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R0011935 Assistant Professor of Counseling/Program Coordinator

UA Little Rock
Arkansas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 7, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The School of Counseling, Human Performance, and Rehabilitation, in the College of Business, Health and Human Services at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, invites applications for a tenure-track twelve (12) month academic position at the Assistant professor rank (R0011935 Assistant Professor of Counseling/Program Coordinator). This position will serve as Program Coordinator for the Graduate online M.A. in Counseling with tracks in mental health, rehabilitation, and school counseling. Program Coordination includes administration and program-level leadership tasks throughout the calendar year. The department particularly invites and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. We seek faculty who are committed to teaching, research, scholarly publication and public service. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in counseling (CACREP-accredited program strongly preferred)

ABD candidates will be considered provided degree is conferred prior to position start date;

  • Licensed or Arkansas license-eligible in counseling specialty and familiar with licenses/certifications in mental health counseling, rehabilitation counseling, and school counseling;
  • Prepared in the teaching of counseling and knowledgeable about mental health, rehabilitation, and school counseling;
  • Demonstrated administrative experience, multi-tasking, and program leadership;
  • Experience with a learning management system (e.g., Blackboard);
  • Experience in college/university teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to effectively teach a diverse population of students
  • A commitment to equity and inclusion in teaching, scholarship, and service
  • Demonstrated multi-tasking and program leadership skills
  • An interest in and potential for student-centered program coordination and leadership
  • Record of and potential for scholarship in respective area of specialization
  • Online teaching experience
  • Demonstrated dedication to multicultural education and social justice (e.g., LGBTQ+, ethnic groups, social class, and disability status)
  • Evidence of a commitment to working collegially
  • Training in specialty areas and teaching competency in areas that complement current faculty specialties as part of a multi-track large counseling program
  • Experience teaching across various platforms, i.e. face-to-face, online, and/or hybrid

For more information about the university and the school, visit UALR offers a competitive benefits package commensurate with background and experience. Note that even though the program is online, candidates are expected to live within an easy drive of the campus for on-campus meetings and associated campus-based committee work and engagement.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Deadline for applications is June 30, 2022. The expected start date is August 16, 2022, although some flexibility is possible.

Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the job links on the Human Resources Website at http/ Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and sex offender registry background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify any applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

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