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Counselor Education and Supervision faculty (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor)

Kansas State University
Kansas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs in the College of Education at Kansas State University (K-State) invites applications for a tenure-track professor (assistant, associate, or full) in counselor education and supervision. The position offers the successful candidate an opportunity for providing programmatic leadership and innovation along with collaboration with award-winning colleagues and students in a Research I university.

The M.S. in School Counseling and Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision programs are CACREP and CAEP accredited, and the faculty are recognized for excellence in teaching, service, and research. For information about the Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs, in which these programs are located, see The Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs is one of three departments in the College of Education, which is dedicated to “Preparing educators to be knowledgeable, ethical, caring decision makers.”

K-State is a distinguished public, land-grant university renowned for the excellence of its faculty, students, staff, academic programs, research, and service. It is a three-campus system with the main campus located in Manhattan and the other campuses in Olathe and Salina. Online degree and certificate programs are offered through the K-State Global Campus. The University has an enrollment of more than 21,000 students, including 4,000 graduate students, and embraces diversity, encourages engagement, and is committed to the discovery of knowledge, the education of undergraduate and graduate students, and improvement in the quality of life and standard of living of those we serve. Manhattan is a community that provides access to a wide range of educational, cultural, medical, and recreational programs and facilities. The local economy is bolstered by K-State and its proximity to Fort Riley, a large U.S. Army installation. Surrounded by the beautiful Flint Hills and future home of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF), Manhattan is located 50 miles west of the state capital of Topeka and 125 miles west of Kansas City.

The position involves teaching graduate courses for the M.S. in School Counseling and Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision programs. The courses in these programs are offered in various modalities, including in-person, online, and blended, and some of them may incorporate supervising students’ clinical practicum and internship experiences. Other responsibilities include advising graduate students, engaging in research and creative endeavors, seeking external funding, providing service, participating in faculty governance, and being involved with professional counseling organizations at the state and national levels.

Required Qualifications
• Earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program, or have a related doctoral degree and been employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013.
• Professional counseling experience
• Successful counseling supervision experience
• Potential for excellence in instruction and advising both on-campus and online
• Potential for scholarly activity that results in professional publications and presentations in the area of counselor education and supervision
• Ability to implement and integrate instructional technology in learning management systems
• Successful experience working with and supporting diverse populations and pursuing equity and social justice
• Membership and involvement in professional counseling organizations
• Record of attendance at professional counseling conferences

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience as a school counselor
• Knowledge of and commitment to school counseling as a comprehensive program (e.g., ASCA National Model)
• Record of excellence in instruction and advising, both on-campus and online
• Record of scholarly activity resulting in professional publications and presentations in the area of counselor education and supervision
• Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience with, CACREP accreditation and assessment of student learning outcomes
• Demonstrated record of experience with multicultural counseling, cultural identity development, and social justice and advocacy
• NCC, school counseling license, licensed professional counselor, and/or other counseling credentials
• Record of leadership in professional counseling organizations

Application Procedures
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

To apply through K-State Human Capital Services, go to

Applicants should submit following:

  1. A cover letter describing how your educational background and professional experience meet the required and preferred qualifications for the position;
  2. Your curriculum vitae;
  3. Transcripts showing your highest degree earned (unofficial transcripts may be submitted; official transcripts will be required prior to an offer); and
  4. Names and contact information of three references.

For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Ken Hughey, Search Committee Chair, at

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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