Assistant Professor of School Counselor Education

Vacancy number: 1028

Job Summary

Fort Valley State University is currently accepting applications for a 10-month, tenure-track position for Assistant Professor, School Counselor Education in the College of Education.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as the program coordinator for the school counseling program
  • Teach courses related to counselor education in a face-to-face, blended, and/or online format
  • Advise students at undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Serve on and chair research committees
  • Perform service and administrative tasks necessary to ensure excellence in educator preparation at Fort Valley State University
  • Observe candidates in lab schools
  • Use Livetext and Desire 2 Learn (D2L) as instructional platforms, preferably
  • Analyze data to inform instruction
  • Assist with writing state-mandated reports


  • Doctorate required in Counselor Education or related field
  • Teaching experience in a higher education environment preferred
  • School counseling experience in P-12 schools preferred
  • School counselor certification
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated record of membership and participation in relevant professional organizations
  • A record of service and involvement in the profession
  • Ability to use technology for synchronous and asynchronous instruction
  • Experience/familiarity with CACREP accreditation process preferred

Working conditions

  • Regular office environment, climate controlled

Physical requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

How to Apply:
Interested persons should submit a complete application packet which includes:

– FVSU Application (include Job Title and Job Number)
– Cover Letter (include Job Title and Job Number)
– Resume
– Unofficial Transcript(s) – Diploma copies are not accepted in lieu of transcripts
– List of three (3) Professional References including their contact information

Complete application packets should be emailed to, with the Job Title and Job Number in the subject line. Application packets that do not contain ALL required information will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

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