Assistant Professor/Counselor

Northern Michigan University,

Counseling and Consultation Services
Last Posted:

Tue, Apr 27th, '21


June 30, 2021

Start Date:

Fall semester 2021

Last Updated:

Tue, Apr 27th, '21


Assistant Professor/Counselor

Position: The Counseling and Consultation Services Department at Northern Michigan University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor/Counselor. This is a term position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, with the possibility of a continuing appointment upon satisfactory performance evaluation.  

Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities are those of a professional university counseling center clinician; individual, group, and crisis counseling/intervention, assessment, outreach programming, and consultation in a short-term intervention model. Presentations on mental health topics. This is a campus-based position. 


Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in clinical/counseling psychology, master’s degree in professional counseling, or master’s degree in clinical social work. Licensed as a mental health professional in the State of Michigan or must obtain in an expedited manner and clinical training and experience, with well-developed skills, in providing professional counseling/psychotherapy within a short-term intervention model.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: Knowledge and understanding of college student developmental tasks and issues; ability to provide effective crisis evaluation, intervention, and safety planning; ability to give presentations, training, or teaching on mental health topics; ability to work with diverse clients; and ability to relate to clients and the public in a friendly, supportive, patient and respectful manner.


Additional Desirable Qualifications: University counseling center training and experience; experience working with clients with more severe difficulties or specialty populations such as eating disorders; experience working with diverse populations; experience in working with depressed and at risk individuals; and experience providing group therapy.


The position will be posted until June 30, 2021. Applications received after that date will not be considered. All applicants must include a letter of application, a current vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information (names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers) for three references. To apply for this position please visit:

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