Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling 2822

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Pembroke, NC 28372, USA
  • Oct 20, 2021
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education) Social & Behavioral Sciences

Job Description


Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling 2822

Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Counseling
Working Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling 2822
Vacancy Type: Tenure Track Faculty

FTE: 1
Salary Range: Commensurate upon Education and Experience
Hiring Range: Commensurate upon Education and Experience
Position #: 2822
FLSA Status: Exempt
Months per Year: 9
Work Schedule:
Work Schedule Type:

Primary Purpose of Organization Unit:
Department of Counseling

Primary Purpose of Position:
This is a tenure-track position with the primary purpose of teaching master-level counselor education courses, as well as engaging in service and scholarship.

Job Description:
Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging--a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university's mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, School of Education seeks a qualified candidate for a tenure-track clinical mental health counseling faculty position in the Department of Counseling beginning August 2022.

The successful candidate will teach core and specialty graduate-level counseling courses in the Department of Counseling. Classes are generally held in the evenings and offered in face to face, hybrid, and online formats. Additional responsibilities include student advisement and mentoring, serving on program, department, and university committees, service to the community, and scholarly activity.

The Department offers two CACREP-accredited graduate degrees in counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Professional School Counseling. The Department includes an active, dynamic faculty and serves a diverse student population.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Min T/E Requirements:
An earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from a program that was CACREP-Accredited at time of graduation is required; licensure as a clinical mental health counselor (associate considered) in North Carolina or licensure eligible at time of employment required.

Management Preference:
Prior teaching experience in higher education, strong research interest in clinical mental health counseling, and/or professional clinical mental health counseling experience are preferred.

Lic or Certifications Required by Statute or Regulation: Licensure as a clinical mental health counselor (associate considered) in North Carolina or licensure eligible at time of employment and experience with graduate teaching and supervision.

Application Details

Job Opening Date: 10/15/2021
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Posting Category: Faculty
Posting Number: EPA00596

Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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