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Position Summary

Westminster College in Salt Lake City seeks a full-time, permanent Assistant or Associate Professor in the CACREP-accredited Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling Program (MSMHC) starting Spring of 2021 or Fall 2022.  The program uses a full-time, residential, and cohort-based model and is committed to fostering a strong interpersonal learning environment.  Our small cohorts and vibrant learning community facilitate a mentor-based model of learning.  Our ideal candidate will display commitments to engaged teaching and learning as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion. Given that we have more than two dozen community-based training sites, the ideal candidate will also have clinical and supervisory experience across multiple levels-of care.

Major responsibilities include: (1) instruction of master’s level courses in a face-to-face format; (2) curriculum and program development; (3) supervision of counseling students and interns; (4) student admissions and advisement; (5) cooperative work with agencies, schools, and the larger regional mental health community and (6) service at the department and college levels. We welcome applicants with teaching and research expertise in any area relevant to clinical mental health counseling, and we will work with the successful candidate to create a teaching schedule that aligns with their training, experience, and interests. For more information about the MSMHC program, please see:

Westminster College’s commitment to diversity and global learning is revealed in its core values, mission and vision statements, and learning goals. We seek colleagues who are prepared to support the learning of all students, including those from groups historically underrepresented in higher education, such as students of color, LGBTQ+ students, students with disabilities, and first-generation college students.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in the area of Counselor Education and Supervision prior to starting employment at Westminster. Additionally, candidates must be license-eligible to practice in Utah, have supervisory and clinical experience in multiple clinical settings, display a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching and clinical practice, and successful face-to-face teaching at the graduate level. (Note: Utah offers license by endorsement:  )

Preferred Qualifications

The preferred qualifications for this position include 1) multiple years of successful teaching at the graduate level and 2) at least 2 years of full licensure as a Mental Health Counselor.

Posting Number: F019P

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Special Instructions to Applicants

A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two recent syllabi, and the names and contact information of three professional references. In the cover letter, applicants should describe their 1) graduate teaching experience, 2) experience supervising graduate students in clinical settings, 3) experience providing counseling in clinical settings, and 4) preparation to teach and mentor students from groups that are historically underrepresented in higher education. In the curriculum vitae, applicants should specify the type of professional license(s) currently held (ie., provisional or full license, dates).

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Westminster College is committed to a diversified workforce, equal opportunity, and nondiscrimination. To this end, Westminster prohibits any form of discrimination or harassment based on race or ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, disabilities, genetic information, status as a veteran, or any other category or classification protected by applicable federal, state, or city laws.

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