Adjunct Instructor – Counseling - Missouri Baptist University (Mobap)

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Location: St. Louis, MO (remote work considered for candidates who meet institutional requirements)

The CACREP- Accredited Counselor Education Department at Missouri Baptist University seeks nominees and applicants for Adjunct Instructors in the areas of School or Clinical Mental Health Counseling to teach master’s-level core counseling courses across various delivery platforms, including in-person on MBU’s main campus, online (asynchronous), and/or livestream. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Master’s in counseling (CACREP accredited master’ preferred) and five years post-master’s experience in a clinical or school counseling setting. 
  2. Candidates must hold or be eligible for licensure as a mental health counselor or school counselor.
  3. Strong counselor identity, including scholarship, service, and experience in the field of counseling.
  4. Experience teaching in higher education preferred.
  5. Candidates must embrace a student-centered approach and have a passion for serving students.

Missouri Baptist University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, or military/veteran status. Candidates from traditionally under-represented minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply. 

Application Process:

Application documents listed below should be sent electronically to:

Dr. Tammy Cox               
Dean of the College of Education

Required Application Documents:

  1. Cover letter summarizing your qualifications and goodness of fit for the position
  2. Curriculum Vitae 
  3. Statement of Faith – The statement of faith should clearly explain your view of scripture, salvation, church membership and participation, and your personal relationship with Jesus Christ in keeping with the evangelical mission of Missouri Baptist University, and include a statement that you have read, understand, and would not teach contrary to the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.

Additional Materials: not required as part of application but must be submitted prior to contracted employment.

  • Official Transcripts sent from all degree conferring institution(s) 
  • Three to five professional letters of recommendation and their current contact information including the following:
    a. Telephone number
    b. E-mail address
    c. Mailing address


Missouri Baptist University (MBU) is a Christ-centered university located in Saint Louis, Missouri. MBU is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service while integrating personal faith in teaching and the pursuit of knowledge.

Missouri Baptist University’s CACREP-Accredited Graduate Program in Counselor Education exists to train graduate-level counselors through rigorous academic and hands-on clinical instruction. We seek to develop conscientious, professional, and highly skilled counselors who promote and facilitate the personal growth, development, and empowerment of those clients/students they serve. The Counselor Education program is rooted in our Christian faith that calls us to love God and love one another.