Associate Faculty - Counseling Theories and Models Graduate - Phoenix Campus in Phoenix, AZ at University of Phoenix

Date Posted: 11/5/2022

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About the Position

This position is located at our Phoenix Campus.

Did you know you could teach for our university without leaving your current job? At University of Phoenix, our flexible class schedules mean you can teach for us part-time without interrupting your full-time career. That’s because we want faculty members who are active in their fields and bring real-world experience to the classroom.
University of Phoenix College of Social and Behavioral Science degrees offer undergraduate and graduate programs in psychology, human services and counseling designed to help students acquire a deeper understanding of human behavior and prepare them to become social heroes in their communities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, social science careers are expected to grow up to 29 percent between 2012 and 2022. The College of Social and Behavioral Science prepares for these opportunities with a combination of firsthand knowledge and career-relevant coursework. Our curriculum is developed based on industry standards to ensure the coursework aligns with employer needs. 

What You'll Do

  • As a faculty member you’ll be challenged with adding your professional expertise to instruct a curriculum which is centrally developed with specific learning objectives.
  • Provide timely and detailed feedback on a weekly basis and offer student support via classroom, phone, and email.
  • Utilize classroom learning system technology (provided by university), the Internet, and Microsoft Office software.


  • Doctorate Degree in Counselor Education and Supervision OR
    • Three (3) years of applicable professional experience, some of which must have been within the last 7 years
  • Master's Degree in Counseling 
    • Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years' post licensure experience
    • Must have 3 years of clinical practice experience within the last 5 years
    • Candidates must have a demonstration of professional identity through additional professional organization service, published research, professional presentations, and/or other scholarly activities within the last 7 years


  • Degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Required a current license as a Professional Counselor (LPC), Psychologist, or Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Acceptable professional experience can include but are not limited to post-secondary teaching in counseling, practitioner counseling experience in a clinical setting, and/or documented research or scholarship experience in counseling within the last 5 years.. 
  • SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENT: All faculty members must have one record of scholarship within the last five years that meets UOPX’s definition of scholarship engagement. Faculty who do not currently meet this requirement may still be qualified however; they have one year from the date the content area is approved to come into compliance with this Graduate Faculty Scholarship requirement to maintain the content area approval.


As an Equal Opportunity employer, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

If you are an active-duty military member seeking employment when off-duty, compliance with Department of Defense Joint Ethics Regulation, 5500-7-R, is required prior to starting employment with University of Phoenix. You are advised to contact your base Judge Advocate General to seek such approval and answer any questions.

Actual starting base pay may vary based on factors such as education, experience, skills, and location.



Your work is critical to helping adult learners achieve their dreams, and we’re committed to rewarding you for your efforts. We offer benefits designed to help you meet your financial and educational goals. 

Associate faculty are eligible for:

  • Eligible to participate in our 401(k) plan; and
  • Competitive tuition assistance for you and eligible dependents.

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