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Official Title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Business Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Human Services Leadership
Employment Class: Faculty
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: Competitive
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: Tenure-track
Position Summary:

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The Department of Counseling and Human Services at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh seeks a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. The person in this position will teach undergraduate and graduate level Human Services Leadership courses in both on-campus and online settings. In addition, this person is expected to maintain an active program of research and publication, provide service to the department, college, university, professional community, and the human services profession.

In this role, the candidate is expected to promote the mission, vision, values and strategic goals of the University, the College of Education and Human Services, and the Counseling and Human Services Department. Additionally, this person will work collaboratively with the Department Chair and Graduate Program Coordinator for all matters involving the assigned course(s). The candidate will assume all responsibilities in specific courses as assigned. Courses will be focused on theoretical knowledge and practical skills required of community leaders. Finally, the candidate is expected to facilitate a collegial relationship with stakeholders, as well as assume responsibility and accountability to promote the quality of the Human Services Leadership Program. This position provides potential opportunities for program leadership.


Job responsibilities include contributing to teaching in the Human Services Leadership program, advising undergraduate and graduate students; supervising internship and advanced internship students; engaging in research/scholarly activity; providing leadership within the Human Services program; facilitating connection in the community through service learning; and contributing creatively and compassionately to the program, department, college, university, and state through service and outreach.

  • Earned doctorate (completed prior to August 2024) in Human Services Leadership or a closely related area, such as Counselor Education and Supervision; Sociology; Social Work; and Educational Leadership
  • Strong background in teaching, assessment, and research methodologies
  • Knowledge of and experience in Human Services Leadership content areas
  • Demonstrated experience in working with community agencies
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Demonstrated ability to work well with diverse populations with a global perspective
  • Experience teaching in a higher education setting
  • Experience in online course delivery
  • Experience and knowledge providing clinical supervision
  • Experience or knowledge of management of non-profit settings
  • Experience conducting both qualitative and quantitative research
  • A record of scholarship and defined research agenda
  • Community development leadership experience with a non-clinical orientation
  • Evidence of the commitment to social justice, advocacy, and community change
  • Evidence of the willingness to collaborate and work cooperatively with colleagues
  • AODA Certification

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, summary of research agenda (one page maximum), and the names and contact information for three references.

For more information about the position, please contact Toni House, Search Committee Chair, in the College of Education & Human Services at or 920-424-7238.

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by (April 25, 2024) are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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