Department of School and Community Counseling
College of Education
The Department of School and Community Counseling in the College of Education is seeking a colleague to contribute to our vision of preparing professional counselors and leaders in the counseling field.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will teach in the Counselor Education Program. The academic teaching load will include graduate coursework in Counseling, Clinical Supervision, Psychopathology, Abnormal Behavior and Disorders, Addictions, Diagnosing, Assessment and Treatment (appraisal, assessment and diagnostic procedures). The successful candidate will serve on department, college, and university committees; provide professional and community service; and assist in recruitment and selection of students for the Program. Other responsibilities include: providing advising to master’s level students; developing and conducting research resulting in publications in peer-reviewed journals; presentations at professional conferences/meetings; and other duties assigned by the Department Chair.
A minimum of three years’ counseling experience. An earned Master’s degree in Counselor Education. An earned Doctorate degree in Counselor Education or related field from an accredited university. Candidates with a doctorate in a related field are required to have one year full-time teaching experience in a higher education graduate Counselor Education Program prior to July 1, 2013. An active, unrestricted Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) credential is required. Strong preference will be given to candidates who meet the licensure eligibility requirements set by the Virginia Department of Health Professionals (Virginia Board of Counseling). Candidates who are Licensed Professional Counselors in other states must successfully apply for reciprocity within 90 days of the hire date. The successful candidate must have evidence of scholarly initiatives, grant writing experience and the ability to obtain external funding. Candidates with work experience in a diverse setting are encouraged to apply.
How To Apply
Virginia State University only accepts state applications through the online state Recruitment Management System (RMS). Faxed, e-mailed, and mailed applications and/or attachments will not be accepted. Resumes are not a substitute for the state application. Interested persons must provide a letter of interest, resume, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three (3) professional references and transcripts. Official college transcripts will be required prior to employment (copies are permitted as a part of the application process). Visit https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com to complete an online state application. Applications will be accepted until filled.
The selected candidate will be subject to an extensive and complete background check, which may include fingerprinting. The candidate may be required to complete a Statement of Economic Interest as a condition of employment, if applicable.
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