University of North Texas Dallas - Counseling Lecturer-School Counseling

Jun 08, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Counseling Lecturer-School Counseling in Fall 2017. UNT Dallas - the first public institution of higher education in the city - offers faculty the unique opportunity to help shape the character of a 21st century, learner-focused , comprehensive urban university.This Lecturer position is a renewable , 9-month, non-tenure-track appointment with expectations of a four-course load each semester. The initial one-year appointment begins September 1, 2017. The position includes a teaching load of 12 hours (four courses) per semester. The ideal candidate will be committed to leading the development and growth of the School Counseling Program. Strong candidates will have experience teaching in schools and in working with teachers in K-12 educational settings. Candidates should demonstrate strong promise in developing external funding, and show extensive experience in community outreach and professional and university service, building a strong student organization, securing internship placements with various school districts, and establishing quality relationships with teachers, principals, and superintendents. Preference goes to candidates who provide evidence of leadership in program development, enrollment growth, and excellence in teaching.Responsibilities Include:* Teaching a broad range of counseling courses both web-based and face to face. Courses taught may include, but are not limited to: School Counseling, Practicum, Internship, Beginning Counseling Skills, Professional Orientation, and Ethics.* Supervising clinical experiences of school counselors and community counselors in both practicum and internship, post-graduate tracking and maintenance.* Advising students in a Master?s level CACREP aligned school counseling and clinical mental health counseling program.* Managing aspects of curriculum development/assessment of program learning outcomes, and providing administrative support for departmental and institutional projects.* Service as career course advisor.* Participating in Curriculum Development and program enhancement to achieve the mission, goals and expected programs outcomes, while aligning with national accrediting standards.* Working with culturally diverse populations.* Engagement in community/school-university partnerships.* Service on cross-functional committees, assisting with strategic planning initiatives, maintaining key liaison relationships, and assisting with programs and events.* Candidates who are not eligible for school counseling certification in Texas must also complete 200 CPE hours every 5 years (40 hours/year) to remain qualified for this position.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.