The Counseling Center - Tenure Track Faculty

Indiana University of Pennsylvania,

Counseling Center
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Last Posted:

Thu, Jan 19th, '23


Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 12, 2023.

Start Date:

Fall 2023

Last Updated:

Thu, Jan 19th, '23

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  • Full Time

Position Summary & Description

The Counseling Center at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applications for a permanent, tenure-track faculty position beginning August 2023. Candidates from marginalized groups or groups historically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. The Psychologist/Counselor will provide a variety of counseling and/or psychological services to IUP undergraduate and graduate students while valuing each person’s cultural identity or identities. This is a 9-month position.


  • Faculty provide intake, triage, individual and group counseling for undergraduate and graduate students. 
  • Faculty provide outreach/consultation for the IUP community, and crisis intervention services for IUP students.
  • In addition, faculty members serve on departmental and university committees, maintain licensure, and engage in scholarly activities. Understanding of marginalization, social inequity, prejudice, and discrimination are essential. 
  • Faculty rotate daytime on-call responsibilities. 
  • Faculty members have the opportunity to supervise graduate trainees in IUP’s doctoral program in clinical psychology, as well as IUP’s master’s program in clinical mental health counseling.  
  • Essential Functions

    Non-teaching faculty must have, and maintain the physical and mental abilities, communicative skills, and stamina necessary to carry out the essential functions of their positions.  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.
    Must be able to:

    1.    Maintain current knowledge of the discipline through continued scholarly activity and research.  

    2.    Participate actively in assignments necessary to advance the service and/or outreach of the department, college, and university.

    3.    Ability to travel to field locations and meeting/training sites by motor vehicle when required.

    4.    Communicate both orally and in writing to issue, receive and carry out instructions and orders effectively and to convey information to a variety of co-workers and the general public.

    5.    Use a variety of common office machines such as telephones, calculators, copiers, computer terminals, keyboards, video display terminals, auxiliary printers, and similar equipment.

    6.    Employee must be able to observe and react to hazard warnings, backup alarms, flashing lights, voice commands and hand signals.

    7.    Operate office equipment which may require stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching and prolonged standing.

    8.    Provide assistance, and guidance to internal and external customers.

    9.    Follow oral and written instructions.


Founded in 1875, IUP is a vibrant, comprehensive, research-based, teaching-focused, student-centered learning community.

IUP combines the academic opportunities of a large university with the highly personalized and intimate learning-centered environment of a small college.

Over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled in our accredited and nationally recognized programs, enjoying traditional and nontraditional classroom experiences, engaging in research and service activities with their faculty mentors, becoming lifelong learners, preparing for rewarding careers and productive lives, and developing leadership skills for effective citizenship.



·         Graduate degree in counseling/clinical psychology or a closely related field by August 2023 required. 

·         Currently licensed or license- eligible (within two years of appointment) in Pennsylvania required.



·         Doctorate degree in counseling/clinical psychology or a closely related field.

·          University/College counseling center experience is 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.


$59,000 - $65,000


All applicants: Please submit a letter of application addressing professional skills, a current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference addressing the applicant's expertise in college counseling/therapy (confidential links will be sent to the recommenders provided in the application upon submission) via our online application system:
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 position is filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 12, 2023.

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