Full Time Faculty – Counselor Education

Tampa, Florida, United States

Job description

About this Organization
University Overview – Argosy University is a non-profit multi-campus institution owned by the Dream Center Education Holdings, LLC. The university maintains 27 locations in the United States, as well as an online division. The university offers programs at the associates, bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate level through its seven colleges. The colleges include the College of Undergraduate Studies, College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, College of Education, College of Business, College of Health Sciences, Western State College of Law at Argosy University and The College of Creative Arts and Design at Argosy University.

Our Mission – Incumbent must assure that the Argosy values – ensuring a compliant, respectful and financially accountable operation, caring about students and their success, supporting a passion for teaching and learning, and fostering professional competence – are considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position. Moreover, the individual should be committed to enhancing contributions to their communities and the greater societal good, and creating a culture where employees feel valued and engaged.

Category: Academic Affairs

Job Type: Faculty

Company/Division: Dream Center Education Holdings, LLC -> Argosy University

Minimum Education Required: PhD

Requisition Code: 13014.47

Location: Argosy University Tampa – Tampa, FL 33607 US (Primary)

Travel Required: Light Travel 0-20%

Job Description

ARGOSY UNIVERSITY Tampa/Sarasota invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Counselor Education. Responsibilities include teaching graduate-level courses in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Counselor Education and Supervision (CACREP accredited), programs. Additional Master level programs in the College of Counseling, Psychology, and Social Sciences include Marriage and Family Therapy, School Counseling, Forensic Psychology, and I/O Psychology. The college also has doctoral programs in Counseling Psychology and Pastoral Community Counseling. Faculty have teaching course load of 8 and are also responsible for advising students, serving on doctoral dissertation committees, serving on college committees, supervision of Teaching Assistants, involvement in the admissions process, and community outreach and engagement.

Argosy University is regionally accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission, which awards Associates, Baccalaureate, Masters and Doctoral degrees. The university is a fast-paced, non-traditional, adult-oriented learning environment that desires to appoint individuals who demonstrate a passion for excellence, teaching, and who understand and enjoy distance education and alternative delivery formats.

Faculty Position – The ideal candidate must have a doctorate in counselor education and supervision (preferable from a CACREP-accredited institution), or full time teaching experience as a counselor educator at the graduate level prior to 2013 to meet CACREP core faculty requirements. Candidates with experience teaching in non-traditional formats (blended and online courses) are preferred. Demonstrated ability to work collegially with members of the department and the campus community is essential.

Ongoing, demonstrated involvement in the profession as a counselor educator is expected (e.g., membership in ACA, AMHCA, ACES). National Counselor Certification by NBCC and Florida licensure as a Mental Health Counselor or license eligibility is required.

A demonstration of teaching effectiveness will be required as part of the interview. Please include the graduate courses you have taught as well as courses you would be interested in teaching in your cover letter.

The position is available immediately. Once received, review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please send a letter of interest with salary requirements, a vita, and three letters of reference. In your cover letter please specify the position to which you are applying.

How to apply

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A personal and professional commitment to diversity is essential. Argosy University/Tampa and Sarasota Campuses are committed to building a multicultural and diverse learning environment and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Work Environment & Notice

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term qualified individual with a disability means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Argosy University is an institution of higher learning founded upon the principle that relationship building is at the heart of both educational and professional success. Our academic programs focus on the interpersonal skills vital to professional achievement, while our faculty and staff nurture students' confidence — as well as competence — to thrive in their chosen fields.