JOB LISTING: Associate Professor of Counseling in Educational Settings

Associate Professor of Counseling in Educational Settings, Department of Wellness and Inclusive Services in Education

Position Number 013449

Organization:            Rowan University

Work type:                Regular Full-time
Location:                    Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories:                 Faculty - College of Education



Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified national doctoral research institution dedicated to excellence in undergraduate education. It offers bachelor’s through doctoral and professional programs to 19,500 students through its campuses in Glassboro, Camden and Stratford, New Jersey. Home to Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the School of Osteopathic Medicine, it also comprises the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the colleges of Communication & Creative Arts; Education; Humanities & Social Sciences; Performing Arts; Science & Mathematics; the School of Health Professions; the School of Earth & Environment, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and a multidisciplinary honors college. Rowan is collaborating with regional leaders to create research and academic programs in health sciences. It has earned national recognition for innovation, commitment to high-quality, affordable education and developing public-private partnerships.

The College of Education, as the oldest college at Rowan University, has a long-held commitment to excellence in teaching, community engagement, and innovation in scholarship. The College of Education is fully accredited under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and initial certification programs are approved by the New Jersey Department of Education. Rowan’s College of Education is devoted to collaboration, professionalism, diversity, scholarly inquiry, student learning, civic responsibility, and respect for all people, preparing and supporting reflective practitioners who use education to transform our global society. We seek a faculty member who is committed to seeking opportunities to support the College of Education’s commitment to social justice in education and access, success and equity for all.


The Wellness and Inclusive Services in Education Department one of five departments within the College of Education. The Wellness and Inclusive Services in Education Department (formerly the Interdisciplinary and Inclusive Education Department) houses graduate programs in educational school psychology (NASP approved; MA & Ed.S), counseling in educational settings (CACREP approved; MA & PhD), inclusive education (BA), special education (MA & PhD), learning consultant, and a post-baccalaureate program in school nursing.  The College of Education is fully accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and approved by the New Jersey Department of Education.


The Wellness and Inclusive Services in Education Department is accepting applications for a full-time associate tenure track professor position for our Master of Art in Counseling in Educational Settings beginning Fall 2024.  We are especially interested in candidates whose research and teaching explicitly addresses issues of equity, access, and social justice as grounded in theoretical frameworks.  The department is seeking a creative and innovative faculty member to play an integral role in our Counseling in Educational Settings program. Applicants may view the website for a list of courses and descriptions offered in the Counseling in Educational Settings program.  


This position requires demonstrated scholarly and teaching excellence in counseling in educational settings.  Specifically, the department is looking for a faculty member who is dedicated to increasing awareness, sensitivity, and knowledge of practices that will result in equitable educational opportunities for diverse learners.  The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:


  • A doctoral degree in counselor education, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program
  • Prior experience as a full-time faculty member in counselor education for a minimum of five years
  • Research record  commensurate with Associate Professor rank
  • Ability to demonstrate currency and fluency in best practices in counseling in educational settings, working with children, adolescents, and/ or college students.
  • Ability to teach a variety of courses in the counseling curriculum including supervision of field experiences
  • Commitment to interactive and field-based work
  • Record of professional and service activities, which include working with P-12 schools, higher education, or community agencies specializing in children and adolescents.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective internal and external relationships in dynamic and collaborative environments
  • Clear understanding of the social justice issues that face educational leaders and a commitment to equity and the celebration of diversity in a pluralistic society


  • Credentialed as a Nationally Certified Counselor and/or Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Record of excellence in teaching at the graduate level
  • Experience in developing and delivering educational programs online
  • Substantial practitioner experience in school counseling
  • A record of scholarship including publications and grants
  • Potential to teach and supervise PhD students


General Information:

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Starting Date: September 1, 2024. Please contact Dr. Kara Ieva ( for specific questions regarding this position.

Candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter outlining suitability for the role; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a description of research agenda (including potential funding mechanisms); 4) a statement on teaching philosophy (including discussion of the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion); 5) transcripts from all institutions attended; and 6) contact information for three professional references (at least one of which addresses teaching ability).

Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see: