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Clinical Mental Health Counselor Educator

Trinity College
Washington, DC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Trinity Washington University, a comprehensive university in the Nation’s capital, offering a broad range of educational programs that prepare students across the lifespan for the intellectual, ethical and spiritual dimensions of contemporary work, civic and family life seeks a dynamic School Counselor Educator to join the faculty within the School of Nursing and Health Professions.

Position Summary: The Counseling Program at Trinity Washington University is seeking faculty candidates with teaching and professional experience in a K-12 school setting, and have achieved their doctoral degree from a CACREP-accredited University or College for an Assistant Professor position, starting in the Fall of 2023. The position is in Category B, which is non-tenure track. Specifically, we seek individuals with a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion who have worked with diverse and underrepresented student populations and possess a passion for and experience teaching in higher education.

Position Responsibilities and Expectations:

• Teach 3-4 courses per semester in Fall, Spring and Summer semesters; this is a 12-month 3- semester position;

• Infuse curriculum with multicultural, social justice and advocacy competencies;

• Provide academic advising and mentoring to Masters School Counseling Students;

• Undertake scholarship, research and community service-related activities; and

• Perform other assigned duties related to the position Other Responsibilities

• Course Revision and Development: Revise courses on a scheduled basis and develop new courses, when needed;

• Recruitment: Assist with the admissions process in interviewing, evaluating, and selecting qualified applicants;

• Advising: Advise and mentor graduate students each semester and assist students with remediation and retention processes, when necessary;

• CACREP accreditation: Participate in the ongoing assessment of the program, the curriculum, and student learning;

• Demonstration of professional involvement preferred;

• Evidence of scholarly publications and related scholarly work preferred;

• Strong working knowledge and understanding of established professional code of ethics and best practices;

• Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills including the ability to work with diverse groups;

• Ability to work collaboratively as a member of professional and community groups. Qualifications

• Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision with robust K-12 experience in School Counseling from a CACREP-Accredited College or University (Required);

• Training and professional experience to teach applied courses in a Masters-level School Counseling Program (Required);

• Professional experience as a School Counselor with appropriate certification (Required);

• Knowledge and experience implementing the ASCA National Model and CACREP standards are required. Qualified applicants should submit the following items:

1. Cover letter summarizing how background and experiences align with the responsibilities, expectations and qualifications highlighted above;

2. Curriculum Vitae;

3. Names, phone numbers and electronic mail addresses of three references who may be contacted regarding candidates’ competence, qualifications and skill

Trinity Washington University is dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff. Trinity is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

Trinity College


Washington, DC
20017 USA



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