Monday, December 2, 2013

North Dakota State University Counselor Education Program is seeking a colleague

North Dakota State University invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for a tenure-track position in the Counselor Education program within the School of Education to begin August 15, 2014 or as negotiated. We are seeking a person to join our vibrant counseling program, which is housed in a supportive college at a growing university. NDSU’s Counselor Education program offers masters’ degrees in clinical mental health counseling and school counseling, as well as a Ph.D. program in counselor education and supervision.  All three tracks are CACREP accredited through 2020. The counselor education program at NDSU achieves a quality program by balancing high expectations with a high level of support.  We admit one cohort of approximately 20 master’s students each year and maintain a small, but very diverse doctoral program.  We value collaboration, relationships, and collegiality.  We are located in Fargo, ND, a vibrant and growing small city with much to offer.    We will consider applicants from a wide variety of specialties.  The program seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in counselor education. Women and traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The position is a 9-month tenure-track position in the CACREP accredited masters and doctoral counselor education and supervision program.  Responsibilities include: teaching courses (typically, we teach a two course per semester load), research, advising and supervising Master's and Ph.D. degree students in counselor education, and service to the university and the profession. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  The School of Education is seeking a colleague committed to student success with the following qualifications:
*   Earned doctorate (completed at the time of hire) in counselor education and supervision
*   Experience in school and/or clinical mental health counseling.
*   A demonstrated ability to conduct and publish research.
*   Eligible for NCC, LPC or credentialed school counselor in North Dakota.
*   Evidence of effective oral and written communication
*   Effective interpersonal skills
*   Ability to work collaboratively and collegially

*   Graduate of a CACREP doctoral program
*   University teaching experience.
*   Potential for securing grants and outside funding.
*  Knowledge and interest in distance education/distance delivery and emerging instructional technology.
*   Knowledge and experience addressing issues of diversity and inclusion; and a desire to be involved in related initiatives.
*   Knowledge of research methods, especially quantitative and mixed methods.
*   Active member of ACA and appropriate divisions.


Review of applications will begin after December 16, 2013 and will continue until position is filled.  Salary is negotiable based on credentials and experience. Submit a letter detailing qualifications; a complete vita; official copies of all graduate transcripts; and the names, addresses, and contact information of four professional references to:
            Dr. Jill Nelson, Search Committee Chair
            North Dakota State University, Dept. 2625
            1919 N. University Drive, SGC C121
            P.O. Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
            Telephone: 701-231-7415 Fax: 701-231-9785, email:

The search will be conducted in compliance with North Dakota open records laws. NDSU is an equal opportunity institution.

North Dakota State University is enjoying a remarkable period of growth and success. Located on the state’s eastern border in Fargo, North Dakota’s largest city, NDSU is the state’s Morrill Act land-grant institution. Recognized as an engaged university and considered a leader among its peers, NDSU has set numerous enrollment records in recent years. With more than 14,000 students, NDSU encompasses a broad spectrum of curricular offerings, scholarly activity, and service. The university strives to be an innovator in information systems, technology transfer, economic development and lifelong learning.
Innovative teaching and learning are conducted in nine academic units: the Colleges of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources; Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business Administration; Engineering and Architecture; Human Development and Education; Pharmacy; Science and Mathematics; University Studies; and the Graduate School. NDSU has 41 doctoral and professional doctorate programs, 54 master’s degree programs, one specialist degree, one professional degree and 99 baccalaureate majors. NDSU researchers are leading major initiatives in such areas as nanotechnology, microelectronics, polymers, food safety and materials science.
NDSU employs almost 600 ranked faculty and lecturers, about 250 extension educators and experiment station researchers, and more than 700 graduate assistants and fellows. In total, the university has nearly 4,600 full-time and part-time employees across the state. NDSU, which is one of two major research universities in an 11-institution state university system, is striving to substantially increase the number of international students enrolled at the undergraduate and graduate levels. NDSU also serves people across the state through its continuing education and extension programs.

Located in the rich farmlands of the Red River Valley, the Fargo-Moorhead community has many qualities that contribute to this reputation, including highly-respected educational opportunities K-12 through college, advanced medical technology, a progressive business community, numerous cultural and arts opportunities, a clean environment and good-hearted, friendly people. With more than 160,000 people in the community and about 500,000 people in the service area, Fargo-Moorhead is among the largest metropolitan centers between Minneapolis and Seattle. To learn more about what national publications are writing about the community’s quality of life,

NDSU is an ADVANCE institution and Carnegie Very High Research Activity Institution.
North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

This position is exempt from North Dakota Veterans’ Preference requirements.

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