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Assistant Professor, Counseling

Husson University
Bangor, ME, ME

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Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details


The Counseling program at Husson University located in Bangor, Maine, is seeking one or more full-time, core, ranked faculty members to begin in the Fall of 2024. Husson University seeks to recruit, employ, and retain a diverse faculty to create and support an inclusive learning community. Husson University is a small, private, not-for-profit University offering on-campus and online programs. It is located in beautiful and desirable Bangor, Maine. Bangor is a small city in the center of Maine with an international airport, a major hospital, five colleges and universities in the greater area, and easy access to the coast and the mountains of Maine.

Examples of Duties

Responsibilities include teaching core and specialty graduate courses in our CACREP accredited MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and MS in School Counseling programs. The successful candidate will serve a nine-month renewable contract and be eligible to work toward a multi-year contract. Primary responsibilities include teaching a graduate course load of nine credits per semester, with options to teach during summer sessions as well. Experience in teaching and serving within a CACREP program, expertise and practical experience in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and/or School Counseling is desired. The successful candidate may teach and/or supervise practicum students and teach internship as part of the teaching load. Responsibilities also include advising students in the programs and engaging in service and scholarship activities following the Boyer model. Recently approved by CACREP to offer online delivery of coursework in addition to face-to-face, the program will be developing online offerings in the near future.

Typical Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
Earned doctorate in counselor education, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program or a doctorate in a closely related field.
An applicant with a non-counselor education doctorate should have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one academic year prior to July 1, 2013.

Preferred Qualifications:
Evidence of excellence in teaching in counselor education
Familiarity with accreditation standards (CACREP) and assessment practices
Experience teaching practicum and internship
Licensed or license-eligible in clinical counseling and/or school counselor certification
Training and experience in supervision
Experience in developing online course delivery helpful

Supplemental Information

**This position is onsite/in-person. Opportunities for online teaching may be available.




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Mission Statement:

Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.

The University
Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.

We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.

Husson University dining hallWe have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)

Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.

Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.

And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.Husson University dining hall

If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.

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