Assistant/ Associate Professor of Counselor Education

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

ID: 7189837 (Ref.No. ej-4748458)
Posted: October 31, 2023

Job Description

Assistant/ Associate Professor of Counselor Education

Job ID: 259437
Location: Summerville Campus
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary
Job ID: 259437Position#: 20010558 The College of Education and Human Development at Augusta University seeks a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the Department of Research, Counseling, and Curriculum. The selected faculty member will teach and advise graduate students in the MEd in Counselor Education Program which offers concentrations in School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The selected faculty will have a demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and scholarly activity at the university level. Teaching effectiveness can be demonstrated through a variety of ways including integration of prior clinical experience, distance learning, and creation of culturally responsive environments.

Teaching - 60%Developing and updating curriculumTeaching and advising graduate students in the MEd in Counselor Education ProgramManaging courses through systematic use of syllabiKeeping accurate records of students' class performance, attendance, and gradesAdopting and implementing common course objectivesParticipating in assessment of student learning outcomes Service - 10%
Providing service to the department, college, university, community and profession Scholarship - 30%
Engaging in notable scholarly activity and researchDistributing research in international/national peer-reviewed journals and conferences

Required Qualifications

Doctorate in Counselor Education & Supervision from a Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accredited program.

Licensed or license eligible as a school counselor or professional counselor (LPC) in Georgia.

Prior counseling work experience; prior college teaching experience; professional identity in counseling through membership in organizations

Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty member

Associate Professor- Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at rank of Assistant Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:

  • Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;

  • Evidence of ability as a teacher;

  • Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;

  • Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,

  • Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

    Preferred Qualifications
    A concentration in School Counseling or Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the masters or doctoral levelEvidence of scholarly productivity (e.g. published articles, book chapters,books, and/or professional conference presentations); experience with online teaching.Experience in grant writing, development, and/or procurement in human services.


    This position is academic year based and typically works August through May, depending on dates outlined in offer letter and yearly contract.

    The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0.

    Assistant Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

    Associate Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

    Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

    Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

    Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

    Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Guidelines:

    College/Department Information

    The Augusta University College of Education and Human Development is committed to being a relevant, responsive, and respected institution with a keen focus toward high impact work in the community. Our faculty, students, and alumni are committed to improving lives and expanding opportunities through the comprehensive study and effective practice of education. Through bachelor's degree, master's degree, doctoral degree, and professional development programs, we cultivate innovative educational leaders, advance health practices through research in kinesiology, explore the most important questions in public education, and share exciting ideas and best practices across the world.

    About Us

    Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


    Our Summerville Campus:

    2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

    Conditions of Employment

    All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

    For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide a course-by-course educational/credential evaluation.

    All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

    How To Apply
    To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at
    Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

    To apply, visit