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Assistant Professor of Counselor Education

Texas A&M University-San Antonio
San Antonio TAMUSA

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Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-09-15
Req: R-037982
Job Title

Assistant Professor of Counselor Education


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Department Of Counseling, Health & Kinesiology

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Department of Counseling, Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University- San Antonio invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Counselor Education to begin Fall 2022. Applicants must be certified in School Counseling and have a minimum of two years of experience as a professional school counselor. The School Counseling program is seeking CACREP-accreditation and emphasizes culturally-responsive and evidence-based practice and the preparation of practitioners for a wide variety of school settings.

The position requires teaching graduate classes in the counseling program, supervising practicum students, maintaining an active research agenda, scholarly publication and presentation, collaborating with community partners, advising and mentoring of students, and participating in national professional organizations and university and college committees.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Earned doctorate in counselor education, from a CACREP-accredited program or related degree if employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year prior to July 1, 2013

  • 18 graduate hours in each field in which candidate will teach

  • Eligible for certification as a school counselor in Texas

  • A minimum of two years of experience as a Professional School Counselor in a public school setting

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Evidence of commitment to the professional field of school counseling and counselor education, demonstrated by membership in state, regional, and/or national counseling associations

  • Evidence of scholarly potential/productivity

  • Experience working with culturally diverse populations

Preferred Experience

  • Working knowledge of Texas Model for Comprehensive School Counseling Programs and ASCA National Model

  • Teaching experience in minority or Hispanic-serving institutions of higher education including advising and supervising graduate students

  • Active certification as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), or Professional School Counselor (PSC)

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The position is a nine-month tenure-track appointment with the possibility of summer teaching. The anticipated date of appointment is August 17, 2022. The University offers an excellent benefits package including healthcare and retirement. The state of Texas has no state income tax and the San Antonio area features both a rich history and rapid growth in Texas that has created a vibrant culture and wonderful place to live.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Applications will require a cover letter, personal statements of teaching, research, and service, a curriculum vita, contact information for 3 professional references, and unofficial transcripts. Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, three original letters of recommendation and official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required.

The application portal can be found here to upload these materials:

Please direct any inquiries regarding the position to the search committee chair

Michael Moyer, PhD, LPC-S

Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Department of Counseling, Health, and Kinesiology

214D Classroom Hall

San Antonio, TX 78224


Application Instructions:

Please make sure to provide the following documents:

  • Application

  • CV

  • Cover letter

  • Personal statement of teaching, research & service

  • Contact information for 3 professional references

For detailed instructions on how to apply for any position on our website, please use the following link:

Summary of Employee Benefits:

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


TAMUSA pic1Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is a contemporary university that reflects the diverse and heritage-rich community it serves. Founded as the first upper-division institution of higher education in South San Antonio in 2009, A&M-SA today is a comprehensive four-year university offering high-quality, affordable education.

From fall 2008 to fall 2017, enrollment has grown 340 percent. The University currently serves nearly 6,500 students and has graduated more than 8,000 alumni. The student body is 60 percent female and 72 percent Hispanic. Approximately 77 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.

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Through the University’s 26 undergraduate degrees and 13 graduate degrees, students can pursue a wide variety of in-demand fields, such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology. A&M-SA equips students with the knowledge, marketable skills and high-impact educational experiences that prepare them for rewarding careers, responsible global citizenship and lifelong learning.

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Fast Facts:

  • A&M-SA offers the lowest undergraduate tuition among four-year universities in San Antonio: $8,216 average cost per year (tuition and fees for spring and fall semesters for 15 credit hours/semester)
  • A&M-SA is a Military EmbracingTM university; 1 in 6 of our students is military connected (veterans, active-duty, spouses or dependents)
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  • 20:1 student to teacher ratio


Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, call 404-679-4500 or visit for questions about the accreditation of A&M-SA.

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