Teaching Professor – School Counseling

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Job description

Xavier University Department of Counseling

Position Description: Teaching Professor, School Counseling

Xavier University is seeking applications for a 9-month Teaching Professor (non-tenure track) position in the Department of Counseling. The department has 5 full-time faculty members and offers a CACREP-accredited MA in School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling characterized by a community engagement and social justice focus. Successful candidates for this position must have at least five years of experience working as a school counselor in a K-12 educational setting. An earned doctorate in counselor education from a CACREP accredited university is preferred.


  • Teach, advise, and mentor students in the MA counseling programs, particularly students enrolled in the school counseling program
  • Actively contribute to the continuous development and assessment of the overall school counseling program
  • Assist with coordination of field experience for school counseling students, including maintaining contact with site supervisors and university supervisors
  • Maintain current relationships with school districts and community partners to contribute to recruitment efforts on behalf of the school counseling program
  • Provide service, outreach, engagement, and leadership in the Department and College


  • An earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited university (preferred)
  • Experience as a school counselor in K-12 schools (min. 5 years)
  • Knowledge of the ASCA model
  • Teaching experience at the university level
  • Eligibility for licensure in Ohio as a professional school counselor
  • Commitment to helping counseling students develop culturally responsive counseling skills that demonstrate awareness of diversity and social justice issues relevant to professional school counseling
  • Involvement in professional counseling-related organizations

The Xavier University Department of Counseling strives to develop a deep understanding of and respect for diversity among students and colleagues. Therefore, we encourage applications from individuals who may help us achieve this goal.

How to apply

Applicant should apply via Xavier’s website. Please include (1) a cover letter describing how your professional qualifications relate to the position, (2) how you could contribute to enhancing students’ understanding of diversity and social justice, (3) current CV, (4) unofficial copies of transcripts from master’s and doctoral degree programs, (5) names, addresses (including titles and institutions), telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references, and (6) supporting materials relevant to your teaching such as course evaluations. Deadline for applications is January 31. Contact Dr. Michelle Hall at hallm4@xavier.edu for more information about the position.

Please note: only 5 attachments can be uploaded at step 3 of the application process online. Consolidate documents if necessary.


Founded in 1831, Xavier University is a Jesuit, Catholic university in Cincinnati, Ohio. Its three colleges offer 85 undergraduate majors, 54 minors and 11 graduate programs to 7,019 total students, including 4,368 undergraduates. The University is the sixth-oldest Catholic university in the nation and one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities nationwide.