Assistant/Associate Professor of Counselor Education
Location: Buffalo, New York
Type: Full Time
Assistant or Associate Professor of Counselor Education
The Department of Counseling and Human Services at Canisius University invites applications for a tenure-track position in a CACREP accredited Master's Degree Program to begin in August of 2024. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must possess a Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP accredited program or be eligible and obtain the doctorate degree within one year from the date of hire. The tenure-track positions are for "core" faculty members with a primary focus in School Counseling.
Canisius University, a Catholic, Jesuit University, is located in Buffalo, NY, and serves approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is grounded in the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, service, diversity and social justice. These values clearly align with those of the Counseling profession. Canisius University is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students.
The Department of Counseling and Human Services, housed in the School of Education and Human Services, offers Master’s degrees in School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling. There are approximately 110 full- and part-time students in the two programs and five core faculty members. The program is currently delivered in an in-person and hybrid format. Tenure-track faculty members have a 3-course per semester teaching load, are expected to participate in research and scholarly activities, provide academic advisement to students, and engage in service to the department, university, and community.
We seek candidates with a strong identity as a counselor, teacher and scholar with a record of active membership/engagement in counseling organizations. Knowledge of CACREP standards and accreditation requirements is highly desirable as is experience as a K-12 school counselor. Candidates are expected to have the ability to teach courses in traditional in-person and online modalities as the program is considering moving further into online and hybrid delivery modalities.
The successful candidate may fill one or more of the following needs of the department:
Teaching courses in school counseling, family counseling and field experience courses
Provision of clinical supervision
General program advisement
Participation in the candidate recruitment and selection process
Assumption of the role of Coordinator of the School Counseling Program
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary: between $58,000 and 72,000 annually, commensurate with experience.
Information about the total compensation package will be provided during the interview process. Benefits are available the first month after the date of hire include health, dental and vision insurance, life and long term disability insurance. A retirement plan is available with University contribution after one full year of employment. Tuition benefits are also available for full time faculty and their qualified dependents.
Completed applications will be considered beginning on December 12, 2023. Questions can be directed to Dr. David Farrugia (email@example.com), Chair of the Search Committee.
To apply, go to https://www.canisius.edu/about-canisius/employment-canisius and click on View Current Employment Opportunities. Please submit a letter of interest (addressed to the Search Committee) including qualifications, a summarized description of professional experience, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, including a statement demonstrating their approach to diversity, equity and inclusion. Please provide a list of three professional references, including names, titles, and email addresses.
The Office of Human Resources at Canisius University utilizes an online recruitment management system. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA in order to participate in the search process should contact the office of human resources at (716) 888-2240.
The University is located in Buffalo, an affordable city with many cultural amenities and historic attractions (see the Buffalo Niagara Visitors Center for information http://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com). U.S. News ranks Buffalo number 27 of 150 best places to live. Buffalo is within easy driving distance to many additional cultural and scenic attractions including Toronto, Niagara Falls, Allegany State Park, and the Adirondacks to name a few. In addition, the Buffalo Niagara International airport is served by all the major airlines and several low-cost airlines (Jet Blue, Southwest, etc.). In addition, although Buffalo has a reputation for high snowfall, the city is actually located north of the snow-belt area, providing access to several ski resorts.
Canisius University, a Catholic and Jesuit University, is located in Buffalo, NY, and serves approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is grounded in the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, service, diversity and social justice. These values clearly align with those of the Counseling profession. Canisius University is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of faculty, staff, and students.