Assistant Professor of Counseling

Mar 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor of Counseling

Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) Program

St. Edward's University invites applications for appointment as a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Counseling to begin August, 2017.

Responsibilities include teaching, scholarship, and service commensurate with Assistant Professor rank. Tenure-track faculty are expected to teach a full load (4/4) with opportunity for summer teaching an option. Supervision of internship, academic advising, service on university committees, scholarly production, and other responsibilities expected of contracted faculty.


Earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in either Counseling or Psychology with additional courses in counseling. University teaching experience in counseling with excellent references required. Three to four years of teaching (post-doctorate) in a master's level counseling program together with clinical experience is necessary. Formal training and experience in counselor supervision required. Candidate must be licensed as a professional counselor (LPC) and also possess current LPC-Supervisor (LPC-S) Licensure. Candidate must have a minimum of three years of experience in formal training of LPC supervisors. Candidate will possess the ability to teach general core courses comprising a Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) program, including a broad range of theoretical approaches. Knowledge of and experience with 2016 CACREP standards is required. Candidates with a strong commitment to enhancing diversity in academia, fostering the university's global initiative, and supporting strategic priorities must be reflected in application materials. Successful completion of a criminal and/or background check is required.

Candidates should have taught coursework and supervised students. Courses taught may include Counseling Theories, Counseling Skills, other CACREP required coursework, and supervision of practicum and internship students in a training lab and in the field.

Rank and Salary
Tenure track status and ranking of Assistant Professor is available; salary commensurate with experience.

About St. Edward's University

St. Edward's University is an independent Catholic university with a commitment to a diversified community. Our current enrollment is 4,500 students, including approximately 220 graduate students in the MAC Program. The campus is located on a hilltop overlooking Austin, the capital city of Texas, with a metropolitan population of over one million. The school was founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross and chartered in 1885. The MAC Program offers evening and some day courses and typically attracts adult learners who pursue a graduate degree through part or full-time study. More information about St. Edward's University may be found at and more information about the MAC at

How to Apply
Review of applications will begin immediately. The deadline for completed applications will remain open until the position is filled. For initial consideration, applications should be received by March 15, 2017, with review of applications beginning on March 15, 2017.

Interested applicants should submit an online application at Please attach a resume and cover letter to the application, together with a list of references. In your cover letter, please discuss how your record of teaching, service and research demonstrates your commitment to diversity and inclusion as emphasized in the mission of St. Edward's University.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer and hires only U.S. citizens and documented workers.


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