Henderson State University

Job Description: Associate / Assistant Professor of Counselor Education, 9-Month, tenure-track position, available January 2019. Primary teaching responsibilities include face-to-face, hybrid, and online graduate courses in research, assessment, play therapy, internship and related counseling areas. Supervision of clinical field experiences and research leading to publications and presentations at academic conferences is expected. The faculty workload consists of the teaching equivalent of nine graduate credit hours per semester. Additional duties include academic advising, research and scholarship, university service, collaboration, accreditation related activities, promotion of the program and the university, and other duties as assigned by the department chair. Qualifications: Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. In pursuit of this commitment, candidates will possess an earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision (ABDs considered) from a CACREP accredited institution. Candidates must demonstrate success in having taught courses in research, assessment, play therapy, and clinical & community mental health at the university level; scholarly achievement in teaching, research and service; and activity in appropriate professional societies. Strong interpersonal skills, online education experience, excellent organizational and communication skills are expected. Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates will hold a specialization in school counseling or eligibility for relevant licensure as Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Contact Person’s Name:
Shanice Armstrong
College or University Name:
Henderson State University
School or College Where Program is Housed:
Teachers College
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School Counseling
Is a state-specific counseling license required for the position?:
Not required, but preferred
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Position Start Date:
Monday, January 21, 2019
Application Close Date:
Friday, May 31, 2019
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Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock, Arkansas on Interstate 30. Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic Lake DeGray, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures. Please visit http://www.hsu.edu, http://www.arkadelphiaalliance.com or http://www.arkadelphiaschools.org for more information about Henderson State University and our community. The Department of Counselor Education is accredited by CACREP and offers the M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and the M.S.E. in School Counseling. The department is also home to the Institute for Play Therapy, Arkansas’ first Approved Center for Play Therapy Education.
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To apply for this job email your details to armstrs@hsu.edu