Dept. of Counselor Education, Assistant Professor, School Counseling
Department Summary: The Department of Counselor Education invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of School Counseling to begin fall 2017. Bridgewater State University (BSU) is a comprehensive university in southeastern Massachusetts. The Department has 6 full-time faculty and a full time Director of Fieldwork serving two CACREP programs, School Counseling and Mental Health Counseling and a Student Affairs master's program. The School Counseling programs are in line with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) regulations for initial license as a School (Guidance) Counselor in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Essential Duties: Teach graduate counseling courses as a part of a 3:3 teaching load, primarily courses in school counseling; teaching general counseling courses; and the option of summer teaching. Department faculty advise graduate counseling students and engage in scholarship and service to BSU and the community. The Department of Counselor Education is committed to fostering diversity and infusing ethics and best practices within our curriculum. Candidates should have an ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning, work collaboratively, and demonstrate a commitment to public higher education.
Required Qualifications: * Doctorate in Counseling or Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program specializing in School Counseling by September 1, 2017 * Hold a current license in School Counseling in Massachusetts or is license eligible at the start date for this position * Evidence of effective teaching experience in a higher education setting * Evidence of effective supervision experience * Evidence of scholarly activities related to school counseling, school counselor training, and/or critical issues facing school-aged children and their families * Membership and commitment in school counseling and counselor education-related professional organizations.
Preferred Qualifications: * Commitment to social justice/equity and strength-based practice in the context of the ASCA National Model, the Mass Model, and the Curriculum Frameworks * Expertise and/or experience with diverse populations * Work experience as a school counselor * Work experience in Mental Health Counseling * Evidence of effective partnerships within and among school stakeholders and the ability to enhance collaborative relationships with local schools * Experience teaching in higher education, including utilizing technology and distance learning * Knowledge of and/or experience with CACREP standards
Special Conditions: Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
EEO Statement: Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.
Special Instructions: Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position: A Letter of Interest/Cover Letter Curriculum Vita Names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three (3) professional references Example of recent scholarly work that is related to school counseling