Springfield College invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant/Associate position in our Counseling graduate programs. The candidate will be committed to excellent teaching and counselor education, have strong leadership and mentoring skills with School Counseling expertise and CACREP accredited counseling program experience. The successful candidate will be joining a dynamic newly formed Counseling Department that merges 3 well established graduate counseling programs: clinical mental health counseling, school counseling and rehabilitation counseling in preparation for our CACREP self-study.
Responsibilities include teaching graduate courses in school counseling and other core counseling courses, supervising fieldwork, recruiting and advising students, engaging with schools in the community, participating in departmental and college activities, being affiliated with professional counseling organizations ,and engaging in professional, research and scholarly activities.
Requirements:Required qualifications: An earned doctorate in Counselor Education, 3-5 years teaching experience with demonstrated ability to teach core counseling courses; evidence of commitment to excellence in teaching; experience in counselor training and supervision; and demonstrated or potential line of scholarship.
Preferred qualifications: graduate of a CACREP-accredited program, School counseling Licensure or eligibility; experience as a school counselor; experience with online and blended learning; experience working with diverse populations.
The Counseling Department at Springfield College is committed to training exceptional counselors with a strong professional identity, an excellent knowledge base and the skills and expertise necessary to serve people in their chosen field. We graduate counselors who are advocates of change, able to recognize and address individual and systemic issues of inequity and injustice and who empower individuals in counseling settings in our communities.
Initial review of applications will begin May 28, 2018; appointment to begin August 29, 2018. A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statement, and the names and contact information for 3-5 professional references are required to complete the online application process.
Position Type: Full Time RegularAppointment Months Per Year: 9 month