Clinical Assistant Professor of Counseling
Job posting number: #7085288
Posted: September 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Description
Faculty in the Department of Counseling & Human Services (CHS) at Old Dominion University (ODU) seek a competent and highly qualified Clinical Assistant Professor to provide leadership in our Master’s in Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling programs and teach counseling skills and related courses. The successful candidate should have higher education administrative experience, have taught graduate-level counseling courses, and have competent research skills to be a member of dissertation committees. Old Dominion University is a minority-serving institution, and the ODU student body and surrounding community is highly diverse in terms of age, gender identity, culture, race, ethnicity/nationality, ability status, religion, personal beliefs, military-affiliation, sexual-affective identity, and socioeconomic background. Successful candidates will have a demonstrably strong background in affirming diversity and inclusion as evidenced by professional affiliations, accomplishments, publications, and/or by documented experience working with diverse populations. Candidates from minoritized or underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must hold a doctorate in counselor education, or a closely-related field, by the position start date; doctoral degrees from a CACREP-accredited program are preferred. Candidates also must be licensed or license-eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia as an LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) and/or school counselor. Candidates with at least 3 years of higher education administrative experience and two years of teaching experience are preferred. This is a 10-month appointment and will report to the CHS department chair.
Type of Recruitment General Public
Type of Recruitment General Public
Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities
Experience as an administrator in higher education (e.g., program director or coordinator)
Experience teaching graduate-level counseling courses
Knowledge of and ability to teach counseling and advanced counseling skills
Competent research skills (e.g., able to effectively be a member of dissertation committees)
Background in affirming diversity, inclusion, and social justice
Doctorate in counseling or counselor education
Minimum Qualifications - Education or training
Doctorate in counselor education or closely related field from a regionally accredited university.
Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification
License-eligible as a Licensed Professional Counselor and/or School Counselor in Commonwealth of Virginia.
Doctorate from a CACREP-accredited counselor education program
Three years of higher education administrative experience
Two years of teaching in a graduate counseling program
Experience teaching basic and advanced counseling skills courses
Previous experience as a graduate program director
Experience as a member of dissertation committees
Conditions of Employment
In accordance with Executive Directive #18 issued by Governor Ralph Northam effective September 1, 2021, all Old Dominion University employees who enter the workplace or work remotely must disclose their vaccine status to the designated university personnel. Employees who are not fully vaccinated or who refuse to disclose their current vaccine status, must undergo weekly COVID-19 testing and disclose weekly the results of those tests to designated university personnel.