Licensed Counselor, Licensed Psychologist, or Licensed Social Worker (Tenure Track Instructor) Diversity

West Chester University,

Counseling Center
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Last Posted:

Thu, Jun 13th, '24


Applications will begin to be reviewed mid July

Start Date:

August 2024

Last Updated:

Thu, Jun 13th, '24

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  • Full Time

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success.  West Chester University of Pennsylvania, a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, is seeking to hire for a faculty-ranked, psychologist, licensed counselor, or licensed clinical social worker position in the Department of Counseling & Psychological Services (The Counseling Center).  This full-time, tenure-track, 9-month, Instructor position will begin August 2024.

To be eligible, an applicant must be licensed as a Psychologist, Counselor, or Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania (or have Pennsylvania license eligibility). It is preferred if they have clinical experience working with college-age young adults from historically marginalized groups. The successful candidate in this non-teaching faculty position will be primarily responsible for providing mental health counseling to the West Chester University student population, presenting a range of psychological concerns. The candidate must be proficient in providing short-term individual treatment, group therapy, crisis work, and outreach programing across campus. Supervision of graduate-level trainees may be expected.

Weekly schedule includes four in-office clinical days and one work-from-home day for service and scholarly activities. This person in this position is expected to provide 24 clinical hours per week during the Fall and Spring Semesters.

Additional compensation is given for those faculty that work during the winter and summer break.

Attention to the diverse needs and backgrounds of WCU students as well as an ability to collaborate with department faculty and staff, therapists, psychiatrists and other University health care professionals is a must. In this tenure-track faculty position, the selected candidate will be expected to engage in ongoing scholarly activities (i.e., professional publications and presentations) The department is committed to offering support in terms of mentorship and collaboration for the counselor’s scholarly growth. In this position, participation in service across the university spectrum is also required.

Interested individuals may apply by going to the West Chester University job page:  24-152 Licensed Counselor, Licensed Psychologist, or Licensed Social Worker-Tenure Track Instructor | Job Details tab | Career Pages (

 Please submit a cover letter, a current vita, and the names and contact numbers for three professional references.

Review of applications will begin at the end of mid-July 2024 and continue until the position has been filled.  Campus interview candidates must successfully complete the interview process to be considered a finalist.  The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding.  All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background checks.  Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


West Chester University, a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, is a public, comprehensive institution committed to offering high-quality undergraduate education, selected post-baccalaureate and graduate programs, and a variety of educational and cultural resources for its students, alumni, and citizens of southeastern Pennsylvania. The University offers more than 100 graduate and undergraduate programs in the sciences and mathematics, business and public management, arts and humanities, health sciences, education and social work, music, and interdisciplinary studies. We are a community of educators dedicated to developing graduates who succeed personally and professionally and contribute to the common good.

  • Licensed as a Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker, or Counselor in Pennsylvania (Applicants that are Pennsylvania license eligible may be considered).
  • Experience working with a diverse group of clients and cultural backgrounds
  • Clinical experience working at a University Counseling Center setting