Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully
in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates
an exception to the “religion” component of the employment
discrimination laws for religious organizations (including
educational institutions), and permits them to give employment
preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is
in that category.
Core Counseling Faculty
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Job Summary/Basic Function
Faculty Member shall maintain and/or perform assigned duties during
all workdays covered by the specific period of this Agreement,
exclusive only of those days designated in the LU Faculty Handbook
as paid University holidays. All full-time contract faculty are
expected to teach not more than 30 load hours per contract year
(10-month faculty), 33 load hours per contract year (11-month
faculty), or 36 load hours per contract year (12-month faculty)
with the exception of full and associate professors who hold the
terminal degree (24 load hours annually for 10-month; 27 load hours
annually for 11-month; 30 load hours annually for 12-month).
Contract faculty performing reasonable and related administrative
or other non-teaching assignments will be expected to do so without
released time or additional remuneration, except where the Provost
by written amendment to this Agreement has authorized released time
or additional remuneration based upon the nature of the
administrative or non-teaching assignment.
Terminal Degree in Counselor Education and Supervision
-Degree must be from an institution accredited by an accrediting
agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
-Superior interpersonal and communication skills required.
-Creative, innovative, and problem solving skills required.
-Proven organizational skills and ability to complete assignments
timely and accurately with minimal supervision.
-Proficiency in MS Office, Blackboard, and the Internet.
-Able to obtain and maintain licenses if applicable as required by
state or accrediting commissions.
-Demonstrated strengths in teaching at the graduate level is
-Applications for consideration will only be accepted via Liberty
University’s online automated application process.
Evidence of scholarly activity such as presentations at
professional conferences and/or published material
Membership in professional counseling organizations
Evidence of advocacy and activity in counseling related
PhD Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP accredited
Licensure in counseling ( LPC, NCC )
Hours are not specified, but it is a requirement that the faculty
member engage all of the duties required in a timely fashion.
Special Instructions for Applicants
Please note that while unofficial transcripts are required
during this stage of the application process, official transcripts
for all conferred degrees (excluding Associate’s degrees) will be
required should the department select you for an
In the references section of the application, please submit the
names of two professional references and one pastoral reference.
Your pastoral reference must be from your current church pastor, or
someone within a leadership position within your current church.
The pastoral reference cannot be an immediate or extended family
If you have any questions regarding this posting, please
contact the Faculty Hiring Office at FacultyHiring@liberty.edu
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Philosophy
- Unofficial Transcript 1
- Unofficial Transcript 2
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcript 3
- Professional License(s)
- Career Mobility Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
- Other Document
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).