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The University of Wisconsin-Stout- Dean, College of Education, Hospitality, Health, and Human Science

Position Title: Dean, College of Education, Hospitality, Health, and Human Science Institution: The University of Wisconsin-Stout Location: Menomonie, WI Posted Date: Monday, January 4, 2016 Application Due Date: Monday, February 8, 2016. Open until filled. Position Description Reporting to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, the Dean is the chief academic and administrative leader for The College of Education, Hospitality, Health, and Human Sciences. The Dean is responsible for fiscal and personnel management, strategic planning, fundraising, and encouraging diversity and equity. The Dean works in partnership with faculty, staff, and the university community to achieve the university’s mission and vision, and to build strong collaborations throughout this career-focused university. The Dean will facilitate a new vision and strategic direction leading the college in a unified plan of action. As a tenured member and leader of faculty, the Dean supports, encourages, and promotes excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and services. The Dean is responsible for program development, faculty/staff recruitment and retention, budget development and management, and for facilitating student success. As a spokesperson for the college, the Dean also provides leadership for fundraising and development efforts and maintains extensive contact with accrediting bodies, regulators, alumni, regional employers and businesses, and the community at-large. The Dean works efficiently and effectively, striving for improvement, innovation and excellence in all aspects of the College, while following university and UW System policies, rules, regulations and guidelines. The Dean also serves as building supervisor of the College’s academic buildings, including classroom and laboratory spaces. QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum / Required Earned terminal degree in one of the disciplines represented by the College Demonstrated leadership...

California State University San Bernardino – Associate Tenure Track

Institution: California State University San Bernardino Location: San Bernardino, CA Posted Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description Department: Special Education, Rehabilitation & Counseling Appointment: Associate Tenure-Track
Effective Date: September 2016 Area of Specialization: Rehabilitation Counseling The Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation & Counseling is seeking applications for an enthusiastic and dynamic Tenure-track, professor with qualifications and experience commensurate with the rank of Associate or above in Rehabilitation Counseling. The Rehabilitation Counseling program is a CORE accredited masters degree program. California State University, San Bernardino is a comprehensive regional university that serves approximately 18,000 students, and offers 47 undergraduate, 30 graduate and one doctoral degree program and 13 academic programs with national accreditation. CSUSB is committed to providing learning opportunities that are driven by teaching and research excellence, intellectual interaction, creativity and diversity. Typical Activities Responsibilities include teaching graduate courses in the evenings, practicum and fieldwork supervision, scholarly activity, curriculum development, and service to the university and community. The successful candidate will be required to teach a range of courses in rehabilitation counseling. Minimum Qualifications Qualifications for the position include: a doctorate in rehabilitation counseling, rehabilitation psychology or a closely related field; successful experience teaching in higher education; experience in rehabilitation counseling, counseling and/or the field of rehabilitation, experience in community partnerships and fieldwork supervision; a demonstrated commitment to diversity issues. CRC certification or eligibility for the CRC is required. Supplemental Information Evidence of scholarly activity, publication, and innovation is valued. Evidence of exemplary graduate-level teaching and leadership experience at program level is preferred and should be noted in application. Screening of applications will begin 10/30/15 and may...

Penn State Abington – Instructor of Rehabilitation and Human Services (Non-Tenure Track)

Institution: Penn State Abington Location: Abington, PA Posted Date: Monday, October 27, 2015 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description Instructor of Rehabilitation and Human Services (Non-Tenure Track) Beginning: Fall Semester, 2016 Appointment Conditions Applicants should have a promising record of teaching and clinical supervision, along with a primary professional identity as a rehabilitation counselor educator. The College has identified several areas of priority for this search, including counseling persons with disabilities; children and families in rehabilitation settings; multicultural counseling; case management, and client assessment. This Instructor position is a non-tenure track, 36-week appointment. Responsibilities Teach undergraduate courses in the Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS) program. Teaching assignments will include a range of undergraduate courses in Rehabilitation and Human Services including introductory and upper-division courses in one’s field of expertise. Advise undergraduate students in Rehabilitation and Human Services. Participate in program growth initiatives including assisting with admission, marketing, and networking with community partners. Assist with identifying and managing student field placements in the Philadelphia region. Serve on Department, College, and University Committees as appropriate. Required Qualifications Earned doctorate in Counselor Education or a closely related field with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling. Earned certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor or demonstrated eligibility for this certification. Evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising including a willingness to consider teaching in online environments, where appropriate, along with an interest in the use of modern technology. Evidence of a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds. The Pennsylvania State University Penn State Abington is a four-year college of Penn State University conveniently located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania....

