Lynchburg College (University of Lynchburg in the summer of 2018) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate, master, and doctorate level degrees. The College was recently named a 2017-18 College of Distinction, and the School of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling was named a Program of Distinction. Become part of an educational program in the restructured College of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling.
We invite applications for a full time, tenure-track position in Counselor Education beginning fall 2018. The Counselor Education program is CACREP accredited and offers Master’s degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. Responsibilities include teaching core graduate counseling courses, curriculum and program development, student advisement, supervising student clinical practice, and participating in program management. The candidate selected for this position will engage in scholarly and service activities consistent with the requirements of the College of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling, collaborate with local community agencies, schools, and other stakeholders and actively pursue involvement in professional counseling organizations at the regional, state, and national levels.
Qualifications – Required:
- Earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP accredited program (ABD will be considered, if degree is conferred prior to start date)
- Experience in teaching graduate-level counseling and related courses
- Clinical supervision experience
- Potential to provide leadership and support in program assessment
- Potential of service and scholarship in the field
- Commitment to the goals of Lynchburg College’s Office of Equity and Inclusion
- Candidate must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the College
Qualifications – Preferred:
- Professional counselor licensure or licensure eligibility in the Commonwealth of Virginia
- Evidence of service and scholarship in the field
Lynchburg College is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidate must pass a background check that is satisfactory to the College.
Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. Salary, rank, and tenure track status are commensurate with experience and educational credentials.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, a current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references to: Dr. Roger E. Jones, Dean, School of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling, Lynchburg College, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501. EOE.
Lynchburg College (University of Lynchburg) is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Lynchburg College (University of Lynchburg) strives for a diverse and inclusive community; under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with a multicultural and diverse student body.