James Madison University — Counseling Programs-Counselor Educator

The Counseling Programs at James Madison University (JMU) are seeking an exceptional Counselor Educator to join the award‐winning faculty in the Department of Graduate Psychology. Our programs include three CACREP‐accredited programs—Clinical Mental Health Counseling M.A./Ed.S, School Counseling M.Ed./Ed.S, and Counseling and Supervision PhD. The full‐time (10 month), tenure track position will start in August, 2022, and will be filled at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will help support the Counseling Programs as JMU moves toward R2 and National University status.

The College of Health and Behavioral Studies (CHBS) is working to identify and dismantle oppressive racist and discriminatory policies, practices, and processes while advancing inclusive excellence and promoting a culture in which every member can flourish. We are especially interested in qualified candidates with a demonstrated commitment toward building equitable and inclusive environments. Consider joining us in achieving our goal of continuing to grow as a diverse college that embodies an atmosphere of belonging.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include teaching two graduate courses each semester; chairing dissertation committees (3-6 additional course credits); and scholarship and service to the department. The successful candidate will also assist in infusing culturally-relevant and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion perspectives into the existing curriculum as well as developing new learning experiences. Although the specific area of scholarly and teaching emphasis is Clinical Mental Health Counseling, preference may be given to candidates who demonstrate a strong aptitude for scholarship and training in one or more of the following areas: advanced techniques, internship and practicum supervision, inter-professional primary and behavioral healthcare, rural mental health, or mental health and marginalized communities. Faculty research expectations are consistent with the department’s and JMU’s tenure and promotion expectations. The successful candidate will have opportunities to be involved integrally  in all the Counseling Programs, as well as opportunities for professional development and leadership roles. The successful candidate will share our philosophy that cultivating the personhood of the student-counselor is corollary to academic instruction. We therefore seek a candidate committed to joining and fostering a culture that promotes both the personal growth and professional development of our students. We encourage you to review the websites of all three of our programs for program goals, curriculum, and other details (https://psyc.jmu.edu/counseling/index.html).

Qualifications:
Candidates should have experience with clinical mental health counseling practice, supervision, and teaching. The successful applicant will possess a doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP‐accredited program; be a Licensed Professional Counselor, with the goal of obtaining Virginia licensure; and be able to document successful teaching and supervision within a master’s or doctoral program. A strong identity as a clinical mental health counselor educator with an interest in program leadership as well as teaching and mentoring students at the master’s and doctoral level is important. Evidence of strong clinical skills, as well as the ability to teach a variety of courses at the master’s and doctoral levels, is essential. We are especially interested in qualified candidates with a demonstrated commitment toward building equitable and inclusive environments.

All application documents should be submitted to JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number F1746, go to https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/10570. Salary shall be commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin 11/27/2021.

James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

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