Capital University
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life and critical illness insurance and free parking.

Capital University School of Education invites applications for one full-time, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a start date of August 2022 within the Counselor Education program.

This position is seeking an applicant with either clinical counseling or school counseling experience (professionally and/or academically). This position would serve as an assistant professor and be responsible for academic advising, service to the university, and other expectations common to the position. Courses that would be taught include: EDUC 644 Clinical Assessment, EDUC 664 Advanced Assessment, EDUC 694 Trauma and Crisis Counseling, EDUC 564 Ethics, EDUC 554 Family Systems, EDUC 594 Clinical Counseling Practicum, EDUC 553 Counseling Diverse Populations, EDUC 574 Advanced Techniques in Counseling, Additional coursework in the Counselor Education program that fits with the candidate's professional experience and strengths and/or as needed.

Applicants must have:

  • An earned doctorate in Counseling or Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP- accredited program OR an earned doctorate in a CORE-accredited doctoral program with employment as a full-time faculty member in a counselor preparation program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 2013;
  • Experience as a Professional Clinical Mental Health Counselor or Professional School Counselor;
  • Evidence of successful college teaching experience;
  • Professional identity with the counseling profession through membership in professional organizations pertinent to counseling (e.g., ACA, ASCA, NCRE, and/or divisions and/or state equivalents);
  • Licensed or license eligible as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor or a Professional School Counselor in Ohio; must obtain within one year;
  • Evidence of ability to teach and work with persons from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of successful college teaching experience at the graduate level;
  • Evidence of experience with electronic distance education/online teaching;
  • Evidence of scholarly productivity (e.g. published articles, book chapters, books, and/or professional conference presentations);
  • Evidence of leading students to complete Capital University Counseling Education Program Goals.

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit 1) a current CV including list of references, 2) official copies of all academic transcripts, 3) examples of teaching effectiveness (such as student evaluations and/or a supervisor review), 4) examples of recent scholarship and/or creative work, and 5) three letters of recommendation, and 6) a letter of interest outlining the applicant's teaching philosophy and commitment to the counseling profession. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please upload all documents listed above to the drop box, when asked to upload resume on application.

Capital University requires all employees in all positions to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of having the full COVID-19 vaccination OR file and be granted approval for a valid religious or medical exemption. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Capital University's HR Department after you receive an offer of employment. Capital University does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of an offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.

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Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and free parking.

Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

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