Thursday, October 3, 2013

School of Education Northern State University

School of Education Northern State University

Position Title: Assistant Professor of School Counseling

Responsibilities: Northern State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in School Counseling. Responsibilities include teaching graduate courses in a learner-centered environment, practicum and internship supervision, academic advisement, scholarly activity, and service to the university and community. Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor is dependent on qualifications and experience. Salary is commensurate with rank and experience.

Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision with an emphasis in School Counseling, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program, or have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year; ABD considered for a term instructor. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience as PK-12 school counselors. A record of scholarly productivity or potential, teaching experience, and professional service will enhance the candidate’s application.

About Northern State University: Northern State University is a premier residential institution characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and unparalleled extracurricular opportunities. NSU is developing a faculty reflecting cultural diversity and is strongly committed to the recruitment, hiring, and retention of underrepresented groups. For the past five years, NSU has been named by US News and World Report as one of the best higher education institutions in the Midwest.

Northern State University is organized into the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Business, School of Education, and the School of Fine Arts. The School of Education offers graduate programs in Counseling, Teaching and Learning, Leadership and Administration, Sport Performance and Leadership, and E-learning. Undergraduate programs include Elementary and Special Education, Secondary Education (Biology, Chemistry, English, History, and Mathematics), K-12 Education (Art, Music, Physical Education, and Spanish), Psychology, Human Performance and Fitness, and Sport Marketing and Administration. The School of Education was a recent recipient of a $15 million gift from the Millicent M. Atkins’ estate.

Northern State University offers both faculty and students access to a uniquely sophisticated E-learning environment, providing an extraordinary opportunity to advance innovative practices in education. Northern State University is fully accredited by NCATE, NASM, NIBS and HLC and is currently seeking CACREP accreditation.

Setting: Northern State University is located in Aberdeen, a vibrant community in northeastern South Dakota. A city of approximately 26,000 people, Aberdeen is a retail hub for the region and offers a healthy community, excellent schools, and abundant recreational and outdoor activities. The University enjoys a positive and strong relationship with the city and region.

Application: Review of applications will begin October 15, 2013. The position is open until filled with an anticipated January 13, 2014 start date. For more information regarding this position, and to apply, visit:
. Click on ‘Northern State University’ in the Quick Search section. The system will guide you through the electronic application form. AA/EOE

(Application information) - In addition to the online application please provide the following documents:
X Cover letter
X Curriculum Vita
X Transcripts
X Three References

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