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Director of Rehabilitation Counseling

Position Type

10-Month Full-Time

Job Summary

The position is a tenure-track full-time 10-month, Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling position under the College of Graduate Studies and Adult Continuing Education. Reporting to the Director of the Rehabilitation Counseling / Director of Graduate Studies, the assistant professor will teach at least four courses per semester through face-to-face, blended and distance learning environments. Summer teaching is also expected when contracts are available. Courses may include Foundations of Vocational Rehabilitation, Medical Aspects of Disability, Assessment & Evaluation, Theory/Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy, Research Methods, Counseling Skills, Case Management, Assistive Technology an additional courses deemed appropriate under CACREP clinical programs. May teach undergraduate Rehabilitation Services courses. The assistant professor will also provide academic guidance for students, conduct site visits, supervise students in their practicum and internship environments and collaborate with the site supervisors to ensure quality worksites. The assistant professor will work with a diverse student and faculty population and also engage in university strategic initiatives through committee participation, governance sharing and program level assessment of student learning.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Counseling; ABD will be considered, however the degree and CRC or LPC must be completed within one year of the contract start date
  • Education from a CORE or CACREP accredited program
  • Must have or be eligible for CRC certification and/or LPC/LPCC licensure in Ohio
  • Two (2) year paid work experience serving a wide range of persons with disabilities, not including their practicum and internship experiences
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years successful university teaching experience
  • Potential for scholarly research and publication


Additional Information Requested:

The candidate’s materials should include a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three (3) letters of recommendations.

Wilberforce University

Founded in 1856, Wilberforce University is America’s first private, coeducational University established to educated men and women of African descent; and is closely affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Today, Wilberforce is a well-respected private, residential liberal arts university with a clear mission, core values and vision for the future and is a noted pioneer in the Co-Operative Education Movement.

Wilberforce awards the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in the areas of business, engineering and computing science, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences; as well as the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling degree. The University is located in Wilberforce, Ohio, a community readily accessible to the Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus metropolitan centers’ social, professional and cultural amenities and airports.

Wilberforce University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply:

To apply for the Rehabilitation Counseling Faculty Position position, use the “Quick Apply/Submit Resume” button below to submit your information,  cover letter and resume to the Wilberforce University Department of Administration and Human Resources.

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