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Assistant Professor for MS Counseling - Chicago Campus

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Posting Details

Position Information

Tenure Status Non-Tenure
Rank Assistant Professor
Term Length 10 Months
Terminal one year contract No
Position Status Full Time
Position Title Assistant Professor for MS Counseling - Chicago Campus
Campus Chicago
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Position Summary

The College of Professional Studies & Advancement at National Louis University is pleased to announce its search for a full-time faculty member in the Counseling Program beginning either Fall 2017 or Winter 2018. We seek a colleague with expertise in clinical mental health counseling for our CACREP-accredited M.S. in Counseling Program. The program offers advanced graduate training in the fields of School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Responsibilities for this position include teaching, scholarship, and service. Teaching expectations will cover a variety of areas within our school counseling track and foundation courses in clinical mental health counseling track as needed, including courses such as counseling theory and techniques; assessment and diagnosis, and internship/practicum/supervision.


• Earned research or practitioner doctorate (PhD or EdD) in Counselor Education and Supervision or closely related field (preferably from a CACREP-accredited program) required;
• Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and/or Professional Educator License (PEL) with School Counselor endorsement in Illinois. Candidates who hold both credentials are especially encouraged to apply;
• Minimum of five years of experience in school counseling and/or mental health counseling;
• Evidence of effective teaching;
• Evidence of effective supervision competencies;
• Appropriate professional memberships;
• Evidence of professionalism in working with diverse populations;
• Commitment to experientially based education;
• Evidence of knowledge and experience teaching online courses and using technology in teaching;
• Selection of one or more areas of scholarly work as a research focus (Assistant Professor) or Evidence of scholarly publications (Associate Professor).
Preferred Qualifications:
• Ability to teach in two or more of the eight (8) CACREP areas;
• Experience in CACREP re-accreditation process and/or CACREP accredited program administration;
• Demonstrated professional leadership.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FAC146
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 01/01/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education that you completed at an accredited institution of higher education?
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • All-But-Dissertation (ABD) in a Doctoral Program
    • Doctoral Degree (PhD, EdD, JD, DBA, etc.)
  2. * What is the highest level of education completed in discipline or sub-field in which you are applying to?
    • Bachelors degree in discipline or sub-field
    • 18 graduate semester credits in discipline or sub-field
    • Master's degree or higher in discipline or sub-field
    • Doctoral degree in discipline or sub-field
  3. * Do you have a valid Professional Educators License (PEL) with School Counselor Endorsement?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois?
    • yes
    • no

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcript A
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Transcript B
  6. Transcript C
  7. Other (Licenses, Certifications, Etc.)