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Job ID: 196949

Assistant Professor of Counseling Education
Southern Arkansas University

Date Posted Oct. 13, 2022
Title Assistant Professor of Counseling Education
University Southern Arkansas University
Magnolia, AR, United States
Department Counseling and Professional Studies
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2023
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Counseling/Human Services

Southern Arkansas University invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor of Counselor Education in the College of Education and Human Performance for Fall 2023. The faculty member will service in the Clinical and Mental Health Counseling program.

SAU is a public regional institution with a total enrollment of approximately 4,700 undergraduate and graduate students and over 350 faculty and staff. Our campus is located in Magnolia, a city of 11,000 in rural southwest Arkansas, approximately 50 miles east of Texarkana and 140 miles southwest of Little Rock. SAU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. More information is available at

Duties: serve as Director of the Clinical and Mental Health Counseling program; develop and teach graduate level classes in the Counselor Education Program; supervise CMHC adjunct instructors; committee service and leadership; advising candidates for successful program completion; work with professionals from clinical counseling settings; develop and maintain scholarly activity; participate in opportunities to recruit, mentors, retain students and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Earned Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP accredited program (ABD will be considered); two or more years of relevant professional counseling experience; the ability to teach evidence-based counseling practices that are based on rigorous research methodologies; teaching experience at the graduate level; LPC eligible; CACREP accreditation experience, and expertise in online and hybrid instruction. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.

Interested individuals should send a detailed cover letter addressing the duties and qualifications, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three (3) persons who may be contacted as references to or to the  Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University Avenue 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. Non-listed references may be contacted. AA/EOE

Applicants must be able to show proof of U.S. employment eligibility. SAU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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Contact Information

  • Tammy Sims
    Human Resources
    Southern Arkansas University
    100 E University 9288
    Magnolia, AR 71753
  • 870-235-4008
  • 870-235-5050


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