic programs and ample research and leadership opportunities.

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