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R0011937Assistant Professor of Counseling/Mental Health Counseling

Employer
UA Little Rock
Location
Arkansas, United States
Salary
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 (CHPR) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, College of Business, Health, and Human Services, invites applications for a faculty position in its online M.A. Counseling program (R0011937 Assistant Professor of Counseling/Mental Health Counseling). The School 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.

CHPR’s counseling program is in an exciting stage of growth and reorganization. The reorganized program has four tracks: School Counseling/Counselor Education; Clinical Mental Health Counseling; Traditional Rehabilitation Counseling; and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling. The ideal candidate will have successful online teaching experience or a commitment to learn effective online instruction. This position is for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor with qualifications and professional background sufficient to teach courses in School Counseling and Mental Health Counseling.

Deadline for applications is June 30, 2022. The expected start date is August 16, 2022, although some flexibility is possible. Summer employment is typical for 9-month positions, but depends on the needs of the program and university funding.

The school counseling track curriculum reflects the standards required by CAEP and CACREP in course content. In addition to teaching, responsibilities include providing supervision to interns; participation in university and college committees; curriculum development; participation in the implementation of the program strategic plan; demonstration of scholarship/research; development of university/school partnerships; service to the community, university, and professional organizations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision or closely related field from a regionally accredited university (CACREP accredited strongly preferred). ABD candidates will be considered provided degree is conferred prior to position start date;
  • Licensed or Arkansas license-eligible in counseling specialty;
  • Experience in the teaching of counseling and knowledgeable about mental health, rehabilitation, and school counseling;
  • Experience with a learning management system (e.g., Blackboard).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in college/university teaching and student supervision;
  • Experience teaching across various platforms, i.e. face-to-face, online, and/or hybrid;
  • 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;
  • Membership in ACA and ASCA;
  • Established record of or potential for accomplishment of conference presentations and publishing in journals and/or books;

For more information about the university and the school, visit http://ualr.edu/chpr. 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. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the job links on the Human Resources Website at http/ualr.edu/humanresources/. 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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