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Tenure-Track, Assistant/Associate Professor; Clinical Mental Health Counseling

University of North Alabama
Florence, AL
Closing date
Feb 15, 2024

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The University of North Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Counselor Education to teach Master's level core counseling courses in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling Programs. Appointment begin date is Fall of 2024. Courses are offered weekdays during the late afternoon and in the evening, primarily in a traditional format, and summer teaching is typically available. Potential courses may include Crisis Intervention in Counseling, Contemporary Practices in CMHC, Group Counseling, Social and Cultural Diversity, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Counseling, Research Methods & Program Evaluation in Counseling, Internship, and Practicum. Application review will begin on February 19, 2024 and continue until the position has been filled.Responsibilities include teaching master's level core counseling courses and providing advising to selected students. Additional responsibilities include: Supervise, advise, mentor, and recruit students; participate in the enhancement of university and community relationships; assist with curriculum development and accreditation planning; engage in scholarly activities; and serve on departmental, college, and university committees.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities include: A commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students; potential for excellence in instruction; evidence of potential for achievement in scholarly activities; a record of participation in professional organizations; and a commitment to addressing the counseling needs of diverse populations.An earned doctorate in Counselor Education (preferably from a CACREP-accredited institution) is required; Experience in the area of clinical mental health counseling is required; current licensure in, or the eligibility to be licensed as, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Alabama is preferred; Licensure as a supervisory counselor (LPC-S) or equivalent is preferred; National Certified Counselor designation is preferred; Professional identity as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor required; College/university teaching experience is preferred; Experience in curriculum development, accreditation, and/or program planning is preferred.Please be prepared to upload a cover letter and resume/CV at the time of application, as well as provide contact information for at least three professional references. In addition, this position requires submission of a one-page diversity statement, the details of which may be found here -

Transcripts for the highest degree attained are required for a complete application packet. Official transcripts for the highest degree attained are required of the successful candidate, but unofficial copies will be accepted for the application process. If any of your graduate hours in the relevant teaching discipline are taken from a degree(s) that is not your highest attained, an official transcript of that degree(s) must also be submitted. Electronic copies, if available, of unofficial transcripts may be attached under the attachment headings of Unofficial Transcript 1, Unofficial Transcript 2, etc. Electronic copies of unofficial/official transcripts may also be requested to be sent to Official transcripts must be sent directly to HR from the issuing school via email to be considered official. Transcripts with a designation of "Issued to Student", or with the student name listed as the recipient will not be considered official. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate prior to the start date of the appointment, but unofficial copies will be accepted for the application process.

The diversity statement and transcripts must be uploaded in the application section as SUPPLEMENTAL ATTACHMENTS. The supplemental attachment link will only appear after the required attachments of cover letter and resume/CV have been uploaded.

If you have previously worked at UNA as an adjunct or faculty member and your transcripts are already on file, please email and ask that they be moved to your completed application for this position. Applications submitted without supplemental attachments will be considered incomplete and non-viable. For questions, please email or call 256-765-4291 and select option #2. Selecting an option other than #2 may result in a delayed response.

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