Assistant Professor of Counseling - Child

Job description

Marian University, a Catholic Franciscan, liberal arts institution of higher education, invites qualified applications for the position of full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Counseling with a child or adolescent counseling specialization. This position reports to the Chair of the Department of Psychological Science and Counseling and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach graduate level courses in general counseling, specialized child/adolescent counseling, and related undergraduate courses within the department totaling 18 credits per year.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with school counseling training partners

  • Maintain an active program of research and/or other professional activities.

    Mentor, advise, and supervise students within the Masters of Science in Counseling Program and the PSC department.

  • Actively participate in faculty meetings, departmental functions, and university service.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have:

    Doctoral degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, School Psychology, or Counselor Education with a child and/or adolescent specialization from a CACREP, MPCAC, or APA accredited program.

    Teaching experience in higher education preferred.

    HSPP or School Counseling licensure and experience beyond internship preferred.

    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, collaborative, and able to work independently with colleagues throughout the university and in the community.

    Demonstrated commitment to multicultural competence, evidence-based practices, high ethical standards, and community service/engagement.

    Involvement in state, regional, and/or national professional associations.

    Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Marian University.

    Marian University is located within 10 minutes of downtown Indianapolis, Marian University is one of the nation’s preeminent Catholic institutions of higher learning, and ranks in the Top 25 of US News & World Report’s list of Midwest Region colleges, as well as Money magazine’s list of Top 10 schools in Indiana “For Your Money”. Marian University was founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, and the Franciscan Values that the Sisters ingrained into the university’s culture are still prevalent today. The university has experienced tremendous growth in the past 10 years under the leadership of President Daniel J. Elsener, including the opening of the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 – the state’s first new medical school in 110 years. Marian University’s football team has captured the NAIA national championship in 2012 and 2015 in 9 years of existence. Marian University is also home to the most successful collegiate cycling program in the nation, which currently holds 46 national titles.

    The Department of Psychological Science and Counseling recently launched a Master of Science in Counseling Program (clinical mental health and school counseling tracks) and graduated the first counseling cohort in August, 2019.

    Review of applications will begin January 1st, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applications require the submission of:

    1. a letter of application

    2. current CV

    3. statement of teaching philosophy

    4. three letters of reference

    5. evidence of outstanding teaching and professional activities.

    All complete applications should be submitted electronically through [email protected].

    Marian University is An Equal Opportunity Employer




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    Posted: 11/14/2019
    Application Due: 3/28/2020
    Work Type: Full Time