John Brown University, private, evangelical and Christian, seeks a faculty member for Graduate Counseling to begin July 1, 2019, to join the dynamic Graduate Counseling Department (GCD) in the College of Education and Human Services. Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching, advising, supervising, and evaluation within the Master of Science in Counseling program, in addition to institutional and committee service. This is a full-time faculty position located in the JBU Counselor Education Center in Little Rock, AR, with occasional travel to JBU’s main campus in Siloam Springs, AR. This position reports to the Graduate Counseling Department Head.
The mission of the Graduate Counseling Department is to provide Christ-centered counselor training that promotes professional development, academic excellence, and clinical competency. The GCD offers a Master of Science degree with majors in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, and an emphasis in Play Therapy. JBU began offering graduate level counselor education in 1995 and the GCD was designated as an Approved Center of Play Therapy Education by the Association for Play Therapy (APT) in 2013. The GCD currently houses approximately 300 graduate students across two campus locations in Arkansas (Siloam Springs/Rogers and Little Rock). The GCD operates Community Counseling Clinics at both campus locations where low-cost counseling services are delivered to community members by JBU graduate counseling students under the direct supervision of departmental faculty.
An earned doctoral degree in Counselor Education & Supervision, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program. Must be licensure eligible in Arkansas as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or equivalent; supervision qualifications are also preferred. Candidates must have demonstrated skills in oral and written communication, counseling curriculum development, diverse educational delivery methodologies, clinical supervision/training, research, integration of faith and learning, mentoring, and student advising. Effective teaching experience, evidence of scholarly potential, and a commitment to Christian higher education are essential. Ideal candidates will have proven teaching experience in counselor education at the graduate level.
Position begins July 1, 2019, with primary campus responsibilities in Little Rock, AR. Screening process begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
Submit electronically as attachments a letter of interest and vita to firstname.lastname@example.org Academic Affairs, John Brown University, 2000 West University, Siloam Springs, AR 72761. Phone: 479.524.7129. The formal Application document will be sent upon receipt. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.