Position Information: DescriptionThe Department of Education Health and Behavior Studies, invites applications for a 9-month Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor, with additional summer opportunities, to teach courses in the Ph.D. Counseling Psychology and Master of Arts in Counseling Programs. In addition to teaching, the candidate hired for this position will also supervise counseling students at the Northern Prairie Community Clinic on-campus, and contribute to new online Master of Arts in Counseling program administration endeavors and student advising responsibilities. There is the potential to take on leadership roles in the relevant programs. The contract start date will be August 16, 2021, contingent on available funding. Summer teaching and service opportunities may also be available with an additional contract.  

The University of North Dakota (UND) is a public research university founded with a strong liberal arts foundation. UND has grown into a prominent scientific research university, classified by the Carnegie Foundation as having high research activity. UND was recently ranked among the top 100 public and top 25 most innovative universities in the country by U.S. News and World Report, and is widely regarded as among the top universities in the American Northern Plains region. Currently, the University boasts 200+ fields of study with nearly 15,000 students. UND is located in Grand Forks, North Dakota, a vibrant college town of over 50,000 people located on the border of North Dakota and Minnesota. Grand Forks boasts high-quality medical facilities, a very low crime rate, many fine restaurants, acclaimed public and private schools, and annual events throughout the year. Ranked as one of the top 5 Best Small College Towns, and America’s Best Hockey Town, Grand Forks offers stellar quality of life without the metropolitan hassles.

The University of North Dakota is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment that respects, acknowledges and celebrates diversity and individual differences.  Successful applicants for this position will demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion through interest or past experience, as well as the ability to work and collaborate in a diverse, multicultural, and inclusive setting.

The Counseling Programs are housed in the Department of Education, Health, and Behavior Studies (EHBS) in the College of Education and Human Development (EHD) at UND. The Counseling programs include an APA accredited Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Counseling Psychology, a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Counseling (on-campus and online versions of the program available; currently pursuing MPCAC accreditation), and Post-Master’s Certificates in School Counseling for those with a Master’s Degree in Education, and for Counselors Respecializing in School Counseling (ESPB and CAEP accredited). The CAEP accredited College of Education and Human Development is in compliance with all Title II requirements, and seeks to serve preservice and in-service teachers, administrators, and other specialized education personnel with intensive integrated programs of study and a commitment to a diverse society.

Duties & Responsibilities
    Teach graduate courses in multiple formats (on campus and online; asynchronous and synchronous) (approximately 2-3 courses per semester) across the counseling graduate programs, primarily teaching onlineProvide academic advising to students, primarily those in the new online programProvide supervision of graduate student clinical workAssist the Online M.A. Director with administrative and service tasks as needed Fulfill service roles in the Counseling Programs; this may include occasionally serving on MA scholarly or independent research project committees, or admissions committees Provide service to the university, college, department, and professional associations.
UND and the College of Education and Human Development value diverse perspectives and seek applicants who are committed to helping students from minoritized backgrounds succeed.

Required Competencies
    Candidate is willing to engage in academic advising online with graduate students. Candidate must be available to work on campus in-person at the NPCC clinic, and to work online while teaching, advising, and engaging in other administrative service activities. Strong organization skills and conscientiousness; ability to successfully navigate a workload comprised of teaching, supervision, advising, and other service-related tasks. Strong professionalism and interpersonal skills; and ability to sensitively navigate issues of disagreement which may arise with students/supervisees.Strong commitment to multiculturalism and social justice orientation and commitment to continued intrapersonal and interpersonal growth. Strong counseling psychology ethical awareness, ability to identify instances of real or potential ethical infractions and take action accordingly. Strong ability to utilize or learn relevant technology Successful applicants should have teaching and service interests that align with counseling psychology as a field, including those that focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Minimum Requirements
    Earned Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology or a closely related field. Be a licensed psychologist is North Dakota, or be license-eligible and willing to actively pursue licensure in a time-sensitive fashion.Successful completion of criminal history records check.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. 

Preferred Qualifications
  • CACREP accredited degree (Masters or Ph.D.)
  • Experience in teaching graduate students, supervising the clinical work of graduate students, and advising graduate students.
  • Experience with admissions decisions.
  • Experience providing psychological assessments
  • Experiences supervising students performing psychological assessments
  • Experience with psychological assessment and willingness to teach psychological assessment to doctoral students
  • Experience with or willingness to teach online courses, including asynchronous online counseling courses
Minimum Hiring Salary$62,000 - $75,000 (Dependent on experience and qualifications)

Work Schedule/Start Date40 hours week

To ApplyFor full consideration, applications must be received by May 28, 2021 and include the following materials:

    A cover letter addressing essential and preferred qualificationsCopies of graduate transcriptsCurriculum VitaeThree professional references with complete contact information
Position is open until filled.

Questions regarding the position can be directed to the search chairs Dr. Melissa Quincer at [email protected] or Dr. Cerynn Desjarlais at [email protected]

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application MaterialsPursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO StatementThe University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s PreferenceVeterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery StatementIn compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at UND.edu. You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

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