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, Professor
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 tenure-track faculty position (9 months). Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: (1) teaching graduate level courses in school counseling and counselor education, (2) advising and supervising graduate level students in the program, (3) advising students in research, theses, and dissertations as appropriate to rank level, (4) making intern site visits, (5) participating in professional, program, department, college and university committees, (6) participating in research and publications specific to counseling. Teach a 3 course load in Fall; 3 course load in Spring.
Candidate will be expected to utilize technology and may periodically be assigned to teach an online course.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

Ph.D or Ed.D in Counselor Education from a CACREP institution is preferable.

Experience Required for the Position:

The candidate must be currently certified as a school counselor and have three years of experience. If candidate is certified in another state and offered the position, candidate must seek school counseling certification in Texas. Moreover, candidate must demonstrate ability to work in Texas schools (i.e. knowledge of Texas school laws, Texas Education Agency supervision policies and procedures). In addition, the candidate must be a licensed professional counselor or a licensed marriage and family therapist and seek licensure in Texas if licensed in another state. Candidate needs to provide evidence of effective interpersonal skills, as well as knowledge of CACREP school counselor training. It is preferred that the candidate has experience working with ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse populations.

Other Requirements for the Position:

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: 4/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time