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Assistant/Associate Professor of Curriculum & Instruction

Angelo State University
San Angelo, TX

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Education, Curriculum & Instruction
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Four-Year Institution

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Job Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Curriculum & Instruction

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Curriculum and Instruction


$69,089/ $72,272

Job Summary/Description:

Teach and develop online graduate courses related to counseling. Participate and collaborate as a team in the ongoing planning, development, implementation, and assessment of the M.A. in Professional Counseling, M.A. in Mental Health and Wellness Counseling, M.Ed. in School Counseling, and Online LPC Bridge programs. Participate fully in college and department activities, including research and service requirements in alignment with institution, college, and department tenure and evaluation criteria. This will be an 11-month appointment. Candidates at the assistant professor level must have an earned doctorate at the time of hire. Candidates at the associate professor level must have an established record of research, teaching, and service to meet the University’s requirements for tenure and appointment at the respective rank.

Typical Duties/Job Duties:

  1. Responsibilities will include teaching graduate courses online and using technology strategies for distance delivery in the counseling programs, developing relevant coursework, scoring student work, and engaging in scholarly activities.
  2. A successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with students and colleagues.
  3. Faculty participate in faculty governance, serve on department, college, and university committees, assist with student recruitment, and maintain a record of scholarly activities (presentations, publications, grant activity, and other research).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Teaching and Counseling Expertise:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in both teaching and counseling, blending theoretical knowledge with practical application.
  • Proven track record of effectively guiding students through various counseling techniques and methodologies.
  • Experience in implementing innovative teaching strategies to engage diverse learner populations.
  • Ability to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment for students from culturally diverse and at-risk backgrounds.
Online Course Development and Instruction:
  • Extensive experience in developing and delivering online courses, leveraging technology to facilitate interactive and engaging learning experiences.
  • Proficiency in utilizing learning management systems and online tools to enhance student learning and engagement.
  • Adaptability in translating traditional counseling practices into effective online instruction, ensuring the continuity of quality education in virtual settings.
Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, essential for conveying complex counseling concepts and fostering meaningful dialogue across counseling settings.
  • Adept at establishing rapport and building trust with students, colleagues, and clients from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Collaborative mindset, capable of working effectively within interdisciplinary teams and forging partnerships with communities to enhance counseling services and resources.
Pedagogical Proficiency:
  • In-depth understanding of current pedagogy best practices, informed by evidence-based research and practical experience.
  • Ability to design and implement curriculum that integrates theoretical foundations with real-world applications, ensuring relevance and rigor in counseling education.
  • Skillful articulation of learning objectives, assessment methods, and instructional materials to promote student achievement and professional development.
Technology Integration:
  • Proficiency in utilizing a wide range of technological tools and platforms to enhance counseling education and practice.
  • Ability to leverage technology for data-driven decision-making, program evaluation, and continuous improvement in counseling instruction and service delivery.
  • Commitment to staying abreast of emerging technologies and incorporating them into teaching and counseling practices to meet the evolving needs of students and clients.
Understanding of State Requirements:
  • Comprehensive knowledge of state regulations and requirements for counseling licensure and/or certification in Texas, ensuring compliance with licensure standards and accreditation criteria.
  • Experience navigating regulatory frameworks and advocating for policies that support the advancement of counseling education and practice at the state level.
Scholarly Engagement and Research:
  • Active participation in scholarly activities, including presentations, publications, grant activity, and research projects, demonstrating a commitment to advancing the field of counseling through scholarly inquiry.
  • Strong research skills, including the ability to design and conduct empirical studies, analyze data, and disseminate findings to contribute to the evidence base of counseling practice and education.
  • Capacity to mentor and support students in their own research endeavors, fostering a culture of intellectual curiosity and academic excellence within the counseling program.
Adheres to Angelo State University’s Core Values.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Successful candidates will have an earned doctoral degree in Counselor Educator or a similar field;
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of practical counseling experience;
  • Knowledge of state requirements for licensed professional counselor, school counselor, or related fields.

Preferred Qualifications:

● Earned doctorate in counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program;● Experience with organizing and monitoring field experience;● Licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) with Supervisor designation in the state of Texas;● Prior higher education teaching experience;● Experience utilizing Blackboard LMS for online teaching.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a protected veteran.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Angelo State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for qualified individuals with disabilities. We are committed to ensuring that a qualified individual with a disability has the same rights and privileges in employment as non-disabled employees. If an accommodation is requested for the job application process, please contact our office at (325) 942-2168 or email us at



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Working at Angelo State University

Located in the heart of Texas, Angelo State University is a dynamic institution of higher education, and the second largest campus in the Texas Tech University System. A regional comprehensive institution granting master's level degrees and one doctorate, Angelo State University has been recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's "Best Colleges" since 2010 and by the Chronicle of Higher Education in 2017 as one of the "Great Colleges to Work For." Serving more than 10,000 students, ASU offers more than 100 majors and concentrations through our six colleges.

