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The University of Mary is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Counseling Faculty position. This position is an 11-month full-time faculty rank position that includes teaching (four graduate courses a semester for fall, spring, and summer semesters) and advising responsibilities for the M.S. Counseling program.  This position is directly responsible to the Chair of Graduate Counseling and the Associate Dean of the Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences. Due to the roles and responsibilities of the position, this position may not require the faculty member to be on the University of Mary main campus.

All faculty are expected to demonstrate a willingness to support and advance the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine mission and identity of the University of Mary (see

Qualifications and Requirements Include:

  • A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is required
  • Evidence of successful teaching and supervision experiences at the graduate level in face-to-face and distance education settings
  • Knowledge of the CACREP standards and accreditation process
  • Experience as either a Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Master level Addiction Counselor, or Professional School Counselor
  • Development of both face-to-face and distance education courses that meet CACREP standards whiling aligning with program objectives and university standards
  • Licensed or licensure eligible as either a Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Master level Addiction Counselor, or Professional School Counselor and a professional identity as a counselor is required
  • Upholds and supports the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary
  • Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities
  • Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the Office of Academic Affairs and throughout the university, in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ

The University of Mary is a private, Christian, Catholic, Benedictine university that welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Infusing Benedictine values throughout the educational experience, Mary offers distinguished, professionally-focused academic programs enlivened by the liberal arts, global and civic service, robust internships, and mentoring by respected faculty. As one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, Mary offers exceptional educational value as well as outstanding scholarship and financial aid opportunities.

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Qualified applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Portfolio – consisting of the most recent set of teaching evaluations, 2-3 sample syllabi, and a statement of teaching philosophy
  • Example of professional work which may consist of writing/research sample (please limit written work to no more than ten pages) or production work
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Three letters of recommendation

Review of application materials will begin immediately.  The position will remain open until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer

For questions, please reach out to Dr. Becky Meidinger, Chair of Graduate Counseling at 701-355-8099 or

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