Job Summary

Applicants are invited to join a dynamic Human Service Program in the Department of Counseling and Human Services at East Tennessee State University for two nine month, tenure-track positions beginning August 2018. The Human Service Program has an applied focus and aims to educate human services professionals who are self-reflective practitioners, competent care-givers, and community leaders. Position responsibilities include:

(1) Teaching in the Human Service undergraduate and graduate programs including online, on-ground, and distance delivery methods, as well as the supervision of field experiences;

(2) Advisement and mentoring of students;

(3) Conducting research and scholarly activities; and

(4) Providing program service, developing cohorts, recruitment and retention efforts, establishing positive relationships with human service organizations and community college partners.

All positions are contingent on state funding.

Required Qualifications(1) Earned doctorate degree in one of the following disciplines: Human Services, Human Development, Family Studies, Human Ecology, Sociology, or related fields (will consider those who will have a doctorate by the hire date);

(2) Minimum of one year of experience working in or with human service agencies or human service-related research; and

(3) Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with diverse students, colleagues, staff, and communities including affectional/sexual orientation, disabilities, veterans, gender and ethnicity/race.

Preferred Qualifications(1) Demonstrated expertise through experience or educational background in direct service provision (e.g., clinical practice and interventions) or indirect services (e.g., human service policy, academic program administration, including planning and evaluation; grant writing);

(2) Record of strong teaching, service, and/or scholarly work in the field of human services;

(3) Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: service learning, civic engagement, cultural diversity, adult development, veterans affairs, trauma-informed care, substance abuse, macro/policy/systemic interventions, wellness, and/or child life specialist;

(4) Evidence of effective online teaching experience; and

(5) Evidence of interdisciplinary and/or collaborative scholarship, teaching or practice.

Posting Number: F00113PSpecial Instructions to Applicants

All applicants must submit a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. You will also be required to provide names and email addresses of at least 3 references.