Saturday, November 23, 2013

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor, School and Community Counseling Program

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor, School and Community Counseling Program
The University of Maryland, Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education seeks to fill a visiting clinical assistant professor position in its School and Community Counseling Program to begin August 2014. The Department offers undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in three broad areas: 1) Higher Education, Student Affairs, and International Education policy; 2) Special Education; and, 3) Counseling Psychology, School Psychology, and School Counseling.  The Department’s programs consistently have received high national rankings, including the U.S. News top rank in the counseling specialty. More information on the Department and College of Education can be found at

We seek candidates who have professional experience as a school counselor, supervisor, or director in K-12 school settings. Additional counseling experience in non-school community settings is also desirable but not required.  Position responsibilities include teaching graduate courses, providing practicum and internship supervision, academic advising for masters students, and significant program coordination and oversight responsibilities. The candidate’s professional interest areas are open. Commitment and ability to prepare students to work with socially and culturally diverse individuals is essential.
  • Doctorate in Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology, School Psychology, or closely related field (required).
  • Training and professional experiences appropriate to teach applied courses in the School Counseling Program (required).
  • Professional experience as a school counselor, supervisor or director (required).
  • Certification and/or licensure as a school, community, or professional counselor (preferred).
Candidates should send: (a) a letter of application addressing the qualifications and expectations noted above, (b) a current curriculum vitae, and (c) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three persons from whom letters of reference may be requested. Requests for confidentiality until the interview phase of the search will be honored.
For best consideration, please submit all application materials by December 13, 2013. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
All application materials should be forwarded to:
Richard Shin, Chair, School Counseling Faculty Search Committee
3234 Benjamin Building, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742.
Voice: 315-530-5248 Fax: 301-405-9995  Email:

The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is dedicated to increasing the diversity of its faculty through hiring and retention of minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

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