Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development
September 27, 2018
North Canton, Ohio
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
Walsh University invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Counselor Education to begin as soon as January 2019. The search will remain open until the position is filled.
Walsh University is a Catholic Institution, which offers liberal arts undergraduate, graduate and adult completion programs and is dedicated to educating its students to become leaders in service to others through a value-based education with an international perspective in the Judeo-Christian tradition.
A complete application includes letter of application, vita, three letters of recommendation and transcripts. Mail official transcripts to the Search Chair for review. Any materials that cannot be submitted through the online system https://www.walsh.edu/job-opportunities may be mailed to the CHD Search Committee Chair, Ruthann Anderson, PhD, Counseling and Human Development Program, Walsh University, 2020 East Maple St. NW, North Canton, Ohio 44720.
Responsibilities include teaching 6 courses over 9-month contract year; participation in CHD Assessment; student development and advising programs; curriculum review and development; and other faculty assignments. Maintain active scholarship agenda and research plan. Maintain licenses and certifications appropriate to areas of clinical practice. Provide service to the university and to the profession of counseling.
Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision (preferred) or CACREP – “grandfathered” Counselor Educator with related terminal degree. Must hold school counseling license in Ohio or be eligible for this license; strongly prefer LPCC-S license in Ohio or be license-eligible. At least 3-5 years of licensed clinical practice experience in community mental health settings and 3-5 years of licensed school counseling practice in school settings. Graduate teaching experience preferred.
Walsh University is an independent, coeducational Catholic, liberal arts and sciences institution. Founded by the Brothers of Christian Instruction, Walsh University is dedicated to educating its students to become leaders in service to others through a values-based education with an international perspective in the Judeo-Christian tradition.Walsh University believes in the desirability of a small university that promotes academic excellence, a diverse community and close student-teacher interactions. The University provides its students a higher education that fosters critical thinking, effective communication, spiritual growth, and personal, professional and cultural development. Walsh University encourages individuals to act in accordance with reason guided by the example and teachings of Jesus Christ.Walsh University offers graduate programs in Counseling, Education, Business, Nursing, Theology and Occupational Therapy, as well as a clinical doctoral program in Physical Therapy. As a graduate student at Walsh University, students pursue the mastery of a subject and the understanding of its relationship to kindred subjects as the form and substance of graduate work. The programs... seek further to impart special skills in research, sharpened powers of independent thought and delivery of professional services.Walsh University's counseling graduate program, leading to Master of Arts in Counseling and Human Development, is committed to developing conscientious, professionally skilled counselors who are responsive to the needs and individual differences of all people. Our students are led by seasoned educators and active practitioners, offering students focused clinical education and experiential training with a case-oriented learning approach. A master's degree currently is available in Counseling and Human Development with a Clinical Mental Health Counseling Specialization, School Counseling Specialization or Student Affairs in Higher Education Specialization. Our core curriculum is designed such that students have the ability to complete counseling master's degree requirements for both the mental health counseling and school counseling tracks with relative ease. These tracks have a foundation curriculum in theory, human behavioral research, and practical skills training.In addition, Walsh's Counseling & Human Development program has been involved in service to paraprofessionals in Gulu, Uganda since 2008. CHD graduate students work alongside faculty, conducting trainings focused on basic counseling skills, crisis intervention, self-care and trauma as a part of a Cross-Cultural Counseling elective course. Students consistently describe this global experience as rewarding and life changing.