Company Name:

Piedmont College


Athens, Georgia

Approximate Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Job Category:

Associate Professor, Chiefs/Directors/Department Heads, Counseling Psychology

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:


Date Posted:

October 4, 2019

Director of the Master’s in Counseling Program and Associate Professor of Psychology

Director of the Master’s in Counseling Program

Associate Professor of Psychology

Founded in 1897, Piedmont College is a private, comprehensive liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2,200 students at campuses in Demorest and Athens, Georgia.

Piedmont College located in Demorest and Athens, Georgia, is seeking candidates for the position of Director of the Master’s in Counseling Program and Associate Professor of Psychology with a preferred beginning date of January 1, 2020. This is a full time, 12-month, non-tenure track position with teaching responsibilities online and on the Athens campus.

Summary Description: The Piedmont College School of Arts and Sciences is seeking a qualified individual to serve as Director, Master’s in Counseling Program and Associate Professor, Psychology and provide:

· Adept with online and hybrid instruction and oversight of the program;

· Develop and plan a fully online and hybrid, CACREP accredited master’s degree program in counseling with two tracks – mental health counseling and school counseling;

· Effective classroom teaching and interacting with students in a professional manner;

· Maintaining accurate and secure records of student grades, attendance, and advisement;

· Maintaining high standards of professionalism in the content, objectives, teaching, and grading of all courses;

· Filing accurate course syllabi with the appropriate school each semester;

· Maintaining an understanding of college policies and the curriculum and degree requirements of their respective schools;

· Participating in departmental, school, and college faculty meetings and serving on committees as appropriate;

· Contributing to the ongoing operation of their respective departments and schools;

· Assessing their teaching effectiveness via annual self-evaluation and evaluating courses formally in accordance with official college procedure;

· Assuring their availability to students, faculty, staff, and administrators by posting and keeping reasonable office hours, as determined by the dean of their respective schools;

· Maintaining a professional level of scholarship by continuous study, research, and attendance and participation at professional meetings. These activities are supported by the college through departmental travel funds and the faculty development program; and

· Other duties as assigned.


· PhD in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from a CACREP accredited institution;

· Licensed in clinical psychology, mental health counselor, or licensed professional counselor (LPC);

· Licensed in the state of Georgia or license-eligible;

· Two or more years of full-time professional counseling and/or advising and administration experience;

· Experience teaching courses required of a CACREP accredited program;

· Technology proficiency with Microsoft Office, Learning Management System teaching, and database management;

· Exhibit the ability to engage graduate students and community partners;

· Possess the skill and ability to organize the work of self and others;

· Demonstrate attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines; and

· Attend to other duties, when assigned.


· Experience securing CACREP accreditation;

· Demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentorship of students;

· Prior teaching experience in a college/university environment highly preferred;

· Must have a willingness to utilize technology and computerized instructional methods;

· Must have strong human relations skills and must be student-oriented;

· Successful experience in the application of student learning and assessment practices, processes, and technologies that enhance teaching is preferred;

· Effective oral and written communication skills;

· Strong organizational ability; and

· Strong knowledge of instructional theory, educational practices, and assessment.

To apply, submit an application for employment (, letter of interest, unofficial copies of transcripts, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to with PSYC Position in the subject heading.

Piedmont College has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity within its faculty, staff, and students.

Piedmont College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, or religion. Inquiries concerning this statement should be directed to:

Coordinator for Title IX
1021 Central Avenue
Daniel Hall – 2nd Floor
P.O. BOX 10
Demorest, GA 30535
(706) 778-3000

Human Resources
1021 Central Avenue
Daniel hall – 2nd Floor
P.O. BOX 10
Demorest, GA 30535
(706) 778-3000

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