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Assistant or Associate Professor - School Counseling

Appalachian State University
Job Location:
Boone, North Carolina
Counselor Education
Boone, NC

Tenure Status
Tenure Track

Provide Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Position Number: 047451

Department: Human Dev & Psych Counsel - 260100

Minimum Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree in Counselor Education conferred prior to start date.
  • Experience working as a full-time school counselor.
  • Evidence of potential for effectiveness in teaching and supervising graduate students.
  • Evidence of potential for success in generating counseling-related scholarship.
  • Experience and commitment to working with diverse populations.
Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
  • Doctoral degree from a CACREP-accredited program.
  • Eligible for North Carolina School Counselor Licensure.
  • Experience teaching and supervising graduate students.
  • Evidence of counseling-related scholarship.
  • Involvement in professional service activities.
License/Certification Required

See Areas of Interest.

Description of the Department or Unit

The Department of Human Development & Psychological Counseling (HPC) provides instructional programs that prepare students for positions in K-12 schools, colleges/universities, and mental health agencies. The department offers courses of instruction leading to a Master of Arts degree in four areas: Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Professional School Counseling (both CACREP-accredited), Student Affairs Administration, and Marriage and Family Therapy. Please see the HPC website for more information

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Teach a 3:3 course load on campus (with expectations for teaching core and specialty area counseling courses and supervising practicum and internship students). Summer teaching is available.
  • Advise and mentor students in the PSC program.
  • Engage in research and scholarly activities relevant to counseling.
  • Engage in service to the program, department, institution, and counseling profession.
  • Be open to fulfilling a program leadership role in the future.
Type of Position: Full Time Position

Appointment Type: 1.0

Number Of Months Per Year: 9

Physical Demands of Position

Typical physical demands of classroom and educational environments in a professional position at a university.

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Posting Date: 09/19/2022

Open Until Filled: Yes

Evaluation of Applications Begins

Proposed Date of Hire: 08/14/2023

Suggested Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State University's Job Board:
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diversity Statement -A diversity statement that includes your interpretation of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Please include specific examples of how your background, experiences, and/or professional work have supported underrepresented groups and promoted diversity and inclusiveness.
  • List of three References with Contact Information
Please note this position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding.

Disability Accommodation Information

Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

Background Check Statement

Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

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