Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University’s Department of Human Services invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant/Associate faculty position in the counseling program beginning August 1, 2019. Faculty teach, supervise, and advise students in a CACREP-accredited Master’s degree programs in school counseling and clinical mental health counseling at the WCU instructional site at Biltmore Park in Asheville, and undergraduate counseling courses at WCU’s main campus in Cullowhee. Faculty conduct scholarship activities and provide university, college, community, and program service. Minimum requirements: Earned doctorate in counselor education from an accredited institution, or ABD with expected completion of doctorate by August 1 for an August 2019 start; evidence of, or potential for, expertise in master’s-level teaching in CACREP core curriculum and school counseling specialty area; experience in school counseling; licensure in school counseling; leadership and team skills; evidence of, or potential for, scholarship and service. Preferred requirements: Graduate of, or experience in, CACREP-accredited programs; North Carolina K-12 school counseling licensure or eligibility for licensure in North Carolina. WCU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at jobs@email.wcu.edu. Application must be made online at https://jobs.wcu.edu. Review of credentials will begin February 8, 2019 and continue until position is filled. For questions or additional information, contact Dr. Melodie Frick, Chair, Counseling Search Committee, mhfrick@email.wcu.edu.

Contact Person’s Name:
Dr. Melodie Frick

College or University Name:
Western Carolina University

School or College Where Program is Housed:
College of Education and Allied Professions


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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:
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Application Close Date:
Thursday, August 1, 2019


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To apply for this job please visit jobs.wcu.edu.