Assistant/Associate Professor of Counselor Education (Dept Chair)
Responsibilities: Northern State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Counselor Education at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualification and experience. Teaching responsibilities include providing on-line and face-to-face instruction of graduate courses in Clinical Mental Health and other areas of counseling, practicum and internship supervision, and advising; scholarly activity and service are also expected. In the role of department chair, this individual will supervise both the Counselor Education and Psychology faculty and programs, serve as primary contact for CACREP accreditation, and play a significant role in the recruitment of students to both the undergraduate Psychology program and the graduate program in Counseling.
Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Counseling Education, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, or Community Mental Health Counseling. Experience as a department chair or leadership/managerial experience in a clinical setting is strongly preferred. Experience and familiarity with the CACREP accreditation experience is required. Experience in program development and recruiting is beneficial. H1B sponsorship is not available for this position.
Setting: Northern State University is a premier regional institution characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and excellent co-curricular opportunities. NSU is consistently ranked as one of the best public undergraduate institutions in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. Northern State University is organized into the School of Fine Arts, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the College of Professional Studies housing the School of Business and the Millicent Atkins School of Education. NSU is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and by CACREP. NSU is located in Aberdeen, South Dakota, a vibrant community in northeastern SD. The city has a population of approximately 30,000 and is a cultural, retail, banking, agribusiness, and healthcare hub for the region. The University enjoys a positive and strong relationship with the city and region. With more than $100 million invested over the last decade, Northern State University is experiencing transformative positive momentum. Recent new buildings, renovations and projects under construction include significant updates to the Johnson Fine Arts Center and Barnett Athletics Center, three new residence halls, the new Jewett Regional Science Education Center, and a new regional Sports Complex with athletic and recreational fields.
Values: Northern State University is committed to building a culture of inclusion, belonging and collegiality that respects diversity in knowledge, culture and world view. We strongly encourage women and individuals bringing diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural perspectives to apply.
Application: Review of applications will begin January 4, 2021. A complete application should include cover letter, curriculum vita, transcripts, and a list of three references. The position is open until filled with an anticipated August 16, 2021 start date. For more information regarding this position, and to apply, visit: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu. Click on ‘Northern State University’ in the Quick Search section. The system will guide you through the electronic application form. All applicants are subject to a background check. AA/EOE