Assistant Professor of Human Services (Management and Leadership)

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Requisition Number FAC - 201000000297
Job Title Assistant Professor of Human Services (Management and Leadership)
Job Description
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Human Services Management and Leadership starting in Fall 2018. UNT Dallas - the first four-year 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 position is a tenure-track, 9-month term appointment which will be responsible for teaching four courses per semester and helping build and develop the Human Services Management and Leadership program. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in scholarly research and participate in service activities such as curriculum development, student recruiting, program assessment, program accreditation, student advisement, and committee leadership. The School of Human Services is particularly interested in candidates with significant teaching or practice experience in alternative dispute resolution/mediation, arbitration, negotiation, cross-cultural conflict resolution, marriage and family mediation or restorative justice.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Teaching four undergraduate courses per semester.
    *Engaging students in learning inside and outside the classroom including service learning or experiential learning, practicum, and active research.
  • Coordinating opportunities for students with community partners.
  • Advising HSML majors on their degree plans.
  • Participating in activities such as student recruitment, program assessment, program development.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:
  • PhD in Human Service, Social Work, Counselor Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, or related field.
  • Two years of experience as a human services professional with diverse populations.
  • Established research agenda or record of scholarly publications.
  • Demonstrated experience teaching human services or courses related to nonprofit management, philanthropy, organizational leadership.
  • Must have proven ability in their fields of expertise.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience in mental health counseling, social work, community organization and planning, civic engagement, and policy analysis.
  • Certification in mediation or completed Ombudsman Training.
  • Demonstrated mediation, arbitration and conflict resolution skills with the ability to teach courses in the HSML alternative dispute resolution certificate will receive high priority.
  • Proven teaching effectiveness. Academic evaluations indicating excellence in teaching.
  • Proven teaching effectiveness will receive high priority in filling this position.
  • Experience working on campus and in the community with culturally diverse students, staff, faculty, individuals, and families.
  • Human Service Board Certified Practitioner (HS-BCP) with human services educational experience.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).
  • Familiar with the Council for Standards on Human Services Education (CSHSE) accreditation process.
  • Experience teaching online (hybrid/blended or 100%).
  • Experience with Civic Learning and Teaching from service-learning, alternative spring break, to community-based research.
  • A record of publications appropriate to the field of study is highly preferred.

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Work requires some muscular exertion and physical strain such as standing for long periods of time, recurring bending, or recurring lifting of items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule

As required to meet the academic schedule.

Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date
Ending Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit a CV, a letter of application that outlines the applicant's interest, qualifications and experience for the position, and unofficial graduate transcripts to

For additional information visit or contact Ms. Judith Nix at [email protected]

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Texas Workforce Commission
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Linked In
    • Indeed
    • Professional Diversity Network
    • Company Website
    • Job Fair
    • Current Employee
    • Other (Specify Below)
  2. Please specify source from above
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * Do you have two years of experience as a human services professional with diverse populations?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a PhD in Human Services, Social Work, Counselor Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Graduate transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran Preference (DD-214)





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Posted: 1/16/2019
Application Due: 3/7/2019
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