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Assistant Professor - Department of Ed., Counseling & Leadership

Bradley University

Bradley University

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024

Bradley University seeks a dynamic individual at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Education, Counseling and Leadership to teach courses in our Masters of Counseling Program with concentrations in school counseling and clinical mental health (CACREP accredited). This full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position becomes effective August 1, 2024. The department of nearly 30 full-time faculty offers an impressive array of highly sought-after degrees including an M.S. in Counseling, undergraduate degrees in Teacher Education, and an Ed.D. in Higher Education. The department also serves both undergraduate and graduate students from other programs throughout the University.

Candidates should have a CACREP-accredited doctoral degree in counselor education. ABDs will be considered. All candidates should have a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service. The new faculty member will be expected to initiate, maintain, and obtain support for a research program.

In addition to teaching courses in school counseling and clinical mental health counseling, one of the following general areas may be helpful: neurocounseling, experience working with CACREP, experience as a school counselor and/or supervisor of school counseling students; knowledge relative to comprehensive school counseling models, data-driven programming, and/or trauma-informed schools. Must be license eligible in Illinois and locate to Peoria, IL.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Responsibilities include teaching three courses each semester, provide student supervision germane to school and/or clinical mental health counseling, actively advise and mentor students, maintain scholarly productivity, and provide departmental/university service as necessary to support those courses. This may involve limited supervision of graduate assistants.

Specific Responsibilities

Teach courses as assigned in the Department of Education, Counseling & Leadership, primarily in the area of counselor education (both school and clinical mental health counseling master’s concentration). The Counseling Program is designed for working adults with classes offered in two formats: Peoria Campus with an evening teaching format OR Online Campus with (2) weekend campus residencies. Faculty will demonstrate the ability to contribute to the core program, demonstrate the ability to collaborate with colleagues on projects such as research and grants, maintain compliance with CACREP Section 3 – Professional Practice, attend at least one commencement ceremony per year, participate in on-campus residency events, assist with CACREP accreditation activities, and provide service to the counseling program, college, and University.

Required Relevant Education & Experience

PhD in Counselor Education, preferably from a CACREP accredited program.

Required Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

License eligible in Illinois as a School Counselor or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). Certified as a National Certified Counselor (NCC) encouraged.

Bradley University seeks to hire faculty with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, student success, and civic engagement; and who understand the educational benefits of ethnic and racial diversity in the campus community. The candidate will demonstrate openness to social justice, multicultural counseling, and interest in working with diverse populations.

Qualified candidates should submit a complete application packet consisting of a letter of interest; curriculum vita; their most recent teaching performance evaluation in all relevant areas; and complete contact information for a minimum of three professional references (name, phone number, and email address). Please submit all materials at the time of initial application.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Founded in 1897, Bradley boasts over 70,000 alumni. Quick facts about Bradley can be found at Quickfacts | About Bradley | Bradley University. Peoria, Illinois is a vibrant community with many opportunities for personal and professional growth. The College of Education and Health Sciences at Bradley University continues a long tradition as an institution for educator and counselor preparation. Programs in the college include baccalaureate, masters, and specialist degree programs for teachers, counselors, and school and higher education leaders. The full-time faculty of 29 in the Department of Education, Counseling & Leadership is organized into three academic program areas: Teacher Education, Counseling, and Higher Education. Bradley University is committed to involving students in experiential learning and community engagement opportunities.

Bradley University offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and disability coverages, FSA, HSA, and retirement plan options. Bradley also offers significant higher education cost savings for employees and dependents through the Tuition Remission program.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.