Faculty | Graduate/Doctoral Counseling & School Psychology

Rivier University seeks full-time faculty to teach in well-established graduate programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, School Psychology and combined Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) program in Counseling & School Psychology.


Core faculty members support programs and students in Counseling and School Psychology at the master’s and doctoral (Psy.D.) levels through teaching, advising, and supervising research and field experience. Additional responsibilities include maintaining an agenda of scholarship and serving on program and institutional committees.

These are nine-month, full-time, exempt level, benefit-eligible renewable non-tenure track faculty positions.


The successful candidates must possess an earned doctorate in School or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program, and a minimum of two years of professional experience in academia or clinical practice.  The candidates must have familiarity with program assessment, particularly the APA standards for accreditation.  Applicants must be licensed or license-eligible in the state of New Hampshire. Graduate teaching or clinical supervision experience in counseling and/or school psychology. The candidates must demonstrate scholarship, including applied research, in the areas of counseling and/or school psychology. The applicants must show evidence of commitment to diversity and inclusion as program and institutional priorities.

Applications Instructions

We expect to have the new faculty in place by July 1, 2020. The positions will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, transcripts (unofficial is fine for applying) and the contact information of three (3) professional references to jobs@rivier.edu.

References will not be contacted without the candidate’s prior authorization. For best consideration, apply before March 15, 2020.

For additional information about this opportunity, please review the comprehensive position profile.

Rivier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Rivier University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, veteran, or marital status in admission or access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities, and Title IX requires that the University not discriminate on the bases stated above. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding Title IX and the nondiscrimination policies:

Director of Human Resources, Justine Caron, located in Molloy Hall, ext. 8210 while students may also contact Kurt Stimeling, Vice President for Student Affairs, located in Dion Center, ext. 8249.

Prospective employees are encouraged to review the University’s Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found here.

About Us

Rivier University has the advantage of a central New England location in a thriving small city less than 50 miles from metropolitan Boston. With a student population of 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students, the University is recognized for academic excellence, a strong liberal arts program, and professional career preparation in various fields.

Rivier University is dedicated to its mission of transforming hearts and minds to serve the world.  Rivier is guided by the faith heritage, intellectual tradition, and social teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The faculty and staff are engaged in the education of the whole person in the context of an open and inclusive academic community that cultivates critical thought, sound judgment, and respect for all people. We especially encourage candidates who are committed to enhancing the racial, ethnic, or cultural diversity of the University to apply.