The Department of Education at West Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenure-track teaching position as Assistant Professor of School Counseling and School Counseling Program Chair. Position responsibilities include teaching counseling courses and other assigned graduate and undergraduate courses in both face-to-face and web-based delivery systems, providing leadership for the school counseling program, developing school counseling curriculum, supervising school counseling practicum students, advising and recruiting students, working cooperatively with area public schools, maintaining an active research and publication agenda, participating in school and university committees and professional organizations.

This position will remain open until the position is filled. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

West Texas A&M University is a student-centered, learning community dedicated to educating tomorrow’s leaders through innovative academic and co-curricular undergraduate and graduate programs. Applicants must explain how they will actively promote and participate in our student-centered mission, values and philosophy. The Department of Education is developing innovative knowledge acquisition in English Language Learning education and multiculturalism. All applicants must demonstrate a willingness to learn, support and promote these initiatives.

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in counselor education, preferably from a CACREP-accredited counselor education program
  • Certified School Counselor
  • Certified or eligible for school counseling certification
  • Record or evidence of potential for research and scholarly activity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Eligible for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas
  • Nationally Certified Counselor
  • Leadership abilities with the vision to develop and enhance the program
  • Evidence of teaching excellence on the graduate level
  • Identity with counseling organizations through membership, certifications, and/or licensures
  • Professional service and advocacy in counseling
  • Knowledge and experience in meeting accreditation standards, especially CACREP

Applicant Instructions:

The following documents must be attached to be considered for this position:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Graduate school transcripts
  • Minimum of three current letters of reference

Please attach all documents in the attachment box at the bottom of the “My Experience” page before continuing through the application. Though the attachment box is labeled “CV/Resume,” more than one attachment may be uploaded. Once you have submitted your application, you may no longer add documents.

If you need assistance with downloading documents, please contact WTAMU Human Resources at HR@wtamu.edu.