Assistant/Associate Professor in School Counseling
The School Counseling program, housed in the Department of School Counseling, School Psychology and Special Education is an experientially based, CACREP accredited K-12 masters-level program. The School Counseling program values an awareness and sensitivity to diverse student populations. Faculty are encouraged to engage in cross-disciplinary collaboration. Our educational resources include clinical services counseling labs, a well-equipped play therapy lab and a school counseling career and resource lab.
The position is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track appointment that serves graduate students in School Counseling (K-12), Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and School Psychology Programs. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to the field of school counseling as well as counselor education through teaching graduate courses in an experience-centered environment, supervising students, scholarly activity, curriculum development, assessment of student learning, service to the university and community, and professional affiliations (e.g., WSCA, ASCA, ACES, ACA). Courses taught may include, but are not limited to, Play Therapy, Ethical, Legal & Professional Issues in School Counseling, PK-12 Classroom Curriculum, Assessment Lab, Lifespan Career Development and School Counseling Practicum seminar and supervision. Candidates should have, or be eligible for, relevant counseling credentials (e.g., school counselor licensure, LPC, NCC). Candidates should also demonstrate and promote a commitment to social justice and respect for diverse cultures, backgrounds, and identities.
The anticipated start date for this position is January 5, 2018 or August 20, 2018.
Minimum / Required
- Doctorate in Counselor Education or related field with an emphasis in School Counseling; consideration will be given to candidates who are ABD, although doctorate must be completed within one year of the contract start date
- Doctorate in Counselor Education with an emphasis in School Counseling from a CACREP-accredited program
- School Counselor experience with PK-12, internships may be included
- Evidence of exemplary graduate-level teaching and leadership experience
- Evidence of scholarly productivity
The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic, and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences, and a solid liberal arts foundation.
UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.
UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.
All undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.
Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
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Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.
Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Required application materials:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
- Curriculum Vita
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
- Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire
To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by November 2, 2017. Screening of applications will begin November 3, 2017 and may continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
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Job Family: Teaching