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School Counseling (Tenure-Line, Open Rank)

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For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8562z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

Position Information

Position Information

Department College of Education and Human Development (CEHD)
Alternate Department Description
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check No
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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title School Counseling (Tenure-Line, Open Rank)
Working Title School Counseling (Tenure-Line, Open Rank)
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F8562z
Recruit Number Faculty - 7130
Working Hours
Location Fairfax, VA
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Pay Band
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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School Counseling (Tenure-Line, Open Rank)

The George Mason University, College of Education and Human Development, Counseling and Development Program seeks a faculty colleague in School Counseling with a strong commitment to evidence-based practice, school-based partnerships and collaboration, social justice, multicultural counseling, and engaged pedagogy. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

The Counseling and Development Program is nationally recognized for its multicultural and social justice counseling work and welcomes applicants who have the potential to assume a leadership role regionally and nationally in these areas. Mason, a Carnegie Research I institution, is the largest university in Virginia with more than 35,000 students. Located in northern Virginia near federal funding agencies and a wide-range of associated resources in the National Capital region, Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial, culturally diverse public university.


Candidates for this position will be expected to teach graduate courses in school counseling, maintain an active line of research and external funding, and provide scholarly leadership in school counseling. Other responsibilities include contributing to program improvement and clinical training initiatives, and cultivating partnerships with regional school divisions.

Required Qualifications:

An earned doctorate in school counseling or a closely related field is required. Applicants must also have a developed and focused program of research and scholarly activity, including publications in peer-reviewed journals commensurate with academic rank and experience; a demonstrated record of teaching excellence and relevant practical experience; and an ability to work as a member of a highly collaborative professional team providing international, national and state leadership in research, program development and service.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include a demonstrated ability to secure external funding; an emphasis on diverse student populations and at-risk students; and accomplishments that are closely aligned with the college’s core values of collaboration, ethical leadership, innovation, research-based practice, and social justice.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8562z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: Review of applications will begin the beginning of September 2017, and continue until filled.
Posting Date 08/16/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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Mason Ad Statement

Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

Equity Statement

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. List of Professional References
Optional Documents