Director, Clinical Mental Health Counseling M.S. Degree
Anderson University seeks applications for a full-time, 12-month tenure-track position as Director of our online M.S in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. A Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from a Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) approved program is required. The ideal candidate will have a record of graduate teaching and advising experience as well as leadership experience in developing programs and should be familiar with accreditation standards required by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Faculty rank and status will be determined at the time of appointment based upon experience and record of scholarship.
The responsibilities of this position will include but are not limited to:
a. development and coordination of the counseling program
b. providing academic oversight to the program
c. chairing the graduate program admissions committee
d. in conjunction with the department chair, making recommendations regarding the development of and expenditures from the budget
e. providing or year-round leadership to the operation of the program
f. recruiting students and receiving and responding to inquiries regarding the overall academic unit
g. assessing academic graduate programs per CACREP and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) guidelines
The conceptual framework for this graduate program was approved by the Board of Trust to start in Fall of 24.
Date of Appointment: August 2023
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The largest private university in South Carolina, Anderson University is an innovative and entrepreneurial comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. AU is one of just a handful of universities in the world to be receive of Apple's Distinguished School recognition four times. In addition to being named as one of the best Southeastern Colleges by the Princeton Review, AU was recently ranked by U.S News & World Report as the #2 Regional College in the South with a Strong Commitment to Teaching. We are located in South Carolina’s Upstate region, a growing and thriving community with award-winning public schools with convenient access to major cities and year-round outdoor recreation. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, active in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of faith.
This is an on-site, in person role. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a digital cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of their relevant graduate coursework, and an AU faculty application to:
Susan Kratko, Administrative Assistant,
College of Arts and Sciences
Anderson, SC 29621
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