Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - School Counseling

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 4, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - School Counseling Tenure Status Tenure Track Position Number 047451 Department Human Dev & Psych Counsel - 260100 Minimum Qualifications
Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision, with a focus in Professional School Counseling, conferred prior to start date
Experience and commitment to working with diverse populations.

Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
Doctoral degree from a CACREP -accredited counselor education program
Eligible for North Carolina School Counselor Licensure
Minimum of three years full-time professional school counseling
Previous experience teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level
Evidence of potential for scholarship.

License/Certification Required Description of the Department or Unit
The Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling ( HPC ) at Appalachian State University invites applications for a tenure-track nine-month faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in the Professional School Counseling program beginning August 1, 2022.

The HPC department offers graduate programs in Professional School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling ( CACREP -accredited) as well as Marriage and Family Therapy and Student Affairs Administration. Most courses are taught on campus during the day, but we do offer some evening classes.

Diversity and Inclusion Departmental Statement

The Human Development and Psychological Counseling ( HPC ) Department seeks to educate practitioner-scholars who serve with humility, reflect on their own identities and positionalities, embrace equity and inclusion, and navigate the complex realities of doing social justice-based work. We are committed to creating a learning environment among students, staff, and faculty that fosters critical consciousness, values diverse identities, and engages in purposeful action toward dismantling systemic oppression in our fields. We also recognize the tension between diversity, inclusion, and equity efforts and the practices, policies, and systems within our institution and broader society that are barriers to cultivating this kind of environment. As such, we strive to be transparent and responsive, reduce our role in perpetuating injustice, and work towards equity and justice with and on behalf of the students in our programs and in the communities that we serve.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Teach a 3:3 course load (with optional summer teaching), including core counseling courses, school counseling courses, and field experience courses

Engage in research and scholarly activities

Provide service to the program, including advising and mentoring students in the Professional School Counseling MA degree program

Willingness to eventually assume a future leadership role in the professional school counseling program

Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of classroom and educational environments in a professional position at a university. Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. Suggested Salary Range Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested candidates should submit all required documents electronically to the App State University job board. https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/hr/sessions/new .

  1. Letter of interest addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  2. Vitae
  3. Names, phone numbers, and email addresses for three references
  4. Statement of teaching
  5. Diversity Statement addressing how you incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your work

Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the Professional School Counseling program


Search Committee Co-Chairs Jill Van Horne, vanhornejw@appstate.edu and Glenda Johnson, johnsong@appstate.edu

Please note this position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding. AA/EEO Statement
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Director of Human Resources/ EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187
Director of Title IX Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144
ADA /504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community. Quick Link https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/30789

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