Clinical Assistant Prof: Online Master of Education in Counseling Prog

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Assistant Professor/12-Mth

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Clinical Assistant Prof: Online Master of Education in Counseling Prog

Position Summary:

The William & Mary School of Education invites applications for a clinical, non-tenure eligible position in counselor education to start in the Fall 2021 semester. This is a full-time, twelve-month, position whose primary responsibility will consist of teaching in the online counselor education program. Courses in the online counseling program (with the exception of fieldwork) are taught over 7.5-week minimesters. The online counseling program includes concentrations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, and Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Military & Veterans Counseling.

This clinical assistant professor faculty position is part of the School Psychology and Counselor Education Department. The CACREP accredited Counselor Education program offers a Master of Education with concentrations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling; Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in either Addictions Counseling, Military & Veterans Counseling, or Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling; and School Counseling. The program also offers a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Counselor Education and Supervision.

Counselor Education Program Mission Statement:
The Counselor Education Program at William & Mary prepares professional counselors and counselor educators who represent diverse identities; serve local, national, and global communities; advocate for social justice and antiracist policies; and demonstrate exemplary practices.

Working remotely, the successful candidate will teach eight three-credit online courses in a calendar year (summer teaching responsibilities are included as this is a 12-month position). Responsibilities will also include student advisement, course development and maintenance, attending and assisting at residencies, synchronous teaching/meeting requirements, completion of required faculty trainings, and supporting departmental projects and accreditation (e.g., opportunities to engage in collaborative research projects are welcomed).

William & Mary, the nation’s second oldest academic institution, is a highly selective, medium- sized state university committed to excellence in the liberal arts and in graduate and professional education. The School of Education faculty maintain close connections with public schools and professional organizations and actively pursue involvement with externally funded grants. The School of Education is housed in a new state-of-the-art teaching facility. Further information about William & Mary, the School of Education, and the Counselor Education programs can be found at the following website:

Required Qualifications:

1.An earned doctorate from a CACREP-accredited Counselor Education & Supervision doctoral program by the time of appointment (August 2021);
2.A clear and well-articulated counselor educator identity;
3.Current state licensure and/or ability to obtain counseling licensure;
4.Direct experience in clinical mental health counseling or school counseling service delivery;
5.A minimum of two years of online graduate level teaching experience;
6.Commitment to issues of social justice advocacy and diversity; and,
7.Excellent communication, collaboration, organization, and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

1.Prior experience supervising master’s level counseling trainees in a mental health or school counseling setting;
2.Prior experience with CACREP accreditation and the 2016 Standards;
3.Substantial experience teaching in an online environment;
4.Experience developing online teaching content;
5.Credentialed or licensed as a counselor supervisor;
6.Prior experience in program coordination;
7.Prior experience in fieldwork coordination.


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Special Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin on May 6, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Materials received after the review date will be considered, if needed.

Application materials should include:
1.A cover letter explaining professional education, experience, and suitability for the position;
2.A full curriculum vita;
3.The names, addresses (including titles and institutions), telephone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references;
4.Letters of references upon request

Application materials should be addressed to the Co-Chairs of the Counselor Education Search Committee, Dr. Noelle St. Germain-Sehr and Dr. Jessica Martin, and will be accepted through our On-Line Application System at The majority of application correspondence will occur via this venue.

Background Check Statement:

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement:

William & Mary values diversity with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, class, school of thought, etc., and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Benefits Summary Statement:

FT, Quasi FT Positions: William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to:




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Posted: 4/6/2021
Application Due: 7/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time