Human Services & Counseling Affiliate Faculty

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Women's & Gender Studies, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Human Development & Family Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Number F00671 Position Title Human Services & Counseling Affiliate Faculty Position Number PTHSP1 Salary for Announcement

The final salary is based on the number of credit hours assigned at a rate determined by University policy.

Employee Category Affiliate Faculty Department Human Services EClass Code Part-Time Affiliate Faculty Position Summary

The Department of Human Services & Counseling offers two majors; Fire and Emergency Response Administration and Human Services. Human Services offers concentrations in addiction studies, high risk youth studies, mental health counseling, and nonprofit studies. Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for Affiliate/part-time departmental needs starting Fall 2019 through Spring 2020.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.


Affiliate faculty are part-time, at-will employees hired to teach on a per credit hour basis for specific classes, as needed, usually on a semester by semester basis. Affiliate faculty are not eligible for benefit coverage under the University’s benefit program. All such teaching assignments are dependent on budget and enrollment. An affiliate faculty member’s duties include: meeting assigned classes or delivering on-line content consistent with university, college/school, and department policies; providing instruction in assigned classes consistent with the content and learning objectives of the regular course syllabus and, if appropriate, with department policies; being available, either face to face or electronically, to students in assigned classes to provide additional academic support as needed and appropriate for the teaching assignment; returning student work in a timely fashion; meeting all university and department grade submission deadlines; and complying with university-wide student evaluation of instruction policies and peer observation policies.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Human Services, Counseling, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Education, Gerontology, Rehabilitation, Women’s Studies, Communication, Nonprofit Studies, Behavior Science or related field; or tested experience ( FERA ).

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the field; teaching experience or experience presenting or facilitating educational activities; experience working with diverse populations; CAC III / LAC and State approval required for certain addiction studies classes.

Posting date 07/26/2019 Closing date Closing Instructions Open Until Filled To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) Special Instructions to Applicants

The Department of Human Services offers concentrations in Addiction Studies, Domestic Violence Counseling, High Risk Youth Studies, Mental Health Counseling, and Nonprofit Studies.

We review the affiliate pool two or three times per year and hire for specific classes on an as needed basis. We interview applicants based on their expertise in the specific classes we need to fill. It is important for your cover letter to explain your experience and expertise and which types of classes you believe you are qualified to teach.

Providing specific class titles is very helpful. (See the online university catalog for a list of course descriptions.) In addition, please address your teaching experience. If you do not have teaching experience, describe related experience and skills that will support effective teaching as well as your teaching philosophy.

**Please note that we only contact applicants if we have a class available in your area of expertise. When a class becomes available, we contact the most qualified applicants for interviews.

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MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:
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Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

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