Waynesburg University’s Graduate Counseling Programs are seeking qualified adjunct faculty to teach one or more courses in our Master of Arts in Counseling and PhD Counselor Education & Supervision programs. Our courses are offered at our University’s Waynesburg and Southpointe locations near Pittsburgh, PA, as well as online. Adjunct faculty are mentored by our core faculty for professional development and course-related matters.
QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate should possess a Master of Arts in Counseling degree and sufficient professional experience, or a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision. Current licensure as a licensed professional counselor and prior teaching experience are preferred. We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups in counselor education to apply.
SKILLS OF AN IDEAL CANDIDATE:
- Expertise in one or more of the core areas of counselor education (professional identity and ethics, counseling and helping relationships, social and cultural diversity, lifespan development, career counseling, group counseling, assessment, research, counselor supervision, counselor education, counselor leadership and advocacy)
- Has experience in online instruction and course design
- Clear and reliable communicator with students and other faculty
- Provides value-added comments and information to students
- Is knowledgeable in professional counselor development and gatekeeping practices
- Passionate about counseling profession and service learning
ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS: Waynesburg University’s Graduate Counseling Programs are designed to develop professional counselors who are caring, competent, and committed to helping others. The Masters in Arts of Counseling program has two specialized tracks, Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Addictions Counseling, designed to meet the diverse needs and interests of students. Our PhD Counselor Education and Supervision program provides doctoral students with the knowledge and skills required to carry out scholarly research, lead within counselor education, counseling, and supervision, and create new knowledge. Each of these programs are designed according to the standards of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP). Our programs are based on an adult learning model, with evening, hybrid, and online courses to accommodate working adults. Our traditional Master of Arts and PhD programs are CACREP-accredited.
ABOUT OUR UNIVERSITY: Waynesburg University is a Christian higher education institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs on the Waynesburg Campus of Waynesburg, PA, and the Greater Pittsburgh, PA, region, as well as through online programs. Our University provides opportunities for scholarship, leadership and service to all of our students through an academic foundation for life-long learning and compassionate contribution to others. We strive to inspire and challenge every undergraduate and graduate student to a life of leadership and purpose. For further information, please refer to our website: http://www.waynesburg.edu
Waynesburg University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age (over 40), or disability status as a Vietnam-era, qualified disabled veteran or other protected veteran, or status as a member of any other protected class under federal or state law in the educational programs or activities it offers, and is in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Waynesburg University’s Graduate Counseling Programs adhere to the ethical guidelines of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the standards of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP).
APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested parties should submit a CV (resume) and letter of interest that outlines areas of expertise in counseling, counselor education, and/or counselor supervision. Please submit via email to Dr. Devon Bowser, Assistant Director of Graduate Counseling Programs, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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