University of Idaho – Full-time Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Position Title: Full-time Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling and Human Services Institution: University of Idaho Location: Coeur d’ Alene Posted Date: Friday, October 2, 2015 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Summary: The Department of Leadership and Counseling (L & C), College of Education, University of Idaho (UI) seeks passionate and well-qualified applicants for a full-time, 9-month Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling and Human Services, beginning August 2016. The successful candidate will be primarily involved with teaching and advising students on their academic programs, establishing and building a record of scholarly research [peer reviewed publications and presentations], building relationships with area agencies dedicated to, or interested in providing rehabilitation counseling services, identifying and recruiting graduate students into the rehabilitation counseling program. Responsibilities: Teach graduate courses in the CORE-accredited M.Ed./M.S. rehabilitation counseling and human services program using face-to-face, online, hybrid, and/or video conferencing course delivery methods. Provide clinical supervision to practicum and internship students. Summer teaching is available and encouraged. Advise graduate students on their program of study and career goals, and serve on doctoral student committees. Develop and/or maintain a focused research agenda, publish in rehabilitation counseling, counseling or related journals, present at professional conferences, and pursue external funding. Develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with professionals and community-based vocational rehabilitation, counseling, and disability programs. Assist with recruitment and retention of graduate students. Participate in decision-making, administrative tasks, and implementation of the rehabilitation counseling and human services program. Establish collegial relationships and serve on center, college, department, and university committees. Minimum Qualifications: •An earned doctorate in rehabilitation counselor education, rehabilitation psychology or closely related discipline •Prior clinical...

Utah State University – Assistant or Associate Professor

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling Institution: Utah State University Location: Logan, UT Posted Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 Application Due Date: Sunday, November 15, 2015 Position Description Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION The Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation is seeking outstanding candidates to fill a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor in Rehabilitation Counselor Education. Responsibilities: Serve as a member of the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation faculty; this entails: Developing an active line of research and publication, Teaching on-campus and distance graduate classes in the Rehabilitation Counselor Education Masters program and the Disability Disciplines Doctoral Program, Summer teaching Advising and mentoring graduate students, Participating in department and university program development and committees, Collaborating with other department faculty in writing grants for extramural funding, Publication in refereed journals. Dept/College Highlights: Program The Rehabilitation Counseling Master’s Program at Utah State University is ranked 10th in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report. The master’s program graduates rehabilitation professionals who work with individuals with physical, cognitive, and psychiatric disabilities. The program includes both on-campus and distance education components; the distance component is a hybrid of synchronous and asynchronous courses delivered via internet. Current enrollment in the master’s program is approximately 100 students, split between multiple degree and certificate programs. Ninety-four percent of the graduates pass the CRC exam on the first attempt and are placed in rehabilitation counselor positions. The Rehabilitation Counseling program is fully accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education through 2018. Masters students in the Rehabilitation Counseling Program are supported by RSA...

Mississippi State University – Assistant/Associate Research Professor

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Research Professor Institution: Mississippi State University Location: Starkville, MS Posted Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description The National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Research Professor position. Mississippi State University is a land-grant institution designated as a “very high research activity university” by the Carnegie Foundation. It is located in Starkville, MS and has a student population of more than 20,000. The mission of the NRTC is to enhance employment and independent living outcomes for individuals who are blind or visually impaired through research, training, education, and dissemination. We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic candidate to help us implement six new, recently funded research projects. Responsibilities of this position include using social science research techniques to design, organize, conduct, analyze, and disseminate applied research about people who are blind or visually impaired. Minimum qualifications for an Assistant Research Professor are: • A terminal degree in psychology, sociology, rehabilitation, special education, social work, or a related field • Evidence of research productivity • Excellent writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills • Expertise in data management, quantitative methodology, and statistical analyses • Expertise using a variety of software, including spreadsheets and statistical packages Preferred qualifications are: • At least one year of experience in a research setting • Experience working with secondary datasets • Experience with experimental designs/conducting experiments • Ability to conduct analyses using a variety of statistical techniques • Good publication record • Experience in blindness research or service ABD applications will be considered, but the...

