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Assistant/Associate Professor of School Counseling

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Position type: FAC - Tenure Track Faculty
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: College of Education and Community Innovation

Position Title:  Assistant/Associate Professor of School Counseling

 

The College of Education and Community Innovation at Grand Valley State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of School Counseling beginning August 2023. Qualifications include a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Counselor Education, or closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered if completed by August 31, 2023. Primary responsibilities include undertake the role of Graduate Program Director, teach graduate courses in the School Counseling program, supervise graduate student research, pursue scholarly interests; and provide service to the university, profession, and community. A full description is available on our website.

 

Required Qualifications and Education:

  • Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Counselor Education, or a closely related field
  • Current endorsement as a Michigan School Counselor or a current Michigan School Counselor License. Successful candidates will need to obtain Michigan School Counselor credentials within 1 year of their hire date (if not previously held). 
  • Minimum of two years school counseling experience in a K-12 setting
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel to school counseling program internship sites

 

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling
  • School counseling supervision experience
  • Education in supervision and expertise in the American School Counselor Association National Model
  • Evidence of leadership and advocacy for the profession of school counseling
  • Successful university teaching experience at the graduate level (especially in school counseling)
  • Willingness to teach using multimedia modes of instruction including Blackboard, PowerPoint or Google Slides, video streaming, etc. 
  • Evidence of accomplishment or strong potential of success in research, publication, grant writing, or scholarly writing
  • Evidence of skills in curriculum development, assessment of college/university student learning and Higher Education accreditation
  • Grand Valley State University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented populations

 

Responsibilities – Essential Functions: 

  • Teach two-three graduate course equivalents each semester in the School Counseling Program
  • Serve in the capacity of Graduate Program Director for the M.Ed. in School Counseling
  • Supervise graduate students in School Counseling practica and/or internships
  • Pursue scholarly activities such as research, publication, writing and professional presentations
  • Provide service to the institution (GVSU), profession, and community
  • Advise graduate students
  • Coordinate School Counseling faculty placements, curriculum planning, and preparation for accreditation
  • Travel to school counseling program internship sites when necessary

 

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

 

Department/Division:  Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling, College of Education and Community Innovation/Academic Affairs Division

 

Campus: Pew Campus (Downtown Grand Rapids)

 

How To Apply: All applications must be submitted online through the Human Resources Department of the University. Included in the submissions are the applicants’ curriculum vita, cover letter, transcripts (unofficial is sufficient) and the telephone numbers or email addresses of three references.  Please direct all inquiries about the position to Dr. Paul Stansbie (Search Committee Chair) at stansbp@gvsu.edu or (616) 331-7143

 

Application Deadline Date:  Review of completed applications will begin in October and will continue until the position is filled.

Grand Valley State University has a COVID-19 Vaccine policy that requires all faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated. New hires will be expected to adhere to the policy unless they are eligible for allowable exemptions or postponement. We will require proper documentation upon hire. Up-to-date information can be found on our Lakers Together website.

Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall, titleix@gvsu.edu, (616) 331-9530.

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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