Lecturer I, College of Health Professions, School of Rehabilitation Services

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 04, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Lecturer I, College of Health Professions, School of Rehabilitation Services & Counseling

Job Class Code: 10050
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV1139
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Division of Health Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 3 years
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1

Scope of Job:
The School of Rehabilitation Services & Counseling at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) is seeking applications for a full-time, non-tenured Lecturer I faculty to begin in the fall of 2021. As a Lecturer I faculty, the successful applicant is expected to teach four courses per semester with primary teaching responsibilities on the Brownsville campus if sufficient enrollments. Additional duties include student advising and mentoring, community engagement, scholarship, and service including participating in academic committees. This is a 3-year appointment with possibility of renewal based on favorable evaluation.
Although the School is primarily housed at the Edinburg campus, we currently offer face-to-face course work at the Brownsville, Edinburg, and Harlingen campuses; the successful applicant will be required to teach on multiple campuses.
UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarly work, student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions and are committed to UTRGV's strategic plan, vision, mission, values and core priorities. (https://www.utrgv.edu/strategic-plan/)

Minimum Qualifications:
(1) Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling or a related area; (2) a minimum of 3 years post master’s professional work experience in the field with at least 2 years in direct client service; (3) teaching experience at the postsecondary level.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:

Preferred Qualification:
PhD in Rehabilitation Counseling; online instruction and/or other distance instructional methods; professional certification or licensure in an area related to the discipline (e.g., CRC, LPC, LCDC).

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: Yes
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2021

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Open Date: 01/01/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Complete all sections on the application. If you are applying for the first time please complete all biographical information including address, email and phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application. Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.

Please Note:
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered.

To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/26948