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Senior Instructor

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SeniorInstructor - Counseling Program

School of Education & HumanDevelopment

Position Number 356079 /Posting16438


The University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitmentto creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value theability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diversebackgrounds.

The School of Education &Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver is seeking nominationsand applications for the position of Senior Instructor in the CounselingProgram accredited by the Council for Accreditation ofCounseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP2016 standards).


The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campusis a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 studentsin metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year,including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado publicinstitution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty andrenowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz MedicalCampus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive researchprograms, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus andits well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. Thesecampuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year.


Located in the heart ofdowntown, CU Denver provides a vibrant, urban research university experience,with academic programs ranging from the liberal arts and sciences to globalenergy management, music industry studies and criminal justice among eightschools and colleges. The classroom extends into the city as students study,network and build careers in the surrounding business district. CU Denverunites quality academics, ambitious research and creative work, civicconsciousness and driven students—all in the lively setting of downtown Denver.Read CU Denver Quick Facts here. 


Rank: SeniorInstructor
Position availability: August 2019



  • Teach graduate courses in the Counseling Programin Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Program(CACREP) core areas, specifically: theories of counseling, multicultural andsocial justice counseling, advanced theories and techniques, career counseling,supervision of practicum and internship

  • Infuse multicultural and diversity issues in allcourse content and class meetings.

  • Participate in faculty meetings; providecommittee service in the Counseling Program and the School of Education &Human Development, to include participation in new student orientations andreview applications for admission to the program.

  • Must be open to using electronic media for instruction,such as Canvas, as courses at CU Denver can be offered as face-to-face, hybrid,or online. 


This is a full-time academic year, non-tenure-track position. Opportunityfor summer teaching is available. 

Salary and Benefits

Salary iscommensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers afull benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, includingeligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The Universityof Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment forour faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, weconduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The ImmigrationReform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility bedocumented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons withdisabilities.

Yourtotal compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University ofColorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributionsthat add to your bottom line.


Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

TotalCompensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

 Application Procedures

Please prepare the followingmaterials for submission. All applications must be submitted through theUniversity's online job application site: https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers

 A letter of application includingthe candidate's qualifications, experience, and interests related to theresponsibilities of the position.
  1. A current curriculum vitae.
  2. Please submit names, daytimetelephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three recommendation providers whohave specific knowledge of the skills you possess that apply to this position.We will request reference letters from your contacts at a later stage in thesearch process.

  3. Selected portfolio materials suchas: course syllabi, evaluations of teaching effectiveness, philosophy ofteaching, courses taught to date, partnership activities, and involvement withmembers of diverse communities.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. All materialsreceived become the property of the University of Colorado Denver.


Address inquiriesabout the application process or submission of application materials to: [email protected].


Address inquiries regarding the faculty position to the searchcommittee chair, Dr. Edward Cannon [email protected]


Reference checks are a standardstep in our hiring process.  You may be asked to provide contactinformation, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you arereferred to the Hiring Authority for interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.


Diversityand Equity:

Pleaseclick here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx 

TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed torecruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrativestaff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect,communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnicminorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University ofColorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Required Qualifications: 

  • A conferred doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from aCACREP-accredited program.
  • Commitment to the professional fields of Counseling andCounselor Education as evidenced by education, teaching, clinical experience,and professional affiliations (such as Association for Counselor Education andSupervision and the American Counseling Association)
  • Demonstrated success or potential success for graduate-levelteaching and advising
  • Eligible for license as a Licensed Professional Counselor inthe state of Colorado.



  • Licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Colorado

  • Evidence of cultural competency and inclusion in clinical work.

  • Experience teaching CACREP Core areaclasses.

  • Demonstrate bilingual (Spanish and English) competencies inworking with culturally and linguistically diverse individuals and families.

  • Clear evidence that race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexualorientation, religion, and veteran status and/or other social justice issuesare addressed in syllabi, teaching, and supervision.

  • Experience working with graduate students in instruction,supervision, and mentoring activities.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: May 24, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 5/25/2019
Application Due: 7/17/2019
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