Open Rank (assistant, associate, full professor) of Counselor Education

Job description

The Department of Counseling and Human Services in the College of Education at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs invites applications for an open-rank (assistant, associate, or full professor) tenure-track faculty position in the CACREP-accredited Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling program. The workload for this position is teaching 5 courses per academic year (2/3 teaching load; in addition to counseling courses, undergraduate courses in human services are also available; summer teaching opportunities may also available); maintaining an advising caseload of graduate and undergraduate students; supervising practicum and internship students; engaging in research; and providing service to support the department, college, and university.

The successful candidate will possess, and be able to demonstrate, a variety of pedagogical approaches that enhance student learning, including the use of technology inside and outside of the classroom.

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The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students. UCCS is among the fastest growing universities in the state and is consistently ranked as one of the top Western regional universities by U.S. News & World Report and has earned recognition as one of the "Great Colleges to Work For" in 2018 by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Colorado Springs, (pop. 500K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, educational verification, and, when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

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Minimum Requirements

  • Earned doctorate in counselor education and supervision from a CACREP-accredited program. ABD will be considered if degree is conferred by August 18, 2019.

  • Doctorate in a closely related field (e.g., counseling psychology or marriage and family therapy) and to have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for at least a full academic year before July 1, 2013.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience or certification in addictions counseling; experience or research in suicide prevention; supporting military connected clients; at-risk youth; assessment and evaluation; and/or rural mental health services.

Special Instructions to Applicants:In order for an application to be considered, applicants must label each required attachment with the relevant title, attach the required documents for this position announcement to the submission and check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in the submission. If you have technical difficulties with your application, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200 #5 or [email protected] Job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact.

Position is open until filled; position begins August 19, 2019. Applications submitted by December 10, 2018 will receive full consideration. Applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered. Upon request, please be prepared to provide five professional references (at least two previous/current supervisors), including their email contact information. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Unofficial transcript(s), Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Application Materials Instructions:Required application materials: • CV • Unofficial transcripts • Cover letter (must address applicant's clinical/school experience in addictions counseling, suicide prevention, and/or rural mental health) • Statement of Teaching Philosophy (applicants should include remarks on the role of the counselor-educator, such as practicing appropriate self-care; setting effective professional boundaries; and serving as a role model for students, site supervisors, and adjunct faculty.) • Statement of Research Philosophy (applicants should indicate scholarly works or describe their research plan)

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40038 - COE - Counseling and Human Ser

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 9, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Position Number: 00460508





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Posted: 11/9/2018
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