Open Rank – Counseling and School Psychology (Counselor Education)

Department:  Counseling and School Psychology
Rank: Open
Specialization: Counselor Education and Supervision
Search # 20-021


Located in historic New Haven, a city rich in art and culture, Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good.  Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice.  SCSU is a flourishing community of approximately 10,000 students, located less than three miles from downtown New Haven, with easy access to New York and Boston. 

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities:

Southern invites applications from individuals who believe in the mission of public higher education and are committed to outstanding teaching and scholarship.  Successful candidates will be disciplinary scholars devoted to a student-centric approach.


The Counseling and School Psychology Department in the College of Education is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track position (open rank) in Counseling to begin August 2020.  The successful candidate will teach graduate level counseling courses (Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling), provide supervision and advisement to graduate students, pursue scholarship and a research agenda, participate in curricular and program development (master’s and future doctoral level), collaborate with school and agency partners, and serve on department and university committees.

Required Qualifications:

  • Applicants must hold a doctorate from a counselor education program.
  • Hold or be eligible to hold certification and/or licensure.
  • Identify self as a counselor educator and be committed to the professional field of counselor education as evidenced by education, teaching, professional experience, research, and professional affiliations.
  • Exhibit a commitment to social justice and counseling under-represented populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

A doctorate from a CACREP-accredited counselor education program, counselor supervision experience, knowledge of current national counselor education standards (CACREP), knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods, experience working with doctoral students in instruction and mentoring, and evidence of program development and evaluation experience.


The Department of Counseling and School Psychology places a high priority on the development of cross-cultural competence and on social justice advocacy. Highly desirable applicants will be passionate about working with diverse students. The department specifically encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply for the position.

Application Process:

Please submit letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, all official graduate transcripts, current teaching evaluations (if available), and three letters of recommendation electronically to:  Counselor Education Search Committee Chair at  For best consideration, materials should be received by Friday, October 18, 2019.  The position will remain open until filled.


SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.