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Assistant Professor of Counselor Education (F0126)

Longwood University
Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Longwood University:

A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia. 

Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour’s drive from Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville. Longwood currently has approximately 4,800 undergraduate and graduate students and 38,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, a nationally accredited university art museum. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level.


Job Description:

The College of Education, Health, and Human Services at Longwood University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level for a CACREP-accredited 60-credit hour Counselor Education program beginning August 2022. We are seeking candidates with the ability to teach broadly across the counselor education curriculum in school counseling or mental health counseling. Priority will be given to applicants with experience teaching Career Counseling, Research Methods, or Substance Use Counseling classes.



Applicants must have an earned doctorate in counselor education and supervision from a CACREP-accredited program at a regionally accredited university. Priority will be given to candidates with educational and teaching experience in higher education at an institution similar in size and mission to Longwood University. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching three (3) graduate, in-person on-campus classes (9 credit hours) per academic semester, with summer teaching opportunities available. The successful candidate may have opportunities to teach hybrid (partially online) classes and at off-campus settings.

In addition to teaching, the candidate will be involved in program development and assessment, advising and supervising graduate students in the counseling program, and serving on department, college, and university committees. Evidence of similar service would be preferred. The candidate will be expected to carry out a research agenda and disseminate results in scholarly publications and at professional conferences. We require a candidate who demonstrates commitment to culturally responsive work with diverse students and the ability to address social justice and advocacy within a university, school or community setting.


Additional Information:

This is a full-time, tenure-track, instructional faculty position. Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position.  A successful criminal background investigation is required. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. 

The Governor of Virginia’s Executive Directive #18: All Executive Branch Employees who enter the work place or who have public-facing work duties must disclose their vaccine status to the designated agency personnel. Executive Branch Employees who are not fully vaccinated or who refuse to disclose their current vaccine status, must undergo weekly COVID-19 testing and disclose weekly the results of those tests to the designated agency personnel. All Executive Branch Employees who have not been fully vaccinated must cover their mouth and nose with a mask in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention while indoors and conducting public business.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process.  You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application.  If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or

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A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan.  EOE/AA


Application Instruction:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  To apply for this position, qualified applicants must complete the online information section and questions, and please attach (under Resume) a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, a diversity statement that includes how you incorporate diversity in your work as a counselor educator, and names and contact details of three references. Link to apply

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