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Assistant or Associate Professor of Counselor Education

Posting Details

Position Information

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Position Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Counselor Education
Requisition 201700025F
Rank Assistant or Associate Professor
FLSA status Exempt
Hiring Salary

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category
Position Type Full-Time Tenure Track
College College of Education
Department Dept of Counselor Education

Refer Applicants To

Contact Name Dr. Rick Bruhn

Department of Counselor Education
Box 2119
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone 936-294-1132
Contact Email

Position Details

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: (1) teaching graduate level courses in school counseling and counselor education, (2) advising and supervising graduate level students in the program, (3)advising students in research, theses, and dissertations as appropriate to rank level, (4) making intern site visits, (5) participating in professional, program, department, college and university committees, (6) participating in research and publications specific to counseling.
Candidate will be expected to utilize technology and may periodically be assigned to teach an online course.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Ph.D or Ed.D in Counselor Education from a CACREP institution is preferable.

Experience Required for the Position

The candidate must be currently certified as a school counselor. If candidate is certified in another state and offered the position, candidate must seek school counseling certification in Texas. Moreover, candidate must demonstrate ability to work in Texas schools (i.e. knowledge of Texas school laws, Texas Education Agency supervision policies and procedures). In addition, the candidate must be a licensed professional counselor or seek licensure in Texas and have three years credible experience as a school counselor.

Candidate needs to provide evidence of effective interpersonal skills, as well as knowledge and application of skills as a counselor educator and school counselor. It is preferred that the candidate has experience working with ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse populations.

Other Requirements for the Position
Special Instructions Summary
Open Until Filled Yes

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

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    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Transcripts
  5. Statement of Research & Goals
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3