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The CACREP-accredited Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Southern Oregon University is seeking candidates for a full-time, nine month, tenure-track Assistant Professor. We are seeking applicants trained in Counselor Education and with a background in counseling, psychology, behavioral health or related areas. Possible courses include Human Development, Multicultural Counseling, Theories of Counseling, Assessment in Counseling, Research Methods in Counseling, Advanced Crisis Intervention, Community Counseling, Substance Use Disorders, and Practicum & Internship Supervision, as well as courses germane to the applicant's area of specialty. Applicants should be licensed (or license eligible) for professional counseling in the state of Oregon. The ideal candidate would have experience with program assessment and clinical coordination.
Initial appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor requires a terminal degree (or ABD) in Counselor Education. Prior teaching at the college/university level, and careful documentation of teaching experience and excellence are required. Applicants should provide documented evidence of scholarly activities.
Class format may include face-to-face, hybrid, remote, and online course delivery.
Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion as well as experience working with students from underrepresented minorities.
SOU offers excellent comprehensive health and retirement benefits. The start date is September 16, 2022. Application review will begin on March 15th and end when the position fills.
Southern Oregon University is a public liberal arts institution of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. The surrounding area is known for cultural offerings such as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Ashland International Film Festival, and the Britt Music Festival. The Rogue Valley is also renowned for outdoor activities such as hiking, golfing, biking, snowboarding, and fishing.
Two or more years of college/university level teaching
Experience teaching Crisis Intervention, Community Counseling, or Multicultural Counseling
Experience supervising, mentoring, and advising students
Experience coordinating program assessment, clinical coordination, or program coordination
All Listed Duties:
Professorial: Teaching, scholarship, professional development and service.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as
Internal Number: 9734
About Southern Oregon University
SOU provides career-focused, comprehensive educational experiences to over 6,200 students. Along with an emphasis on student success and intellectual growth, SOU is committed to diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Theoretical and experiential learning programs provide quality, innovative experiences for students. At SOU, students build strong community connections through internships, mentorships, field studies, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities and civic engagement.