California State University, Sacramento, Assistant Professor

Position Title: Assistant Professor

Organization: California State University, Sacramento

Location: Sacramento, CA

Posted Dated: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Application Due Date: Open Until Filled

Position Description
Graduate and Professional Studies in Education COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Sacramento State is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city’s two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. The College of Education offers a bachelor’s degree; P/K-16 Teaching, Counseling, and Administrative Credentials; master’s degrees; an Educational Specialist in School Psychology degree; and a Doctorate in Education. The Counselor Education program offers the Master of Science in Counseling degree with specializations in Rehabilitation Counseling, Career Counseling, Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling, and School Counseling (with embedded Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Counseling), as well as a Minor in Counseling in conjunction with the Child Development program. Graduates of all four specializations are eligible for licensure in the State of California as Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC). For further information on our programs and faculty, please visit our website at

California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a tenure track position in Rehabilitation Counseling at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August, 2020. An earned doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Education, or a closely related field (preferably from a CACREP-accredited program) is required. ABD candidates will be considered with the stipulation that the doctorate is complete by August, 2020.

Candidates should also possess: a strong background in rehabilitation counseling theory and practice; a demonstrated focus in the area of rehabilitation counseling as evidenced in teaching, research, or other professional experience; demonstrated professional and/or research experience with children, adolescents, adults, and/or families from diverse backgrounds; professional experience working as a rehabilitation counselor in an employment setting with individuals with disabilities and diverse populations; a thorough knowledge of the theoretical, professional, and practical dimensions of the biopsychosocial model; involvement in rehabilitation counseling and professional counseling associations (e.g., ACA, NCRE); commitment to working successfully with a diverse post-secondary student population; and knowledge related to trends and issues in rehabilitation counseling. Preferred qualifications include demonstrated university teaching and supervision in rehabilitation counseling, currently have or will obtain the CRC (certified rehabilitation counselor), eligibility as an LPCC in California, and strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

The successful candidate’s area of responsibility for this position will be to work with students seeking a Master of Science in Counseling with a specialization in Rehabilitation Counseling. Candidates will be expected to maintain a rigorous program of scholarly work related to the Counselor Education Program’s credential and graduate degree programs; engage in graduate- level teaching, advising, and curriculum development/assessment; work collegially with other faculty; and participate in university and community engagement. Other duties include teaching day and/or evening graduate courses; student advising; and university and community service. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience.

How to Apply
Submit a letter of application; statements of teaching interests/philosophy, counseling theoretical framework, and research agenda; current curriculum vita; diversity statement; unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required if invited for interview); recent data on teaching effectiveness (if available); and contact information for three references. Screening of applications to begin on November 30, 2019. Position open until filled.

Sacramento State is an employer with a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State Jobs website located at

All tenure track positions are posted under the Faculty, Staff and Management Opportunities link. AA/EEO Employer. Clery Act statistics available. Mandated reporter requirements. Background check including criminal required.

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