The Department of Counseling and Human Development Services is a
nationally recognized department preparing student affairs and
counseling professionals for a changing and increasingly complex
world. The department seeks highly qualified candidates to fill a
position as Clinical Assistant Professor, to begin as early as June
1, 2022 and not later than August 1, 2022. This is a full-time,
9-month position with an expected assigned time of 50% instruction
and 50% administration/service in the program areas of college
student affairs administration/student affairs leadership. There is
a possibility of summer employment, contingent on enrollment and
Clinical faculty members have a strong academic background,
professional experience in student affairs and/or academic affairs
administration, and a commitment to the development of graduate
students in professional preparation programs in student affairs.
Clinical faculty members are typically renewed annually, and the
clinical faculty line allows promotions in rank. As with all
faculty positions in the department, clinical faculty members
teach, advise students, and engage in service to the department,
the University, and the profession.
The successful candidate will coordinate administration and teach
courses across the three graduate programs: Ed.D. in Student
Affairs Leadership ( SAL – part-time hybrid program), M.Ed. in
College Student Affairs Administration ( CSAA -M – traditional
delivery, primarily full-time students), and Ph.D. in
Education/College Student Affairs Administration ( CSAA -D –
traditional delivery, both full and part-time students), which
together enroll approximately 100 students. This position is
designed for a student affairs scholar-practitioner whose interests
and skills include teaching, student advising and support, and
program administration. This position supports the CSAA / SAL
programs through instruction, advising and mentoring, and
administration/service, which includes both overall coordination of
administration for the three programs and primary administration
for the SAL Ed.D.
Salary is competitive and includes an excellent benefit
- Teach courses in the M.Ed., Ed.D., and Ph.D. programs
(typically two courses per semester); specific assignments based on
areas of expertise and program needs.
- Serve as advisor to M.Ed. students and chair/member of doctoral
committees (contingent on approval of Graduate Faculty
- Work in conjunction with program faculty on curriculum
development, policy development and review, and general student
1. Coordinate overall academic
administration for the three degree programs. This may include, but
is not limited to, marketing and recruitment, admissions,
orientation, retention, communication and social media, course
schedules, student handbooks, comprehensive/ preliminary
examinations, assessment activities and reports, and supervision of
program assistants (students on graduate assistantships).
- Other program faculty assist and share responsibility for
carrying out the functions listed above; the clinical assistant
professor provides leadership, direction, coordination, and
oversight of administrative functions and serves as a central point
of contact for CSAA / SAL .
- Marketing, recruitment, and retention efforts to include a
focus on students of color and those from other minoritized
- Development, implementation, and coordination of a social media
plan to market, showcase, and support the academic programs.
- Development of relationships with campus partners related to
graduate assistantship opportunities for CSAA -M and CSAA -D
2. For the SAL program, serve as program coordinator, providing
vision and direction for the program, representing the program to
various stakeholders, and serving as the primary point of contact
- Plan and coordinate all aspects of the summer week-long
residency, with the support of a graduate assistant.
- Identify and support part-time instructors teaching in the
- Coordinate preliminary exams, including providing preparation
sessions, coordinating faculty in the development of questions,
administering the exams, and scheduling oral defenses.
- Provide oversight for Ed.D. program internships, including
monitoring identification and approval of sites and supervisors,
instruction, and administration.
- Act as liaison with the Griffin campus for program needs.
3. Participate in department, College, and University committees,
based on interests and needs.
Special Instructions to Applicants
A complete application will require all of the following:
- A letter of application specifically responsive to the
position’s responsibilities and to the required/preferred
qualifications as described.
- A complete curriculum vitae.
- The names, addresses, email, and telephone numbers of four (4)
persons who can be contacted and who will provide letters of
reference if asked.
To ensure full consideration applications should be submitted by
December 11, 2021. This position is contingent upon funding.
Prospective start date for this position is between June 1 and
August 1, 2022. The terminal degree must be earned by the start
date for the position. Persons of color and persons with
disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.
Official transcripts will be required of finalists. The position
will remain open until filled. Please direct questions to the
search committee chair, Dr. Laura Dean (email@example.com).
Clinical Assistant Professor (CSAAL)
COE-Counseling & Human Dev Svc
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approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses
in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785
by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered
University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800
full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time
staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students
including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and
professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and
colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University
housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
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of our students at the graduate level, making us the second largest
college at UGA with respect to graduate education.
Named for Mary Frances Early, UGA’s first African American
graduate, in February 2020, the MFE COE has a long and
distinguished history as a leader in diversity, equity, and
inclusion. Our other strengths include a) partnerships with
multiple units on campus, in the local community, and across the
state of Georgia, b) faculty expertise manifested in well- regarded
scholarship and applied practice, and c) recognition of our
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Clinical Assistant Professor
Clinical Assistant Professor
Academic (9 mo.)
Earned doctorate in College Student Affairs Administration, Higher
Education, or Counselor
Education with an emphasis in student affairs, or a related
For information about the requirements for appointment at the rank
of Clinical Assistant Professor, please see the University of
Georgia’s Guidelines for Appointment and Promotion of Clinical
) and the Mary Frances Early College of Education criteria (
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or
- Earned doctorate in College Student Affairs Administration,
Higher Education, or Counselor Education with an emphasis in
student affairs, or a related field.
- At least five years of experience as a successful student
Is this a Position of Trust?
- At least one year of teaching experience at the graduate
- Interest in and commitment to professional preparation in
- Demonstrated relevant skill and understanding of the
administration of academically-related programs and services.
- Evidence of either sufficient scholarship or expertise in
practice, contributing to effective teaching and student learning
outcomes, to support appointment with Graduate Faculty status.
- Demonstrated commitment to social justice, diversity, equity,
- Ability and willingness to work both collaboratively and
independently in a team-oriented environment.
Does this position have operation, access, or control of
Does this position require a P-Card?
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Is driving a responsibility of this position?
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children
under the age of 18 or direct patient care?
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT
security, personnel records, patient records, or access to
chemicals and medications)
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