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Type: Full Time – Associate Dean/School of Counseling
Category: Counselor Education
Associate Dean/Director of the School of Counseling
The CACREP- Accredited Counselor Education Department at Missouri Baptist University seeks nominees and applicants for a position as Associate Dean of the School of Counseling. The successful applicant will head the School of Counseling under the College of Education, teach master’s-level core counseling courses, promote recruitment and retention of diverse students, and be actively involved in the leadership of the school counseling and CMHC counseling programs. The selected applicant will teach across various delivery platforms, including in person on the main campus, digital (asynchronous), and/or livestream.
PhD in Counseling from a CACREP-accredited institution (ABD considered with an expected completion date).
Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a mental health counselor in Missouri.
Experience teaching in higher education.
Strong counselor identity, including scholarship, service, and experience in the field of counseling.
Candidates must demonstrate strength and flexibility to teach across CACREP core courses.
Candidates must embrace a student-centered approach and have a passion for serving students.
Candidates must commit to intentionally integrating faith and learning in counseling courses.
Applicant is expected to teach, attend bi-weekly faculty meetings, and hold a minimum of eight hours of on-campus hours. We intend to fill the position prior to the Fall 2023 semester. Missouri Baptist University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, or military/veteran status. Candidates from traditionally under-represented minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply.
Application documents listed below should be sent electronically to:
Cover letter summarizing your qualifications and goodness of fit for the position
Statement of Faith – The statement of faith should clearly explain your view of scripture, salvation, church membership and participation, and your personal relationship with Jesus Christ in keeping with the evangelical mission of Missouri Baptist University, and include a statement that you have read, understand, and would not teach contrary to the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.
Missouri Baptist University is an evangelical Christian, liberal arts university located in Saint Louis. MBU offers more than forty undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees in education, business, and Christian ministry, and two doctoral degrees. In addition to the degree programs offered on its 66-acre West St. Louis County campus, MBU offers programs at 10 regional learning centers throughout Saint Louis, in Southern Illinois, and online.
MBU is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning, and service to others. The University is filled with people who believe students have the potential to change the world for the better. We encourage innovation, experimentation, and creativity in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community while underscoring the most important of our core values: “We are serious and intentional about our Christian faith.” Learn more at www.mobap.edu.