Thursday, November 14, 2013

Keene State College is seeking a tenure track faculty membe

School Counseling – Education Department
Tenure-Track Faculty Position
To begin fall 2014

Keene State College is seeking a tenure track faculty member with a focus on school counselor education to collaborate with a dynamic team of teacher-scholars in the preparation of socially responsible school counselors and teachers. 

The Education Department provides accredited, highly regarded school counselor certification and Master’s degree program for graduate students based on CACREP (Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs) standards.  The position focuses on preparing school counselors to implement the ASCA (American School Counselor Association) National Model.  Responsibilities include teaching in the undergraduate teacher education program, the graduate school counselor program as well as shared program coordination responsibilities.  Collaboration with colleagues both in the department and across the College, as well as with schools in the region, is an integral part of this position.  We are committed to diversity and multiculturalism, and strongly encourage individuals to apply who have a desire to help the College’s ongoing efforts to provide opportunities to help students become responsible global citizens. 

The Teacher Education Unit at Keene State College is accredited by NCATE/CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation) and strives to prepare education professionals who:
  • Explore the dynamic nature of the teaching and learning process;
  • Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviors that meet high standards;
  • Understand the world from multiple perspectives; and
  • Contribute to a just and equitable world.

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology, School Psychology, or related field, or expectation of doctoral degree completion by August 1, 2014; minimum of three years full-time experience in public school settings; experience in school counseling and program delivery; college teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications Include: Experience and/or knowledge of: leadership and advocacy in public schools;  working with special populations; career advising, transition planning or college admission counseling; developmental counseling; teaching/program delivery in public school classrooms; supervision of school counselor interns; program coordination; collaborative partnerships between higher education and public schools.  Salary will be based on Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement, and is $61,720 minimum for the rank of Assistant Professor for fall 2013. 


Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:
·         Letter of application
·         Curriculum Vitae
·         Three (3) letters of recommendation addressing the above qualifications.

Note: The three (3) letters of recommendation may be sent under separate cover directly to Keene State College, Office of Human Resource Management-FAC3, 229 Main Street, Keene NH  03435-1604 or via e-mail to

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the college’s discretion. 

Keene State College is located in the scenic Monadnock region of Southwest New Hampshire, and is an affiliate of the University System of New Hampshire.  To learn more about Keene State College, the University System of New Hampshire, and the Keene community, visit:,

Keene State College is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. The college is accredited by NEASC.  As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Keene State College is engaged in an effort to build a community that reflects the diversity of society. 

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