The Counseling Center - Temporary Faculty

Indiana University of Pennsylvania,

Indiana University of Pennsylvania- Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Thu, Apr 30th, '20


May 31, 2020

Start Date:

August 2020

Last Updated:

Thu, Apr 30th, '20


The Counseling Center at Indiana University of Pennsylvania invites applications for 2 temporary, 9-month faculty counseling positions beginning August, 2020. The counselor(s) will provide a variety of counseling and/or psychological services to IUP undergraduate and graduate students.  Salary is competitive.  These are 9-month positions contingent upon funding.


Position Qualifications


  • Graduate degree in counseling or closely-related field counseling/clinical psychology by August 2020.
  • Currently licensed or license eligible (within two years of appointment) in Pennsylvania. 
  • University/College counseling center experience is strongly preferred.
  • Work experience with people from diverse backgrounds, group work, crisis intervention, and outreach/consultation will strengthen the application.
  • Candidates invited to campus must communicate effectively and perform well during the interview(s).
  • Candidates will be asked to respond to clinical vignettes as part of the interview process. 

Academic faculty must have, and maintain the physical and mental abilities, communicative skills, and stamina necessary to carry out the essential functions of their positions in teaching, research, scholarship, and service.  Work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve  standing to a significant degree, walking for brief periods of time and may include driving requirements. 
Faculty must be able to:

  • Teach courses assigned by the departmental chair on a schedule made of a combination of standard class-meeting times as determined to meet instructional needs and adhere to the requirements of the department's curriculum.
  • Teach courses for a mandated number of contact hours per week over a full semester and meet university expectations for final exams.
  • Present course material in a clear and organized manner using methodologies appropriate to the discipline.
  • Evaluate student work fairly and promptly.
  • Perform the physical requirements of laboratory, field work, studio work, or other activities outside typical classroom instruction if applicable.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the discipline through continued scholarly activity and research. 
  • Participate actively in assignments necessary to advance the service and/or outreach of the department, college, and university.

For an overview of IUP benefit information available for APSCUF employees, please click on the link below: (Download PDF reader)


To apply for this position, please submit the following information via our online application system at
A letter of application addressing professional skills, a current curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and the names and email addresses of three references.  Confidential links will be sent to the contacts provided; these letters of reference should address the applicant's expertise in college counseling/therapy.

Automated reference requests and a confirmation email will be generated upon submission of your application. Candidates who fail to submit all of the aforementioned materials will not be considered.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.  Full consideration will be given to applications received by May 31, 2020.

If the degree listed as required for this position was earned at IUP - no official transcripts are required to be submitted as part of this employment application.  IUP HR will verify IUP obtained degrees and only request official transcripts from candidates if needed.  Official transcripts will be required prior to hire date for applicants who did not earn the required degrees at IUP.

Committed to excellence through diversity, IUP is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V and is a proud member of the State System of Higher Education.

All offers of employment are contingent upon verification of earned degrees through the receipt of official transcripts, confirmation of work eligibility, and satisfactory completion of background checks.