Assistant or Associate Professor of School Counseling
The School Counseling program at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, seeks an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor to join our team. This position is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track appointment, with opportunities for summer teaching. Housed in the department of Education and Pupil Services, our collaborative faculty serves graduate students in School Counseling (K-12), Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and School Psychology programs, and faculty are encouraged to engage in cross-disciplinary collaboration. Educational resources within the department include clinical counseling, play therapy career resource labs. Candidates will 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, as well as scholarly activity, curriculum development, and service to the university and community. Professional affiliations (e.g., WSCA, ASCA, ACES, ACA) are encouraged and anticipated. Courses taught may include, but are not limited to: Ethical, Legal & Professional Issues in School Counseling, PK-12 Classroom Curriculum, Group Dynamics, Lifespan Career Development, and School Counseling Practicum and Internship seminar and supervision. Candidates are required to 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.
Minimum / Required
- Earned 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
- Eligible for Wisconsin School Counseling License within one year of date of appointment
- Doctorate in Counselor Education with an emphasis in School Counseling from a CACREP-accredited Program.
- School Counselor experience with PK-12, post internship
- Evidence of exemplary post-secondary teaching and leadership experience
- Evidence of successful research involvement
The successful applicant will join a group of committed and vibrant faculty who deliver cutting-edge learning opportunities to a diverse student body. They will teach core courses in counselor education, through a rigorous academic curriculum that includes experiential and self-reflective learning. The candidate is expected to focus on teaching and supervision while maintaining an active research agenda that engages graduate students. The candidate will also participate in service activities and embrace the principles of diversity and inclusion as a member of the university community. Salary is commensurate with academic preparation and experience. The anticipated start date for this position is August 23, 2021.
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 University of Wisconsin 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 an integrated liberal arts foundation.¿
UW-Stout offers 49 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees, including three terminal degrees. The current enrollment is approximately 8,000 students. The UW-Stout campus community enjoys 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 encourages collaboration within and across disciplines and professions.
The university is on a beautiful campus in Menomonie, situated in western Wisconsin, 60 minutes east of Minneapolis-St. Paul on Interstate 94. Located in the scenic Chippewa Valley region with a population base of more than 200,000, Menomonie is a city of more than 16,400, surrounded by lakes, streams, and woodlands. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/our-community
Facts and data about the university: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/meet-our-leadership/institutional-accreditation/fact-book
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
- Benefit Details: http://www.uwsa.edu/ohrwd/benefits/summaries/fasl.pdf
- Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
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.
An offer of employment is contingent upon the final candidate passing a criminal background check and a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.
A successful candidate must have authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
In response to a public records request, 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 final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/life-stout/police-and-parking/clery-information
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 qualifications
- Curriculum vitae
- Inclusivity statement: Separate one-page or less document demonstrating your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion that supports student success
- Teaching Philosophy Statement
- 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 Sunday, February 14, 2021. Screening of applications may continue until the position is filled.
Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.uwss.wisconsin.edu/21900
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.
For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Andy Felton, PhD, LPC, RPT, ADS
Job Family: Teaching