Adjunct Faculty Pool - Educational Counseling Program

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Position TitleAdjunct Faculty Pool - Educational Counseling ProgramDivisionProvostMajor DepartmentLeFetra College of EducationDepartmentEducation DepartmentLocationLa Verne Central CampusJob Description

The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic Engagement.

If you’re passionate about these values, join us at the University of La Verne!


The Educational Counseling Program at the University of La Verne invites applications for adjunct instructor positions. We seek faculty colleagues to join a diverse, collaborative, motivated, training program. Our goal is to develop competent, ethical practitioners prepared to be leaders, advocates, and social change agents in education by providing comprehensive, results-based services for all pupils and the larger community. We appreciate and encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds and professional experiences in culturally diverse urban/suburban school settings to inquire and apply.

Teach graduate-level educational counseling courses at any of our campuses (LaVerne, Bakersfield, Burbank Cerritos, Irvine, Santa Clarita, and Oxnard). Engage in annual meetings and participate in other program-related training and activities throughout the academic year.

Required Qualifications

1. Earned doctorate or master’s degree in Educational Counseling or School Psychology from a regionally accredited institution.
2. PPS Credential with specialization in Educational Counseling.
3. A minimum of three years of successful experience in Educational Counseling PK-16.
4. A commitment to and experience working with diverse student populations, families, communities and issues of social justice.
5. Experience with development of planning, organizing, and implementing data-based guidance programs, best practices in individual/small group counseling, counselor leadership.
6. Working knowledge of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model framework for comprehensive, data-driven school counseling programs.

Preferred QualificationsBenefits Summary

Below is a list of benefits and perks offered to Adjunct Faculty:

  • Benefit Hub (discount perks)
  • Free Parking
  • Adjunct Faculty Development Funds
  • Staff discounted lunches at the Spot
  • 10% off discount at the University of La Verne Bookstore and Graphics
  • Tuition Remission (Senior Adjuncts)
  • Contribution Retirement Plan (must meet hours) for Mandatory – Voluntary Contribution at anytime
  • Medical (must meet hours)
  • Utilize services offered at CTL and the wellness center.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of a background check and employment verification.

U.S. News & World Report rates La Verne Online No. 1 in California for the third consecutive year and 24th best in the country. Washington Monthly’s 2016 “America’s Best Colleges for Adult Learners” rankings place La Verne No. 3 among private, 4-year institutions in California.
La Verne is Tier 1 in U.S. News 2017 “America’s Best Colleges” National University rankings for the seventh straight year, and again made Forbes “America’s Top Colleges” rating (WASC Accredited).
Posting NumberAF042PJob Open Date08/21/2020Job Close DateOpen Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Develop and submit a three-part cover letter/teaching philosophy describing:
(1) how the applicant’s professional qualifications relate to the position;
(2) how the applicant can enhance our students’ understanding and practice of school counseling and
(3) how the applicant can help the program attain its goals related to working with diverse students in urban settings.

Advertising SummaryPosting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdjobs.com
    • Referred by University of La Verne Employee
    • University of La Verne Website
    • ScholarlyHires.com
    • Other
  2. * Which courses are you interested in/able to teach? Be sure to include department name and course number.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter with Teaching Philosophy
  3. Graduate School Transcripts
  4. Course Syllabi
  5. List of 3-5 Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Research Agenda
  5. Student Evaluations
  6. Samples of Published Research
  7. Philosophy of Engagement
  8. Philosophy of a Teacher/Scholar
  9. Sample of a Research Paper
  10. Teaching Evaluations
  11. Peer-reviewed publication

 

 

 

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Posted: 8/27/2020
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