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One Year Lecturer for the Department of Counseling

University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 22, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

One Year Lecturer for the Department of Counseling

Job Class Code: 00050
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: PTFRGV0837
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 1 year
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's student body as a One-Year Lecturer of the Department of Counseling beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year.
This is a full-time non-tenure track position. The Department of Counseling offers a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Counseling that is designed to prepare a highly competent professional who can respond to the life span mental health needs of individuals in a multicultural community.
The individual selected for this position will be responsible for providing direct instruction to MEd students in counselor education and may include supervision of practicum/internship students. Summer teaching is optional and dependent on enrollment. Additionally, the individual will engage in institutional service through participation in program activities and processes such as admissions, advising, orientation, and assisting graduate students with license and certification requirements (e.g., CACREP, Texas Department of Health and Human Services, and Texas Education Agency) including maintenance of records and assessments. The individual will participate in faculty and departmental activities as well as in service to the public, profession, and constituencies of the department, college, and university as approved/assigned. Scholarly activity is not a requirement of the position.
Faculty in the Department of Counseling are expected to maintain a strong counselor identity through (1) sustained memberships in professional counseling organizations, (2) the maintenance of certifications and/or licenses related to their counseling specialty area(s), and (3) by showing evidence of sustained (a) professional development and renewal activities related to counseling, (b) professional service and advocacy in counseling. In addition, UTRGV faculty are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions, as well as a commitment to UTRGV's guiding principles.

Minimum Qualifications:
· All but Dissertation (ABD) status from a CACREP accredited doctoral program in Counselor Education and Supervision (CES) to be completed prior to September 1, 2024· Professional and academic experiences with diverse populations

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
LPC Associate, LPC, or license eligible or Certified School Counselor in the state of Texas.

Preferred Qualification:

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: Yes
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2024

EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Open Date: 06/01/2024

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. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Javier Cavazos at

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.

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