Lincoln Christian University invites applications for a full-time faculty member in the area of Counseling for their CACREP-accredited master’s program, effective June 1, 2018. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in LCU’s embedded Seminary.
Qualifications: Have an earned Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision, preferably from a CACREP accredited program or have related doctoral degrees and have been employed as full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013. Membership in a professional counseling organization (ACA and/or its divisions) and appropriate certification and/or licensure for practice required. Significant experience in both teaching and counseling preferred. Evidence of scholarly and professional engagement or contribution desired. Volunteer/professional church ministry or pastor care experience highly valued.
Responsibilities for the position include teaching graduate-level coursework, group and individual student supervision, and some clinical oversight and counseling within the LCU Counseling and Consultation Center.
Applicants should possess a passion for teaching, a spirit of collegiality, and an ability to draw prospective students and support recruitment efforts. Applicants should support the University’s mission, core values, basic beliefs, philosophy of education (documents available at www.LincolnChristian.edu). Given the nature of this position, preferential consideration will be given to active members of independent Christian Churches or Churches of Christ, as these represent the University’s primary religious constituency.
Application Procedures: Qualified applicants who are interested in this position should email a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation from professional or academic references to Marla Bennett, Director of Human Resources, Lincoln Christian University, 100 Campus View Drive, Lincoln, IL 62656 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin March 26, 2018 and continue until position is filled. The final candidate should be prepared to respond in a signed statement of their support to LCU’s mission, core values, and statement of belief and be willing to follow the guidelines within the University Faculty Handbook.
About Lincoln Christian University
Lincoln Christian University was founded in the heart of Illinois in 1944. Today, more than 1,000 students pursue their undergraduate, seminary and adult and graduate studies education at our main campus, offsite and online. Our alumni can be found across the United States and in more than 70 countries. LCU gives its students the knowledge, skills and biblical worldview to live their mission in the church, the workplace and the world. LCU offers a variety of majors and degrees ranging from two-year associate degrees to the doctor of ministry. The school is historically associated with the Christian Church/Church of Christ, the University’s primary religious constituency (see www.lincolnchristian.edu).
Lincoln Christian University does not unlawfully discriminate in employment practices on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, disability, or prior military service. Lincoln Christian University encourages applicants who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the University to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Federal guidelines clearly recognize the right of church-related institutions to seek personnel who will support the goals of t...he institution, including the right to select members of the church to which the institution is related.