As more than half of ASU's graduates annually are first generation college students, they bring the motivation and work ethic that complement the commitment of ASU's faculty to teaching and scholarship. ASU's community of professionals is dedicated to preparing students to strive for success in their lives, in the growth of their communities, whether local or global, and in the pursuit of the common good of society.

ASU's 19:1 student-faculty ratio provides for personalized learning and results in accomplished graduates. The success of ASU alumni in graduate and professional school is superb and best exemplified by the average acceptance rate of more than 50 percent for medical school, compared to the statewide average of 35 percent.

Angelo State is an NCAA Division II and Lone Star Conference member with highly competitive men's and women's teams in 13 sports. The ASU women's track and field team won the 2010 NCAA Division II National Championship, the fourth national title in school history.


San Angelo is at the center of a thriving community of 100,000 people in west central Texas. San Angelo straddles the boundary between the Texas Hill Country and West Texas and offers the amenities of both, including rivers and lakes and boundless skies with dramatic sunsets. Situated on the banks of the Concho, San Angelo today is an artists' haven that supports public art common and the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. The city boasts a symphony orchestra whose annual Independence Day Concert, celebrated a day early on July 3, attracts as many as 35,000 visitors to the outdoor stage downtown on the Concho River.

The city has commuter air service from American Airlines and is within comfortable driving distance of Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio and Lubbock. San Angelo offers the amenities of big city living with the slower pace, affordable cost of living and friendliness of a small town. With a host of shopping, restaurants, arts, culture, movies, outdoor recreation and family-oriented events, San Angelo has something for all tastes and interests.


The institution was founded in 1928 as a community college. By an act of the 58th Session of the Texas Legislature, the institution was designated as Angelo State College in 1965, the year it became a four-year, state-supported institution. The name was changed to Angelo State University in 1969. On Sept. 1, 2007, Angelo State University became a member of the Texas Tech University System.

ASU has a proud history of diversity, accepting Hispanics, who today make up more than 25 percent of the student population, from the very beginning. The institution enrolled African-Americans prior to Brown vs. Board of Education and one student broke the color barrier in Texas Intercollegiate football in 1953.


Angelo State offers courses through six colleges: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Science & Engineering; and Graduate Studies. The university is recognized for its strong undergraduate programs overall. For example, ASU's Physics Department has been recognized as one of the top undergraduate programs in the country. The university supports a young and vibrant Honors Program and continues a long tradition, begun in 1948, of encouraging international studies.

The university is also known for incorporating research into many undergraduate offerings. One recent bachelor's degree recipient, for instance, received the McClung Award for the Best Paper published in the BIOS, the official publication of Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society. Another was one of eight graduate students nationally to earn a U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative Fellowship to support his graduate research.


Angelo State University's campus is situated on 268 acres in the center of San Angelo. The campus is lined with native live oak and pecan trees as well as imported palm trees. In addition to being one of the prettiest campuses in the region, it is one of the safest in Texas. The campus has ultramodern facilities with state-of-the-art technology support. ASU is home to the State of Texas Data Center, one of the state's two such facilities, which provide sophisticated computer processing and disaster recovery services for agencies and universities. Additionally, the university operates a 6,000-acre farm with a Management, Instruction and Research Center that includes a state-of-the-art meat laboratory.

Working at Angelo State University

Community is a term often used to describe Angelo State University. This applies to the work culture where core values such as a strong work ethic, communication, caring, loyalty, teamwork and integrity permeate the organization of approximately 1,800 employees. While traditions exist at ASU, so does vision, vision to improve programs and to adapt to society's needs.

Angelo State University offers comprehensive benefits, retirement and work life programs designed to meet the needs of employees and their families. Employee amenities include fitness and dining facilities, tuition fee reimbursement for staff, dependent scholarships, and free Internet access service.

Angelo State University offers job opportunities in teaching, information technology, athletics, student programs, and administrative support, to name a few. The university's employee community is dedicated to preparing and supporting students to discover the potential in their lives and their communities. ASU invites interested individuals to search for job opportunities at

 Angelo State University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to build a diverse workforce community.

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