Term Assistant Professor of Counseling

University of Alaska

Term Assistant Professor of Counseling


Job No:


Classification:Term Assistant Professor (F9)

Grade:UNAC Grade 30

Work type:Faculty Full-time, Hybrid, On Campus, Remote, Remote within Alaska

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks

School/Business unit:UAF School of Education


Categories: Education/Instructional


Position Summary:

The School of Education is seeking a Term Assistant Professor in Counseling Education (Clinical Mental Health and/or School Counseling) for the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The current program faculty is hopeful that a team member will join them in Fairbanks, AK or Anchorage, AK; however, consideration will be given to suitable candidates desiring to work remotely within the United States. If you are looking to join a team of education excellence, please apply!


Our Term Assistant Professor of Counseling position involves teaching graduate courses in counselor education with the ability to address the training needs of graduate students in our program's clinical mental health and school counseling tracks. The successful applicant will be able to articulate and demonstrate values aligning with a student-centered institution. Additionally, this position requires the ability to supervise practicum and internship students. In addition, the successful applicants will have the skills necessary for advising graduate students, serving on graduate student research committees, participating in committee work that relates to the Counseling Program, School of Education, and the University.


Successful applicants will have:


knowledge of and commitment to a CACREP-accredited Counseling M.Ed. Program with a Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling tracks;


potential for excellence in instruction, academic/career advising, and clinical supervision; and


the ability to use technology to deliver synchronous and asynchronous, high-quality learning experiences in live and virtual classroom environments that combine local and distance learners.


Required Qualifications


Earned doctorate from a Counselor Education Program with an emphasis in clinical mental health and/or school counseling by August 10, 2024.


Experience as a clinical mental health provider and/or school counselor.


Record of university teaching experience.


Counseling service delivery experience with diverse populations.


Preferred Qualifications


Certified School Counselor or eligible for Alaska school counseling certification, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

or eligible for Alaska LPC, National Certified Counselor (NCC), Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), and/or possess other counseling credentials.


Experience developing and teaching online courses and/or integrating technology into courses.


Successful clinical supervision experience.


Experience in clinical mental health, school counseling, and/or service delivery with Indigenous populations.


Educational experiences emphasizing Indigenous cultures and related pedagogies.


Specific experience with Alaska Native populations is preferred.




This position requires teaching graduate courses in counselor education. In addition, responsibilities include advising graduate students; providing program, department, and university service; and participating in faculty governance.


Qualified candidates should submit the following documents:


1. cover letter specific to this position describing how the candidate's educational background and professional experience meet the required and preferred qualifications for the position, including achievements and future plans;


2. curriculum vitae;


3. transcripts showing highest degree earned (unofficial transcripts may be submitted; official transcripts will be required prior to an offer); and


4. two letters from professional references written in the last two years.


Minimum Qualifications:


-Earned doctorate from a Counselor Education Program with an emphasis in clinical mental health and/or school counseling by August 10, 2024.

-Experience as a clinical mental health provider and/or school counselor.

-Record of university teaching experience.

-Counseling service delivery experience with diverse populations.


Position Details:


This is a full-time, exempt faculty position complete with both a competitive salary and https://www.alaska.edu/hr/benefits/support/prospectiveemployees.php. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. The first review will be on March 1, 2024.


This position is represented by United Academics (UNAC).http://www.unitedacademics.net/


This position is term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: http://www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Shea Monsey, School of Education HR Coordinator, at mailto:smonsey@alaska.edu or 907-474-7341.


Applications Close: Open until filled


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Fairbanks, AK

2 month(s) ago

Closing Date 2025-02-15