Assistant/Associate Professor, School Counseling - Department of Counseling and Human Services

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Oct 07, 2020
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Scranton Counseling and Human Services (CHS) department invites applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position starting in August, 2021. The Counseling and Human Services (CHS) Department is home to a CSHSE accredited undergraduate program in Counseling and Human Services, three CACREP accredited master’s degree programs (Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, and School Counseling), and two Advanced Certificates of Graduate study (Professional Counseling and Applied Behavior Analysis). The department aims to recruit applicants from diverse backgrounds with a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, service, and dedication to students’ professional development.

This position is for a Counselor Educator and Program Director with primary responsibilities in the CACREP accredited School Counseling Program. The successful candidate will also have the ability to teach core courses in appraisal, social and cultural counseling, and the supervision of counselors in training in practicum and internship. Responsibilities include a 21-credit hour workload, research and publication, all levels of service, and student advisement/mentoring.  A background in program assessment and evaluation as well as interest in teaching clinical courses are desirable. Excellence in teaching, pursuit of an active research agenda, and professional, campus, and community service are necessary for promotion and tenure.

Applicants should have an earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program (Note: ABD with completion by June, 2021 will be considered), possession of, or eligibility for, additional credentials (e.g., NCC, LPC, ACS). Ideal applicants will also have leadership experience and a proven track record of work with school counseling initiatives. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Kevin Wilkerson Chair (570-941-6649 and email [email protected]). You may also contact Dr. Lori Bruch at [email protected]

The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding.  All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at

The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs.  The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from diverse candidates. Please see our website at for our full non-discrimination statement. 

The University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the University; where the environment is welcoming, respectful of freedom of expression and dedicated to social justice, cultural competence and the value of diversity.  All applicants are required to provide a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs their pedagogy. 

Complete applications logged by January 4, 2021 will be assured full review. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Apply online at Please submit a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three references who can directly address applicant's competencies and potential in the above specified areas. Applicants are also encouraged to submit, if applicable, copies of representative publications and sample course evaluations.

For further information about the Counseling and Human Services Department, visit our web page at

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