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Assistant Professor of Counseling

Thiel College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the new Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.  This position starts on August 15, 2022.  The M.A. program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling will open in June 2022.

Thiel College desires an energetic, innovative, and dedicated counselor educator to actively contribute to the growth of our CMHC program that fosters social justice and a commitment to diversity and inclusion. This program comes out of the College’s Thiel 2021 Student Success strategic plan that advances creating an environment in which students from diverse backgrounds succeed. A dedicated passion for helping students reach their full potential in a supportive and inclusive diverse environment is essential to this position. Be part of creating something great!

The successful candidate will teach in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling master's degree program, supervise clinical/internship experiences, advise students, and participate in departmental and college committees and service activities. Qualified candidates will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues, engage in scholarly activities appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at the college, and engage in professional, college, and community service activities and partnerships.

While Thiel College gives highest priority to teaching effectiveness, the faculty will be expected to remain current in the field through professional development opportunities such as attendance at related conferences, research, or other scholarly activities, as well as service to the college.  A robust employee benefit package that includes, generous health and wellness coverage options and paid leave time, as well as including research support and a sabbatical program is provided.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision, preferably from a CACREP accredited program (completed by time of appointment)
  • Licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Professional Counselor in the State of Pennsylvania
  • Three to five (3-5) years of full-time professional clinical experience
  • Evidence of effective clinical counselor supervision experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of successful teaching in higher education
  • Have a working knowledge of social justice in professional counseling
  • Understanding of certification and licensure standards for the Counseling Profession
  • Willingness to assist in program development, outcome assessment, CACREP accreditation
  • Employ interactive and collaborative teaching styles
  • Evidence of scholarly interests relevant to the field of mental health counseling
  • Knowledge and experience with CACREP accreditation
  • Evidence of participation in professional counseling organizations


Application Procedure: Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of three professional references, evidence of effective teaching methods, and a scholarship example if available.  Click here to apply (preferred method), or mail application materials to:  Jennifer Clark, Director of Human Resources, Thiel College, 75 College Avenue, Greenville, PA  16125.  Review of applications will begin on December 20, 2021, and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her/their terminal degree.

Thiel College is committed to attracting a culturally and professionally diverse faculty and staff who engage our students by providing a rich and fulfilling curricular and co-curricular experience.