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Assistant/Associate Professor, Counseling and Instructional Support

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Work type: Faculty 9-Month
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty

Jacksonville State University

Assistant Professor, Counseling and Instructional Support

The Department of Counseling & Instructional Support at Jacksonville State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Counselor Education beginning August 2023. The primary duties of the successful candidate will be to serve as a core faculty member in the CACREP accredited Clinical Mental Health & School Counseling Programs at the master’s and Ed.S. level.

The mission of the Counseling & Instructional Support department is to provide to students instruction related to knowledge, skills, and dispositions of the specific area of their major. A strong commitment to instructional technology and school improvement is recognized by all faculty members in the department.

The JSU College of Education & Professional Studies proudly serves the citizens of northeast Alabama, the southeast, and the nation through our traditional and online programs of study. Teachers and other school personnel prepared at the baccalaureate, master's, and educational specialist levels develop an extensive knowledge and skill based education appropriate for the level of certification. Developing initial and advanced education candidates into effective, reflective, creative decision makers is the fundamental goal of all teacher preparation programs at JSU. Each degree program is designed to provide a strong knowledge and skill base that will help to ensure a successful future.

Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama, whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural, and social experiences for a diverse student population. Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, approximately midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,600 students representing 44 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to Strategic Plan Homepage.

Required Qualifications:

  • An earned doctoral degree in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited program with
  • A focus in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Counseling, Community Counseling, or marriage, couple, and family counseling ;
  • Two years of clinical and supervision experience; (
  • Evidence of counseling, supervision, and teaching experience in counselor education;
  • Evidence of the ability to maintain a record of high quality research and scholarship;
  • Evidence of the ability to engage in professional service, leadership, and advocacy;
  • Evidence of the ability to engage in the integration of advocacy, social justice, cultural competence, and ethical practice into the preparation of counseling professionals; and
  • Must hold or be eligible for certification and licensure in the State of Alabama.

Candidates must possess an earned Doctorate in Counselor Education.  ABD will be considered with the expectation the degree will be completed on or before August 1, 2024. This position has an anticipated start date of August 14, 2023.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume or CV and unofficial transcripts to be considered for the position.  Official transcripts will be required upon hire.  

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