Assistant Teaching Professor in Counseling and Counselor Education

Job description

Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment :


Working Title:

Assistant Teaching Professor in Counseling and Counselor Education

Anticipated Hiring Range:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Work Schedule:

Varies based on teaching schedule and other commitments

Job Location:

Raleigh, NC

Department :

Educational Leadership, Policy & Human Development

About the Department:

The NC State College of Education leads the way in North Carolina in preparing professionals, conducting research, and engaging communities to improve educational outcomes for all learners across the state and beyond. With two-thirds of its faculty grant active and over 120 funded research projects totaling over $90-plus million, the college ranks No. 1 in education research productivity in North Carolina and among the Top 5% of colleges of education in the nation. During the 2018-2019 fiscal year, the faculty had half of their proposals funded and brought in over $30 million in new funded research. They address society’s most pressing educational challenges and convert their research to action and innovative solutions that transform teaching and learning environments across the lifespan, with particular strengths in improving technology-enhanced learning and teaching in STEM education and literacy; anti-racism education, increasing diversity, equity and access in education; and innovating leadership development.

The college is composed of three academic departments: Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education; and Teacher Education and Learning Sciences, with approximately 124 faculty members and 92 support and professional staff. The college’s 1,700 undergraduate and graduate students study across 60-plus degree programs that deliver highly-engaged and personalized academic experiences that prepare them to lead in the field of education. The college is also home to the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the proposed Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research.

The Department of Education Leadership, Policy, and Human Development with more than 850 students and 44 full-time faculty members, offers graduate programs in Adult, Workforce and Continuing Professional Education Counselor Education; Educational Leadership; Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis; and Higher Education. The Department emphasizes exemplary scholarship, teaching, and service in the context of a university education and has a vibrant research culture that inspires and guides students through teaching, advising, and dissertation supervision. As researchers and teachers, the faculty explore complex and pressing contemporary issues and problems facing education and society with a view toward solutions that will make a real, positive difference for students and higher education institutions.

Essential Job Duties:

The Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development (ELPHD) invites applications for two Assistant Teaching Professors in Counseling and Counselor Education. The candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. These are renewable three-year appointments with a teaching load to include graduate courses and internship supervision, specifically courses and internships that prepare students for clinical work. We are seeking multicultural and social justice counseling competent counselors and counselor educators with experience and advanced skills in counseling, advising, supervision, coordination, administration, organization, technology, and adherence to CACREP standards.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach courses and supervise master’s and doctoral students within the Counseling Education program;
  • Provide support for on-campus, online, and distance education components of the certificate, masters and doctoral programs in counselor education;
  • Coordination of practicum and internship placements for on campus and online students; planning, coordination, and facilitation of practicum and internship orientation;
  • Advise and mentor graduate students in program and clinical development;
    Improve counseling education with transformative teaching and community engagement;
  • Provide service to the program area, department, college, university, and professional organizations;
  • Participate in outreach and engagement for department and college initiatives with underserved communities and high needs areas and engage with stakeholders across the state of North Carolina;
  • Contribute to the overall departmental and college missions through research, teaching, extension and service.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Creating syllabi prior to the first class; teaching each class section;
  • Grading assignments, providing written feedback to students in a timely fashion, and determining final course grade;
  • Holding office hours;
  • Serving on student admission committees for masters and doctoral programs;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with practicum and internship sites;
  • Assist with clinical evaluation of students and program assessment;
  • Assist with clinical program compliance to CACREP, graduate school, and licensure standards; maintaining practicum and internship handbook and forms.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.

Other Required Qualifications:

  • A demonstrated commitment to anti-racism, diversity, social justice, and collaboration.
  • Scholarship and successful record of teaching and scholarship in Clinical Mental Health Counselor Education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Related certifications in clinical mental health counseling and/or college counseling settings and experience teaching in those settings.
  • Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor is preferred (LCMHC or LCMHC-S).
  • Evidence of successful leadership in the field and collaboration with faculty colleagues and community partners locally.

Required License(s) or Certification(s):


Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Anticipated Close Date:

Open Until Filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach curriculum vitae/resume, a cover letter including a statement regarding the candidate’s demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and contact information for three professional references.

Position Number:


Position Type:

Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):

1.00 FTE


9 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Non Mandatory - Emergency Event

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department ID:

131601 - Educational Leadership, Policy & Human Development


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/14/2021
Application Due: 3/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time