Full-Time Faculty, Master’s of Clinical Mental Health Counseling


Assistant or Associate-level Professor, Professional Track

Reports to:

Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Chair

Job Summary

The faculty member is responsible for teaching in and mentoring students enrolled in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. The position reports directly to the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Chair.

Essential Functions:
  • Teach courses in the Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at both the Elgin and Rockford Campuses.
  • Teach courses virtually as needed.
  • Teach courses in the Master’s in Human Services Program as needed.
  • Teach in the Bachelor’s in Human Services program as needed.
  • Teach in the Bachelor’s in Psychology program as needed.
  • This is a 9-month Professional Faculty contract.
  • Teaching requirements are to deliver 24 credit hours per year.
Additional Duties:

Professional development responsibilities:

  • Remain professionally active, keeping pace with current teaching and learning theories and developments in the Program field.
  • Be active in counseling organizations and committees as well as advocating for the profession.
  • Contribute to the counseling field through research and scholarship.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Participate in all Division of Professional Studies staff development, training events and outside meetings as agreed upon by the Department Chair and/or Administration.
  • Participate on all committees which are assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Department Chair and/or Administration.
Office Hours:

Upon agreement with the Department Chair, these will be determined and posted.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Commitment to Christ-centered Christian higher education.
  • Demonstrate an active and growing Christian faith.
  • Doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision, preferably from a CACREP accredited institution, OR doctoral degree in a related field with full-time employment experience as Counselor Education faculty for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013.
  • Certification and/or clinical counseling licensure related to the counseling field.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent virtual teaching experience.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • One year of full-time, higher education faculty teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to promote the Program and represent Judson University to various stakeholders, both within and outside the University, and to work collegially with them.
  • Ability to assist with recruitment for the Program.
  • Ability to assist with assessment for the Program.
  • Ability to interact well with Division of Professional Studies faculty, present and prospective students, staff and visitors, as well as other offices, departments and faculty within Judson University.
  • Ability to work well with many individuals with diverse issues and needs.
  • Active service to the community as a representative of the Division of Professional Studies and Judson University, in general.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Benefits for full-time employees include a tuition waiver program for employee and dependents, medical and dental insurance, paid vacation, holidays and two personal days per year.

Contact Information

Applicants must provide a complete application packet including:

  • Letter of application
  • Faculty application
  • Curriculum vitae, and
  • Unofficial transcripts of both undergraduate and graduate work (official transcripts will be required upon hiring) and

Please submit all application materials to: Mrs. Christina Cariello, Executive Assistant to the Provost, at cwatson@judsonu.edu.


The position will remain open until filled.

About Judson University

Judson University is a Christian institution representing the Church at work in higher education. Its campus is located along the picturesque Fox River in the city of Elgin just 36 miles northwest of Chicago, Judson is home to over 1,100 students from 42 states and 28 countries. We offer more than 50 undergraduate majors, minors, and pre-professional programs; eight master’s degrees and three doctoral programs.

Judson University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees, and applicants for admission or employment, in all University programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status.