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Assistant Professor - Counseling Program 

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Appointment Date:    August 13, 2014

Job Description:

 

The Fort Hays State University, Advanced Education Programs Department, is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor in the Counseling Program.   Required Qualifications: An earned doctoral degree in counselor education and supervision, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program. Doctorates in related areas are acceptable if the applicant has been employed as full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013.  ABD from an accredited program is accepted if degree is received by August 1, 2014.  Successful candidates should be well-rounded, with diverse institutional, educational, research, and experiential backgrounds; leadership, and/or teaching in a higher education setting; and a record of scholarly activity and service to the larger community.  Successful candidates should also have experience as a school counselor or experience as a counselor in mental health or community settings.  Candidates should be eligible for LPC/LCPC or an equivalent license in the state of Kansas.  LCPC is preferred.

 
The primary responsibility of the position is instruction, with the expectation that the faculty member will also engage in scholarly activity and university/professional service. The areas of responsibility are typically in a proportion of 60% instruction, 20% scholarship, and 20% service.

 
The Counseling Program at Fort Hays State University is well established and is expanding. The Counseling Program is in the process of working towards full CACREP accreditation. This is a full-time, nine-month tenure track position (with summer teaching available) in the Department of Advanced Education Programs in the College of Education & Technology at Fort Hays State University with primary teaching responsibilities in counseling education. Responsibilities will also include clinical supervision, advising practicum and internship students, and CACREP accreditation.

 
Position Responsibilities:
 
1.    Instruction - The candidate filling this position will be expected to teach the equivalent of 12 credit hours per semester at the graduate level within the Counseling Program. Instructional responsibility will include teaching mediated and distance learning and on-campus courses in the Advanced Education Program. The candidate may also be expected to provide clinical supervision for student practicum and internship experiences.
 
2.    Student Advisement - Student advisement at the graduate level is a part of the instructional responsibility of this position. Student advisement includes career counseling plus class schedules and degree summaries.
 
3.    Scholarship - A commitment to scholarship is required and may include book/journal publications, writing grant proposals, the development of innovative educational programs, and conference presentation.
 
4.    Service - A commitment to service activities is required and may include national, regional, state, or local professional involvement and other services activities at the department, college, university, and community levels.
 
Required Qualifications/Experiences
- An earned doctoral degree in counselor education and supervision, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program. Doctorates in related areas are acceptable if the applicant has been employed as full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013.  ABD from an accredited program is accepted if degree is received by August 1, 2014.

 
Preferred Qualifications/Experiences:
1.    Practical/relevant experience as a school counselor or a counselor in mental health or a community setting;
2.    Successful candidates should be well-rounded, with diverse institutional, educational, research, and experiential backgrounds;
3.    Instructional experience in a college or university;
4.    Distance education experience;
5.    Experience in the application of educational technology in virtual and traditional learning environments;
6.    Demonstrated experience of mentoring and supervising graduate students;
7.    Demonstrated record of scholarly activity and service to the larger community;
8.    Demonstrated commitment to professional service activities.

 
Application Procedures - Screening of applicants will begin on January 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.  Preference will be given to applications received by February 1, 2014.  To ensure full consideration, applicants must submit the following items:

 
1.    Letter of interest addressing the required and preferred qualifications/experiences described above;
2.    Current vitae;
3.    Complete transcripts (official transcripts are required at time of employment);
4.    Names, addresses, telephone numbers (day, evening, cell), and email addresses of five current professional references.
Digital applications are preferred.  Please send to reculverturner@fhsu.edu.

 
Applications and inquiries can be emailed to:
Dr. Rebecca Culver-Turner, Search Committee Chair
Search #866
Advanced Education Programs
711 Park St., Rarick Hall 227
Hays, KS 67601
E-mail: reculverturner@fhsu.edu
Phone: (785) 628-4642    

 
For more information, please visit the college’s homepage http://www.fhsu.edu/coe/

 

Notice of Non-discrimination – Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

Background Check: Final candidate will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.