Thursday, October 24, 2013

Student Affairs in Higher Education Program at Texas State University


The Student Affairs in Higher Education Program at Texas
State University is currently seeking to fill a tenure-track  faculty
position at the Assistant level. This position will involve teaching,
research, service and program support in a master's-level Student
Affairs in Higher Education Program in Central Texas. Specific
responsibilities include teaching courses; an active,  productive
program of research and scholarly work; student advisement; and
service to the program, department, university, and profession. Other
responsibilities may include supervising field-based internship
students, collaborating with the student  affairs division at Texas
State, assisting with program recruitment and admissions, and other
program-related activities throughout the year.  The successful
candidate will teach courses at the main university campus in San

The Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) master's program is
cohort-based, application-oriented, and grounded in developmental and
learning theory. It meets guidelines put forth by the CAS Standards
for Master's Level Student Affairs Professional Preparation Programs.
It celebrates diversity in faculty and student background, experience,
and culture.  More information about the SAHE Program can be found

Texas State University-San Marcos is a doctoral-granting
Emerging Research University located in the burgeoning Austin-San
Antonio corridor, the largest campus in The Texas State University
System, and among the largest in the state.  Texas State’s 35,000
students choose from 97 undergraduate and 87 master’s and 12
doctoral programs offered by 10 colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett
and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine
Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Honors, Liberal Arts,
Science and Engineering, the Graduate College, and the University
College).  With a diverse campus community including 37%  of the
student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 15
producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation.  In the
fall of 2011, there were over 1,100 full-time faculty and nearly 2,000
full-time staff.  Research and creative  activities have led to
growing success in attracting external support.  Additional
information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic
programs is available at

San Marcos, a city of about 50,000 residents, is situated in the
beautiful Central Texas Hill Country, 30 miles south of Austin and 48
miles north of San Antonio.  Metropolitan attractions plus outdoor
recreational opportunities makes the community an attractive place in
which to live and work.  Other major metropolitan areas, including
Houston and Dallas-Ft. Worth, are within four hours.

Texas State University-San Marcos will not discriminate against any
person in employment or exclude any person from participating  in or
receiving the benefits of any of its activities or programs on any
basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin,
religion, sex, disability, veterans’ status, or on the basis of
sexual orientation.  Equal employment opportunities  shall include:
personnel transactions of recruitment, employment, training,
upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination, and salary. Texas State
is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and senior
administrative positions. Texas State University-San  Marcos is a
member of The Texas State University System. Texas State
University-San Marcos is an EOE.  If you have any questions please
feel free to contact me.

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