Assistant or Associate Professor of Counseling in the Department of Counseling & Marital and Fa...

Job Details

Posting #: 3791
Position Status: Faculty, Full-time regular
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Faculty, School of Leadership and Education Sciences

Position Title & Department:

Assistant or Associate Professor of Counseling in the Department of Counseling & Marital and Family TherapyPosting #

3791

Department Description:

The Department of Counseling & Marital and Family Therapy at the University of San Diego includes masters programs in Counseling (Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling specialization, both CACREP accredited) and Marital & Family Therapy (COAMFTE accredited). The Counseling program enrolls approximately 60 students each year, with at least half of the students coming from out-of-state. The majority of students are pursuing their degrees full-time and many receive financial assistance. The Department and USD have a strong commitment to diversity, social justice, and global education, as well as evidence-based practices. The program has developed strong collaborative relationships with local agencies, clinics, and schools to provide an array of practicum sites, including continuation schools, youth and family service centers, veteran's services, and culturally specific centers. In addition, students are required to participate in at least one global education experience prior to graduation.

Detailed Description:

The Department of Counseling & Marital and Family Therapy at the University of San Diego invites applications for a full-time, open-rank tenured or tenure-track position with a 9-month academic appointment beginning in Fall 2022 in the Counseling Program.

Applicants will be considered for the faculty titles of Assistant or Associate Professor.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach core and specialization courses in the Counseling Program. Faculty members are also expected to demonstrate scholarly productivity, as reflected in publications, professional presentations, and research grants. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to student advising, admissions, curriculum assessment/development, and general departmental and university service. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach basic and advanced counseling courses in the counseling program and supervise practicum/fieldwork courses. The successful applicant will: contribute to the department’s mission of providing outstanding teaching, research, and service; have an appreciation of diverse constituencies and add to the department’s commitment to diversity; have the ability to collaborate productively with students and faculty at USD; and have strong oral and written communication skills, and effective interpersonal skills.

Job Requirements:

The faculty is especially seeking candidates with a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and social justice, as evidenced by their research commitment to diversity as part of their research agenda. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated research skills and the ability to articulate a coherent research agenda. Candidates for this position must meet the following minimum criteria:

● an earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited program. ABD candidates will be considered, but must complete degree requirements by date of appointment;

● experience teaching Counseling core and School Counseling specialization courses is required;

● demonstrated evidence of scholarly productivity (i.e., publications, presentations, and/or grant funding);

● evidence of strong graduate-level teaching;

● active participation in professional counseling organizations; and

● demonstrate a strong commitment to multiculturalism and social justice.

Preferred qualifications for the position include:

● manuscripts published in national refereed counseling journals;

● experience working as a practicing professional school counselor;

● demonstrated evidence of/potential for grant writing; and

● evidence of leadership in professional counseling organizations.

Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.

Posting Salary:

Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits

Special Application Instructions:

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If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at [email protected]

Additional Details:

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.

Advertised: July 27, 2021 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled

Organization

The University of San Diego is a Roman Catholic institution committed to advancing academic excellence, expanding liberal and professional knowledge, creating a diverse and inclusive community, and preparing leaders dedicated to ethical conduct and compassionate service.

Located on 180 acres overlooking the city of San Diego, Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean, the campus is a community treasure, with Spanish Renaissance-inspired buildings and breathtakingly beautiful landscapes.

Chartered in 1949, the university enrolls more than 7,000 students and is known for its commitment to teaching, the liberal arts, the formation of values and community service. In less than 60 years, the University of San Diego has grown from a local college with 50 students and a handful of professors to a nationally ranked university. This achievement is the direct result of a single, unwavering expectation: academic excellence.

USD offers more than 60 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. The university adds depth to education by inspiring students to grow spiritually, morally and socially. The breadth of programs and depth of facilities means that students can easily find a course of study that ignites their intellectual fire. In the classroom, coursework across disciplines encourages students to develop their critical thinking skills.

Small class size means the instructors know their students and can stimulate curious minds with anything from participation in a research project to an after-class discussion on topic. Instructors welcome the free exchange of complex ideas in an environment of tolerance and civility. In this environment, students begin a lifelong habit of appreciating and cultivating their individual gifts.

To complement this instruction, the university's Honors program provides a challenging curriculum for USD's uniquely motivated students. The university also holds memberships in several honor societies, including Phi Beta Kappa.

While intellectual growth is key, USD adds depth to the education experience by inspiring students to grow spiritually, morally and socially. An active faith community invites widespread student participation. In the classroom, study is accompanied by an examination of ethics and values University of San Diego students inquire freely and challenge ideas, exercise moral, spiritual and social judgment, serve others, and contemplate social justice in their lives and in their chosen fields. These students are truly educated. These students achieve excellence.

Students, faculty and staff are active members of the community, volunteering time and expertise, fostering friendships, and working to preserve the region’s unique character. With a population of more than 7,500 students and approximately 2,000 employees, the university impacts the life of the area economically, politically and socially. In turn, the university welcomes the community to participate in campus life, through classes, special events, sports, forums and tours.

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