Overview

The Department of Counseling, Educational Leadership, and School Psychology (CEP) at Rhode Island College invites candidates to join a collegial department to direct and teach in a graduate level school counseling program in a well-regarded regional institution. Become part of a forward-looking department with great traditions and dynamic culture. The Greater Providence metropolitan area offers easy access to the East Coast cultural centers, ocean shore, parks and forests, and many options for urban or suburban life styles.

The Feinstein School of Education and Human Development (FSEHD) is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE) and approved by the Rhode Island Department of Education to provide programs that prepare education and human service professionals for careers in school and community settings. The mission of the Department of graduate studies in Counseling, Educational Leadership and School Psychology (CEP) is to prepare graduate students who positively impact lives of and opportunities for individuals, families, schools, and communities. Through interdisciplinary collaboration, community partnerships and excellence in teaching and scholarship, the CEP faculty foster the development of reflective practitioners. Two programs within the department are nationally accredited – MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CACREP) and CAGS School Psychology (NASP). Graduates are educators and human service professionals prepared to conduct ethical, culturally competent and evidence-based practice and are able to influence systemic change.

Established in 1854, Rhode Island College is a comprehensive mid-size institution of approximately 9,000 students. The 180-acre campus is located in beautiful, historic Providence, Rhode Island’s capital, with proximity to the academic and cultural resources of Boston and New York City.

Required qualifications include: Advanced degree in counselor education or related field in counseling. Counseling/work experience in school settings.

Preferred qualifications: Doctorate degree in counselor education or related field in counseling, college teaching experience, professional experience in higher education curriculum design, program development and direction. Licensed/license-eligible as a professional counselor, graduate of a Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accredited program.

This position is open until filled.