DATE POSTED: 2023-08-30 20:13:38

West Virginia Wesleyan College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The hybrid Master of Arts program consists of online courses with two residences in Buckhannon, WV per year. Candidates should have an earned doctoral degree in counselor education, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program, or have a related doctoral degree and have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013. Experience with the CACREP accreditation process and/or mid cycle review is preferred.  Appointment to tenure track will be considered if the qualifications of the successful applicant and the needs of the institution align. Salary for this 12-month position is commensurate with professional and academic experience. Professional development funds will also be provided.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching 9-10 courses a year in fall, spring, and summer terms
  • Advising and mentoring of Masters Counseling students (may include reduction in teaching load)
  • Participating in professional development including scholarship, research, and community service
  • Assisting with the admissions process in interviewing, evaluating, and selecting qualified applicants
  • Participating in ongoing assessment of the curriculum and student learning

Founded in 1890, West Virginia Wesleyan is a private residential liberal arts college located in the foothills of the Appalachians in Buckhannon, WV, named one of the “100 Best Small Towns in America.” The College is related to the United Methodist Church, with a curriculum committed to intellectual rigor, self-discovery, human dignity, mutual support, social justice, self-discipline, mental and physical wellness, the appreciation of diversity and the natural world, and the judicious use of resources. The College has over 40 undergraduate academic majors, six graduate programs, 22 NCAA Division II sports, comprehensive student life, community engagement, and outdoor recreational programs.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, e-mail a single PDF containing a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (can be unofficial), teaching and supervision statement to include social justice work to date, and contact information for three references.

Application materials should be sent to Dr. Lynn M. Linder, Dean of the Faculty and Chief Academic Officer at academicaffairs@wvwc.edu. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check.

For questions about the position, please contact the Director of the Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, Jennifer Randall Reyes at randall.j@wvwc.edu