Assistant Professor in Counselor Education

  • MidAmerica Nazarene University
  • Olathe, KS
  • Apr 08, 2021
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description

MidAmerica Nazarene University is seeking an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education to work within our mental health and marriage, couple, and family counseling tracks. The position is a full-time faculty appointment that will be eligible to teach in both our day and evening programs. The Counselor Education program is the largest in Kansas with 7 full-time faculty and over 180 students. The Counselor Education Department is housed in its own building with a full functioning clinic for the community as well as a play therapy center. The department is also in pursuit of adding a Ph.D. program.

Candidates for this position should be able to demonstrate a commitment to higher education delivered with a Christ-centered worldview, a strong commitment to the servant leadership model, and be able to successfully perform the following responsibilities.

Position Description: Assistant Professor/ Counselor Education Department

  • Teaches core or specialization courses
  • Supervises students
  • Participates in scholarly activities
  • Serve on Departmental and University committees
  • Works collegially with departmental and cross-campus faculty

Desired Qualifications: Each candidate should meet the following qualifications.

  • A doctorate in Counselor Education or a closely related field (CACREP program preferred).
  • Experience in either mental health or marriage, couple, and family counseling.
  • A record of successful experience in higher education and/or other educational environments
  • Eligible for licensure as a counselor in Kansas
  • A track record as a collaborative, servant-driven leader with outstanding written, oral, and interpersonal skills

Compensation: The successful candidate will be awarded an 11-month contract with full benefits including retirement, health insurance, and dental insurance. Salary will be highly competitive with similar positions at peer institutions.

Application: Apply online at: Assistant Professor in Counselor Education.  Interested individuals who meet the criteria outlined above should submit all the following documentation to be considered for the position:

  • Complete Curriculum Vita
  • Copies of transcripts from all universities attended (scan and attach)
  • Statement of faith, including personal faith history and a vision for integrating faith and learning in higher education (2 pages maximum) - a guideline for the Statement of Faith is found at the following website: Statement of Faith.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

MidAmerica is very much interested in reviewing applications from qualified members of traditionally underrepresented groups in America, including women and racial and ethnic minorities. All qualified candidates who self-identify with one of these groups will be provided at least a telephone interview.

MidAmerica Nazarene University policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion,* age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected class in the recruitment and admission of students, in the hiring process, during employment, and in the operation of all university programs, activities, and services. Read the university's full Non-Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement at

*Christian faith and employment at MidAmerica Nazarene University: MidAmerica Nazarene University is an expression of the Church of the Nazarene. It reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Section 702-703, U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964). Preferred candidates demonstrate a strong commitment to the Christian faith, active participation in a local church, and a philosophy of Christian higher education consistent with the Wesleyan tradition.

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