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Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position: Department: Counselor Education
Budget Title: Assistant Professor
Local Title: Assistant Professor, Counselor Education

Posting Date: August 31, 2021
Classification: NA
Duties: SUNY New Paltz is seeking a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor with a specialty in either School Counseling or Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and a potential focus on disaster mental health, to join its newly CACREP Accredited and growing Counselor Education Program. The individual would teach 3 graduate counseling courses per semester in addition to advising, research, and service. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply. This position will start August 2022. Specific requirements for this position include:
– Commitment to training counseling students
– Teaching graduate courses in School Counseling and/or Mental Health Counseling such as School Counseling/Mental Health Counseling Practicum and Internship, Counseling Skills, Assessment, Psychopathology, Research Methods and Program Evaluation, Multicultural Counseling, and other social justice electives based on expertise (e.g., Counseling Immigrants and Migrant Workers)
-Active program of scholarly research
– Supervising/monitoring students in practicum and internship seminars
– Student advising and professional competency reviews
– Program, Departmental, University-Wide and Professional Service


– Doctoral degree in counselor education, from a CACREP-accredited program, or have related doctoral degree and have been employed as full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013. Excellent ABD candidates with a firm date of completion, preferably by July 1, 2022, will be considered.
– Demonstrated professional identity as, and demonstrated commitment to an identity as, a counselor educator as defined by CACREP with clear affiliations to relevant counseling associations (i.e., membership with ACA/ACES)
– Experience as a School Counselor and/or Clinical Mental Health Counselor
– Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., SEIs, observation letters)
– Demonstrated awareness/knowledge of racial inequalities and challenges faced by historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged groups
– Demonstrated commitment and contributions to social justice advocacy through teaching/mentoring students, research agenda and publications, and/or service activities
– The ability to work effectively and collegially with students, staff, and faculty, and a community who are form intersecting marginalized social groups

– Certified as a School Counselor and/or licensed as a Mental Health Counselor (or eligible for certification/licensure) in New York State
– Record of publishing and/or presenting counseling-related peer-reviewed research and/or evidence of future research potential
– Knowledge of Latinx cultures and social justice issues relevant to the Latinx community (e.g., immigration/acculturation, identity, colorism, intersectionality, etc.) – Fluent in Spanish and interested in bilingual counseling
– Graduate from a CACREP accredited program
– Experience with CACREP accreditation

Contact Information: A complete on‐line application must be received by electronic submission to be considered. To apply, please visit
and provide the following required materials:

Letter of application in which you respond to the required qualifications and the desired qualifications that may be met. Include information related to: your identity as a counselor educator, how you infuse social justice and multicultural principles throughout your work as an educator and/or in any services activities you have done or plan to do; competency level of Spanish language (speaking, reading, and writing) and understanding of and providing counseling to Latinx communities;
Teaching portfolio that includes teaching philosophy, and one of the following that you personally developed: sample syllabus, Power Point presentation for a lecture, or a classroom activity (submit these documents as a single pdf);
Curriculum vita;
Graduate transcripts (Unofficial transcripts to be accepted during application process; Official transcripts required upon start of appointment if selected);
A list of three references with relevant contact information.
Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Other important information about this vacancy: The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.

The Counselor Education Program, which offers degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Counseling,
and an Advanced Certificate in Trauma and Mental Health, has recently received CACREP Accreditation and is poised to become an autonomous department separate from the Psychology Department. There is a small but tight-knit group of counseling faculty who are excited about growing the program, including the development of a telemental health clinic serving underserved clients (e.g., rural, economically disadvantaged, and Hispanic/Latinx) and collaboration with the Institute for Disaster Mental Health at SUNY New Paltz. Looking for colleagues with energy and passion who will diversify our program and want to join us in further developing a dynamic and high-quality program.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity or protected veteran status. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.

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