Specialist Professor, Professional Counseling

  • Monmouth University
  • West Long Branch, NJ
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description

 Monmouth University

Specialist Professor, Professional Counseling


Department: Professional Counseling

Position Summary:
Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Specialist Professor in the Professional Counseling department. This position is for the 2022-2023 academic year and is a two-year appointment with the possibility of subsequent multi-year reappointments. Applications received by July 25, 2022 will receive fullest consideration. This search will remain open until filled.

The graduate programs in the Department of Professional Counseling aim to develop mental health professionals who can effectively address issues of wellness, personal growth, and pathology for the benefit of a diverse population of clients. The department offers two distinct graduate degree options: The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling prepares students for licensure as Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC). This 60-credit program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

This program satisfies the academic requirements for the LPC by providing course work in the core areas required for licensure. The Master of Arts in Addiction Studies prepares students for licensure as Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LCADC). This 33-credit track is accredited by the National Addiction Studies Accreditation Committee (NASAC). This program satisfies the academic requirements for the LCADC by providing course work in the core areas required for licensure. The Graduate Certificate in Professional Counseling is a twelve-to-eighteen-credit program designed for students who are completing or have completed a CACREP-accredited Master's degree in counseling and are in need of additional credits to complete the educational requirements of the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) licensure in NJ. Our graduates are expected to contribute to and be leaders in their field through practice, education, and professional excellence.

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Doctoral degree, ABD candidates may be considered with degree completion expected by date of employment

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:
An earned doctorate in counselor education and supervision, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program. Licensed, or license-eligible, as a Professional Counselor (LPC) in New Jersey.

Evidence of ability to teach core courses in a graduate counseling program. Demonstrated, or substantial promise of effectiveness as a teacher, student advisor and academic leader. Demonstrated competence in scholarly work and focus on professional growth consistent with expectations of tenure-track academic positions. Ability to work constructively with members of the University community. Evidence of work with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications:
Specialization in alcohol and drug counseling. Family and couples counseling and human sexuality experience also preferred and/or any unique specialty area.

Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.

Posting Date: 07/12/2022
Closing Date:

Located along New Jerseys northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,400 students in 61 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including four doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The Universitys dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouths faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The Universitys 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Parks legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community. Enjoy Red Banks lively theater and dining hub and Long Branchs redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Reports "Best Colleges," The Princeton Reviews "The Best 387 Colleges," and Money magazines "Best Colleges for Your Money."

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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