Student Affairs College Counseling - Assistant Professor

California State University, Fresno
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 01, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Student Affairs College Counseling - Assistant Professor

Job No: 497798
Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Fresno
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Mathematics/Statistics, Probationary, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time

California State University, Fresno

Kremen School of Education and Human Development

Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation

Title: Student Affairs and College Counseling

Rank: Assistant Professor

Status: Tenure Track

Start: Fall 2021 (August 2021)

The Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation in the Kremen School of Education and Human Development at California State University, Fresno is excited to invite applications for a tenure-track, academic year position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will support the preparation of graduate students for a Master of Science degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Student Affairs and College Counseling (SACC). The successful candidate will teach graduate courses in the SACC program. In addition, the successful candidate will: supervise practicum and fieldwork experiences; advise students in master's project, thesis work, or comprehensive examination as a culminating experience; conduct scholarly and applied research; and, engage in service-related activities. The successful candidate will also assist with obtaining CACREP accreditation. Specific assignments are dependent on departmental needs and the background of the individual.

Our Students: California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.


Required Education:
  1. Earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in Counselor Education or other closely related disciplines with an emphasis in counseling psychology, college student personnel, higher education, or student affairs from an accredited institution.
  2. Applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered; however, for an appointment, requirements for the doctorate must be completed by August 1, 2021.

Preferred Education
  1. An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) from a CACREP accredited program.

Required Experience:
  1. Teaching experience in higher education.
  2. Student affairs and/or counseling related experience in a higher education setting.
  3. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Preferred Experience:
  1. Ability to teach, advise, and mentor graduate students
  2. Ability to effectively establish and maintain on-campus and community partnerships
  3. Ability to teach general counseling, clinical, SACC specialization, and/or other courses as required by the department
  4. Evidence of scholarly research and publications related to higher education, college counseling, and/or college student development
  5. Active engagement in relevant professional organizations (e.g., ACA, ACES, AERA, ACPA, NASPA)
  6. Experience with or knowledge of CACREP accreditation standards

Application Procedures: For full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by 11/23/2020; review of applications may continue until the position is filled. This position automatically closes May 1, 2021. Apply online at: and attach the following:
  1. Cover letter specifically addressing required and preferred qualifications
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Names and contact information of three professional references
  4. Statement demonstrating your commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

All finalists will receive a request to send the documents listed below. In addition, your three professional references will be asked to submit current letters of recommendation.
  1. Official transcripts
  2. Teaching philosophy statement

Committee Information and Search process:

Search Chair: Dr. Soua Xiong
Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation
Kremen School of Education and Human Development

About the Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all.

Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit: The campus is ranked 24th in the nation by Washington Monthly; ranked 3rd by U.S. News & World Report in graduation rate performance for public institutions; and, ranked 41st in the nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges.

Tenure-Track Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process. For additional information, please visit: We value our commitment to the success of our faculty by providing services from the Center for Faculty Excellence to Research and Sponsored Programs.

About the College and Department:

The Kremen School of Education and Human Development has been nationally accredited (NCATE/CAEP) since 1954, offering 34 distinct credentials, many Masters' degree programs, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. The Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation includes four counseling programs (Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling; Marriage, Family and Child Counseling; School Counseling; and, Student Affairs and College Counseling).

Other Campus Information:

In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees online at Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

The person holding this position is considered a "limited reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following website:

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California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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