Asbury Theological Seminary announces
multiple faculty positions in Counselor Education and Supervision
in the Department of Counseling and Pastoral Care to serve in
CACREP-accredited programs on the Wilmore, Kentucky campus and/or
the Asbury Seminary Global Delivery Platform. Preferred candidates
will demonstrate a strong commitment to the integration of
counseling and Christianity within the Wesleyan theological
tradition, academic leadership, or the potential for academic
leadership within the Department of Counseling and Pastoral Care,
including knowledge of CACREP standards and the process of
preparing CACREP self-studies, excellence in teaching and
supervision, and scholarship or the potential for scholarship in
counseling, counselor education, and/or counselor
Candidates must identify as
Candidates must offer demonstrable or
transferable pedagogical and andragogical competencies in counselor
education and supervision with an emphasis upon effective teaching
in in-person instruction, online instruction, hybrid and/or
intensive course instruction at the Seminary’s Kentucky and Asbury
Global sites (currently the Orlando School of Ministry, Tulsa,
Memphis, and Colorado Springs).
Appointment locations are established
by the needs of the Department’s growing CACREP programs.
Asbury Seminary Global Delivery Platform Counselor
Educator faculty position.
At least one faculty appointment is dedicated to the Asbury
Seminary Global Delivery Platform. The successful candidate will
bring administrative skills, excellence in teaching on multiple
platforms, especially in online delivery, and specialization in
clinical mental health counseling.
Specific teaching assignments are determined by programmatic
needs in collaboration with the faculty in the Department of
Counseling and Pastoral Care, and in consultation with the Dean
(Beeson School of Practical Theology) and the Provost.
The preferred, though negotiable, starting date is July
1, 2022. Multiple positions are tenure track and the rank
is open, contingent upon qualifications and experience, and one
position is a one-year, non-tenure track appointment, with rank
contingent upon qualifications and experience.
The normal teaching load for
full-time faculty will be six courses per year, as determined by
the Provost and Deans, with an eleven-month contract and possible
teaching deployments within the eleven-month time frame as
determined by programmatic needs.
These needs are directed by the
faculty in the Department of Counseling and Pastoral Care, in
consultation with the offices of the Provost and Deans.
Tenure-track Asbury Seminary faculty
are eligible to apply for a one-semester sabbatical leave every 3
years to assist with scholarly productivity, service to the
Seminary and the church, and to respond to global needs related to
counseling, counselor education, and supervision.
Qualifications & Expectations
The initial faculty appointment and required residential living
requirement, contingent upon the candidates’ competencies and the
institution’s staffing needs, will be determined by the institution
and will likely be either in the Wilmore/Lexington (Kentucky),
Orlando (Florida), or Atlanta (Georgia) areas. These counselor
educators will be appointed to serve in the Department of
Counseling and Pastoral Care, and, as a counselor educator, will be
appointed as a member of the Beeson School of Practical Theology or
the Global faculty team.
Depending on the candidates’ geophysical location, they will
identify with the Wilmore, Kentucky team or the Asbury Seminary
Global faculty team while they serve the counseling programs housed
in the Department of Counseling and Pastoral Care. To serve as
CACREP core faculty, candidates must have completed the Ph.D. or
comparable degree in Counselor Education and Supervision.
Candidates must be Licensed Professional Counselors/Licensed
Clinical Mental Health Counselors or be license eligible as
professional counselors within their state of residence.
Alternatively, candidates with related doctoral degrees must 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
(CACREP 2016 Standards Section 1. W).
A proven and successful record of, or potential for, academic
leadership within the department is highly desirable. Veterans,
individuals with disabilities, women, and all minority and
diversity candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Also,
candidates with the capacity for assuming department leadership
and/or capacity for entering into an associate dean or dean role
will be strongly considered. See the additional Asbury Theological
Seminary job postings for the Founding Dean of the School of
Counseling posting, and the Pastoral Counseling posting, which are
two of the current three, tenure-track counseling hires referenced
in this multiple-position posting. One of the four
position postings will be contingent upon future
Asbury Theological Seminary is a confessional seminary in the
Wesleyan tradition. Unqualified and enthusiastic agreement with the
Seminary’s confessional Statement of Faith, Mission, Strategic
Vision, Collegial Faculty Covenant, Code of Institutional Values
and Conduct, and Ethos statement is required. https://asburyseminary.edu/about/
Nominations and/or questions may be addressed
Dean of the Beeson School of Practical Theology
Attention: Counseling and Pastoral Care Search/Manager of
Asbury Theological Seminary
204 North Lexington Avenue
Wilmore, KY 40390