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Assistant Professor - M.Ed. Counseling (Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program)

The M.Ed. Counseling Program at Stephens College is seeking exceptional and experienced candidates for an Assistant Professor, 9-month, non-tenure track position for the School Counseling Program. The M.Ed. Counseling Program offers emphasis tracks in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling, with a current enrollment of over 115 students. The curriculum is offered primarily in-class, during the evenings. Stephens College is committed to pursuing accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and is actively seeking faculty to fulfill core roles for this program. Appointment will begin in August 2018.

Major/Essential Job Duties

  • Teaching graduate courses in core counseling areas
  • Providing clinical supervision to students in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling track
  • Developing and implementing a program-relevant scholarship agenda
  • Providing service to the College community at multiple levels
  • Maintaining active participation/membership in relevant professional activities/associations
  • Assisting with the CACREP accreditation process and development of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling track
  • Providing academic advising to graduate students

Stephens College is committed to the promotion of diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Candidates should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential applications to pedagogy, programming, and service activity.

The successful candidate will possess strong teaching and counseling skills, and demonstrate personal awareness of the role of counselor educator. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of the application of CACREP accreditation standards.

Required Education and Experience

  • Doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program.
  • Experience teaching at the graduate level
  • Record of, or documented potential for, research and publication at the state, regional, national, or international level
  • Background in School Counseling
  • Experience with the application of CACREP accreditation standards

Stephens College offers excellent benefits, including vacation/holiday/sick pay, health/dental/life insurance, tuition waiver and College-paid retirement plan.

Stephens College is a women's college proudly located in Columbia, Missouri, home to a flagship public university and two private colleges. Since its founding in 1833, Stephens has been offering innovative, career-focused programs grounded in the liberal arts with a focus on creative arts and health sciences. The faculty take a hands-on, experiential approach to education, making sure students get both quality

classroom instruction and external work experiences that complement their coursework. Graduates are prepared to become leaders and innovators in a rapidly changing world. Stephens also provides graduate, online and certificate programs to women and men as part of its commitment to lifelong learning.

The College community prides itself on fostering a close-knit faculty atmosphere and on providing a welcoming, learning-centered environment for students. The learning community is distinguished by small classes, close engagement with faculty, intellectual rigor and vibrant programs of study that reflect the College's mission of Learn. Grow. Lead. Stephens College contributes to the vibrant social and cultural climate that makes Columbia, Missouri such a desirable place to live. Columbia was rated as #33 in the Top 100 Best Places to Live as rated by, and as the #21 Best Cities to Live in America by

The M.Ed. Counseling program has a vision of training counselors that strive to be lifelong learners who recognize the possibility for growth in all humans, and who are leaders in the field of counseling. The mission of the M.Ed. Counseling Program is to prepare socially conscious and multiculturally competent counselors through the delivery of a comprehensive counselor education program that focuses on sound relational skills, comprehensive theoretical knowledge base, strong counselor identity, and social justice. Graduates of the M.Ed. Counseling Program are prepared to work with diverse clientele in schools and community agencies. We uphold The Ten Ideals of Stephens College and use them to assess counselor dispositions.

To Apply: The Stephens College online application form must be completed and submitted via email attachment with a current curriculum vitae, a list of three references with contact information, a cover letter that describes how the applicant's qualifications and experience align with the job description, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

Electronic application:

CV, cover letter and reference materials should be submitted to: [email protected] or Stephens College, Human Resources, 1200 E. Broadway, Columbia, MO. 65215

Review of applications will begin on March 30th and will continue until the position is filled. Starting date is August 2018. Employment will require a criminal background check.

EOE. A diverse community on campus is valued, so women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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