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School Counseling Clinical Faculty & Program Director (Open Rank, Fixed‐Term)

The School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Carolina) invites applications for a position in School
Counseling. This is a full‐time, 12‐month, fixed‐term position with an initial three‐year appointment.


Established in 1793 as the first public university in the nation, Carolina is a doctoral‐granting institution situated in the beautiful college town of Chapel Hill, N.C. Ranked fifth among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report, and one of the original public ivy schools, Carolina has earned a reputation as one of the best universities in the world. Carolina prides itself on its strong, diverse student body, unparalleled academic opportunities, and a value unmatched by any public university in the nation. The School of Education is among the best in the nation and boasts a long and distinguished history of teaching and research in school counseling and related areas. The School Counseling M.Ed. program has been accredited since 1986 (see


Candidates will (a) Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses during the calendar year (including summer) in face‐to‐face, online, and/or blended formats in School Counseling and related programs. Courses include school counseling theories and techniques, research, and/or counseling curriculum, as well as clinical practicum and internship; (b) Serve as the School Counseling program director, overseeing student recruitment and admission, field experience coordination, and program assessment and evaluation toward accreditation; (c) Support strategic initiatives across the School and campus; and (d) Provide leadership and service at the local, state, and national levels.

Educational Requirements

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited program.


Evidence of capacity to serve as program director is required. Previous or comparable experience in program coordination/leadership is highly desirable. A commitment to social justice and equity, a strengths‐based practice in the context of the ASCA National Model, knowledge of and experience with CACREP standards, experience as a school counselor (license eligible in N.C.), and/or ability to enhance collaborative relationships with local schools are preferred. Experience with online programs and/or teaching is welcome.

Salary and Starting Date

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with rank and experience. The proposed starting date is June 1, 2022.

The Application Process

To apply for the position, submit a letter of interest, vita, and the names of four references with full contact information, using the online application process at For full consideration, all application materials should be received by Feb. 21, 2002. The search will remain open until filled. For more information, email the search chair, Harriet Able, Ph.D., at

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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