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Assistant Professor-School Counseling
Title:Assistant Professor-School Counseling
Department:College of Arts and Sciences
Location:All Locations

Number of Vacancies: 1

Position Status: full-time, permanent tenure track

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Grade 04

Salary Range:$41,722.00-$65,838.00

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties:

Brief Description of Duties:  

Teaches graduate courses primarily in school and mental health counseling.  Other responsibilities include advising, collaborating with community-based agencies and schools for student field training; the administration of the on-campus counselor education laboratory, and coordinating the school counseling program. As Coordinator some of the duties would include:

  1. Takes the lead role in completing summative and formative evaluations of the program and CACREP Accreditation reports;
  2. Coordinate the Graduate School Counseling program;
  3. Take the lead role in the Admissions process for School Counseling students;
  4. Takes the lead role in retrieving materials and all inquiries regarding applicants interested in enrollment the School Counseling Program;
  5. Takes the lead role in responding to all inquiries regarding applicants with graduate degrees who are interested in completing School Counseling Program  coursework designed to advance their professional identity to become a School Counselor;
  6. Teaches graduate courses primarily in School Counseling;
  7. Also teaches courses when needed in specializations of  Mental Health and Rehabilitation Counseling;
  8. Provides academic advising for School Counseling Graduate Students;
  9. Collaborates with DC, Maryland and Virginia schools for student field training and interships;
  10. Takes a lead role in managing all inquiries regarding School Counseling practicum and internship experiences;
  11. Responsible for the coordination of all practicum and internship experiences for School Counseling graduate students;
  12. Advocate for Graduate School Counseling students who need employment;
  13. Taking a lead role in the Recruitment of graduate students for the School Counseling Program;
  14. Makes recommendations to the Department’s Chair regarding the development of and expenditures from the budget in managing School Counseling Program needs;
  15. Provides or delegates year-round leadership to the operation of the School Counseling Program;

Basic Requirements: 

Doctoral degree in Counselor Education preferably from an accredited program (e.g. CACREP) and a minimum of three years of university teaching experience; school counseling experience required; evidenced of scholarly publications, presentations or grant writing.  Preferred candidates will hold professional licensure in the District of Columbia or school counseling endorsement.

Required Qualifications

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by National Education Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity ore expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, genetic information, disability or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability.  Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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