The Graduate School of Education and Counseling at Lewis &
Clark College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track
assistant or associate professor in School Counseling. Housed
within the Department of Educational Leadership, the school
counseling program at Lewis & Clark is a leader in the field of
school counselor preparation. We help graduate students create
affirming spaces and equity focused school systems for K-12
students and their communities.
The Educational Leadership Department at Lewis & Clark
offers a rigorous environment where students, faculty, and staff
are prepared to be uncomfortable/challenged/open to new
perspectives, as a constructive foundation for learning and growth.
By choosing to be in this space, we learn to practice leadership as
collective discourse, inquiry, and action designed to disrupt the
status quo, make structural disparities visible, and create
fairness in opportunities and outcomes for minoritized students,
families, and communities across the P-20 spectrum.
The School Counseling program emphasizes a democratic, systemic
approach to school counseling that gives candidates the skills to
engage all students, especially those who are marginalized or
experience obstacles to thriving in school, and to involve all
members of the school community—parents, educators, all
school-based staff, administrators, and peers—in ensuring student
The School Counseling faculty and staff are committed to
preparing candidates to transform K-12/K-20 systems and promote the
academic, emotional, and social success of each student through
socially just approaches to counseling and leadership.
- Teach graduate courses in the master’s level/licensure School
- Demonstrate a strong research and publication agenda, including
a commitment to seeking external funding.
- Advise, mentor, and supervise candidates, including conducting
off-campus site supervision.
- Participate in ongoing recruitment activities and admissions
- Participate in curriculum development in the School Counseling
- Develop and deepen collaborative efforts with schools,
districts, and community partners.
- Participate in professional associations at local, state,
regional, and national/international levels.
- Participate in the strategic planning process at the program,
department, and Graduate School level.
- Participate in state level school counseling leadership
- Collaborate with colleagues in and outside of the program to
enhance the program, school, and institutional mission.
- Participate in accreditation-related activities.
- Earned doctoral degree in counselor education, or closely
related field, preferably from a CACREP-accredited
- Experience as a K-12 school counselor.
- Ability to teach a variety of school counseling courses,
conduct supervision, and advise candidates.
- Experience supervising practicum and internship students.
- Record of, or demonstrated capacity to develop, a strong
scholarly research agenda including ability to secure external
- Evidence that demonstrates knowledge of and commitment to
issues of equity, anti-racism, and social justice in the school
- Licensure or license-eligibility as a school counselor in
- Experience developing and sustaining effective partnerships
with school, districts, and community organizations.
- Experience with higher education program development,
collaboration, and leadership.
- Knowledge in the area of disability affirming practices in the
K-12 educational context.
- Ability to serve on dissertation committees for the
department’s doctoral program in educational leadership.
- Demonstrated involvement/leadership in local, regional, and/or
national school counseling professional organizations.
Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2022. and will
continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit the
- A letter of application addressing the responsibilities and
qualification highlighted in this position description
- A current curriculum vitae
- Three confidential letters of recommendation
- Graduate transcripts
- 2-3 samples of scholarly work
- A sample syllabus and student course evaluations
Lewis & Clark College will conduct background checks on the
For additional information or questions about the position,
please contact Dr. Heather Hadraba, Director of the School
Counseling Program at email@example.com; 503-768-6138.
The College explicitly acknowledges and affirms its conviction
that diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin,
socio-economic background, religious orientation or spirituality,
physical or sensory disability, gender, gender identity/expression,
and sexual orientation on the Lewis & Clark campus provides an
educational benefit for all students that can be realized only by
enhancing and preserving the presence of students and education
professionals from diverse backgrounds within our learning