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Assistant/Associate (Open Rank) Professor of Counseling

Company: National Louis University
Location: Wheeling
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position TitleAssistant/Associate (Open Rank) Professor of Counseling


CampusChicago IL -18 S. Michigan Ave, Lisle IL, Wheeling IL

Position StatusRegular-(permanent) Position
Schedule Details (if applicable)This is a Full-Time 10-Month Faculty Position

What you will doThe College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences at National Louis University in Illinois is pleased to announce its search for a Counseling Educator with expertise in Clinical Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling to join our CACREP-accredited Master of Science in Counseling Program. The program offers advanced graduate training in the fields of Clinical Mental Health, School Counseling and Addictions. School counselors and individuals with a certification in addictions are encouraged to apply.
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 in counseling theory and techniques; assessment and diagnosis, and internship/practicum/supervision. Faculty also engage in supervision of practicum and internship field placement experiences, advising and mentorship, and serving on university committees. The successful candidates will exemplify skill in working competently with students and faculty representing a broad range of cultures and identities. Applicants must be Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors (LCPC - Illinois) or Licensed Professional Educators with PEL-School Counseling Endorsement or eligible to obtain the LCPC or PEL within 12 months of hire. Members of underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
This position is a full-time 10-Month faculty position beginning as soon as it can be filled.


OutcomesKey Job Elements:


  • Teach core counseling courses (both didactic and clinical, including supervision of practicum/internship) for Masters students;
  • Maintain active membership and involvement with appropriate professional organizations;
  • Advise and mentor students;
  • Engage in university service and professional/scholarly activities;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



    Your CompetenciesJob Requirements

    • Earned research or practitioner doctorate (PhD or EdD) in Counselor Education & Supervision required (preferably from a CACREP-accredited program);
    • 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;
    • Commitment to experientially based education;
    • Ability to contribute to and work collaboratively as part of a diverse faculty and with a student body representing a broad range of cultures and identities.
    • Knowledge and experience using technology in teaching.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Ability to teach in two or more of the eight (8) CACREP areas;
      • Teaching experience in the field of counseling;
      • Experience in CACREP re-accreditation process and/or CACREP accredited program administration

        NLU Inclusion Statement:
        National Louis University is deeply committed to serving its community, advancing access and equity, and ensuring that all individuals are welcomed and valued. We are dedicated to fostering a culture where diversity, equity, and inclusion remain at the core of who we are. These are more than just words to us: they are truly a way of life for the NLU community. We recognize that differences in age, race, gender (identity and expression), nationality, sexual orientation, physical and intellectual ability, and background bring richness to our work environment. We affirm diverse perspectives, innovative contributions, and authentic presentations of self from every member within the NLU community. We believe inclusion is grounded in the actions we intentionally take each day. Our goal is to inspire and empower NLU employees and community members to cultivate an environment where we collectively focus on uplifting and advancing our institutional culture.
        About NLU
        National Louis University (NLU) is looking to honor its past while defining a bold new future as a contemporary, comprehensive university that prepares diverse students for sustained professional success with a deep commitment to Access, Excellence, Innovation and Equity. We are a pioneering community that uses innovation to improve outcomes. NLU questions the status quo and strives to adapt and evolve with the changing needs of its students. We are a community that cares about each other and our students and we work collaboratively, tirelessly and quickly to advance change in the service of students. We have a long venerable history, but we are not typical. We seek to solve intractable social issues through education; we believe we have not succeeded until graduates achieve sustainable career related employment; and we foster a culture that promotes failing fast so that we may constantly improve our work.
        Founded in 1886, National Louis University is a private not-for-profit university offering over 70 programs from short-term certificate through the doctoral level across its five colleges. The University serves over 10,000 students per year and has experienced unprecedented growth over the last several years. Most students are from Illinois, but the University also attracts students from throughout the U.S. and from around the world who take advantage of campus based, blended and online programming.
        NLU is located in the center of Chicago's downtown loop, across the street from the Art Institute, in an area which has been recognized as America's largest campus with over 25 institutions and 50,000 students attending a college across the city. In addition, the University has two suburban locations and a Florida regional campus.

Keywords: National Louis University, Chicago , Assistant/Associate (Open Rank) Professor of Counseling, Education / Teaching , Wheeling, Illinois

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