Overview

The Louisiana Tech University Counseling & Guidance Program is seeking a full-time, tenure-track, Counselor Educator beginning Fall 2018 for the Bossier/Shreveport area. We seek applicants at the rank of associate professor, though applicants at the assistant professor rank will be considered. The Counseling & Guidance Program is CACREP-accredited, with concentrations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling, and is housed in the Department of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences.

The applicant must have an earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program. Applicants must be eligible for licensure as a professional counselor in the state of Louisiana. Primary responsibilities are teaching courses in clinical mental health counseling and school counseling, research/scholarly activity, service to the department, college, and university, and mentoring/advising students. This faculty appointment will entail teaching classes and serving students mainly in the Bossier/Shreveport area, with an expectation of teaching on the main campus in Ruston periodically.

In addition to serving as a core faculty member in the Counseling & Guidance Program, the appointed faculty member will also have the opportunity to serve in a different capacity. This position entails serving as the primary contact person for our Bossier/Shreveport area students, advising, establishing and maintaining community relationships, and assisting in growing the program in the Bossier/Shreveport area. This faculty position will be housed mainly in the Academic Success Center, a partnership facility located on the Bossier Parish Community College campus. It is pertinent that the appointed faculty member be organized, self-directed, and able to work autonomously while adhering to the mission of the Counseling & Guidance Program. Applicants who have served in leadership roles are preferred.

The Counseling and Guidance Program, Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, and Louisiana Tech University have a strong commitment to diversity. Applicants should be able to work effectively with diverse populations and groups. Applicants should have a strong professional identity as evidenced by membership in ACA, ASCA, ACES, AMHCA, etc. Applicants should have knowledge of current CACREP standards, and preferably, experience as a clinical mental health counselor or school counselor.

This position will remain open until filled with a suitable candidate. Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to the program director, Dr. Latoya Pierce at lapierce@latech.edu or P.O. Box 10048, Campus Box 9, Ruston, LA 71272, or fax to 318-257-3442.

Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to ensuring diversity in all campus employment. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.