Lecturer, Counselor Education

Penn State University

Penn State Abington
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses - Penn State Abington
Division of Social Sciences


The Division of Social Sciences at Penn State University – Abington College invites applications for part-time instructors for the certificate in Chemical Dependency Prevention and Counseling to begin in the Fall 2018 semester. The positions require a commitment to teach undergraduate course(s) in Chemical Dependency Counseling (i.e. Drugs, Behavior, and Health; Counseling Strategies for Preventing Chemical Dependency; Interpersonal Relationships and Alcohol and Other Drugs; Chemical Dependency: Youth at Risk) delivered face to face and/or hybrid. Competitive applicants must have a Masters degree in Counseling or a related field but a doctorate is preferred. Experience working in a drug and alcohol prevention or treatment setting and experience teaching undergraduates is expected. The preferred candidate will also hold a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) and/or Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential.Penn State Abington serves racially- and ethnically-diverse students, first-generation college students, students from a range of socio-economic backgrounds, and a significant international student population. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to helping all students succeed through engagement in and out of the classroom. The Abington College is a four-year college of The Pennsylvania State University and is conveniently located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For more information about the college, visit our website at: www.abington.psu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. To apply, electronically submit a cover letter expressing your interest in the positions, a curriculum vita, and a teaching philosophy statement. In addition, please submit a list of three academic references, including names, addresses, mail and email addresses and telephone numbers. All applicants must submit their application material online. If you have questions regarding the position’s responsibilities, contact Dr. Kathy Fadigan, RHS Program Chair at kxf24@psu.edu.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088