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Graduate Counseling Faculty

Company:
Waynesburg University
Job Location:
Waynesburg, 15370
Category:
Counselor Education
Type:
Full-Time

AVAILABLE: Immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This is a full-time, 12 month position.

SALARY/RANK: ​Commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a 12 month position.

QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD in counselor education is required. Additionally, applicants must hold or be eligible for licensure as a professional counselor in Pennsylvania. Evidence of quality teaching, scholarly research, clinical experience and strong supervision skills is required. We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups in counselor education to apply.

As a Christian University rooted in the Reformed, Evangelical and Christian Ecumenical tradition, Waynesburg University hires as full-time faculty only persons who profess faith in Jesus Christ and demonstrate that faith in a manner consistent with the mission. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to that faith through their professional responsibilities, relationships and mentoring of students. 

SKILLS OF AN IDEAL CANDIDATE:

· Expertise in core areas of counselor education (professional identity and ethics, counseling and helping relationships, social and cultural diversity, lifespan development, career counseling, group counseling, assessment, research, counselor supervision, counselor education, counselor leadership and advocacy)

· Experienced in online instruction and course design

· Active involvement as a member and leader in the counseling profession

· Passionate about counseling profession and service learning

· Strong commitment to personal faith in a manner consistent with the Waynesburg University mission 

· Experience in school counseling is preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities of this position include teaching graduate-level courses at the master’s level and doctoral level across the Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Addictions Counseling and the Counselor Education and Supervision programs; supervising practicum and internship experiences, advising master’s and doctoral level students, engaging in scholarly activities, and providing service to the department, the university, and the counseling profession at the state, regional and/or national level. The position will be responsible for teaching a variety of courses in the areas of curricular experience required by CACREP to prepare all counselors and counselor educators. 

ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS: Waynesburg University’s Graduate Counseling Programs are designed to develop professional counselors who are caring, competent, and committed to helping others. The Masters in Arts of Counseling program has two specialized tracks, Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Addictions Counseling, designed to meet the diverse needs and interests of students. Our PhD Counselor Education and Supervision program provides doctoral students with the knowledge and skills required to carry out scholarly research, lead within counselor education, counseling, and supervision, and create new knowledge. Each of these programs are designed according to the standards of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP). Our programs are based on an adult learning model, with evening, hybrid, and online courses to accommodate working adults. Our traditional Master of Arts and PhD programs are CACREP-accredited.

ABOUT OUR UNIVERSITY: Waynesburg University is a Christian higher education institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs on the Waynesburg Campus of Waynesburg, PA, and the Greater Pittsburgh, PA, region, as well as through online programs. Our University provides opportunities for scholarship, leadership and service to all of our students through an academic foundation for life-long learning and compassionate contribution to others. We strive to inspire and challenge every undergraduate and graduate student to a life of leadership and purpose. For further information, please refer to our website: www.waynesburg.edu

Waynesburg University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age (over 40), or disability status as a Vietnam-era, qualified disabled veteran or other protected veteran, or status as a member of any other protected class under federal or state law in the educational programs or activities it offers, and is in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Waynesburg University’s Graduate Counseling Programs adhere to the ethical guidelines of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the standards of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP).

APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates must submit a CV (resume) and letter of interest, along with a written statement that articulates the relationship between their Christian faith and the Christian higher education mission of Waynesburg University, transcripts (copies are acceptable initially), and the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of five references to: Waynesburg University, Human Resources, 51 W. College St. Waynesburg, PA 15370 (hr@waynesburg.edu). For further information, please see the University home page www.waynesburg.edu.

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