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Assistant/Associate Professor of Counsel Education - School Counseling (Tenure-Track)

University of Lynchburg
Lynchburg, Virginia
Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and educational credentials.

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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

The College of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling at the University of Lynchburg invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Counseling Education in School Counseling. This appointment will begin July 1, 2023.

We seek a colleague who is committed to excellence in teaching, supervision, and the continuous improvement of our program. We are seeking candidates with experience and knowledge in counseling education with an emphasis in school counseling with experience in K-12 public school settings.

Work Remotely: No

Position responsibilities:

  • Teach graduate courses focusing primarily on school counseling with possible instructional focus on clinical mental health counseling.
  • Advise and provide guidance to the school counseling graduate students.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships (within area school divisions and in the community).
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team.
  • Coordinate school division placements for Practicum and Internship students.
  • Supervise school counseling clinical experiences.
  • Provide support in making sure our program meets all requirements of the state, CAEP, and CACREP.
  • Provide data tracking for school counseling program and student development and progress
  • Participate in program, college, and university-wide committees.
  • Ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
  • Participate in community networking, public relations, and recruitment.
  • Other duties include student advising, scholarly activity, and service to the campus and community.


Required Qualifications/Education:

  • An earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited program; ABD may be considered based on the degree completion date.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in a K-12 public school, with school counseling experience.
  • Experience in teaching graduate-level counseling and related courses.
  • Experience with clinical supervision.
  • Knowledge of inclusion, equity, collaboration, assessment, and evidence-based instructional practices.
  • Experience with school or community partnerships.
  • Evidence of potential for service and scholarly productivity in the field.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional counselor licensure or licensure eligibility in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Experience with CACREP and CAEP accreditation.
  • Evidence of service and scholarship in the field.


  • Generous sick time and family leave, comprehensive insurance (medical, dental, vision, etc.), retirement plans, flexible spending account, tuition remission, life and long-term disability insurance, and more. Learn more about employee benefits at the University of Lynchburg.

Teaching Load:

  • The normal teaching load is 24 credit hours per academic year (fall and spring).

Physical Demands:

  • Prolonged periods standing or sitting at a desk.


University's website:


We seek candidates who are committed to the University of Lynchburg’s efforts to create an environment that fosters a student-centered environment, develops the breadth of knowledge associated with liberal education, respects and supports diversity, equity, and inclusion, values and celebrates diverse faith traditions, and sustains close working relationships among faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community partners.

Application Materials:

Interested candidates should submit all requested information and material on Human Resources Jobs Page

1. Cover Letter

2. Curriculum Vita

3. Teaching Philosophy Statement

4. Diversity and Inclusion Statement outlining how you approach diversity and inclusion in your work as a Counselor Educator

5. Graduate Transcripts

6. Contact information for three professional references

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received before May 15, 2023. Review of applications and materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary, rank, and tenure track status are commensurate with experience and educational credentials. The selected candidate must successfully complete a background check that is satisfactory to the University.

The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community. The University of Lynchburg is an equal-opportunity employer.


The University of Lynchburg is a comprehensive, independent institution that offers distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs reflecting a commitment to teaching and learning, scholarship, and service to the broader community. As a student-centered university, Lynchburg is one of 40 institutions included in the book "Colleges That Change Lives."

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia, the University of Lynchburg is located on a 250 acre campus. Undergraduates number approximately 2,000 students in 40 majors, and graduate programs serve 650 students through 16 master's degrees and three doctoral programs.

The strategic plan, Vision 2020, supports the dynamic campus atmosphere by enhancing student engagement in the classroom, active learning, integrated co-curricular activities including Division III athletics, and alumni connections.

Founded in 1903, the University of Lynchburg is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and welcomes people of all beliefs. In the fall of 2018, the institution will became the University of Lynchburg. See http:

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