Assistant/Associate Professor of Counselor Education

Job description

Position Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Counselor Education




Assistant or Associate Professor

FLSA status:


Hiring Salary:

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type:

Full-Time Tenure Track


College of Education


Dept of Counselor Education

Open Date:



Contact Name:

Dr. Seth Olson


Department Chair
Department of Counselor Education
Box 2119
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:

[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position (9 month). The Department of Counselor Education offers two master’s degrees, an M.A. in Counseling with two areas – Clinical Mental Health Counseling or Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling and an M.Ed. in School Counseling. The department also offers a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and an undergraduate minor in Human Services. This position will direct two training clinics for the department and will work very closely with department chair. This position will lead and coordinate strategic planning and curriculum development for the department; coordinate accreditation and program approval initiatives; teach a three course load in Fall and three course load in Spring. Provide service to the university, community, and profession; actively participate in student recruitment.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited doctoral program.

Experience Required for the Position:

The candidate must have multiple years experience managing counselor education training clinics, working in agency settings, and considerable knowledge of telehealth policies. The candidate must have experience in the following; university teaching and serving in a leadership role in higher education. The candidate must have a strong record of scholarly productivity. The candidate must have a strong knowledge of CACREP accreditation.

Other Requirements for the Position:

The candidate must be a licensed professional counselor and or a licensed marriage and family therapist. If candidate is licensed in another state and offered the position, candidate must seek licensure in Texas. It is preferred that the candidate has experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations.

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated e-mail reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Open Until Filled:


EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 6/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time