Assistant Professor, Professional School Counseling
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Location: Mankato, Minnesota
Type: Tenured/Tenure Track
Salary: Depends on qualifications
Internal Number: AA24020
Tenure-Track Probationary Appointment
A typical faculty workload responsibility may include up to twenty four (24) credits of instruction per academic year.
The successful candidate may need to teach in other areas as assigned and qualified.
May be expected to develop and deliver face-to-face, hybrid, and online instruction at the Mankato campus and/or at the university’s additional locations, as assigned.
The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues in curriculum design, instruction and evaluation, conduct research productively and mentor students in research, help create innovative strategies for student recruitment, retention, and completion, and may be expected to develop external grant funding opportunities.
All faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly or creative activity or research, in continuing preparation and study, in contributing to student growth and development, and in providing service to the university and community (See Article 22 and Appendix G of theIFOMaster Agreement).
This position will supervise/advise graduate students.
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching graduate courses in professional school counseling and other core department courses.
Review of applications will begin on January 23, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
ADDITIONALINFORMATION: The Department of Counseling and Student Personnel at Minnesota State University, Mankato offers Master’s of Science programs that prepare graduates for licensure and professional practice in professional school counseling, mental health counseling, and college student affairs. The department also offers a Doctorate of Education program in counselor education and supervision. The department was the first counseling program in the Upper Midwest to be fully accredited in 1986 by the Council for the Accreditation for Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). All programs are currently fully accredited by CACREP. Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato and theCSP Department can be found at http://www.mnsu.edu/ and at http://ed.mnsu.edu/csp/.
APPLICATIONPROCEDURES: To apply for this position, please visit: https://minnesotastate.peopleadmin.com/ A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee. •Cover Letter •Non-Photo Resume/Curriculum Vitae •Contact Information for three (3) references •Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree •A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement defining diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and describing your views and actions toward advancing DEI including dimensions of social justice and racial equity related to race, gender, ability and culture. How would your views and prior actions regarding diversity, equity and inclusion align with Minnesota State University, Mankato’s goals?
Doctorate or terminal degree in Counselor Education and Supervision or a closely related field from a CACREP accredited institution. (If ABD, degree must be conferred on an official transcript and received in Human Resources by August 14, 2023.)
Experience providing school counseling services in K-12 school settings.
Experience with school counseling supervision.
Demonstrated ability to serve a diverse population and apply an equity lens to this position including social justice and/or anti-racism.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
Demonstrated effective written, oral communication and/or presentation skills.
Competency in addressing mental health issues affecting children and families.
Demonstrated training and experience appropriate to teach applied courses and advise at the graduate and/or doctoral level.
Demonstrated ability to use technology, develop, and deliver classroom, hybrid and/or online courses.
Experience supervising students in field placements.
Demonstrated ability to work individually and collaboratively as a member of a team.
Knowledge of CACREP accreditation and school counseling program development.
Evidence of scholarly activity, including publications and/or professional presentations.
Currently hold or have potential to obtain board licensure in Professional School Counseling with the ability to obtain Professional School Counseling licensure in Minnesota within 18 moths of employment.
Experience in clinical counseling and clinical supervision.
Minnesota State University, Mankato is the largest university in the MinnState system, enrolling approximately 16,000 students each year. The Department of Counseling and Student Personnel offers a Master of Science degree with emphases in Professional School Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, and College Student Affairs, and a Doctor of Education in Counselor Education and Supervision. The Department currently has 6 tenured or tenure track faculty who are well-represented by a faculty union.