Montana State University-Northern Assistant Professor of Counselor Education, School Counseling, Tenure Track in Havre, Montana
Assistant Professor of Counselor Education, School Counseling, Tenure Track
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Working Title Assistant Professor of Counselor Education, School Counseling, Tenure Track
Brief Position Overview
This professional will teach graduate level counseling courses across the eight CACREP core areas in both school and mental health counseling, and supervise interns in a unique, intensive, face-to-face, weekend delivery model over three semesters of an academic year. The position is a 10-month, tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
PRIORITY DEADLINE IS August 1, 2020.
MSUN will only consider applicants who are authorized to work in the US and MSUN will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
Faculty Tenure Track Yes
Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Department Graduate Programs
Division College of Arts, Sciences, & Education
Appointment Type Faculty
Contract Term Academic Year
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Union Affiliation Montana Federation of Public Employees
Salary Commensurate with experience and education
Contract Type MUS
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Recruitment Type Open
The position involves collaborating with faculty across the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education, supervising clinical experiences, and performing service to the department, college, university, and the professional community. Additional responsibilities include the development of relationships with school districts and regional cooperative education services. The individual will teach graduate level counseling courses across the eight CACREP core areas in both school and mental health counseling, and supervise interns in a unique, intensive, face-to-face, weekend delivery model over three semesters of an academic year. The position is a 10-month, tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Teach graduate level counseling courses across the eight CACREP core areas in both school and mental health counseling;
- Supervise interns
- Fulfill institutional, community, and professional service and/or scholarship responsibilities.
- Collaborate with faculty across the college
- Develop relationships with school districts and regional cooperative education services.
- Advise students.
Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
• Earned doctorate in counselor education, with an emphasis in professional school counseling from a CACREP accredited program by date of appointment; • Established professional identity as a professional school counselor educator through affiliation with relevant k-12 school counseling experience and counseling associations. • Evidence of successful teaching and communication skills in counselor education; • Experience providing supervision to counselors-in-training; • Licensure, or eligibility for licensure, as a professional counselor in the State of Montana. If not currently licensed, candidates must describe in detail what steps will need to be taken to become licensed.
Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
• Experiences in preparing for CACREP self-study for accreditation • Minimum 2 years of experience working as a professional school counselor in elementary, middle, or high school settings • Demonstrate effective leadership, strategic planning, writing, and intercultural skills • Experience teaching face-to-face, online, or hybrid courses • Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive school counseling programs (i.e., ASCA National Model, RAMP, etc.) • Active membership in professional counseling and school counseling associations
The Successful Candidate Will
• Have knowledge of CACREP content areas and the ability to develop curriculum and teach courses within those standards;
• Be able to conduct appropriate assessments within the program’s course structure for program and student assessment;
• Be able to work within the community to establish clinical and/or school contacts, establish and maintain practicum and internship sites;
• Be able to engage in constructive problem-solving and make sound decisions; • Have skills to promote diversity and inclusion among students, within the faculty and staff, and within the curriculum. • Be able to deliver content using online learning platform.
Office and classroom environments Some travel to intern sites
Montana State University –Northern (MSUN) is a comprehensive, Native American-Serving, Nontribal Institution serving approximately 1000 students in a remarkably large geographic region. It is one of six baccalaureate institutions comprising the Montana University System. The main campus is located in Havre and offers courses leading to degrees in engineering technologies, professional teacher education, business, nursing, and liberal arts leading to certificate, associate, baccalaureate and/or masters’ degrees. Courses and programs are also delivered in Great Falls at our sister institution, Great Falls College-MSU. MSUN emphasizes a range of learning delivery options and responds to the needs of a diverse student body.
This position has supervisory duties? Yes
Announcement Number 2019-20-F00007P
Number of Vacancies
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Open Date 06/15/2020
Until an adequate pool is established No
Special Instructions Summary
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.msun.edu/postings/1962
Montana State University-Northern is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.
Montana State University -Northern makes reasonable accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU-Northern provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference or request accommodation, contact the Office of Human Resources, PO Box 7751, Montana State University-Northern, Havre, MT 59501; 406-265-4147; http://www.msun.edu/hr/forms/EmployPref.pdf
MSU-Northern‘s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU-Northern Website: http://msun.edu/admin/policies/1000/1001-1.aspx and http://msun.edu/admin/policies/1000/1001-7.aspx
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