Counseling & Social Work Assistant Professor MA in Professional Counseling Programs

Full-time Faculty (10 month)

This position exists for providing classroom instruction and academic advisement in the MA in Professional Counseling program.

Candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum of a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited institution (or current enrollment in such program).
  • 10 years of experience in clinical practice.
  • At least 5 years of experience teaching at the graduate level, preferably on a full-time basis.
  • Actively Licensed in PA
  • An ability to teach a wide range of graduate professional counseling classes 
  • A minimum of 10 years of licensed, direct clinical experience in the field of Mental Health or Marriage and Family counseling, with the ability to counsel others effectively, and a continued interest in engaging in clinically therapeutic relationships. 
  • A positive reputation as a scholar and educator
  • A well-articulated philosophy of education
  • A demonstrated record of leadership

Candidates will need to possess the following skills:


  •  A demonstrated ability and willingness to function fully and cooperatively within an institution of Biblical Christian higher education
  • Enthusiastic support for the college and departmental philosophy of education and counseling
  • A demonstrated ability and desire to mentor and assist students beyond the classroom contexts both personally and spiritually.
  •  The ability to function as a team member with the administration of the college
  • The ability and demonstrated desire to grow, develop, and mature as characterized by achievement in both personal and organization matters
  • The ability to implement fairly and firmly the policies and procedures of the college
  •  Maintain absolute confidentiality in handling all matters within the college

Technical Abilities

  • Communication skills necessary for tasks
  • Analysis skills for analyzing academic trends and developments
  • Awareness of the various laws and ethical standards for academia and their relationship to the college
  • Effective knowledge and application of word processing and presentation platforms.
  • Experience with and practical knowledge of online course delivery platforms.

Personal Qualities – the ability to identify personal strengths, weaknesses, skills, and limitations and use this understanding profitably

  • The ability to creatively and maturely follow/lead in the academic community of LBC
  • The ability to function as a team member among the faculty, bringing a collaborative spirit in representing the programs in counseling
  • The ability to develop and mature – characterized by a hunger for both personal and institutional growth and achievement
  • The ability to be easily approached by students and colleagues, but firm and fair in the exercise of all policies and procedures
  • A demonstrated Biblical pattern of leadership characterized by appropriate respect for and use of authority

Candidates will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Teach 24 credits of graduate courses per calendar year (e.g. 12 months) within the MA program. 
  • Adhere to the mission and administration of the entire department to provide a continuity of team leadership 
  • Actively support the program director toward gaining and maintaining CACREP accreditation for the program.
  • Attend and participate in all departmental and faculty meetings and assigned subcommittees.
  • Attend Chapel at least 50% of the time each semester
  •  Be involved in events and planning toward attracting prospective students to the CSW Dept. programs
  • Advise graduate students
  • Conduct Admission interviews as needed
  • Partner with the graduate recruitment team as needed
  • Facilitate spiritual, emotional, and academic shepherding of students
  • Continue to develop professionally through personal study, research, and attendance professional meetings as your professional schedule allows.
  • Seek to publish on a regular basis (as your professional schedule allows). This could be in various forms including journal or magazine articles and books.
  • Other tasks as assigned for the enhancement of students and academic programing.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following: cover letter; resume; and spiritual testimony to Human Resources. Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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