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Assistant or Associate Professor of School Counseling
University of San Diego

Date Posted Sep. 23, 2021
Title Assistant or Associate Professor of School Counseling
University University of San Diego
San Diego, CA, United States
Department Counseling & Marital and Family Therapy
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date August 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Counseling/Human Services

The Department of Counseling & Marital and Family Therapy at the University of San Diego invites applications for a full-time, open-rank tenured or tenure-track position with a 9-month academic appointment beginning in Fall 2022 in the School Counseling Program.

Applicants will be considered for the faculty titles of Assistant or Associate Professor.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach core and specialization courses in the School Counseling Program. Faculty members are also expected to demonstrate scholarly productivity, as reflected in publications, professional presentations, and research grants. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to student advising, admissions, curriculum assessment/development, and general departmental and university service. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach basic and advanced counseling courses in the school counseling program and supervise practicum/fieldwork courses. The successful applicant will: contribute to the department’s mission of providing outstanding teaching, research, and service; have an appreciation of diverse constituencies and add to the department’s commitment to diversity; have the ability to collaborate productively with students and faculty at USD; and have strong oral and written communication skills, and effective interpersonal skills.
The faculty is especially seeking candidates with a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and social justice, as evidenced by their research commitment to diversity as part of their research agenda. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated research skills and the ability to articulate a coherent research agenda. Candidates for this position must meet the following minimum criteria:

● an earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited program. ABD candidates will be considered, but must complete degree requirements by date of appointment;

● experience teaching Counseling core and School Counseling specialization courses is required;

● demonstrated evidence of scholarly productivity (i.e., publications, presentations, and/or grant funding);

● evidence of strong graduate-level teaching;

● active participation in professional counseling organizations; and

● demonstrate a strong commitment to multiculturalism and social justice.

Preferred qualifications for the position include:

● manuscripts published in national refereed counseling journals;

● experience working as a practicing professional school counselor;

● demonstrated evidence of/potential for grant writing; and

● evidence of leadership in professional counseling organizations.

Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.

Salary is commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits

  • The Department of Human Resources is dedicated to providing resources and guidance in support of the University’s a commitment to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity. We strive to promote and sustain policies and practices that will ensure equity for the university community and compliance with all federal, state, and local employment and civil rights laws.

    We prepare the university’s annual affirmative action plan and to communicate with administrative departments regarding their equal employment opportunity and affirmative action obligations. We also serve as a resource to hiring managers and department chairs across campus to strategize recruitment processes and procedures that not only comply with equal employment opportunity mandates but also cultivate a diverse applicant pool. We are also available to discuss training opportunities in the areas of discrimination and sexual harassment for interested departments on campus.

    We also receive and investigate employee complaints of discrimination, harassment, and inequity. We take these concerns very seriously and address them in an objective and respectful manner. Throughout the investigative process, we endeavor to honor the rights and dignity of all parties involved and preserve confidentiality to the extent permitted by law. We are also charged with monitoring the university’s compliance with Title IX regulations and we receive any complaints, questions, or concerns regarding Title IX process and procedures.

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Contact Information

  • Ian Martin
    Counseling & Marital and Family Therapy
    University of San Diego
    San Diego, CA


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