Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling

University of Wisconsin Stout
Indian, ME
Closing date
Dec 2, 2022

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JOB TITLE: Assistant Professor - Clinical Mental Health Counseling


A tenure track, full-time, 9-month academic year faculty position is available with an anticipated position start date as early as May 30, 2023 and no later than August 21, 2023. This position is in the CACREP-accredited Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate program within the Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Human Services at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. We are seeking a team member that is passionate and committed to teaching as well as promoting the development of an equitable and inclusive environment.


  • Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited program OR Doctorate from a similar field with experience as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013. Consideration will be given to candidates who are ABD, although doctorate must be completed within one year of the contract start date.
  • Must have or be eligible for full licensure (LPC) in the state of Wisconsin.
  • Interest in advancing student learning in the area of Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
  • Demonstrated success working with diverse stakeholders

Highly Desired
  • Two years of employment post clinical practicums and internships in the mental health counseling field.
  • Successful experience teaching graduate level courses and assisting with counselor skill development.
  • Special interest in conducting clinical supervision for students in practicum and internship and investment in teaching/pedagogy.
  • A record of professional and scholarly productivity.
  • Demonstrated intercultural competence and an understanding of the impact on the student experience.


The successful applicant will teach graduate level courses, which may include but are not limited to assessment and testing, research methods, and engage in supervision of practicums and internships. A full-time teaching load for a faculty member is 12 credits per semester. Summer teaching is likely though it will depend on course availability. Faculty members use a variety of instructional technology including blended and distance learning applications. The teaching assignment will depend on the department's needs and the expertise of the new faculty member. The position will serve graduate students in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Psychology, School Counseling (K-12), and Rehabilitation Counseling. Faculty members are expected to participate in faculty governance, curriculum development, recruitment, student advisement, scholarly research, and professional service activities. As a member of the faculty, the successful candidate will also provide academic advisement as needed and participate in assessment of student learning. This includes contributing to academic program assessment and continuous improvement processes, in collaboration with other faculty and staff.


The Counseling, Rehabilitation and Human Services Department is characterized by committed student-centered professionals who focus on teaching in a collaborative, interdisciplinary, and participatory work environment. Our newly developed department consists of five graduate level programs including Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, School Counseling, School Psychology, and Marriage and Family Therapy, along with three undergraduate programs in Criminal Justice and Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Services, and Human Development and Family Studies. Candidates who have experience and an interest in fostering an inclusive environment are strongly encouraged to apply. Collaborative relationships and inclusion are valued in this department.


An innovative leader within the University of Wisconsin System, the University of Wisconsin-Stout offers an unparalleled career-focused education that integrates applied learning, theory and research and real-world experiences to prepare our students for the future. At UW-Stout, our students think and do from day one, and we're proud to produce lifelong learners, ethical leaders and responsible citizens who succeed in a global society.  

UW-Stout is recognized nationwide for its operational excellence. We were the first and remain the only four-year public higher education institution in the nation to receive the Malcolm Baldrige Award, and we are dedicated to a process-improvement model that leverages the power of data and the value of our people. We believe in critical thinking and fact-informed decision making. We pursue sustainability in form and function and collaborate across campus and with our partners to solve problems in industry and society. Providing an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment for our faculty, staff and students to live, learn and work is a top priority.

We offer 47 undergraduate, 21 masters and 3 advanced programs and more than 30 certificate options in Art, Design & Graphics; Business & Management; Education; Human & Social Sciences; Information Technology & Communications; and Science, Engineering & Math. Our first-class digital infrastructure and learning environments provide our nearly 8,000 students with every avenue to explore and personalize their success. We invest in people who share our vision to advance our position as Wisconsin's only Polytechnic University and as a regional, national and international leader in higher education.  

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University of Wisconsin-Stout is located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, a community an hour east of Minneapolis-St. Paul. A pillar of Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley and recognized as one of the best small towns in America, Menomonie provides an idyllic combination of natural beauty, outdoor recreation, boutiques and arts and culture with access to a metropolitan area. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit:


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan, demonstrating our commitment to the diverse needs of our employees.

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All qualified candidates meeting application requirements will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.

Employment is contingent upon the completion of a criminal background check and being cleared to work by the Human Resources Office. Employment is also contingent upon the final candidate passing reference checks and an essential job function test, as applicable. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor(s) questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit:


Applications received by end of day, January 8th, 2023 are ensured full consideration. Applications submitted after January 8th, 2023 may be reviewed at the discretion of the search committee.

To apply, click on the APPLY button or go to:

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter (*See below) Inclusivity Statement (**See below) Teaching Philosophy Curriculum vitae Unofficial copies of graduate transcripts (official transcripts required at time of hire) Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references

* Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the Minimum/Required Qualifications for this position as listed above. For each required qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.

**Equity, diversity and inclusion are important to the mission of UW-Stout. Please provide a one-page or less statement demonstrating your past/present work, volunteer, and lived experience in this regard and how you envision carrying that experience into your work at UW-Stout.

Applicants must complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at:

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual's disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:

Search Chair: John Klem

Phone: (715) 232-1303


If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all the required application materials, please contact:

Search Coordinator: Julie Harmon

Phone: (715) 232-2125

Email :

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