Portland State University – Assistant Professor/Non-Tenure Track

Position Title: Assistant Professor/Non-Tenure Track Institution: Portland State University Location: Portland, OR Posted Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 Application Due Date: Sunday, November 1, 2015 Position Description The Counselor Education department is seeking to hire a non-tenure-track Clinical Rehabilitation faculty member. We are most interested in candidates who can provide excellent instruction and leadership in the Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Program. Applicants should have a record that shows promise of success in creative and engaged instruction, scholarship, and supervision. Responsibilities for Position: •Teach courses in the department’s CORE/CACREP curriculum. •Serve as an academic advisor to students in the Clinical Rehabilitation counseling program. •Provide program coordination and leadership as assigned. •Participate in community outreach and partnerships. •Serve on University, Graduate School of Education, and Department committees as assigned. •Actively collaborate with core faculty on departmental administrative activities. One-year appointment with the possibility of continuation/renewal. Minimum Qualifications: • Candidates should possess a doctorate in Counselor Education or a closely related field by time of start date. • Experience/interest in teaching CORE courses. • Experience providing counseling supervision to rehabilitation counseling students. • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) or eligibility to become a CRC. • Successful completion of a criminal background check. Preferred Qualifications: • Identification with and preparation as a rehabilitation counselor or disability-related field. • Experience providing mental health and/or career counseling to people with disabilities. •Ability to teach clinical rehabilitation courses such as Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling, Medical Aspects of Disability, Psychosocial Aspects of Disability, and/or Career Counseling. • Evidence of a scholarly agenda in the field of rehabilitation counseling. • Experience or capacity to facilitate CORE/CACREP accreditation, curriculum development, assessment,...

Central Connecticut State University – Assistant Professor

Position Title: Assistant Professor Institution: Central Connecticut State University Location: New Britian, CT Posted Date: Monday, September 21, 2015 Application Due Date: Sunday, November 1, 2015 Position Description Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Counselor Education & Family Therapy. The successful candidate will teach graduate courses in counselor education and contribute actively and effectively to student growth, service, and scholarship. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. Required Qualifications: • Earned doctorate in counselor education or a related discipline (ABD candidates will be considered; completion is required within one year of appointment.) • Experience in addiction recovery and mental health counseling • Commitment to excellence in teaching • Expertise in counselor training and clinical supervision • Qualified to teach core counseling courses (theory and techniques, group counseling, ethics); • Demonstrate experience or potential for research and scholarship • Commitment to serving culturally diverse communities • License eligible counseling field (i.e. LPC and/or LADC) Preferred Qualifications: • Successful teaching experience in higher education • Demonstrated experience for mentoring and supervising graduate students • Experience in program development and accreditation • Experience in rehabilitation counseling • Eligibility for Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) • Experience in marriage and family counseling • Graduate from a CACREP accredited program The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State University System. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. CCSU’s motto is more than a slogan; it articulates the University’s commitment to students: “Start with...

Assumption College – Full Time, Tenure-Track Faculty

Position Title: Full Time Faculty for Rehabilitation Counseling Program Institution/Organization Name: Assumption College Location: Worcester, MA Posted Date: Monday, September 14, 2015 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description The Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies Department at Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts seeks applications for a full time, tenure-track faculty position to direct and coordinate the CORE Accredited graduate programs in Rehabilitation Counseling beginning June 2016. This is a 12-month position with faculty rank to be determined based on the successful candidates’ qualifications. The successful candidate will have a record of curriculum development, effective teaching, research, scholarship and potential for academic leadership. Duties include, but are not limited to, student recruitment, hiring program faculty, evaluating program faculty, advising students, participating in professional organizations, teaching courses in CORE accredited graduate programs, supervision of on-line graduate program in rehabilitation counseling, maintaining and monitoring CORE accreditation for adherence to standards, fostering and maintaining relationships with community agencies, and performing other duties as assigned. Candidates should possess a doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Psychology, Rehabilitation Administration, Counseling Psychology, or a closely related field. Candidates must possess Certification as a Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) or be CRC eligible upon hire. Candidates that have experience with grant writing are desired. Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the College as well as show respect for the Catholic and Assumptionist identity of Assumption College. Review of applications will begin in October 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants will submit all materials online as MS Word documents or PDF files to: http://www.assumption.edu/human-resources Applicants should submit A letter of application; Undergraduate...