Program Director and Assistant Professor, School Counseling, Rhode Island College, One year term, beginning Fall 2017

Wed, March 22, 2017 11:13 AM | Monica Darcy

Join a collegial department to direct and teach in a graduate level school counseling program in a well-regarded regional institution. Become part of a forward-looking department with great traditions and dynamic culture. The Greater Providence metropolitan area offers easy access to the East Coast cultural centers, ocean shore, parks and forests, and many options for urban or suburban life styles.

Essential Duties:

• Direct graduate level school counseling program;
• Teach graduate level courses in school counseling program; 
• Provide coordination and supervision of school counseling based practicum and internship experiences; 
• Provide service to school based partnerships and placements;
• Advise students;
• Revise school counseling program to meet recommendation outlined by the Rhode Island Department of Education.

Required Qualifications:

Education:  Advanced degree in counselor education or related field in counseling. 
Experience: Counseling/work experience in school settings

Preferred Qualifications:

• Doctorate degree in counselor education or related field in counseling. 
• College teaching experience; 
• Professional experience in higher education curriculum design to meet state and national standards; 
• Experience in program development and direction; 
• Licensed/license-eligible as a professional counselor; 
• Graduate of a Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accredited program.

The Feinstein School of Education and Human Development (FSEHD) is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE) and approved by the Rhode Island Department of Education to provide programs that prepare education and human service professionals for careers in school and community settings. The mission of the Department of graduate studies in Counseling, Educational Leadership and School Psychology (CEP) is to prepare graduate students who positively impact lives of and opportunities for individuals, families, schools, and communities. Through interdisciplinary collaboration, community partnerships and excellence in teaching and scholarship, the CEP faculty foster the development of reflective practitioners. Two programs within the department are nationally accredited – MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CACREP) and CAGS School Psychology (NASP). Graduates are educators and human service professionals prepared to conduct ethical, culturally competent and evidence-based practice and are able to influence systemic change.

The Position is open until filled, but a review of applications will begin on April 28, 2017. Contact Monica G. Darcy, search chair at, with questions. The application process is outlined on the Rhode Island College, Human Resources page here

NARACES has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 1103. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NARACES is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


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