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Assistant/Associate Professor of Counselor Education, tenure track

Montana State University - Northern
Job Location:
Havre, Montana
Counselor Education

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Education, Graduate Program in Counselor Education at Montana State University-Northern (MSUN), invites applications for an academic-year (10-month), tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Counselor Education position, anticipated to begin January 1, 2023. This successful candidate will teach a 4-4-2 load in the core and School Counseling (state accredited) and/or Clinical Mental Health Counseling specializations in a program working toward CACREP accreditation. The duties and responsibilities of this position also include assisting in establishing practicum and internship sites with school districts and/or mental and behavioral health providers, participating in scholarship and service activities; collaborating across MSU-Northern programs and with Montana University System institutions; and supporting student recruitment, retention, and progression efforts.

Effective teaching is the primary mission of this position and MSU-Northern. For more information about this program and MSU-Northern, go to

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

    • Earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited program by position start date
    • Licensure, or eligibility for licensure, as a professional counselor in the State of Montana
    • Demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Emphasis in School Counseling or Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Interest in teaching courses such as Career Counseling, Appraisal, and Research
  • Evidence of successful teaching/supervision at the graduate level via face-to-face, online, and/or hybrid delivery
  • Experience as a supervisor for practicums and internships
  • Experience with program development and state and national accreditation preparation

Special Instructions Summary

Screening of applications will begin on October 4, 2022. Applicants must include a letter addressing each of the required and preferred qualifications noted above, professional and academic career goals, interest in the position, a CV, unofficial transcripts, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references.

The Program

The mission of the Counselor Education program is to prepare counselors who have developed sound practical skills through experiential learning; who have acquired a comprehensive theoretical knowledge base; who hold a strong counselor identity; and who possess the personal dispositions necessary to work in various professional settings with a diverse clientele.

The Department

Explore the Counselor Education department through this link,

The College

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Education offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through programs that prepare students for work in fields spanning the humanities, social and physical sciences, professional education, public service, and leadership. Degree programs are represented by the Bachelor of Arts in four majors, the Bachelor of Science in two majors, the Bachelor of Science in Education in six majors, a Bachelor of Applied Science, and an Associate of Arts in General Education. The College also offers two graduate programs including a Master of Education Degree in Counselor Education and a Master of Science Degree in Instruction and Learning.
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